Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code: UNI192
Course Name: Introduction to Business Functions
Semester: Fall
Course Credits:
ECTS
5
Language of instruction: English
Course Condition:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course: Compulsory Courses
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning
Course Coordinator: Dr. Öğr. Üy. ELİF ÇİÇEKLİ
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Elif Cicekli
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: This course aims to:
1. Introduce students to basic business concepts and practices.
2. Acquaint students with the issues on business environment, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, and global context of business.
3. Familiarize students with the concepts and practices in managing and organizing businesses.
4. Provide students an understanding of the issues of management, organization, motivation, leadership, and marketing.
5. Enable students to carry out research, prepare, and present a project on the topics of the course as member of a team.
Course Content: This course is designed to introduce students to the world of business and show how businesses operate in a changing business environment. The course informs students about business environment, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, and global context of business, and provides them with a foundation in the issues of management, organization, motivation, leadership, and marketing.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1) On successful completion of this course, the students will be able to; 1. Describe basic business concepts and practices.
2) Explain the issues on business environment, business ethics and corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship, and global context of business.
3) Outline the concepts and practices in managing and organizing businesses.
4) Analyze the issues in management, organization, motivation, leadership, and marketing.
5) Carry out research, prepare, and present a project on the topics of the course as member of a team.

Course Flow Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to the topics of the course
2) Introduction to Business Concepts
3) Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
4) Entrepreneurship, New Ventures and Business Ownership
5) The Global Context of Business-1
6) The Global Context of Business-2
7) Managing the Business
8) Organizing the Business
9) Employee Motivation
10) Leadership and Decision Making
11) Marketing Processes and Consumer Behavior
12) Overview of the course subjects and final exam topics
13) Project Presentations
14) Project Presentations
15) Final Exam Period
16) Final Exam Period

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: Ebert, R. J., & Griffin, R. W. (2019). Business Essentials (12th Global ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.
References: Bovee, C. L., & Thill, J. V. (2017). Business in Action (8th ed.). Essex, England: Pearson Education Limited.

Course - Program Learning Outcome Relationship

Course Learning Outcomes

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Program Outcomes
1) To be able to evaluate the basic knowledge and evidence-based developments in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics, research, implementation, accuracy, reliability and validity.
2) To be able to develop an individual-specific nutritional plan and program in accordance with the rules of adequate and balanced nutrition, determination of energy and nutrient requirements of individuals with scientific methods.
3) Develop the nutritional and nutritional plan and policy for the protection, improvement and improvement of health by using methods for determining the nutritional status of the population.
4) To be able to evaluate the factors affecting the nutritional quality of the individual and society in production consumption chain and apply standards and legal regulations on food safety and security.
5) To use the current technologies, computer and information processing skills in the process of gathering and implementing basic information about Nutrition and Dietetics, having the ability of problem solving and decision making, creating a research project, information gathering and report preparation process.
6) Defines, evaluates, interprets, produces solutions, produces medical nutrition therapy, makes team work with all national and international stakeholders in health and social fields, acts according to ethical rules by using current knowledge and skills acquired in Nutrition and Dietetics field.
7) Taking into consideration the energy and nutrient requirements of the target group, evaluating the Nutrition and Dietetic aspects, makes menu planning in the institutions which are mass-fed and takes care of the food safety at all stages from the purchase of food to the service, and utilizes the technological developments in providing the appropriate service delivery.
8) Develops and implements strategies to encourage individuals and communities to choose safe and healthy foods, and prepares and updates relevant educational materials.
9) Makes laboratory applications for product development, nutrient analysis and factors affecting quality, evaluates and evaluates according to legal regulations.
10) Plans, manages, evaluates, monitors, reports and leads teamwork and supports the creation of national and international nutritional and nutritional plans and policies to promote healthy nutrition awareness of individuals and society throughout the life cycle.
11) Plans, implements, monitors and evaluates the appropriate medical nutrition therapy in an interdisciplinary approach, taking into account the sociocultural and economic structure of patients with different age groups. Participates in clinical trials.
12) Uses English at an adequate level to follow professional developments and to communicate with colleagues, patients and the community.
13) Uses current informatics and communication technologies effectively to reach and disseminate information in the field.
14) All field studies and scientific studies work in teams with their colleagues and different professions.
15) Performs his / her duties within the framework of Professional Responsibility and ethical values, adopts the importance of lifelong learning and continuously develops himself / herself by following the developments in science, technology and health, and ensures the progress and development of the profession of dietician.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Average 3 Highest
       
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to evaluate the basic knowledge and evidence-based developments in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics, research, implementation, accuracy, reliability and validity.
2) To be able to develop an individual-specific nutritional plan and program in accordance with the rules of adequate and balanced nutrition, determination of energy and nutrient requirements of individuals with scientific methods.
3) Develop the nutritional and nutritional plan and policy for the protection, improvement and improvement of health by using methods for determining the nutritional status of the population.
4) To be able to evaluate the factors affecting the nutritional quality of the individual and society in production consumption chain and apply standards and legal regulations on food safety and security.
5) To use the current technologies, computer and information processing skills in the process of gathering and implementing basic information about Nutrition and Dietetics, having the ability of problem solving and decision making, creating a research project, information gathering and report preparation process.
6) Defines, evaluates, interprets, produces solutions, produces medical nutrition therapy, makes team work with all national and international stakeholders in health and social fields, acts according to ethical rules by using current knowledge and skills acquired in Nutrition and Dietetics field.
7) Taking into consideration the energy and nutrient requirements of the target group, evaluating the Nutrition and Dietetic aspects, makes menu planning in the institutions which are mass-fed and takes care of the food safety at all stages from the purchase of food to the service, and utilizes the technological developments in providing the appropriate service delivery.
8) Develops and implements strategies to encourage individuals and communities to choose safe and healthy foods, and prepares and updates relevant educational materials.
9) Makes laboratory applications for product development, nutrient analysis and factors affecting quality, evaluates and evaluates according to legal regulations.
10) Plans, manages, evaluates, monitors, reports and leads teamwork and supports the creation of national and international nutritional and nutritional plans and policies to promote healthy nutrition awareness of individuals and society throughout the life cycle.
11) Plans, implements, monitors and evaluates the appropriate medical nutrition therapy in an interdisciplinary approach, taking into account the sociocultural and economic structure of patients with different age groups. Participates in clinical trials.
12) Uses English at an adequate level to follow professional developments and to communicate with colleagues, patients and the community.
13) Uses current informatics and communication technologies effectively to reach and disseminate information in the field.
14) All field studies and scientific studies work in teams with their colleagues and different professions.
15) Performs his / her duties within the framework of Professional Responsibility and ethical values, adopts the importance of lifelong learning and continuously develops himself / herself by following the developments in science, technology and health, and ensures the progress and development of the profession of dietician.

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 5
Project 1 % 25
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 60
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 40
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Calculation

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Presentations / Seminar 2 5
Project 10 20
Midterms 6 20
Final 9 26
Total Workload 113