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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
IBY323 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 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 Assist.Prof.Dr. LOKMAN KANTAR
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the students conceptually the fact sustainable development gaining speed in the world with the globalization and its functions. As well as raising students' awareness of sustainable development, it is aimed to equip the students with the economic knowledge and economic events in the national/international arena and related assessments.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects such as the integration and management of the economy-society-environment trio, environmental problems, renewable energy situations, understanding of the green economy and its applications.

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

Define the concepts of Science of Strategy.
Apply the concepts of Science of Strategy.
Solve the problems related to strategies of management and national security.
Interpret the concepts of economics at environmental issues.
Assess the size of the environmental crisis of the world.
Analyze functionally the concept of sustainability in economic analyses.
Perceive the scientific information.
Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour responsibility.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Defining sustainable development Lecture
2 Literature Review Defining sustainable development and its functions, history of development, introduction to the global and local dimensions of sustainable development Lecture
3 Literature Review Basic principles of sustainable development Lecture
4 Literature Review Sustainable development elements Lecture
5 Literature Review Global problems; Water, Energy, Air and climate, pollutions/impairments/decay of earth and other problems. Global and local solution offers regarding these problems Lecture, Discussion
6 Literature Review Institutions, regulations and cooperation for the solution of problems Lecture, Discussion
7 Literature Review Sustainability measures and standards Lecture, Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review Strategy rules Lecture, Discussion
10 Literature Review Recycling world sources within the frame of sustainability Lecture, Discussion
11 Literature Review Environmental pollution and sustainable development Lecture, Discussion
12 Literature Review Rio and Johannesburg summit and decisions Lecture, Practice, Discussion
13 Literature Review Kyoto protocol Lecture, Discussion
14 Literature Review Strategic elements in sustainable development Discussion, Case Study
15 Literature Review Relation between sustainable development and energy policies Lecture, Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Blewitt, J.(2008). Understanding Sustainable Development.
Bazin, M. (2012). Surdurulebilir Kalkinma, Caretta Publications.
Skalar, M. (2015). Uluslararasi Hukuk ve Surdurulebilir Kalkinma, Beta 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 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.
1

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.
2
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 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 6 4 24
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 7 3 21
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0