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ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE OF TURKEY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
POL454 ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE OF TURKEY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
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 Distance Learning
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. YEŞİM KOÇYİĞİT
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: Administrative Structure of Turkey course is to inform students about issues and problems specific to the public administration.
Contents of the Course Unit: Administrative Structure of Turkey course covers operating principles and forms of local government and other state institutions.

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

Turkey's principles regarding the management structure defines the elements and organs.
It explain the structure, functioning, duties, and powers of local government, decentralization, and independent administrative authorities.
Analyzes the changes in the administrative structure in the light of political theories and political history.
The course uses information about the political thoughts and theories in order to interpret the changes in Turkey's administrative structure.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - General Characteristics and Structure of Management. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
2 Reading a chapter on the topic Features of Turkish Public Administration, Constitutional Principles, Organizational Structure. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
3 Reading a chapter on the topic Principles Regulating the Functioning of Management, Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
4 Reading a chapter on the topic Law Enforcement Organizations, Authority and Duties. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
5 Reading a chapter on the topic Management's Process and Actions, State Procurement Law Practice. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
6 Reading a chapter on the topic Management's Powers (Organization, Service, Regulation, Appreciation, Execution, Penalty, Extraordinary Powers) Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
7 Reading a chapter on the topic Constitutional Principles Regarding Administrative Organization: Central Administration, Decentralization Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading a chapter on the topic Constitutional Principles Regarding Administrative Organization: Central Administration, Decentralization Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
10 Reading a chapter on the topic Prime Ministry and Ministries, Current Situation and Changes. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
11 Reading a chapter on the topic Provincial Organization of General Administration: Provincial Administration, District Administration, Regional Organizations. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
12 Reading a chapter on the topic Local Administrations (Local Administrations) Special Provincial Administration. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
13 Reading a chapter on the topic Municipal Administration, Metropolitan Municipality, Village and Neighborhood Management. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
14 Reading a chapter on the topic Service Decentralization Institutions: Regulatory and Supervisory Supreme Boards, Radio and Television Supreme Council, YÖK. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
15 Reading a chapter on the topic Public Professional Organizations. Supervision of Management. Lecture, question and answer, discussion method
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Demirkaya, Y. (2016), New Public Management in Turkey, Routledge
Demir, F. (2020), Public Management Reform in Turkey, Springer
Özbudun, E. (2011), The Constitutional System of Turkey: 1876 to the Present, MET
Özbudun, E. (2013), Party Politics and Social Cleavages in Turkey, Lynne Rienner Publishers

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 theories, concepts and principles of the basic and sub-fields of business.
2
Explain business functions and processes based on current scientific sources.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate internationally valid business cases with the theories and concepts of other social sciences.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the current events and facts in his / her field analytically and systematically based on advanced knowledge and skills he / she has.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the theoretical and factual knowledge in business for occupational practices.
2
Solve individual and organizational problems in business life.
3
Use computer programs (SPSS, R, Excel, Stata) efficiently against the complex business problems.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan research and work using knowledge and skills gained in the field of business.
2
Organize the activities for organizational goals and purposes independently.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Criticize advanced knowledge and skills in the field with a critical approach.
2
Develop the existing knowledge and skills with a critical point of view under the impact of scientific, technological and current developments.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Express his/her knowledge, thoughts and solutions on business to related stakeholders in written and verbal ways.
2
Use the information and communication technology software and equipment required for business.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply the social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of collection of data, their implementation, interpretation and announcement of results in the field of business.
2
Relate the concepts of social rights, occupational safety, employee health, quality management and sustainability with the cases in business life.

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 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
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 1 12 12
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 10 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 31 0 131
Total Workload of the Course Unit 131
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,1
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0