Management Information Systems (Doctorate)


General Information

The management information systems, which form the basis of the information age, are being dealt with a more comprehensive and depth manner in the world and in our country, finding many
different fields of application and therefore rapidly gaining importance and affecting many sciences. It is inevitable for these branches of science, which are actively interacting with the management information systems, to have a sound and scientific basis for the interaction in question. In parallel with these developments, people in almost every area are interested in these systems that increase productivity in management and want to specialize in their fields. The purpose of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management Information Systems is to train specialists with scientific background in this field and contribute to research activities.
The program in which the language of instruction is Turkish can be completed with or without a thesis. There are 2 professors, 1 associate professor, 2 assistant professors, and 2 research assistant in our department's academic staff.

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Management Information Systems. 

Level of Qualification

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Admission Requirements

a) To have a Master's diploma

b) To have obtained at least 65 points from Foreign Language Exam (YDS) or an equivalent score from similar exams accepted as equivalent by the Interuniversity Board. For foreign students, to have obtained at least 65 points in YDS in English, French and German languages ​​other than their mother tongue, or an equivalent score in similar exams accepted as equivalent by the Interuniversity Board.

c)Having at least 55 points from one of the three score types in the Academic Personnel and Graduate Education Examination (ALES), and at least 80 points from one of the three score types for those who apply with a bachelor's degree be. The scores provided at the level of equivalent points announced by the Council of Higher Education from similar international exams accepted as equivalent to this exam instead of the ALES result can be accepted by the Institute Administrative Board.

d)Management Information Systems, computer engineering, industrial engineering, information systems, computer teaching and technologies undergraduate graduates and Management Information Systems, computer engineering, industrial engineering, information systems, computer teaching and technologies, management information systems, business and postgraduate graduates students will be accepted. In the event that the candidates who are accepted among the applications to the Management Information Systems doctorate program are found missing from the undergraduate and graduate level management information systems courses by the Head of the Department, the "Scientific Preparatory Program" is applied to these students.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

Management Information Systems, computer engineering, industrial engineering, information systems, computer teaching and technologies undergraduate graduates and business administration and minor graduate students will be accepted to the program.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

a) The doctoral program consists of at least eight courses, seminars, proficiency exams, thesis proposal and thesis work, with a total of not less than 24 credits for students with a master's degree. The doctoral program consists of at least fourteen courses, seminars, proficiency exams, thesis proposal and thesis work for students who have been accepted with a bachelor's degree, with a total of 42 credits. The doctoral student; In each of the first and second semesters, it is compulsory to take at least 6 credits from the courses offered in the Department of the Graduate School / Major Art. In addition, a student can take a maximum of 15 credits in a semester.

b) The student has to register for the non-credit specialization course opened by his/her advisor in the semester following the appointment date and in the following semesters. However, the student; Students are required to register for the thesis work course as of the next semester when they pass the proficiency exam (or if the add-and-deletion period has passed). Specialization and thesis work courses can be continued during the semester and summer holidays, except for the days when the faculty members are on leave and on duty. These courses do not have mid-term and final exams and do not provide credit to the students.

c) Doctoral students can take courses from undergraduate and graduate programs, provided that they have not taken them before. Graduate courses can also be selected from the courses offered in other higher education institutions, upon the recommendation of the advisor, the recommendation of the relevant Department of Education, and the approval of the Graduate School Administrative Board. The credits of the courses to be taken from other higher education institutions and/or different departments of the same Institute cannot exceed 50% of the total credits. Undergraduate courses cannot be counted towards course load and doctoral credits.

d) Before a student enrolls in the Institute as a full-time student, the proposal of the advisor of the graduate courses related to his/her field of science, which he/she has taken in the last three years as a special student or from domestic and foreign Higher Education Institutions and has been successful, the approval of the Department/Major Board of Directors and the Graduate School Administration It can be transferred to the current program with the decision of the board. However, the credits of the courses to be taken in this way cannot exceed 50% of the total credit that the student must take in the program in which he is registered.

Profile of the Programme

PhD program; It trains managers who have knowledge of academic literature, theoretical and practical knowledge about management information systems, who can produce scientific studies that can shed light on the issues in this field, who can design and interpret scientific research, and who also adopt the importance of ethical values ​​and lifelong learning.

Key Learning Outcomes

1

To grasp the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Management Information Systems discipline.

2

To apply, analyze and evaluate the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Management Information Systems to the fieald of management.

3

To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively and to participate in international meetings about the Management Information Systems.

4

To participate and analyze the academic researches about the Management Information Systems.

5

To be able to utilize the computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

6

To evaluate the firms' decisions whether they are appropriate for the law, regulation and moral norms.

7

To have the characteristics of leadership and team membership.

