COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Business Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 300
Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives To provide a general apprehension of business law through a presentation of basic concepts, principles and institutions of the law of obligations, commercial law, intellectual and industrial.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to perceive and discuss legal issues pertaining to business activities properly.
  • Will be able to explain relevant basic legal concepts.
  • Will be able to use relevant legal terms correctly.
  • Will be able to reach legal information from different sources.
  • Will be able to explain the major public authorities and institutions concerned with business.
  • Will be able to refer to basic legal rules regulating business activities.
  • Will be able to understand the functioning of companies.
Course Content Basic concepts of the law of obligations, general legal regime of contractual obligations, special types of contracts, basic concepts of commercial law, general principles of company law, corporations, limited liability company, negotiable instruments, unfair competition, intellectual and industrial property rights and labor law.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction Ansay & Schneider, p. 1-15; Course notes.
2 Law Of Obligations Ansay & Schneider , p. 15-29, p. 47-59; Course notes.
3 Sale of Movable Property Shippey, Karla C.; Course notes.
4 Securities Ansay & Schneider, p. 89-111; Course notes.
5 Commercial Enterprise Law Ansay & Schneider, p. 89-111; Course notes.
6 Commercial Enterprise Law Ansay & Schneider, p. 233-245; Course notes.
7 Companies Ansay & Schneider, p. 89-111; Course notes.
8 Companies
9 Midterm
10 Negotiable Instruments Ansay & Schneider, p. 59-77; Course notes
11 Negotiable Instruments Ansay & Schneider, p. 77-89; Course notes.
12 Unfair Competition and Competition Law Ansay & Schneider, p. 141-161; Course notes.
13 Labor Law Ansay & Schneider, p. 221-233; Course notes.
14 Banking Law Ansay & Schneider, p. 245-255; Course notes.
15 Review
16 Final Exam
Course Textbooks

Mineliler, Zeynep, Business Law, 2017

 
References

Ansay, Tuğrul & Schneider, Eric C., (Eds.), Introduction to Turkish Business Law, 2nd ed., Wolters Kluwer, The Netherlands, 2014; Sözer, Bülent, Legal Environment of Business - A Hand Book on Turkish and International Business Law, Beta, İstanbul, 2001.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
1
50
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
50
    Total
138

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with analytical and holistic viewpoint, and develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of business administration

X
2 To evaluate the knowledge acquired in the field of business management with a critical orientation, and adopt life-long learning approach, update the existing knowledge and acquire new ones on a continuing base X
3

To analyze the knowledge acquired in the field of business administration at organizational level, and interpret and present the findings and solutions to the problems in written and oral formats

X
4 To interpret business concepts and philosophies at the national and international levels, and apply them after conducting cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To know the quality and productivity principles of business life and practice these in real-life X
6 To think with an innovative/creative motive, and apply the academic knowledge not only to similar occasions but also to new and unconventional circumstances X
7 To acquire leadership qualifications and apply them successfully X
8 To take responsibilities as an individual and team member, be open minded, self-confident and open to criticism, and work efficiently and effectively X
9 To describe the economic situation of the region, and apply the academic knowledge to real life situations by thinking locally and globally X
10 To embrace the necessity of business ethical values, and possess and practice social, scientific and ethical values at the data collection, evaluation and dissemination and application stages X
11

To keep abreast of current news on business administration and communicate with one’s peers in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12 To gain intermediate level of proficiency in a second foreign language X
13

To effectively use computer programs, and information and communication technologies in the field of business administration (“European Computer Driving Licence", Advanced Level)

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest