Institute of Social Sciences

           

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

  Mission and Broad-Based Goals

 

Mission Statement:

Mission of Master of Business Administration is to prepare the students as the prospective leaders and entrepreneurs for the business life.    

Broad-Based Student Learning Goals:

In order to achieve Mission; the MBA Program aims

  • to develop effective communication skills with quantitative and qualitative business concepts in a clear and concise manner in written and oral formats to synthesize complex business ideas.

 

  • to analyze complex management situations by managing information to improve decision making and draw on coursework and life experiences in making managerial decisions in competitive and uncertain business environments.

 

  • to apply and integrate the functional areas of business to improve strategic decision making  with diverse team members to solve complex, ambiguous and unfamiliar management problems. 

 

Broad-Based Operational Goals:

In order to realize Mission; Institute of Social Science Business Unit will commit

 

  • To design and offer MBA consistent with the needs of contemporary and competitive international business world.

 

  • To keep and sustain qualified academic staff those are devoted to academic research in their academic carrier.

 

  • To provide smart management skills assessment system for taking an active role in the business arena.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

 

Foundation & Recognition

The Institute of Social Sciences of Cag University was founded in 1997 to educate and develop prospective leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs in private and public business organizations.

Official Gazette: 09.07.1997, No.(R): 23050

Master Of Business Administration (MBA) Program has been approved to prepare the students as the prospective leaders and entrepreneurs for the business life.

Certified by Higher Education Council: 18.06.2003/13183

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully completed the program will be awarded with a Masters Degree Diploma on Business Administration.

Level Of Qualification

MBA programme on Management. (Second Cycle Degree).

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have started master's degree studies in other domestic or international universities may apply for admission according to Regulations of Council of Higher Education and Cag University.

See for Admission Requirements to Graduate Programs:  

Information About Çağ Admission Requirements

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of  Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal And İnformal)

Students who have studied at other Universities may transfer Cag University master degree’ programmes.

Exemption is given for any other courses which have already been taken from other universities with passing grades and same content.

Qualification Requirements And Regulations

A student is required to have a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00 and no failing grades.

Profile Of The Programme

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program is designed to equip the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge of the contemporary management and then to develop their skills as leaders, managers, and entrepreneurs for the private and the public business organizations.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduated students have opportunity to work in public and private institutions as managers or start their own small businesses. Most of them work in their family corporations and the others work in a wide range of business organizations.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to third degree (doctorate) programs.

Examination Regulations, Assessment And Grading

The examination regulations are specified for each course. However, generally, there is 1 Midterm Exam, 1 Final Exam and term paper for each course. See the exam regulations, assessment and grading of each course in the Course Structure Diagram for details.

Graduation Requirements

The graduation requirements for the MBA Program are as the same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Çağ University. There is no additional requirement to secure the MBA Degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DD grade, had a cumulative gross point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

Turkish

Program Director

 Prof. Dr. Ünal AY  

unalay@cag.edu.tr  

Tel: +90 324 6514800 
Fax: +90 324 6514811

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinator

Gül KULAK
gulkulak@cag.edu.tr 
Tel: +90 324 6514800 
Fax: +90 324 6514811

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (ISLOs)

A student who has successfully completed the  Master of Business Administration  program should be able to:

1. Accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings,

2. Apply contemporary management tools and techniques to different managerial problems,

3. Actualize the functions and relationship among the functions of business administration such as accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources and production concepts and models in organizations,

4. Evaluate the potential effects of the economic conditions on business and develop appropriate decisions to cope with these conditions,

5. Coordinate functions of management such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling in different business settings,

6. Demonstrate  adequate leadership styles   in different business settings,

7. Follow trends in international markets and analyze their potential effects on managerial decisions,

8. Use appropriate motivation techniques in the various business settings,

9. Implement appropriate decision making processes in organizations.

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
IFN-501 Financial Management Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 08
MAN-536 Business Management Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 08
MAN-503 Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 07
MAN-540 Seminar / Project Department Compulsory Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Compulsory 3-0-3 07
Total Credit 12 30
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
MAN-500 Marketing Management Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
MAN-507 Supply Chain and Logistics Management Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
MAN-532 Research Methods and Techniques Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 08
MAN-559 Current Issues in Organizational Behavior Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
MAN-560 Scientific Research Methods and Publication Ethics Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
MAN-555 Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 07
MAN-525 Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 08
Total Credit 21 51
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
MAN-597 Thesis Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 0-0-0 30
Total Credit 0 30
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
MAN-598 Thesis Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 0-0-0 30
Total Credit 0 30
MAN-102 - Professional English

This course is designed to minimize the negative factors that hinder students' participation and to enable them to express themselves freely in international business and real life. This course includes current and necessary business English vocabulary, structures, and original articles and effective presentation techniques to improve students' listening and reading skills. It is aimed to improve students' knowledge of English language, to read book articles in different fields of business, to understand and discuss what they read, to follow current developments related to these issues and to develop effective presentation skills in the field of business.


