Course Descriptions


Core Program

INTT 111
Economics I
Ekonomi I
Credits3 ECTS5
Basic concepts of microeconomics; demand, supply, competitive equilibrium, elasticity, price controls, the consumption decision, production and costs, technological change. Market structures. Factors of production, determination of wages and return on capital.
INTT 112
Economics II
Ekonomi II
Credits3 ECTS5
Basic concepts of macroeconomics; the measurement and structure of national economy, productivity, output and employment. Consumption, saving, investment and the government sector. The money supply process, prices and inflation. Fiscal and monetary policies in a closed economy. Institutional determination of wages and unemployment. Business cycles analysis.
INTT 121
Business Mathematics I
İşletme Matematiği
Credits3 ECTS5
Basics of algebra, functions; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrices and determinants. Limits and continuity. The derivate and its applications; curve sketching; applications to business problems.
INTT 122
Business Mathematics II
İşletme Matematiği II
Credits3 ECTS5
Methods of integration, applications of definite integration, area under the curve. Sequences and infinite series, tests for convergence, power series, Taylor’s formula. Partial derivatives and its applications, Lagrange multipliers; applications to business problems.
Prerequisite:
INTT 121
INTT 125
Information Systems for Trade
Ticarette Bilgi Sistemleri
Credits3 ECTS5
Overview of information systems and data science. Inter-relationships between data, information and trade operations. Introduction to computer terminology, basic programming concepts, data types, database management methods used for acquiring, storing and transforming data. Brief review of common software and programming packages. Emerging trends in data and information technologies.
INTT 132
Management and Organizations
Yönetim ve Organizasyon
Credits3 ECTS5
Principles of managerial practices, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, decision making; classical and modern approaches to management; environment and managerial culture.
INTT 142
Legal Environment of Business
Ticari İşletme Hukuku
Credits3 ECTS5
Concept of law; state and constitution, state organs and their rule making powers; different legal systems; legal transactions, contracts; commercial law and companies, commercial papers; labor law. Fundamental principles of international law; international organisations; multinational corporations.
INTT 162
Creative Thinking and Innovation
Yaratıcı Düşünme ve İnovasyon
Credits3 ECTS5
Principles of and approaches to improving the flexibility and originality of thinking; flourishing creativity and innovation in people and organizations. Personal thinking preferences, eliminating mental blocks, idea generation and creativity techniques. Basic concepts about innovation, principles and practices for developing and managing innovations. developing an innovation strategy; the interplay between creativity, organizational processes and innovation success. Case examples and exercises to capture and implement the principles of creative thinking and innovation.
INTT 203
Financial Accounting
Finansal Muhasebe
Credits3 ECTS5
The accounting information system; the recording process, the trial balance, year-end adjustments, measurement of income; financial statements (income statement, balance sheet), the worksheet; detailed study of current assets (cash, receivable and inventory accounts), long lived assets; liabilities, and owners’ equity; statement of cash flow.
INTT 211
International Trade Theories and Policies
Uluslararası Ticaret Kuramları ve Politikaları
Credits3 ECTS5
Microeconomic aspects of international economics; introduction to international economic theory and policy. Classical, neoclassical and contemporary theories of international trade; empirical evidence from real life. Comparative advantage, gains from trade. Commercial policies, tariffs, the terms of trade and income distribution, international factor movements. Regional economic issues, trade policies and their implications for advanced and developing countries including Turkey.
Prerequisite:
INTT 111
INTT 212
Exchange Rate Regimes and Trade
Kambiyo Rejimleri ve Dış Ticaret
Credits3 ECTS5
Macroeconomic aspects of international economics: the balance of payments accounting and the foreign exchange market. Exchange rate determination, exchange rate regimes, effects on imports and exports. International monetary system, global interdependence and their implications on a nation’s welfare.
Prerequisite:
INTT 112
INTT 227
Applied Statistics I
Uygulamalı İstatistik I
Credits3 ECTS5
An introduction to uses and abuses of statistics; frequency distribution, measures of central tendency and variance; basics of probability; probability distribution of discrete and continuous random variables; Binomial, Poisson, normal, exponential distributions; sampling methods and estimation; usage of computer packages in applications.
