Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Administrative Science KAM107 1 3 + 0 4

Prerequisites none

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Compulsory
Coordinator Assoc.Prof. ÖZCAN SEZER
Instructors Assoc.Prof. ÖZCAN SEZER
Goals The theoretical knowledge to students about the science of administration and create framework for administrative science related courses.
Contents Definition of Administrative science, characteristics, development and administrative science with other diciplines, administrative processes, planning, organizing, managing, coordination, supervision, new management approaches, systems approaches, management by objectives, operations research, cybernetics, contingency approaches, strategic management and planning, crisis management, total quality management, a new appoach to public administration and bureaucracy of the course content.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Students can explain the basic concepts of with related to administrative science.
2 students make a comparative analysis with respect to public and private sector organizations.
3 students know that management processes and reflects to management practices.
4 Students know the basic organizational problems solutions managerial perspective can reveal.
5 Student understand and explain the functioning of the management process and stages.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face, case of presentation
Assessment Methods Written Exam, assignment.

Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Definition, characteristics, development of administrative science Read the related chapter in text book.
2 Planning Read the related chapter in text book.
3 Administration, Coordination Read the related chapter in text book.
4 Audit, organization and methods Read the related chapter in text book.
5 System approach, management by objectives. Read the related chapter in text book.
6 operations research, cybernetics, contingency approaches Read the related chapter in text book.
7 Strategic Planning, Crisis Management,Theoretical point of view to total Quality management Read the related chapter in text book.
8 The New Right and Public Administration Reforms, Globalization, Localization and Public Administration Read the related chapter in text book.
9 Bureaucracy and development of bureaucracy in Turkey Read the related chapter in text book.
10 Bureaucracy and Corruption in Turkey Read the related chapter in text book.
11 Administrative reform Read the related chapter in text book.
12 Evaluation of contemporary management approaches Read the related chapter in text book.
13 Decision-making in administrative science and Turkish Public Administration Read the related chapter in text book.
14 Final Exam

Textbook Nuri TORTOP, Eyüp G. İSBİR, Burhan AYKAÇ, Hüseyin YAYMAN, M. Akif ÖZER; Yönetim Bilimi, Nobel Yay., Ankara.
Additional Resources Salih GÜNEY (Ed.), Yönetim ve Organizasyon, Nobel Yay., Ankara.

Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 80
Assignments 1 20
In-Term Total 2 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100

Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has advanced knowledge about their area. x
2 Has the ability of transferring the knowledge about their area to their workers and peers x
3 Has the ability of interpreting and analyzing data, identifying and coming up with solutions and suggestions to the problems by using the knowledge about their area in their decisions, applications and attitudes. x
4 Does research and creates studies in their area. x
5 Takes on responsibility according to the project goals, as being project coordinator or project participant. x
6 Identifies goals and targets for the organization/institution. x
7 Evaluates the knowledge and skills learned in a judgmental manner. x
8 Indicates that he has comprehended that the need for learning process is continuous. x
9 Declares the thoughts and suggestions aroused from their knowledge and skills related to their area, in oral and written form. x
10 Communicates effectively with their peers. x
11 Uses information and communication technologies with at least European Computer Advanced Operating License level according to requirements of their area.
12 Follows the progress of their area and communicates with their peers by using at least one foreign language, at a stage of Europe Language Portfolio B1 level.
13 Behaves respectfully to organization/institution, work and social ethic criteria. x
14 Analyses the organization/institution’s relations with stakeholders and manages it efficiently. x
15 Has the ability of encouraging innovation. x
16 Thinks judgmentally about the organization/institution x
17 Has the adequate consciousness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, protecting the environment, work health and safety. x

Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 4 56
Assignments 1 8 8
Mid-terms 1 9 9
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Work Load (h) 127
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.23
ECTS Credit of the Course 4