Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Turkish Economy IKT 302 6 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. EKREM GÜL
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Yrd.Doç.Dr.Mehmet Zeki AK, Doç.Dr.Ekrem GÜL
Course Category
Course Objective Basic purpose of this lecture is, without pulling away from the historical context, considering the political/ideological changes evaluating the Economy of Turkey, term by term
Course Content The essence of this lecture is the historical evaluation based on, how the capital accumulated in Turkey an how it is used . The other factors beside the Turkish Economy – such as the political situation in Turkey and the transformations in the dominant liberal capitalist paradigm- are also tried to be considered.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 construct an opinion that the efforts, which analyse the economic field in dependently of especially political and social fields, entertain a risk for deceptive results. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 internalize the idea that the economic reviews made over well-worn political/ideologic positions and oriented to a particular goal are deceptive. Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 grasp the existence of a direct relationship between the breaks of the economic policies of Turkey and the paradigm changes in the liberal capitalist world. Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 tend to develop a perspective which implies that denominational preferences are influential, even if not very clear, while determining the economic policies in Turkey in just the same way as the liberal capitalist world. Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 be aware of the inconvenience of using valor and unrealistic expressions while analysing the international economic relationships of Turkey such as with the European Union and IMF. Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 put reasonable interpretations on both historical and current problems of Turkey. Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The view of the economical structure in the last period of the Ottoman Empire (from 1830’s to 1923).
2 The adopted economic mentality in the establishment years (1923-1930), is discussed with the perspective of Izmir Economic Congress and the economical decisions framed in the Lausanne Peace Conference; is this a search for a “liberal” economy?
3 Why “statism”? From the first years of 1930’s the background of the “state controlled” economy policies, and the rehearsal of “import substitution”: the first and second five year plans of industrialization.
4 The resources of the capital accumulation and the view of the economical sectors in the Statism/State Control period (1932-1945).
5 The political and economical general view in the 1950’s when the social transformation is accelerated, liberal policies again, the tendency of Turkey lead by the dominant paradigms in that period.
6 The resources of capital accumulation and the general view in the sectors After the War Period (1946-1962)
7 First Devaluation and results, causes of the crisis which showed signs from the middle of the 1950’s and the efforts for stabilization: the conclusion of 1958
8 In the first years of 1960’s the debates on economic regime, and back to state control policies. The background of “Planned Economy”, and the common characteristics of Development Plans
9 Midterm exam
10 The perspective of the 15 years and the first four plans.
11 The accumulation of the capital and the view of the sectors in the “Planned Term/Period”
12 1980 Transformation (Liberalization of Trade) How is the decisions of 24 January 1980 which are the expressions of a radical transformation in the economy policies reflected in the markets of goods and factors? The transition from “Import Substitution”
13 1989 Transformation (financial Liberation): The capital accumulation model depends on the entrance of “Hot Money” and the financial crisis.
14 The general evaluation of the post 2001 crisis
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having adequte scientific knowledge of Human Resources Management, basic business concepts and other social sciences X
2 Thinking critically and analytically X
3 Having knowledge of communication and information technologies X
4 In-depth understanding of the research process and application of a range of research techniques into studies, researches and projects X
5 In-depth understanding of usage of Human Resources Management and other social sciences theoretical and applied knowledge together. X
6 Ability to interpret basic Business concepts from Human Resource Management perspective X
7 Ability to implement basic HRM responsibilities in institutions such as HR Planning and staffing, labor relations, occupational healthy and safety, training planning, performance and rewards management, career planning, employment and interview techniques and legal HR issues X
8 Implementing quality process approach into HRM process by considering institutional development, internal and external customer satisfaction; in case of need, having sense of responsibility making contribution for problem solving and continuous development and process excellence ability by problem identification, goal setting, reorganisation and change management skills X
9 Management of resources and assets by considering budgetary, financial and legal issues; management of projects/operations with the ability of planning, implementation, and auditing; Having skills on management of self and other people X
10 Enriching result oriented working approach with continous learning approach X
11 Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to present ideas and information effectively X
12 Being good at one foreign language, ability to communicate written and orally X
13 Ability to work with people of various cultural and educational background by valuing team work, developing emphathy and listening skills X
14 Being conscious on social, academic and professional ethical values X
15 Development of critical theoretical appreciation of ´how´, ´why´ and ´where´ HRM contributes to and supports employee and societal development, and implementing these approach for applied and graduate projects and working life
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 12 24
Assignment 1 12 12
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5