INTT 228
Applied Statistics II
Uygulamalı İstatistik II
Credits3 ECTS5
Hypothesis tests, chi-square tests, analysis of variance, simple linear regression, multiple regression. Introduction to the multivariate analysis techniques; indices. Use of computer packages in applications.
Prerequisite:
INTT 227
INTT 241
International Economic Law
Uluslararası Ekonomi Hukuku
Credits3 ECTS5
Legal aspects of international trade; international institutions regulating international trade, World Trade Organization (WTO), General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT); legal aspects of international monetary system, IMF, World Bank; balance of payments, SDR-EURO; international regulation of foreign investments; protection of foreign investments; settlement of disputes between foreign investors and states.
Prerequisite:
INTT 142 or Consent of Instructor for non INTT students
INTT 252
Principles of Marketing
Pazarlama Prensipleri
Credits3 ECTS5
Core concepts of marketing, marketing management, marketing organizations, marketing environment and the characteristics of the consumer and organizational markets will be studied. The course will be supplemented by case studies.
INTT 254
International Trade Operations
Uluslararası Ticaret İşlemleri
Credits3 ECTS5
International trade practice, trademap application, international sales contract, international commercial terms (incoterms), international trade rules, international trade documentation, international trade payment terms; collections, acceptance, letter of credit and letter of guarantees, customs clearance, international trade risks and risk mitigation.
INTT 277
Financial Decision Making
Finansal Karar Verme
Credits3 ECTS5
The time value of money, interest rates, bonds and bond valuation, stocks and stock valuation. Risk and return, capital budgeting decision models, cash flow estimation, the cost of capital and capital structure. Capital asset pricing model, dividends, and dividend policy.
Prerequisite:
INTT 203
INTT 321
Quantitative Analysis and Applications
Kantitatif Analiz ve Uygulamalar
Credits3 ECTS5
Introduction to modeling concepts and quantitative techniques as tools for decision-making. Models and applications on linear programming and sensitivity analysis, transportation, assignment, goal programming, network models; project analysis and evaluation; use of decision support software packages in applications.
Prerequisite:
INTT 122
INTT 322
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Operasyon ve Tedarik Zincir Yönetimi
Credits3 ECTS6
Designing, planning, and management of operations, processes, activities required to transform resources into goods and services and of the supply chain effectively. Operation flows and processes, process design, lean operations, productivity management; achieving strategic fit with other functional areas of the organization; planning and coordinating demand and supply, logistics, sales and operations planning, information technology and collaboration in supply chains; global supply chains.
INTT 323
Research Methodology
Araştırma Yöntemleri
Credits3 ECTS5
Quantitative and qualitative research techniques emphasizing their applications in trade; population and sampling methods, data sources, survey research, data gathering techniques, tabulation and data analysis.
Prerequisite:
INTT 228
INTT 333
International Management
Uluslararası Yönetim
Credits3 ECTS5
Analysis of cross-national differences in economic, legal, political, and cultural environments; modes of foreign market entry; governmental influence on international trade and investment; internationalization strategies; international strategic alliances; organizing, leadership, and control in multinational companies.
Prerequisite:
INTT 132
INTT 334
Business Ethics
İş Ahlakı
Credits3 ECTS5
Creating awareness and sensitivity for ethical issues. Emphasizing moral reasoning, moral behavior and moral responsibility based upon ethical principles and theories for businesses and all stakeholders. Study of ethical dilemmas and ethically controversial cases in the global business environment. Ethics-related issues of technology, corporate social responsibility, privacy, environment, marketing and consumer protection, and discrimination.
INTT 355
Electronic Commerce
Elektronik Ticaret
Credits3 ECTS5
Dynamics of the online environment in terms of strategies, trends, tools and business models. Investigation of concepts such as e-marketing channels, conversion metrics, earned and paid customer acquisition. Customer lifetime value, net promoter score, customer data analytics, and user experience design through case studies and examples.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 375
Risk and Insurance
Risk ve Sigorta
Credits3 ECTS6
Definition and classifications of risk, personal and commercial risks. Techniques for managing risk, using insurance as risk transfer. Meaning and objectives of risk management, steps in risk management. Enterprise risk management, implementing and monitoring a risk management program. Decision making in financial risk management.
Prerequisite:
INTT 228
INTT 378
Trade Financing
Dış Ticaret Finansmanı
Credits3 ECTS5
Short-term and long-term trade credits, credit risks and credit arrangements; open accounts, letters of credit, import/export drafts, bankers' acceptances, and trust receipts, understanding of the foreign exchange market, international trade and foreign exchange risks.
Prerequisite:
INTT 277
INTT 425
International Logistics
Uluslararası Lojistik
Credits3 ECTS6
Role of international logistics in supply chains. Logistics subsystem and integrated logistics, structure of international physical distribution. International modes of transportation, packaging and security. Logistics relationships, role of logistics operators and 3PLs in the business and supply chain management. Technology and performance measurement. Interrelationships between international logistics decisions and the supply chain and other functional areas of the organization.
Prerequisite:
INTT 253 or INTT 254
INTT 434
Business Development and Entrepreneurship
Girişimcilik ve İş Tasarımı
Credits3 ECTS6
Various aspects of starting, operating, and expanding the owner-managed business. Each student prepares a business plan for a new company for which financing is sought. The integration of financial planning, marketing, accounting and organizational problems in a well-written proposal for financing is emphasized.
Prerequisite:
Senior standing or consent of the instructor
INTT 438
Negotiations in International Trade
Uluslararası Ticarette Müzakereler
Credits3 ECTS6
Strategy and tactics of distributive bargaining and integrative negotiations. Emotions and cognitive biases in negotiations. Conflict resolution methods. Ethical issues in negotiations. Negotiating in different business settings such as disputes, mergers, acquisitions, alliances, joint ventures, coalitions. Cross-cultural negotiation strategies in different regions and countries of the world. Third-party involvement in negotiations.
Prerequisite:
INTT 132
INTT 442
Competition Law
Rekabet Hukuku
Credits3 ECTS6
Introduction to competition law, competition law in Turkey, international competition norms, EU competition laws. Anti-competitive agreements, concerted practices, cartels, abuse of dominant power, regulations for mergers and acquisitions, compatibility of state aid with competition rules. Case law analysis, discussions of theory and practice of the competition rules.
Prerequisite:
INTT 142
INTT 459
International Marketing
Uluslararası Pazarlama
Credits3 ECTS6
Global marketing management. Cultural, political, economic and legal framework of international marketing. Regional market characteristics. International marketing information systems and research. Choice of international markets. Formulating international marketing strategies. Alternatives for entry and positioning, competitive analysis. International marketing mix decisions. Organization and control for international marketing operations.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 467
Politics of Globalization
Küreselleşme Politikaları
Credits3 ECTS6
Analysis of the interaction between politics and the economy, and markets and political behavior in the international system. Presentation of recent developments in international political economy studies with a focus on globalization. Theoretical perspectives to analyze and critically think about various effects and challenges that a rapidly integrating world imposes on trade, finance, economic development as well as the institution of nation-states.
Prerequisite:
INTT 211


Elective Courses

Please note that courses in the elective pool are not offered each year. Please check the schedule for currently offered courses - http://registration.boun.edu.tr

INTT 304
Managerial Accounting
Yönetim Muhasebesi
Credits3 ECTS5
Cost concepts and classifications, cost-volume-profit relationships, job order costing, process costing, activity based costing and activity based management, master budget, responsibility accounting, inventory costing. Capacity constraints and analysis, make-or-buy decisions, bottlenecks, strategic profitability analysis, pricing decisions and cost management, inventory management, management control systems. Multinational considerations in transfer pricing and in performance measurement.
Prerequisite:
INTT 203
INTT 331
International Human Resource Management
Uluslararası İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi
Credits3 ECTS5
Institutional and cultural influences on human resource management, transfer of human resource practices in multinational companies, expatriation cycle, comparative studies, international labor relations, human resource management in North America, in Europe, in the Far East and in developing countries.
