Department of Business Administration

Economic Environment Of The Firm(G382)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
G382 Economic Environment Of The Firm 6 3 0 0 3 5
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) HALE DİLEK SÜER hdsuer222@gmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective The aim of this course is to provide an intoductory analysis of the international context and dimensions of business activity, exploring the impact of political, economic, social and cultural factors on international business.
Content Week 1. The Development of the International Economy in the Twentieth Century
Week 2. The “Globalisation” of Economic Activity
Week 3. The Growth of International Production
Week 4. Conference (Guest Speaker)*
Week 5. The Challenges Posed by Multinational Companies
Week 6. Mid-Term Exam
Week 7. The Emergence of the “Global” Firm
Week 8. Multinational Companies and their Country of Origin
Week 9. Emergence of EU – NAFTA –APEC
Week 10. International Political Economy
Week 11. Case Study
Week 12. Conference (Guest Speaker)*
Week 13. Effective Sectors of Turkey in the International Business World
Week 14. Discussion
*Guest Speakers will be one of the leading figures of Turkish business world directing international business operations.
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, the student will be able to,
1. Evaluate the concept of “globalisation”
2.Understand the role of multinatinational companies
3. Brainstorm about world business system
Teaching and Learning Methods Course lectures, case studies, discussions on selected topics concerning international business world.
References Dicken, P. (1998) Global Shift: The Internationalisation of Economic Activity, London: Paul Chapman
Hirst, P. And Thomson , P. (1996) Globalisation in Question:The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance, Cambridge: Pollity Press
Ohmae, K. (1990) The Borderless World, London: Collins
Dunning, J. (1993) Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy, Wokingham: Addison Wesley
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The Development of the International Economy in the Twentieth Century
2 The “Globalisation” of Economic Activity Week
3 The Growth of International Production
4 Conference (Guest Speaker)*
5 The Challenges Posed by Multinational Companies
6 Mid-Term Exam
7 The Emergence of the “Global” Firm
8 Multinational Companies and their Country of Origin
9 Emergence of EU – NAFTA –APEC
10 International Political Economy
11 Case Study
12 Conference (Guest Speaker)*
13 Effective Sectors of Turkey in the International Business World
14 Effective Sectors of Turkey in the International Business World
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 60 60
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 40 40
Toplam 100 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 10 10
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 30 30
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 20 20
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 60 60
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The acquisition of high-level knowledge of the functions of production management and marketing, management, accounting and finance; the skill of using this knowledge. X
2 The acquisition of basic conceptual knowledge about scientific fields related to professional life, such as law, economics, sociology, psychology, social psychology and quantitative methods. X
3 The ability to work effectively in a team; the ability to pass on knowledge to other members of the team. X
4 The competence to use his/her knowledge on the field, to analyze and interpret the data obtained, to identify the problems encountered, to provide appropriate solutions and scientifically defend these solution suggestions when necessary. X
5 The competence to determine the aims and objectives of the company or institution in which he/she is employed by taking into account the needs, the competitive dynamics of the market and by calculating the risks incurred; the ability to engage in entrepreneurship and establish and manage a business. X
6 Awareness of constantly updating his/her professional knowledge and skills; the ability to adapt to change and innovation; the competence to evaluate critically the information he/she has acquired. X
7 Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies required for professional life; the ability to use core office programs at an advanced level; expertise in data processing and report writing in the IT environment. X
8 Ability to follow current information in his/her field in both English and French and to communicate in writing and verbally with stakeholders in both languages. X
9 The ability to conduct researches and studies taking into account the market, dynamics of competition, organizational and global factors and scientific methods; contribute to projects, take responsibility in projects, display competence to make innovative and effective decisions. X
10 Ability to develop strategies, find creative solutions to management problems by building relations with other areas of the social sciences and take the responsibility of these decisions. X
11 Consciousness of taking into account ethical values, when making decisions and being involved in business life. X
12 Awareness of the impact of practices related to his/her field on the global and social dimensions (universality of social rights, social justice, cultural values, environmental problems, sustainability, etc.) and their legal consequences. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 3 42 126
Working Hours out of Class 3 36 108
Assignments 2 20 40
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 9 9 81
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 14 14 196
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 551
Total Workload / 25 22,04
Credits ECTS 22
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