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GOVERNMENT BUDGET PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY322 GOVERNMENT BUDGET 5 3 3 5

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 : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to; introduce the theoretical and technical aspects of the budget, which is the basic financial instrument of the state, and improve aptitude for evaluating the budgeting theories and budgeting process.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; budget concept and development, features of the state budget, principles of the state budget, types of the state budget, budgeting processes in Turkish public finance, actors and control of the budget.

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

Identify basic concepts on state budget.
Explain economic and social functions of state budget.
Interpret principles on state budget.
Compare liberal, Keynesian and neo-liberal perspective on state budget.
Summarize the budgeting processes of central, local and other government agencies in Turkey.
Classify the actors in budgeting process in Turkey.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Budget Concept and Its Development Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Features of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Functions of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Principles of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Principles of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Government Budget (Central Budget) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Government Budget (Local Administrations) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Politics and Program Analysis, Budget Systems Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Public Sector Size, Liberalism, Keynesian Government and Neo-Liberalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Budget in Turkish Public Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Budget Process in Turkish Public Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Budgets Other Than Central Administration Budgets (Local Administrations, Government Business Enterprises, Social Security Institution) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Audit of Budget (Administrative, Jurisdiction, Court of Accounts Legislation) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Edizdogan N., Cetinkaya O. (2015), Kamu Butcesi, Ekin Publication, Bursa
Pehlivan, O. (2015). Devlet Butcesi, Ekin Publication, Bursa
Sun, J., Lynch, T. D. (2008), Government Budget Forecasting: Theory and Practice, USA:CRC Press

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
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

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 14 2 28
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
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 5 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 5 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 49 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0