Prerequisite:
INTT 132
INTT 341
International and European Commercial Law
Uluslararası Hukuk ve Avrupa Birliği Hukuku
Credits3 ECTS5
International Law; international commercial contracts; documentation in international business transactions; payments methods; supranational integration; legal system of European Union; supremacy of the European Union law; regulatory powers of the Union organs.
Prerequisite:
INTT 142 or Consent of Instructor for non INTT students
INTT 358
Services Marketing
Hizmet Pazarlaması
Credits3 ECTS4
Marketing function with special emphasis on the requirements of service organization. Application of marketing concepts, methods and techniques in the service industries. Distinctive aspects of services marketing. Marketing strategy and the marketing management process for the services exchange. The marketing mix; creating and delivering services, service quality; costs and pricing for services; communicating and promoting services; management of the customer service function; organization, implementation and control of the marketing effort. Innovative marketing strategies for services. Internationalization of services.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 402
Taxation in International Trade
Uluslararası Ticarette Vergilendirme
Credits3 ECTS5
Taxation regulations and practices faced by international firms ( corporate tax, income tax, value added tax and tariffs); tax refunds; tariffs in free zones; taxation in Customs Union operations; provisional importation ; taxation in cross–border leasing; double taxation.
Prerequisite:
INTT 241
INTT 410
Economic History of Turkey
Türk Ekonomi Tarihi
Credits3 ECTS5
History of incentive measures for the encouragement of industry, investment and foreign exchange generating activities, foreign capital policy, the effects of these policies, history of foreign trade policy; exchange rates, tariffs, subsidies, tax refunds, the development of Turkish foreign trade, tourism policy, small business policy, development of Turkish maritime trade, importance of development plans in promoting commerce and industry.
INTT 413
International Trade and Economic Development
Uluslararası Ticaret ve Ekonomik Kalkınma
Credits3 ECTS5
Process of industrial development and alternative development strategies; inward-oriented and outward-oriented development policies, their effects on exports, employment and growth. Critical analysis of Trade Liberalization policies in selected developing countries. Trade Liberalization process and growth performance from an international perspective for Turkey; import substitution policies during the 1970s, trade and exchange rate liberalization, reforms in the agricultural and state enterprise sectors. Growth prospects for the Turkish economy in the European Union and role of trade policies.
Prerequisite:
INTT 211 , INTT 212
INTT 414
Region Studies
Bölge İncelemeleri
Credits3 ECTS5
Study of the selected regions for trade strategy objectives; manpower and natural resource endowments of regions ; relationships between economic structure and such economic factors as capital accumulation and level of technology, relations between economic activities and the cultural and ethnographic structure of human groups, the comparative advantages of countries and regions due to the economic strength arising from these factors, regional integration efforts and international commercial activities, rural-urban shifts.
INTT 416
Economic History of Europe
Avrupa Ekonomi Tarihi
Credits3 ECTS5
Life and the economy before the Industrial Revolution: the rise and fall of the manorial system, the prudent peasant and open fields, the growth of labor productivity in early modern English agriculture, the efficiency and distributional consequences of eighteenth century enclosures. The Industrial Revolution; demand vs. supply, the demographic transition, life in France and England, the standard of living debate and consumption. Governmental response to the Industrial Revolution; child labor and the Factory Acts, the myth of British free trade and fortress France. Industrialization beyond Great Britain; the late nineteenth century, the world economy in the twentieth century.
Prerequisite:
INTT 111, INTT 112
INTT 423
Games and Cases in Operations Management
Oyunlarla Operasyon Yönetimi
Credits3 ECTS5
Use of computer games for solving strategic and operational problems in business. Integration of various quantitative and qualitative techniques for developing a solution. Supported by related cases.