MAN-500 - Marketing Management

Definition of marketing; marketing philosophies; the marketing environment; market segmentation and targeting; marketing research and information systems; consumer behaviour; product price, distribution and promotion decisions, strategic marketing planning, implementation and evaluation, selected applications, marketing of services, industrial marketing, international marketing, and marketing for nor-for-profit organizations. 


IFN-501 - Financial Management

 Financial Management begins with the definition of finance function and evaluate the contents of fundamental analysis. In this sense, the relationships between finance and accounting, financial statements, financial statement analysis, financial planning, relationship between risk and return, financing decisions using debt or equity capital, and finally matters of dividend policy and Time Value of Money  are the main topics that will be covered.


MAN-502 - Human Resources and Personnel Management

Evolution of Human Resources Management; role and place of Human Resource within an organization; the functions of human resources management/development; human resource management practice (procurement, maintenance, compensation, development an dispatch); human resource audit, and future challenges in human resources management. 


MAN-503 - Sales Management

Personal selling; goals for sales management; market and sales potentials; sales forecasting; sales budgeting, territory planning and coverage; objectives and quotas for sales personnel; personal selling; sales organization structure; hiring, training, compensating, motivation and supervision of sales personnel; sales management evaluation. 


MAN-505 - Turkish Economy

MAN-507 - Supply Chain and Logistics Management

MAN-508 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior

Meaning and scope of organizational behaviour and leadership; theories and styles of leadership; individual, organizational and environmental determinants of organizational behaviour; major issues and current trends in the study of organizational leadership and behaviour


MAN-511 - Digital Marketing

The aim of this course is to develop students' theoretical and practical skills about current digital marketing trends. digital marketing strategies, digital marketing mix, preparation of marketing campaigns on digital platforms, marketing communication on digital platforms and digital marketing applications used globally. In addition, the development of digital marketing, the current situation, problems encountered in practice and solutions will be discussed in the course. In the era of ongoing digitalization, the basic components of marketing have been reshaped and integrated with technology. The aim of this course is to provide the students with the knowledge about the basic concepts, methods and tools of digital marketing, to gain the skills of analyzing and applying digital marketing examples.


MAN-525 - Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses

Organizational Behavior studies are one of the business fields which investigate the act of individuals and groups in an organization. The aim of that course in our programme is to show relationships among individuals, people, groups, and systems which affect organization’s effectiveness.


MAN-532 - Research Methods and Techniques

Learning the research process where students learn how to formulate a research question and define a research problem, decide upon a research design, how to assess data collection methods, define a sampling frame, determine types of data analyses, interpret data appropriately, and prepare a research report. Further, an understanding of the importance of research in the development of communication strategies. An examination of specific methods used for communication research. Different sections focusing on different methods, including focus groups and in-depth interviewing, polling and content analysis, survey research, and online research.


MAN-534 - Production Management

Production systems; inputs, processes, outputs and productivity; design of production systems; inventory management; scheduling; reliability and maintenance; quality control; total quality management. 


MAN-536 - Business Management

Modern approaches in business management and the contingency approach in management, excellence, goal setting and planning approaches, and the distribution, definition and principles and criteria of powers and responsibilities, matrix organization and problems in businesses, as well as the basic dynamics of the industry, can face global challenges in competitive and interdependent and complex business environments. topics and practices that are based on the adoption of innovative and competitive business management at the same time.


MAN-537 - Project

The objective of this course, is to develop academic research skills among the students. An advisory help will come from lecturers that the students select while they are preparing their project. A presantation will be made after the preparation of the final project by the students.


MAN-544 - Contemporary Business

Basic principles of business management; national and international level in the light of contemporary business concept and contemporary business functions. This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage employees in formal organizations.


MAN-554 - Seminar (Thesis): Case Studies in Business Management

The widening of students' perceptive and awareness of topics of interest to management through seminars offered by faculty, graduating thesis students, and invited guests from industry, government, business and academia.


MAN-556 - Seminar (Non-Thesis): Case Studies in Business Management

The widening of students' perceptive and awareness of topics of interest to management through seminars offered by faculty, graduating thesis students, and invited guests from industry, government, business and academia.
 


