Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Compensation Management IKA 507 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TUNCAY YILMAZ
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Course Objective

The wages is income for employee and a cost for employer. How will the wages increase, what will be criteria. Which method is useful to implement.  These are very important for the parties.

Course Content

Importance of wage, job evaluation, market wage research, reward management, performance-based compensation plans, new perspectives about wages

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Defines the concept of wage and relates importance of in terms of the parties Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Defines theories of wages and gives examples about theories Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Relates between satisfaction theories and pay satisfaction Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Analysis wage differences in terms of age, gender, marital status and sectors Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 Defines the traditional pricing techniques and shows how can be apply Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Compares traditional and contemporary pricing techniques and criticizes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Defines the contemporary pricing techniques and shows how can be apply Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Concept of wage and importance of in terms of the parties
2 Compensation systems 1/2
3 Compensation systems 2/2
4 Job analysis and Job analysis methods
5 Marketing salary surveys
6 Forming the compensation systems 1/2
7 Forming the compensation systems 2/2
8 Reward strategies and wages
9 Rewarding systems
10 Individual performance rewarding
11 Gain sharing plans
12 Profit sharing plans
13 Stock ownership plans
14 Application examples and evaluation of Turkey and world
Course Notes
Course Resources

"A Handbook of Personnel Management Practice" Armstrong, Kogan Page
"Paying for Performance", Chingos Peter, A Guideto Compensation Management
"Ücret Yönetimi" Serap Benligiray, Beta Yayınları

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learn the importance of HR practices for an organisation
2 Grasp that workers are one of the most important values for an organisation
3 Obtain comprehensive theoretic knowledge in HRM field and gets skills to use that knowledges in practice
4 Learn the HRM process in detailed way
5 Learns HRM process closely via case studies
6 Gets skills to analysis matters in different ways
7 Learns that organisation is not a mechanical structure but a social one.
8 Grasps the importance of professional and ethical values
9 Learns the latest developments of HRM fields and the ways of learning the latest develpments
10 Learns the scientific principles for producing knowledge in HRM field
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 100
1. Kısa Sınav 0
1. Ödev 0
2. Kısa Sınav 0
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 2 13 26
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6