Prerequisite:
INTT 322
INTT 424
Innovation Management: Strategies, Systems and Processes
Inovasyon Yönetimi: Stratejiler, Sistemler ve Süreçler
Credits3 ECTS5
An overview of innovation as a critical tool for sustainable competitiveness in business and organizations; sources, facilitators of and barriers to innovation; total innovation management; innovation strategies, innovation process management and models; business model innovation; optimizing innovation decision making through leveraging technical and business model innovation; measurement of innovation level and performance; use of case studies and games to reinforce the concepts.
INTT 427
Strategic Sourcing and Supply Management
Stratejik Kaynak ve Tedarik Yönetimi
Credits3 ECTS5
Strategic sourcing and supply management in the industrial purchasing cycle for operating supplies, raw materials, components and services. Strategic issues relating to the procurement decision process, including supplier selection and evaluation, supplier management and development, supplier performance and relationship management, make-versus-buy decision, e-purchasing, purchasing law and ethics, sustainability issues, the interrelationships between purchasing and other areas of the organization and the supply chain.
Prerequisite:
INTT 322 or Consent of Instructor
INTT 428
Project Management in International Trade
Uluslararası Ticarette Proje Yönetimi
Credits3 ECTS5
Key components of project management, including project scope management and the logical framework approach. Concepts related to project selection, initiation, human resource management, cost management, resource allocation, planning, scheduling, execution, monitoring and evaluation. PERT and CPM methods.
Prerequisite:
Senior Standing or Consent of Instructor
INTT 435
Strategic Management
Stratejik Yönetim
Credits3 ECTS5
Concepts and tools for formulating and implementing strategies particularly in the context of international trade and investment; use of these tools to study the industrial environment, to predict competitive actions and to analyze how firms develop and sustain competitive advantage.
Prerequisite:
Senior Standing
INTT 440
Innovation and Technology Law
İnovasyon ve Teknoloji Hukuku
Credits3 ECTS5
The philosophy and theoretical foundations of innovation and technology laws. Key concepts and doctrines of intellectual property (copyrights, patents, trademarks), TRIPS Agreement, comparative analysis of the legal frameworks of international institutions concerned with intellectual property (World Trade Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, European Union). Technology transfer, trade secrets, protection of data, and cybersecurity. Artificial intelligence, big data, internet of things, robots, reference case studies, case law analysis.
Prerequisite:
INTT 142
INTT 441
Dispute Resolution in the Modern World
Modern Dünyada Uyuşmazlıkların Çözümlenmesi
Credits3 ECTS5
Litigation, alternative dispute resolution methods, arbitration, mediation, negotiation, international arbitration. Dispute Settlement Mechanism in World Trade Organization, case studies, and case law analysis.
Prerequisite:
Senior Standing or Consent of Instructor
INTT 453
Integrated Marketing Communicationa
Bütünleşik Pazarlama İletişimi
Credits3 ECTS5
Study of communication between service suppliers and buying centers in national and international markets. Promotion in implementing marketing strategy. Promotion policy and planning; use of advertising, personal selling, publicity and sponsorship as promotion tools.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 454
Social Innovation and Impact
Sosyal İnovasyon ve Etki
Credits3 ECTS5
Social innovation, social entrepreneurship, business model design for social good, societal marketing, corporate social brand and its difference from corporate social responsibility, good business practices, creating a shared value, purpose vs profit trade off, conscious capitalism, social impact measurement, impact investment.
INTT 456
Networking and Relationship Marketing
Bağlılık Pazarlaması ve Dayanışma Ağları
Credits3 ECTS5
Identifying types of networks, contracts, strategic alliances, consortia, joint ventures; differential advantages in networking; dynamics of network management; building collaborative relationships with buyers, suppliers, distribution channel members, internal functions and competitors.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 457
Customer Behavior
Alıcı Davranışları
Credits3 ECTS5
Buyer behavior and decision making for both consumer and organizational markets. Understanding and prediction of market place behavior and customer satisfaction. Buyer behavior principles to guide the analysis of and decision making for target markets.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 458
Digital Marketing Strategies and Community Management
Dijital Pazarlama Stratejileri ve Topluluk Yönetimi
Credits3 ECTS5
Digital marketing strategies, building and managing communities, online brand communities, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, content marketing, mass customization, long tail, inbound marketing, social media marketing, virality, online reputation, digital marketing return on investment.