MAN-558 - Strategic Management and Business Policy

Examining how organizations (both for-profit companies and non-profit agencies) gain sustainable competitive advantages. Integrating knowledge and skills gained from studies in the functional areas of business. Applying a general management point of view? decisions and strategies with reference to the total enterprise. Coverage of the elements of the strategic management process; analyzing industry structure and environmental trends to assess industry potential; assessing a firm?s resources for their potential to generate a competitive advantage; introduction to the internet economy.


MAN-559 - Current Issues in Organizational Behavior

MAN-560 - Scientific Research Methods and Publication Ethics

MAN-578 - Managerial Accounting

Teaching students how goods produced are costed and thus priced according to traditional and contemporary techniques in particularly manufacturing companies. The students are able to reach relevant and appropriate financial information concerned with firstly cost, price and profit and therefore corporate decisions could be made on a sound and realistic basis. 


MAN-579 - Production Management and Service Management

To remember the concepts and theories of production management, strategic planning, relations with other areas of business, marketing and finance, production systems, new production technologies. To support the program with case studies with a focus on total quality management, plant location selection, capacity planning, production planning, inventory management and planning, supply chain management, business design, ergonomics. To be reminded of the basic concepts and theories and to learn the application of the principles of management operations of different kinds of production and service activities in practical life and to be able to use them in the analysis of management problems.


MAN-597 - Thesis

Defining the scope of a project and doing research, as well as different ways of communicating the results. The Master's thesis  includes the stages of defining a topic and formulating a problem statement, selecting and reviewing relevant literature, designing an empirical study as well as performing it, including data collection and analysis, analysing the empirical data, make theoretical conclusions and finally writing and rewriting a written report called a Master's thesis. 


MAN-598 - Thesis

Defining the scope of a project and doing research, as well as different ways of communicating the results. The Master's thesis  includes the stages of defining a topic and formulating a problem statement, selecting and reviewing relevant literature, designing an empirical study as well as performing it, including data collection and analysis, analysing the empirical data, make theoretical conclusions and finally writing and rewriting a written report called a Master's thesis. 


