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BUSINESS ETHICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
EKF220 BUSINESS ETHICS 4 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. ÖMER GÜRKAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. KEVSER BAHAR MERİÇ ATAKAN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the students with an information and an ethical perspective that will enable them to be established on the values of relations in business life as a part of social life.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as Ethics and ethical tendency, ethics and organizational stakeholders, social responsibility policies, environmental sustainability, sustainable supply chain, sustainable development, organization and social issues, free trade-fair trade, organization and society.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Describe their responsibilities as managers and employees in order to provide a working environment in which the ethical values are valid.(2)
Explain the values of occupational ethics.(2)
Apply their profession according to their ethical values and taking into consideration the benefit of the society.(3)
Analyze the business decisions to be taken in business life within the framework of ethical values.(4)
Develop awareness of social responsibility.(6)
Solve the problems arising in business life within the framework of ethical values.(3)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Introduction to occupational ethics and basic concepts Lecture & Question Answer
2 Reading Emphasis and adaptation on ethical values, importance of ethics in operations Lecture & Question Answer
3 Reading What is Ethics Intelligence? Principles of Ethics Intelligence, Differences in Emotional and Ethics Intelligence Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
4 Reading Ideologies and philosophies of Ethical decision making Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
5 Reading Psychological origin of ethical behaviour, Moral decision making, Moral Dilemma Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
6 Reading Basic fields composing occupational ethics (Business ethics, Occupational Coursebook Ethics, Work ethics) Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
7 Reading A viewpoint from the perspective of administrators to work ethics and Administrative morality Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Managing ethical behaviour: Development of ethical approach in organizations and ethics training Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
10 Reading 10 Social responsibility, Basic social responsibility fields and stakeholder management Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
11 Reading Human resources ethics Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
12 Reading Marketing and press ethics Lecture & Question Answer
13 Reading Ethics in politics Lecture & Question Answer
14 Reading Ethical problems that may be encountered by the administrators holding office abroad Lecture & Question Answer & Analysis
15 Reading Case Analysis (case study analysis) Lecture & Question Answer & Case Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Torlak, O.(2013). Is Etigi,Anadolu University Publications.
Yesil, S. (2011). Uluslararası Iş Etigi ve Yonetimi. Adalet Publications.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences. (Bloom 1)
3
2
Evaluate the economic environment and overall sustainability of firms. (Bloom 4)
2

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate principles and concepts of economics and finance with other disciplines. (Bloom 4)
2
2
Define principles, concepts, methods and theories related with economics and finance. (Bloom 1)
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Interpret the charts and tables related to the field. (Bloom 2)
1

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the theoretical models of economic policies which have direct or indirect effects by using the facts and dynamics of the economic system.(Bloom 4)
1
2
Analyze economic and financial reports. ((bloom 4)
1
3
Use basic mathematics, statistics and econometric methods and tools to solve economic and financial problems. (Bloom 3)
1
4
Interpret the operation of current economic, political and social events by using institutional information related with Economics and Finance.(Bloom 2)
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Organize economic and financial activities in humanitarian and social terms with adherence to ethics. (Bloom 4).
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Develop a critical perspective on national and international economic, political, social, financial and development problems. (bloom 6)
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the agenda on economics, politics and social issues and improve himself/ herself. (bloom 6)
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze current issues and problems by using the structure and properties of Macro and Microeconomics and variables. (Bloom 4)
4
2
Evaluate the effectiveness of the general economic system and public policies and their effects on markets and basic economic variables.(Bloom 4)
3
3
Analyze the cause and effect relationships between the relevant economic variables. (Bloom 4)
2
4
Evaluate the expected trends and portfolio analyzes in interest and exchange rates within the framework of the general financial system. (Bloom 4)
1

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 7 2 14
Assignment (Homework) 10 2 20
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 4 8 32
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 8 16
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 52 0 152
Total Workload of the Course Unit 152
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0