Prerequisite:
INTT 252
INTT 462
International Organizations
Uluslararası Örgütler
Credits3 ECTS5
This course introduces students to the main debates in the study of international organizations. The course aims to critically engage with the literatures on international organizations and discuss selected international organizations’ 1) brief history and main functions, 2) role in global governance, and 3) how they engage in policy making, as well as 4) the consequences of their engagement in global policy making. The course builds on the main themes, concepts and theoretical debates introduced in the fields of comparative politics, global politics and international relations.
INTT 463
International Relations
Uluslararası İlişkiler
Credits3 ECTS5
The evolution of the nation-state system, the operation of balance of power, deterrence, coercion, conflict, diplomacy, crisis management, and the role of international law and institutions in inter-state relations.
INTT 467
Politics of Globalization
Küreselleşme Siyaseti
Credits3 ECTS5
This course aims to explore globalization studies with a particular focus on political economy. We will not only discuss globalization from different theoretical perspectives but also analyze and critically think about the various effects and challenges a rapidly integrating world causes on trade, finance, economic development as well as the institution of nation-states.
INTT 472
Corporate Financial Analysis
Şirketlerin Mali Analizi
Credits3 ECTS5
Evaluation of the financial performance of companies; analysis and interpretation of financial statements; planning future financial performance; tools of financial control; financial management of growth.
Prerequisite:
Senior Standing
INTT 474
International Financial System and Institutions
Uluslararası Finans Sistemleri ve Kurumları
Credits3 ECTS5
The development and operation of financial markets, institutions and instruments in the world as well as Turkey; conduct of monetary policy, central banking, structure of banking industry in Turkey; competition and financial liberalization program; non-bank financial institutions and their role in the financial system; regulation and internationalization of the financial markets.
Prerequisite:
INTT 277
INTT 480
International Trade Project
Uluslararası Ticaret Projesi
Credits3 ECTS5
Students work on a specific project carried out within a company environment. The topic covers a firm's understanding of a foreign market and evaluation of the feasibility of exporting or setting up a local subsidiary. The topic must be a live trade problem and must be approved by the academic advisior and company advisior.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT485
Evolution of Trade and Banking
Credits3 ECTS5
This course explores the sacred origins of trade and banking.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT48B
Digital Marketing Strategy & Community Management
Credits3 ECTS5
This course covers subjects of digital economy with cases, articles, and guest speakers and with an emphasis on the strategic and behavioral aspects relying on theory instead of the fads and trends. So, upon successful completion of the course, students can have a solid understanding of digital marketing strategies, which they can apply and build on.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT48G
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Credits3 ECTS5
Financial Statement Analysis. Understanding and forecasting cash flows to firms and equity. Feasibility of investment projects; budget; strategic plan. Valuation methods: cost approach, market approach, income approach; net asset value, relative valuation, discounted cash flows. Choosing the right valuation model.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT48H
Strategic Sourcing and Supply Management
Credits3 ECTS5
The goal of this course is to prepare students as professionals trained to understand and manage the subject on a strategic level by providing an exhaustive overview of sourcing, procurement, outsourcing, supplier selection and performance evaluation, supplier development, make-versus- buy decisions, and the interrelationships between purchasing and other areas of the organization and the supply chain.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT48I
Data Analytics, Business Intelligence & Process
Credits3 ECTS5
This course aims to provide an understanding for the students who would like to improve their knowledge and insight about the data analytics technologies used in business life. Furthermore, it emphasises the use of valuable information assets in business cases. The amount of transactional data is vast in international trade and enterprises need effective data analytics to plan and execute their operations.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT48K
WTO and Trade Dispute Settlements
Credits3 ECTS5
The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of World Trade Organization (WTO) and its mechanisms, mainly key issues regarding trade disputes and dispute settlement procedures.
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor
INTT48L
Organizational Behavior
Credits3 ECTS5
Prerequisite:
Consent of Instructor