INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
(3+2) Management Master With Thesis
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 528 Business Economics Graduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 1440 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Erkan ILGÜN, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erkan ILGÜN, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
- Introduce the student to the micro and macro economic theories and practices as they are applied to business in a managerial context.

- Provide the student with the advanced analytical skills, insights and managerial decision-making tools required for sound business decisions.

- Explain the forces that shape the external environment of the firm such as aggregate demand, economic cycles, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, and the role that demand management policies play in the economy and their impact on the firm\\\\\\\'s operations.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic

    LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
    Week
    Topic

      TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
      Description
      • Presentation
      • Assignments
      Description (%)
      Method Quantity Percentage (%)
      Presentation40
      Term Paper60
      Total: 100
      Learning outcomes
        TEXTBOOK(S)
        • 1-Hirschey, M.: Fundamental of Managerial Economics, 9th edition, Cengage, 2009
        • 2-Samuelson, W. F. / Marks, S. G.: Managerial Economics, John Wiley & Sons, 2006, 5th ed,
        • 3- Business Economics\" by Steven E. Landsburg and N. Gregory Mankiw (Southwestern: 2006) ISBN # 0-324-33890

        ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
        Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
        Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)16901440
        Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
        Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
        Final Examination(1 week) 0
        Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
        Preparation for Final Examination 0
        Total Workload: 1440
        ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 58