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INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
BSY367 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMY 7 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. MEHMET SOYAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of the course is to help students gain the ability to measure the economic impact created by the Sports economy in the world and in Turkey and to analyze the structure and functioning of sports marketing system.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; economic concepts, production and production factors, concepts of sport economy, sports and economic policies, evaluation of financial situations of sports clubs, relations between sports and employment.

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

Define basic concepts related with Economy.
Describe the elements and characteristics of the sports economy.
Discuss the economic impact of the sports economy and the level of contribution it provides to national income.
Survey the economic efficiency generated by the sports economy.
Analyze the sports economy marketing system structure and functioning in the world and Turkey. (

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction to Economy, Concepts of Economy Narration, question-response discussion method
2 Reading book chapters related with the subject Production and Production Factors Narration, question-response discussion method
3 Reading book chapters related with the subject Concepts of Market, Supply and Demand Narration, question-response discussion method
4 Reading related articles Consumer Behavior, Pricing And Company Balance Narration, question-response discussion method
5 Reading book chapters related with the subject Marginal Benefit and Total Benefit Narration, question-response discussion method
6 Reading book chapter related with the subject and summarizing Concepts of Sports Economy, Elements and Characteristics Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
7 Gathering information on the sports policies and laws of the Ministry of Sports Sports and Economy Policies Narration, question-response discussion method
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature review and reading articles related with the subject Theoretical Framework of Sport Economics and Factors Affecting its Development Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
10 Summarizing articles related with the subject Consumer Behavior in Sports Economy Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
11 Literature review and reading articles related with the subject Supply and Demand in Sports Economy Narration, question-response discussion method
12 Literature review Price and National Income in Sports Economy Narration, question-response discussion method
13 Reading book chapters related with the subject Relations between Sports and Employment Narration, question-response discussion method
14 Preparation of Presentation Assessment of Financial Status of Sports Clubs; student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
15 Preparation of Presentation Examination of Sports Organizations in the world and Turkey from an economic perspective; student presentations Narration, Question and Answer, Discussion Method and Group Study
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Saatçioğlu, C. (2013). Spor Ekonomisi Teori, Politika ve Uygulama. Gazi Kitapevi, Ankara.
Akşar, T. (2005). Endüstriyel Futbol. Literatür Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Akşar, T. ve Merih, K. (2006). Futbol Ekonomisi. Literatür, İstanbul.
Güneş, İ. (2010). Futbol Ekonomisi. Karahan Kitapevi, Adana.
Rein, I., Kotler, P. ve Shields, B. (2007). İşte Taraftar İşte Marketing. MediaCat, İstanbul.

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
Student will be able to identify the concepts related to Physical Education and Sports Sciences.
1

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to discuss training organization and its functioning with the knowledge gained in the subjects such as performance measurement, training plan preparation, talent selection and technical-tactical training.
0
2
Student will be able to describe and relate the concepts of physical education and sports science with the theories of training science.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to identify the needs for sports activities of groups with different characteristics, such as age, gender, and persons with special needs.
0
2
Student will be able to analyze data and results for current applications in the field of Training science by using scientific research methods and techniques.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to execute the measurement activities in order to determine the motor development, sports performance and fitness characteristics, to use the equipment, technology and software needed for these activities and to analyze the results of the evaluation.
0
2
Student will be able to solve the problems related to sport sciences and coaching profession applications with a critical and inquisitive point of view, based on knowledge of the literature he/she has.
0
3
Student will be able to choose the appropriate training method according to the characteristics of the group and the environment and to formulate the training program by taking these differences into consideration.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to administer projects, activities, social and sports activities in collaborative group studies and to solve possible problems that might be encountered within the process.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to recognize the importance of professional development by following scientific, technological and current developments related with coaching.
4
2
Student will be able to behave in accordance with the need to be open to change and life-long learning.
4
3
Student will be able to develop the teaching skills required by the profession according to different teaching methods.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to express his/her knowledge and thoughts about the field in a fluent and understandable manner both written and verbally.
0
2
Student will be able to use his/her knowledge and competence in coaching practices more effectively with his/her social life and communication skills in sports activities, organizations and studies carried out at national and international levels.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Student will be able to describe accepted ethical values and legal regulations in the field of sport sciences and in social life, and to apply the relevant articles in the legislation in case of need.
0
2
By utilizing the existing historical and theoretical knowledge of the field, student will be able to recognize problems related to skills selection, performance development, physical activity for sports and special groups for all, and to solve these problems based on ethical values.
1
3
By using personality traits with the social skills required by the coaching profession; student will be able to arrange specific project, organization and works with sustainable societal and social content specific with the field.
1
4
Student will be able to administer technical and tactical skills in the relevant performance sports and selected sports branches that he / she determines as his / her area of expertise, and to formulate specific training programs for the branch.
0

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 4 56
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
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 8 2 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 6 2 12
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0