INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 107 Introduction To Business Undergraduate 2 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Non-area Elective 5 2 + 1 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr. Nereida Hadziahmetovic Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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This course presents a balanced view of business; the strengths, weaknesses, successes, failures, problems, and challenges. It provides students a base for more advanced courses. The objective of this course is to provide students a clear and complete description of the concepts underlying business and illustrate the dynamism and liveliness of business organizations and people who operate them with real life examples.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction - Motives and Functions of a Business (Ch.1)
  2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (Ch.2)
  3. Assessing Economic Conditions (Ch.3)
  4. Assessing Global Conditions (Ch.4)
  5. Selecting a Form of Business Ownership (Ch.5)
  6. Entrepreneurship and Business Planning (Ch.6)
  7. Managing Effectively (Ch.7)
  8. MIDTERM EXAM
  9. Organizational Structure (Ch.8)
  10. Improving Productivity and Quality (Ch.9)
  11. Motivating Employees (Ch.10)
  12. Hiring, Training, and Evaluating Employees (Ch. 11)
  13. Creating and Pricing Products (12)
  14. Distributing Products (Ch 13)
  15. Promoting Products (14)

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Presentation110
    Term Paper110
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Jeff Madura, Introduction to Business, 4th Edition, USA 2007

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      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
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
      Seminar / Presentation 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0