Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Comparative Employment Relations CEK 366 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses Industrial Relations
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. EKREM ERDOĞAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Cihan Durmuşkaya
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to a comparative analysis of employment relations systems, processes and outcomes. This will be done through the analysis of a selection of countries including the UK, USA, AB countries, Japan, Russia and China.
Course Content Analysing comparative employment relations systems, actors in employment relations and their historical development, collective bargaining applications and comparing with Turkish employment relations system.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defining models and theoretical approaches of comparative industrial relations Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Explaining actors of industrial relations and their activities comparatively in different countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Defining the concept of collective bargaining, its elements and facts comparatively in different countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Defining the concept and types of collective labour disputes comparatively in different countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Explaining peaceful and combative problem solving ways for collective labour disputes comparatively in different countries Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 General Introduction to Comparative Employment Relations
2 Employment Relations in The United Kingdom
3 Employment Relations in the USA
4 Employment Relations in Japan
5 Employment Relations in Sweden
6 Employment Relations in Germany
7 Employment Relations in France
8 Employment Relations in Italy
9 Midterm exam
10 Employment Relations in Spain
11 Employment Relations in Australia
12 Employment Relations in China
13 Employment Relations in India
14 General assessment
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels X
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts X
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained X
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 130
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.2
dersAKTSKredisi 5