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
ENM5201 Advanced Engineering Management Spring 3 0 3 8
The course opens with the approval of the Department at the beginning of each semester

Basic information

Language of instruction: En
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Assoc. Prof. GÜL TEKİN TEMUR ASLAN
Course Lecturer(s): Prof. Dr. MUSTAFA ÖZBAYRAK
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ALPER CAMCI
Instructor ÖZLEM KANGA
Course Objectives: The objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and skills required of individuals (managers and non-managers) in today’s changing organizations by analyzing the characteristics of successful managers and organizations. This process will also develop an awareness of the environmental conditions and pressures facing today’s managers and organizations. Specifically, students will become acquainted with the language of business management and the application of key concepts and theories to the real world.

Learning Outputs

The students who have succeeded in this course;
I. Knows the management concepts and managerial
skills necessary for the managers to utilize
organizational resources efficiently and effectively
to achieve organizational goals.
II. Describes the developments in the management
theory to increase organizational efficiency and
III. Explains what is ethical and what is not.
IV. Evaluates the business environment of
V. Describes the nature of managerial decision
VI. Explains the role of the strategy in achieving
superior quality, efficiency, innovation and
responsiveness to customers.
VII. Identifies the factors that influence managers’
choice of an organizational structure.
VIII. Explains how managers group tasks into jobs that
are motivating and satisfying for employees.
IX. Defines what motivation is and why managers
need to be concerned about it.
X.Defines what leadership is, when leaders are
effective and ineffective, and the sources of power
that enable managers to be effective leaders.

Course Content

1. Managers and Managing (Ch.1)
2. Ethics and Social Responsibility (Ch.4)
3. Managing in the Global Environment (Ch.6)
4. The Manager as a Planner and Strategist (Ch.8)
5. Midterm
6. Value Chain Management: Functional Strategies for Competitive Advantage (Ch.9)
7. Managing Organizational Structure and Culture (Ch.10)
8. Organizational Control and Change (Ch.11)
9. Motivation and Performance (Ch.13)

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) 1. Managers and management
2) 2. Ethics and social responsibility
3) 3. Managing in the global environment
4) 4. Managing in the global environment
5) 5. The manager as a planner and stratejist
6) 6. The manager as a planner and strategist
7) 7. Midterm
8) 8. Value chain management: Functional strategies for competitive advantage
9) 9. Value chain management: Functional strategies for competitive advantage
10) 10. Managing organizational structure and culture
11) 11. Managing organizational structure and culture
12) 12. Organizational control and change
13) 13. Organizational control and change
14) 14. Motivation and performance


Course Notes: Contemporary Management, 7/e Gareth R. Jones, Texas A&M University -- College Station Jennifer M. George, Rice University
References: Recommended Readings: Current issues of Financial Times, Fortune, Business Week, The Economist, Harvard Business Review, Business Strategy Review and those of local business magazines Power, Capital and Platin, as well as the business section of daily local newspapers.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 0 % 0
Laboratory 0 % 0
Application 0 % 0
Field Work 0 % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) 0 % 0
Quizzes 0 % 0
Homework Assignments 0 % 0
Presentation 0 % 0
Project 0 % 0
Seminar 0 % 0
Midterms 1 % 40
Preliminary Jury 0 % 0
Final 1 % 60
Paper Submission 0 % 0
Jury 0 % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 40
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 144
Presentations / Seminar
Homework Assignments
Preliminary Jury
Midterms 1 2
Paper Submission
Final 1 2
Total Workload 188

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Have sufficient theoretical background in mathematics, basic sciences and other related engineering areas and to be able to use this background in the field of energy systems engineering.
2) Be able to identify, formulate and solve energy systems engineering-related problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment.
3) Be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results.
4) Be able to access information, to do research and use databases and other information sources.
5) Have an aptitude, capability and inclination for life-long learning.
6) Be able to take responsibility for him/herself and for colleagues and employees to solve unpredicted complex problems encountered in practice individually or as a group member.
7) Develop an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
8) Develop an ability to apply the fundamentals of engineering mathematics and sciences into the field of energy conversion.
9) Develop an understanding of the obligations for implementing sustainable engineering solutions.
10) Develop an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
11) Realize all steps of a thesis or a project work, such as literature survey, method developing and implementation, classification and discussion of the results, etc.