MBA (ENGLISH, NON-THESIS)
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
BUS5164 International Business Fall 3 0 3 8
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Prof. Dr. ELA ÜNLER
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi FULYA TAŞEL
Prof. Dr. ÖZGÜR ÇENGEL
Instructor ATİLLA ÇETİNER
Prof. Dr. RIFAT KAMASAK
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course aims to provide and integrate theoretical and practical issues of foreign trade management. First, students will get acquainted with the theory and basic terms, concepts and essential elements of international trade. Then, they will learn how to relate theory and practice, through documentation, case studies and practical applications covering all the steps of import and export transactions.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Understand the players and institutions and their realtions to each oter in the international business arena.
2. Evaluate the business functions (management, production, marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, behaviours, etc.) in the diversified international markets and analyze the global usiness cases in theory and practice.
3. Design the business processes and practises that help the firms go internationally and globally.
4. Act ethically and responsibly in international business interactions.

Course Content

Lecturing, assignments, some international business case

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Globalization
3) National Differences in Political Economy
4) Differences in Culture
5) Political Economy of International Trade
6) Foreign Direct Investment
7) Midterm Exam
8) Regional Economic Integration
9) The Strategy of International Business
10) Entering Foreign Markets
11) Global Production, Outsourcing and Logistics
12) Global Marketing and R&D
13) Global Human Resource Management
14) Overview

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Principles of Economics 2nd Ed./N.G.Mankiw, Harcourt College Publishers IGEME and ICC Yayınları INCOTERMS 1990 or 2000 Uluslararası İşletmecilik ;Esin Can Mutlu
Websiteleri: GATT, WTO, World Bank Group, IMF, TCMB, Dış Ticaret Müsteşarlığı,Maliye Bakanlığı, TOBB, ISO, ITO, v.s.
References: Principles of Economics 2nd Ed./N.G.Mankiw, Harcourt College Publishers IGEME and ICC Yayınları INCOTERMS 1990 or 2000 Uluslararası İşletmecilik ;Esin Can Mutlu
Websiteleri: GATT, WTO, World Bank Group, IMF, TCMB, Dış Ticaret Müsteşarlığı,Maliye Bakanlığı, TOBB, ISO, ITO, v.s.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 14 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
Total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 40
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 60
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Application 13 48
Study Hours Out of Class 14 81
Midterms 1 2
Final 1 2
Total Workload 175

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
0) Developing strategies, policies and implementation plans to address the issues in the fields of business administration and management, and evaluating the consequences according to the processes of quality, 4
1) Broadening and deepening the knowledge about business administration at the master’s level based on the undergraduate level qualifications, 3
1) 1) Developing strategies, policies and implementation plans to address the issues in the fields of business administration and management, and evaluating the consequences according to the processes of quality, 2) Broadening and deepening the knowledge about business administration at the master’s level based on the undergraduate level qualifications, 3) Comprehending the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of business administration, and evaluating the knowledge and skills gained on an interdisciplinary dimension, 4) Using theoretical and practical information and skills gained at the expertise level in the field business administration, 5) Analyzing problems requiring expertise in the field business administration by using scientific research methods, 6) Evaluating a problem in the business administration field independently, developing a way for solution, solving the problem and evaluating the results, 7) Developing new strategic approaches to solve unforeseen complex issues in the business administration field through integrative and creative elaboration, 8) Evaluating the knowledge related to the field of business administration through critical perspective, 9) Communicating systematically the recent developments and one’s individual studies in the field of business administration to the groups within and outside the field via written, oral and visual presentations, 10) Analyzing the social relations and the norms through critical perspective, developing effective relations, training leaders who are capable of sustaining these social relations, applying teamwork and managing risk and change in the field of business administration.
2) Comprehending the interaction across various disciplines related to the field of business administration, and evaluating the knowledge and skills gained on an interdisciplinary dimension, 3
3) Using theoretical and practical information and skills gained at the expertise level in the field business administration, 4
4) Analyzing problems requiring expertise in the field business administration by using scientific research methods, 3
5) Evaluating a problem in the business administration field independently, developing a way for solution, solving the problem and evaluating the results, 5
6) Developing new strategic approaches to solve unforeseen complex issues in the business administration field through integrative and creative elaboration, 5
7) Evaluating the knowledge related to the field of business administration through critical perspective, 5
8) Communicating systematically the recent developments and one’s individual studies in the field of business administration to the groups within and outside the field via written, oral and visual presentations, 3
9) Analyzing the social relations and the norms through critical perspective, developing effective relations, training leaders who are capable of sustaining these social relations, applying teamwork and managing risk and change in the field of business administration. 4