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: Must Course
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) Gains an academic background and abilities for making scientific research; analysis, interpretation and application of knowledge in subjects of Mechatronics Engineering.
2) Acquires an ability to select, apply and develop modern techniques and methods for mechatronics engineering applications.
3) Develops new and innovative ideas, procedures and solutions in the design of mechatronics systems, components and processes.
4) Gains an ability for experimental design, data accumulation, data analysis, reporting and implementation.
5) Acquires abilities for individual and team-work, communication and collaboration with team members and interdisciplinary cooperation.
6) Gains an ability to communicate effectively oral and written; and a knowledge of English sufficient to follow technical developments and terminology.
7) Acquires recognition of the need for, and an ability to access and report knowledge, to engage in life-long learning.
8) Gains an understanding of universal, social and professional ethics.
9) Acquires a knowledge of business-oriented project organization and management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainable development
10) Gains awareness for the impact of mechatronics engineering applications on human health, environmental, security and legal issues in a global and social context.