Course Descriptions


Course Code Course Name Credit
MAN 601 Management in Theory and Practice (Kuram ve Uygulamada Yönetim ) (3+0+0) 3
Theory of the organization; principal concepts of organizational behavior; strategy formulation; strategic management; human resources management; change management. Ethics in business.
MAN 602 Advanced Issues in Research Design and Methodology (Araştırma Tasarımı ve Metodolojisinde İleri Konular) (3+0+0) 3
Philosophy of science; developing critical knowledge in understanding the methodological approaches in social sciences research; Theory construction and theory testing; designing the research questions and hypotheses; data collection and analysis.
MAN 603 Contemporary Marketing (Çağdaş Pazarlama) (3+0+0) 3
Evolution of marketing concepts from a historical perspective; designing the marketing decision process; marketing strategies; innovation management; value-creation based customer and supplier management; distribution; personal selling; advertising; pricing; effective development of integrated marketing models.
MAN 605 Managerial Finance (Finansal Yönetim) (3+0+0) 3
Budgeting; financial projections; credit management; analysis of funding choices by objectives.
MAN 611 Operations Research (Yöneylem Araştırması) (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to operations research; formulation of linear programming problems; simplex methods; duality theory; sensitivity analysis; network models; mixed-integer linear programming.
MAN 612 Current Issues in Labor Relations (İşçi-İşveren İlişkilerinde Güncel Konular) (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of employee-employer relations from the ILO and EU perspectives; labor unions and collective bargaining processes, strikes, lock-outs; employee involvement programs.
ECO 613 History of Economic Thought (İktisadi Düşünceler Tarihi) (3+0+0) 3
Social and political history and the evolution of political economics from an historical point of view; analysis and fundamentals of economics theory; pre-classical, classical and neoclassical economic thought; contemporary economic theories and approaches.
MAN 614 Business Project Management (İşletme Proje Yönetimi) (3+0+0) 3
Practical project management techniques applicable to business projects in the private and public sectors; concepts and techniques for project specification; work break down structures; scheduling; network analysis; resource management and budgeting; risk analysis; reporting tools such as Gantt and PERT network charts.
MAN 621 New Product Development and Innovation Management (Yeni Ürün Geliştirme ve Yenilik Yönetimi) (3+0+0) 3
The concepts of creativity and new product; managing innovations; a detailed analysis of alternative new product strategies; managing and implementing feasible new product development and innovation processes; enhancing competitive advantage through developing appropriate innovation models, costs and qualities of innovation.
MAN 622 Supply Chain Management (Tedarik Zinciri Yönetimi) (3+0+0) 3
Designing value based supply chains; effective integration of manufacturing units; inventories and supplies; enhancing competitive advantage through effective logistics applications.
MAN 623 Qualitative Research Methods (Nitel Araştırma Yöntemleri) (3+0+0) 3
Introducing qualitative research methods; comparing and contrasting qualitative research tools with the traditional experimental and statistical research methods; content analysis; ethnographic analysis; interviewing techniques.
MAN 624 Consumer Behaviors (Tüketici Davranışları) (3+0+0) 3
Examining the evolution of the concept of consumer; understanding the sociological and psychological variables that shape the consumer decision process; analyzing the impact of changing attitudes on purchasing decisions; establishing the connection between consumer satisfaction and long term consumer retention.
MAN 631 Corporate Finance Theory (Kurumsal Finans Kuramı) (3+0+0) 3
Capital structure and the Modigliani-Miller theorem; optimal allocation of control rights; corporate financing and information; design of optimal contracts; design of debt contracts; auctions.
MAN 632 Financial Econometrics (Finansal Ekonometri) (3+0+0) 3
Classical linear regression model; univariate time-series analysis; MA, AR, ARMA, and ARIMA models; multivariate analysis; long-term dependence; unit root tests and cointegration, modeling stochastic volatility; ARCH and GARCH models; simulation.
MAN 633 Computational Finance (Hesaplamalı Finans) (3+0+0) 3
Volatility and correlation; principal component analysis; factor models; value-at-risk; non-normality of asset returns; time-series models; high-frequency data.
MAN 634 Real Options (Reel Opsiyonlar) (3+0+0) 3
Comparison of net present value and real options; valuing flexibility; decision trees; numerical methods; compound and switching options; volatility estimation.
MAN 680 Ph.D. Seminar (Doktora Semineri) (0+2+0) Kredisiz
Guided reading seminar, coordinated by a faculty member, providing Ph. D. candidates with in-depth knowledge on major scientific papers and articles in their respective fields of specialization; guidance of doctoral students towards the preparation and presentation of a research proposal.
MAN 681-689 Special Studies in Management (İşletme Yönetiminde Özel Çalışmalar) (3+0+0) 3
Study of current research topics in management by Ph.D. students under the guidance of a faculty member and presentation of the chosen topic.
MAN 690 Ph.D.Thesis (Doktora Tezi ) (Kredisiz)
Preperation of a Ph.D. thesis under the guidance of an academic advisor.