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 Description 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 Required Materials
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 Notes/Textbooks

Mineliler, Zeynep, Business Law, 2017

 
Suggested Readings/Materials

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 Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
2
50
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
2
25
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
50
    Total
148

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

X
2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

X
4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

X
5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

X
6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

X
7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

X
8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

X
9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

X
10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

X

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