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  PROGRAM 
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION  PROGRAM  Broad Based Student Learning Goals
"MBA"
Matrix for Courses & Intended Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs) 1. To develop effective communication skills with quantitative and qualitative business concepts in a clear and concise manner in written and oral formats to synthesize complex business ideas. 2. To analyze complex management situations by managing information to improve decision making and draw on coursework and life experiences in making managerial decisions in competitive and uncertain business environments. 3. To apply and integrate the functional areas of business to improve strategic decision making  with diverse team members to solve complex, ambiguous and unfamiliar management problems.  
KEY  LEARNING OUTCOMES by MBA Level Communication Analytical Tools Scholarship Environment Scholarship Leadership Business Core Teamwork Critical Thinking
"IACBE" Demonstrate highly-developed communication and collaboration skills needed by effective business professionals. Analyze complex data with multiple implications for business decision-making Integrate research and theory in complex business problem solving. Evaluate the legal, social, economic, and global environments of business Integrate research and theory in complex business problem solving. Analyze leadership and strategic management skills for a significant change initiative. Analyze complex data with multiple implications for business decision-making Contribute effectively to the achievement of organizational goals in a team environment Integrate theory and practice in the process of complex problem solving.
ISLOs for Master Of Business Administration  Program 1.  Accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings, 2. Apply contemporary management tools and techniques to different managerial problems. 3. Actualize the functions and relationship among the functions of business administration such as accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources and production concepts and models in organizations 4. Evaluate the potential effects of the economic conditions on business and develop appropriate decisions to cope with these conditions, 5. Coordinate functions of management such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling in different business settings, 6.Demonstrate  adequate leadership styles   in different business settings, 7. Follow trends in international markets and analyze their potential effects on managerial decisions, 8. Use appropriate motivation techniques in the various business settings, 9. Implement appropriate decision making processes in organizations,
("PO: Program Outputs")
Course Title  PO1  PO2  PO3  PO4  PO5  PO6  PO7  PO8  PO9 
First Year/First Semester
IFN-501 Financial Management      x x x   x   x
MAN-533 Seminar  x x x x          
MAN-536 Business Administration  x x x x x x x x x
MAN-537 Project  x x x x          
First Year/Second Semester
MAN-500 Marketing management     x x   x   x  
MAN-534 Production Management   x x       x x x
MAN-532 Research Methods and Techniques      x x x        
Second Year/Third Semester
MAN 597 Thesis     x x x x x x x
Second Year/Fourth Semester
MAN-598 Thesis     x x x x x x x
Elective Courses
MAN-503 Sales Management x x   x     x x x
MAN-508 Leadership and Organisational Behaviours x         x x x x
MAN-502 Human Resources and Personal Management      x x   x      
MAN-558 Strategic management and Business Policy  x         x   x x
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          x x x   x x   x x
MAN-578 Managerial Accounting    x x         x x
Number of courses related with program competency / 40 7 7 12 10 6 8 7 10 10
Percentage of courses related with program competency 47% 47% 80% 67% 40% 53% 47% 66% 66%
Likert Scale 5 4 3            
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES & COURSES
Code Course Title Key Learning Outcomes
    Communication
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 1. Accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings,
Course Title  PO1  ECTS
MAN-533 Seminar  X 7
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-537 Project  X 7
MAN-503 Sales Management X 7
MAN-508 Leadership and Organisational Behaviours X 7
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
MAN-558 Strategic management and Business Policy  X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 42%
    Analytical Tools
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 2. Apply contemporary management tools and techniques to different managerial problems.
Course Title  PO2  ECTS
MAN-533 Seminar  X 7
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-503 Sales ManagementSales ManagementSales Management x 7
MAN-537 Project  X 7
MAN-534 Production Management X 7
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
MAN-503 Sales Management X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 42%
    Scholarship
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 3.   Actualize the functions and relationship among the functions of business administration such as accounting, finance, marketing, management, human resources and production concepts and models in organizations,
Course Title  PO3  ECTS
IFN-501 Financial Management  X 8
MAN-533 Seminar  X 7
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-537 Project  X 7
MAN-500 Marketing management X 7
MAN-534 Production Management X 8
MAN-532 Research Methods and Techniques  X 8
MAN-598 Thesis X 30
MAN-502 Human Resources and Personal Management  X 7
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
MAN-578 Managerial Accounting  X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 86%
    Environment
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4.  Evaluate the potential effects of the economic conditions on business and develop appropriate decisions to cope with these conditions,
Course Title  PO4  ECTS
IFN-501 Financial Management  X 8
MAN-533 Seminar  X 7
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-537 Project  X 7
MAN-500 Marketing management X 7
MAN-532 Research Methods and Techniques  X 8
MAN-598 Thesis X 30
MAN-503 Sales Management X 7
MAN-502 Human Resources and Personal Management  X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 74%
    Scholarship
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 5. Coordinate functions of management such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling in different business settings,
Course Title  PO5  ECTS
IFN-501 Financial Management  X 8
MAN-533 Seminar  X 7
MAN-537 Project x 7
MAN-532 Research Methods and Techniques  X 8
MAN-598 Thesis X 7
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 37%
    Leadership
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 6. Demonstrate  adequate leadership styles   in different business settings,
Course Title  PO6  ECTS
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 7
MAN-500 Marketing management X 7
MAN-598 Thesis X 30
MAN-508 Leadership and Organisational Behaviours X 7
MAN-502 Human Resources and Personal Management  X 7
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
MAN-558 Strategic management and Business Policy  X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 60%
    Business Core
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 7. Follow trends in international markets and analyze their potential effects on managerial decisions,
Course Title  PO7  ECTS
IFN-501 Financial Management  X 8
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-534 Production Management X 8
MAN-598 Thesis X 30
MAN-503 Sales Management X 7
MAN-508 Leadership and Organisational Behaviours X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 57%
    Teamwork
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 8. Use appropriate motivation techniques in the various business settings,
Course Title  PO8  ECTS
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-500 Marketing management X 7
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
MAN-534 Production Management X 8
MAN-598 Thesis X 30
MAN-503 Sales Management X 7
MAN-508 Leadership and Organisational Behaviours X 7
MAN-558 Strategic management and Business Policy  X 7
MAN-578 Managerial Accounting  X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 73%
    Critical Thinking
ISLOs for MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 9.  Implement appropriate decision making processes in organizations,
Course Title  PO9  ECTS
IFN-501 Financial Management  X 8
MAN-503 Sales Management X 7
MAN-532 Research Methods and Techniques  x 8
MAN-536 Business Administration  X 8
MAN-525 Human and Group Behaviors in Businesses          X 7
MAN-534 Production Management X 8
MAN-598 Thesis X 30
MAN-508 Leadership and Organisational Behaviours X 7
MAN-558 Strategic management and Business Policy  X 7
MAN-578 Managerial Accounting  X 7
Percentage (ECTS Total / 120) 81%
Likert Scale    
5      
4      
3