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
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
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 and labor law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to describe legal issues pertaining to business activities properly.
  • Will be able to evaluate sources of obligations
  • Will be able to describe merchant
  • Will be able to compare negotiable instruments
  • Will be able to explain labor contracts
  • Will be able to explain the functioning of companies
Course Description Basic concepts of the law of obligations, special types of contracts, basic concepts of commercial law, general principles of company law, negotiable instruments, unfair competition and labor law will be handled in the scope of this course.

 



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 Mineliler, p.1-14
2 Law Of Obligations Mineliler, p.15-37
3 Sale of Movable Property Mineliler, p.41-64
4 Securities Mineliler, p.65-83
5 Commercial Enterprise Law Mineliler, p. 89-101
6 Commercial Enterprise Law Mineliler, p.102-106
7 Companies Mineliler, p. 109-120
8 Companies Mineliler, p.121-130
9 Midterm
10 Negotiable Instruments Mineliler, p.133-145
11 Negotiable Instruments Mineliler, p.146-154
12 Unfair Competition and Competition Law Mineliler, p.157-180.
13 Labor Law Mineliler, p.183-190
14 Labor Law Mineliler, p.191-201.
15 Review and Homework
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Zeynep Mineliler, Business Law, 2020
Suggested Readings/Materials

Refik Korkusuz, Introduction to Turkish Law, 2016; 

 
Mahmut Yavaşi , An Introduction to Turkish Business Law, 2015

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
45
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
55
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
45
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
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
25
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
25
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 acquire a sound knowledge of fundamental concepts, theories, principles and methods of investigation specific to the economic field.

2

To be able to apply adequate mathematical, econometric, statistical and data analysis models to process economic data and to implement scientific research for development of economic policies.

3

To be able to participate in academic, professional, regional, and global networks and to utilize these networks efficiently.

4

To be able to have adequate social responsibility with regards to the needs of the society and to organize the activities to influence social dynamics in line with social goals.

5

To be able to integrate the knowledge and training acquired during the university education with personal education and produce a synthesis of knowledge one requires.

6

To be able to evaluate his/her advance level educational needs and do necessary planning to fulfill those needs through the acquired capability to think analytically and critically.

7

To be able to acquire necessary skills to integrate social dynamics into economic process both as an input and an output.

8

To be able to link accumulated knowledge acquired during the university education with historical and cultural qualities of the society and be able to convey it to different strata of society.

9

To be able to take the responsibility as an individual and as a team member.

10

To be able to attain social, scientific and ethical values at the data collection, interpretation and dissemination stages of economic analysis.

11

To be able to collect data in economics and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

12

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

13

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

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