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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
GSY333 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 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 Live (Online)
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. LOKMAN KANTAR
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The aim of the course is to educate students who identify ethical problems in their own fields or in other professional fields and know the ethical consequences of their actions in a critical way.
Contents of the Course Unit: The concept of general ethics, ethics in the workplace, ethical issues in food enterprises, ethics and plagiarism in preparing homework and reports, global ethical issues, environmental ethics, animal welfare

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

Evaluate the actions of different professions within the framework of ethical values.
Decide on ethical and moral challenges in professional choices.
Use materials or sources used in all kinds of homeworks, reports and projects according to ethical rules.
Research Legal principles and related laws relating to professional situations.
Develop ethics-related communication and behaviors in human health issues in food and beverage service areas.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - To give information about the functioning of the course, to explain the concept of ethics, basic principles Lecture, Discussion
2 Article reading Laws and ethics, ethics, values Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
3 Article reading Business ethics, virtues ethics, respect for others Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
4 Article reading Importance, sharing, courage, making the time valuable Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
5 Article reading Cooperation, promises, empathy, self-confidence, Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
6 Article reading Ethics for students, research method, plagiarism Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Case study
7 Literature research and presentation Moral development, moral dilemma Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Case study
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature research and presentation Homework presentations Presentations, questions and answers
10 Article reading Challenges at work, ethics in food business Lecture, Discussion
11 Article reading Moral situations in food enterprises, animal welfare, global problems, environmental ethics, global warming, waste management, greenhouse gases Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
12 Article reading Self-control, self-esteem, religious ethics, copyright, conflicts of interest Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
13 Article reading Ethical codes, industrial standards, lawful approach Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer
14 Literature research Safety, responsibilities and rights, security and risk, risk analysis, risk-benefit analysis Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Case study
15 Literature research and presentation Homework presentations Presentations, questions and answers
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Sökmen, A., Tarakçıoğlu, S. 2016. Mesleki Etik. Seçkin yayıncılık, 208s.
Arslan, M. 2006. İş ve Meslek ahlakı. Siyasal Kitabevi, 272s.

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 basic concepts related with banking, insurance and finance.
0
2
Relates the theoretical and practical knowledge in the field to economics, business, law, statistics, accounting and marketing
0

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate banking and insurance applications to financial theories, mathematical and statistical methods.
0
2
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
0

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the planning and implementation process in banking and insurance transactions.
0
2
Provide solutions for the problems encountered in banking and insurance transactions.
0

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of banking and insurance transactions.
0
2
By analyzing economic data accurately, manage savings and portfolio investments to minimize financial risks.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
He/She works as a leader or a team member in a teamwork from the planning of the banking transactions to the implementation and performs the task assigned to them within the team.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Gain the basic knowledge necessary for the planning process of banking and insurance activities and human resources performance management.
0
2
Use the computer programs related with field in banking and insurance transactions.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Cooperate to bring innovative ideas to the stakeholders in the sector using banking insurance-related databases, information and communication technologies.
0
2
Research on scientific, sectoral developments and innovations related to the field with lifelong learning as a principle.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze financial data related to his / her field.
0
2
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by taking into account his legal, social and ethical responsibilities.
2

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 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 15 15
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 4 28
Mid-Term Exam 1 15 15
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 7 4 28
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 0 154
Total Workload of the Course Unit 154
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0