Faculty of Management Sciences

Level and Duration of the Program: Undergraduate, 8 Semesters.

Department of Business Administration Mission
The mission of the Department of Business Administration is to provide comprehensive education to its students so that they can adapt to the dynamics of the contemporary business world, develop their leadership skills, adhere to ethical values, have a global perspective, and produce sustainable solutions.In this process, it is to strengthen innovation, collaboration, and analytical thinking skills, to provide students with a solid academic foundation, and to contribute to the training of leaders who add value to society. As the Department of Business Administration, we take care to educate our students not only in the business world but also as individuals who will make positive contributions to their society.

Department of Business Administration Vision
The vision of the Department of Business Administration is to become a globally recognized center. It supports students and graduates in achieving success by taking leading roles in the business world.With the aim of becoming a leading hub through online education, it aims to create a digital environment that fosters innovation, supports continuous learning, and can quickly and effectively adapt to changes in the business world. Within the framework of this vision, it sets the main goal of providing students with the ability to effectively use the knowledge, skills, values, and technological infrastructure necessary for sustainable success.In this way, the Department of Business Administration aims to educate its students from a perspective that will provide a competitive advantage in the global arena and to train them as leaders who are compatible with the needs of the age.

Program Purpose
The Business Administration Program aims to equip students with business concepts, strategic thinking, and effective management skills. Our goal is to nurture an entrepreneurial spirit, instill critical thinking, and prepare students to succeed in a variety of organizational settings.
1. Productivity Increase: It aims to teach process improvement methods to increase the efficiency of organizations, such as human resources, infrastructure, product/service quality, etc.
2. Cost Reduction: It aims to improve the competencies of organizations in analyzing, resolving, and making decisions on their problems.
3. Sustainability: It aims to provide students with knowledge and skills to ensure that organizations have a sustainable management system.
4. Leadership and Management Skills: It aims to develop basic management skills in areas such as leadership, planning, organization, control, and coordination.
5. Problem Solving: This aims to provide students with solutions to problems in the business world from an ethical perspective by internalizing ethical values and social responsibility.
6. Innovation and Technology: By supporting the spirit of entrepreneurship, it aims to encourage innovative technological thinking and raise students as individuals who are open to innovation.

Program Achievements:
1. Business Knowledge: Students have a broad knowledge base in business subjects, such as the basic principles of business, strategic management, marketing, finance, and operational processes.
2. Strategic Planning Skills: This program aims to contribute to the long-term success of businesses by providing students with strategic thinking and planning skills.
3. Communication and Collaboration Skills: By Emphasizing the requirements for effective communication and collaboration in the business world supports students in developing their written and oral communication skills.
4. Analytical Thinking and Decision Making: The program aims to provide students with the ability to analyze complex business problems and make informed decisions based on data.
5. Entrepreneurship and Innovation: It focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation by providing students with the ability to think creatively and adapt to changes in the business world.
6. Project Management: The program aims to develop students' ability to effectively plan and implement business processes by providing them with project management skills.
7. Global Perspective: It aims to provide students with a competitive advantage at the international level by providing them with the skills to understand the global business environment and cope with cultural diversity.
8. Environmental and Social Responsibility: The program aims to provide students with the ability to assess the societal and environmental impacts of businesses and contribute to sustainable business practices.

Program Employment Areas: Graduates of the Business Administration program will be in a position suitable for a variety of roles in the business world.
1. Business Analyst: Evaluates business processes and develops strategies to increase efficiency by conducting business analysis. Data analysis and reporting skills are important.
2. Marketing Manager: Determines strategies related to the marketing of the product or service, follows market trends, and creates marketing plans to increase sales.
3. Human Resources Specialist: Manages HR processes such as personnel management, recruitment, training, performance evaluation, and strengthens employee relations.
4. Financial Analyst: Analyzes financial  data, creates budgets, evaluates financial risks, and develops financial strategies.
5. Entrepreneur / Small Business Owner: Operates as an entrepreneur by starting their own business or takes over the management of a small business.
6. Management Consultant: Evaluates the management processes of businesses and helps companies to be more effective by offering improvement suggestions.
7. Project Manager: Responsible for planning, implementing, and controlling projects; managing the project team; and ensuring that the goals are achieved.
8. Operations Manager: Ensures that business processes are carried out regularly and efficiently, and uses resources effectively.
9. Production and Business Manager: Manages production processes, develops strategies to increase efficiency, and optimizes operational processes.
10. Logistics and Procurement Specialists: Plans, organizes, and optimizes the supply chain management of goods and services.
11. Quality Control Specialist: Evaluates product or service quality, checks compliance with quality standards, and develops improvement strategies.
12. Strategic Management Consultant: Advises determining the company's strategic goals, conducting competitive analysis, and creating long-term plans.
13. Marketing and Sales Manager: Determines marketing and sales strategies, strengthens customer relationships, and manages the sales team.

Furthermore, these skills are highly valued in today's global business world, as the online nature of our university provides students with experience in working in virtual teams and managing projects in a digital environment.

Lessons Process
The Business Administration Undergraduate Program, which is carried out through an Internet-based Learning Management System (LMS), offers students the opportunity to learn using the distance education model.This allowed the students to attend classes and complete the program online. Here is more information about the functioning of this type of LMS-based program.
1. Online Course Material: The course material of the program is accessible on the LMS platform. From there, students can access lecture notes, slides, videos, reading materials, and other resources.
2. Video Lectures: Teaching is supported by video lecture recordings. Students can watch these videos online and have the opportunity to understand the course content.
3. Live Classes and Webinars: Some programs offer live classes or webinars. Students can interact with their instructors by participating in live sessions.
4. Interactive Discussion and Forums: The LMS provides interactive discussion boards and forums for students. These platforms allow students to ask questions related to the course and exchange views with other students.
5. Student Assessments: Online quizzes, assignments, and project submissions were used to measure students' achievements. These assessments assess students' ability to understand and apply the course material.
6. Customized Course Schedules: LMS provides students with customized course schedules. Students can choose courses that align with their specific interests and career goals.
7. Communication over the Internet: Students can communicate with their instructors and classmates through the LMS. E-mail, messaging, and video-conferencing tools can be used.
8. Research and Project Collaboration: Students can collaborate on research projects through an LMS. This provided the students with the opportunity to create online study groups.
9. Exam and Diploma: Students who successfully complete the program are awarded a diploma. 

Programs run using an Internet-based LMS provide students with the opportunity to study, regardless of geographical and time constraints. However, it requires students to be disciplined, have a good Internet connection, and learn to use digital learning platforms effectively.

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