COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Business Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 519
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
Second Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives In this Course, it is intended that the students get acquainted with basic legal aspects as well as legal definitions and descriptions of business, and familiarize them with the regulatory facets of the markets. Correct international legal jargons are intended to be taught to the students.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1. Will be able to grasp the business disputes.
  • 2. Will be able to explain basic legal terms.
  • 3. Will be able to obtain information from different sources.
  • 4. Will be able to use basic legal sources regarding commercial activities.
  • 5. Will be able to explain functioning of corporations.
Course Description International Business Law covers a vast area of Laws, Acts, Codes and relevant regulations due to its very nature. But, every effort will be given to discuss all the contemporary issues during the Course in one semester. The Lecturer's business background may be taken as an advantage in approaching the related issues from the right angles.

 



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 Course notes
2 Law of Obligations Course notes
3 Contracts of Sale Course notes
4 Secured Transactions Course notes
5 Commercial Enterprise Course notes
6 Commercial Enterprise Course notes
7 Business Associations Course notes
8 Business Associations Course notes
9 Midterm Exam
10 Negotiable Instruments Course notes
11 Unfair Trade Practices Course notes
12 Labor Law Course notes
13 Leasing and Factoring Course notes
14 Banking Law Course notes
15 Presentations Course notes
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks Lecturer will provide auxillary course materials such as book, power point presentations and web addresses.
Suggested Readings/Materials Uğraş Erol, Melih, Introduction to Turkish Commercial Law, Seçkin Yayıncılık, Ankara, 2015; Ansay, Tuğrul & Schneider, Eric C., (Eds.), Introduction to Turkish Business Law, 2nd ed., Wolters Kluwer, The Netherlands, 2014; Adal, Erhan, Fundamentals of Turkish Private Law, 10th ed., Legal, İstanbul, 2012; Shippey, Karla C., A Short Course in International Contracts, 4th ed., World Trade Press, CA, 2011.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
20
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
10
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
1
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
30
Final Exams
1
40
    Total
138

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

X
2

To be able to demonstrate business communication skills effectively.

X
3

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to the business-related problems.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

X
5

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.    

X
6

To be able to perform well in teamwork projects and business tasks.

X
7

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.  

X
8

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.     

X
9

To develop a solution to business problems through systematic research.

X
10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

 

X

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