Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Transparency In Government SBK 613 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSA EKEN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Asst. Abdulkadir AKSOY

Course Category
Course Objective

Emphasizing on understanding of transparency on which new management approach has been based.

Course Content

Tradition of privacy in public management; Privacy of resources and results; transparent management requirements and country practices, transparent management arrangements in Turkey, providing project information, the right to information, accountability, the policy reasons

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/she knows secrecy and practice tradition in public administration. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 He/she grasps and interprets resources and results of secrecy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 He/she knows and analyzes the Right to Information regulations and practices. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 He/she knows and analyzes accountability performs. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 He/she grasps the importance of transparency comprehension which comprise the base of new management comprehension. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 He/she knows and analyzes transparent management necessity and countries implementation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Tradition of privacy in public management
2 Privacy of the resources and results
3 Transparent management requirements, and the first studies (country applications)
4 Country applications
5 Act No. 4893 in Turkey
6 Information Paper to
7 The right to information
8 The right to information
9 Midterm Exam
10 The right to information applications and decisions established
11 Accountability
12 Rationale for policy
13 From the traditional understanding of the problems in the transition to transparency
14 Problems arising from public
Course Notes <p>Bilal Eryılmaz, Kamu Y&ouml;netimi, 8. Baskı, Erkam Matbaası, İstanbul, 2008; Musa Eken, Y&ouml;netimde Şeffaflık, Sakarya Kitabevi, 2006;</p>
Course Resources

Kemal Gözler, Anayasa Hukukuna Giriş, Ekin Yayınları, 4. Baskı, 2004; Erdoğan Teziç, Anayasa Hukuku, Beta Yayınları, 6. Baskı, İstanbul, 2000; Ergun Özbudun, Türk Anayasa Hukuku, Yetkin Yayınları 4. Baskı,Hamza Al, “Kamu Mali Yönetimi ve Kontrol Kanunu ve Türk Kamu Yönetiminde Yeni Denetim Yaklaşımları”, Kamu Yönetimi Yazıları, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara, 2007; Erol Eren, Yönetim ve Organizasyon, Beta Yayınları, İstanbul, 1998;

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having comprehensive knowledge on bureaucracy, human resource management, social structure of Turkey, Turkish political life, theories of democracy, human rights e.g.
2 Having skills regarding methodology and research techniques for producing, using and accessing knowledge.
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership.
4 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments.
5 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts.
6 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels.
7 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought.
8 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy.
9 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 60
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 15 15
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 141
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.64
dersAKTSKredisi 6