8

To be conscious of the importance of individual and group working and to have the necessary communication skills and responsibility.

9

To update, develop and share with others the learnings in Management Information Systems.

10

To analyze, solve and control the problems in firms.

11

To update,adapt and develop the knowledge according to the various markets.

12

To grasp the security, facility and working environment that firms provide to their empoyees.

13

To prepare, control and evaluate projects which are also benefical for the society in goods or services company.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Business analyst, business development specialist, business intelligence analyst, database manager, database analyst, information systems manager, information technology consultant, information technology development project manager, network manager, system analyst, system developer, technical they can work in positions such as support specialist, web developer with extremely attractive opportunities.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates who successfully complete the doctoral program can apply to post-doctoral programs both in their own fields and in multi-disciplinary fields.

Courses - Term, Credit and ECTS Credit
- 1 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
1
Compulsory
YBS601
MANAGEMENT DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
3
8
1
Compulsory
YBS604
DATA AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
3
8
1
Elective
YBS605
E-BUSINESS MODELS
3
8
1
Elective
YBS606
DEVELOPING INTERNET APPLICATIONS
3
8
1
Elective
YBS609
AI IN MANAGEMENT
3
8
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
YBS602
DATA MINING
3
8
2
Compulsory
YBS603
INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT
3
8
2
Compulsory
YBS607
RESEARCH DESIGN, DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
3
8
2
Elective
YBS610
BIG DATA AND HEALTH INFORMATION APPLICATIONS
3
8
2
Elective
YBS611
HEALTH INFORMATION BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
3
8
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
YBS608
SEMINAR
3
8
3
Compulsory
YBS612
SPECIALIZATION COURSE
0
20
- 4 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
4
Compulsory
YBS631
DOCTORAL QUALIFICATION EXAM
0
20
- 5 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
5
Compulsory
YBS632
THESIS STUDIES
0
20
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students are required to take a mid-term and final examination for course evaluation. The final grade is based on the mid-term examination grade and the final examination grade with the contribution of 40% and 60% respectively. To pass any course, a student must receive at least 60 out of 100. Students whose Cum GPA are at least 2.50 are considered successful. Students whose Cum GPA lower than 2.50 (CB) must retake the courses that they had CC grades.The assessment for each course is described in detail in "Individual Course Description".

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are as described in the "Qualification Requirements and Rules" section.

Mode of Study

Full time

Programme Director

Prof. Dr. Aral EGE

Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Management Information Systems

Dr. Rıdvan Ege Kampüsü, Kızılcaşar mah. 06830

İncek-Gölbaşı/Ankara

Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix

Management Information Systems PhD Program Qualifications

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YBS 601             
YBS 604             
YBS 605             
YBS 606             
YBS 609             
YBS 602             
YBS 603             
YBS 610             
YBS 611             
YBS 612             
YBS 608             
YBS 631             
YBS 632             
NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

Category

Basic Field Qualification

Programme Qualification

Knowledge 1

Has the advanced basic conceptual knowledge related to the field.

1. To grasp the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Management Information Systems discipline.

3. To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively and to participate in international meetings about the Management Information Systems.

5. To be able to utilize the computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

Skill 1

Has the ability to share the theoretical knowledge related to the field with employees and other team members.

8. To be conscious of the importance of individual and group working and to have the necessary communication skills and responsibility.

9. To update, develop and share with others the learnings in Management Information Systems.

Skill 2

Has the ability to interpret and analyze data, by using the theoretical knowledge related to the field in decision, practice and behaviors and find problems and solutions for them.

2. To apply, analyze and evaluate the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Management Information Systems to the field of management.

4. To participate and analyze the academic researches about the Management Information Systems.

6. To evaluate the firms' decisions whether they are appropriate for the law, regulation and moral norms.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)1

Makes a research and study related to the field.

4. To participate and analyze the academic researches about the Management Information Systems.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)2

Takes a responsibility of both project leader and project member.

7. To have the characteristics of leadership and team membership.

8. To be conscious of the importance of individual and group working and to have the necessary communication skills and responsibility.

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)3

States vision and mission for organisation/institution.

2. To apply, analyze and evaluate the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Business Administration to the field of management.

Competence (Learning) 1

Evaluates and criticizes the knowledge gained about the field.

2. To apply, analyze and evaluate the basic conceptual and theoretical frameworks of Management Information Systems to the field of management.

6. To evaluate the firms' decisions whether they are appropriate for the law, regulation and moral norms.

Competence (Learning) 2

Reflects that learning should continue forever.

9. To update, develop and share with others the learnings in business administration.

11. To update,adapt and develop the knowledge according to the various markets.

Competence (Communication and Social) 1

Expresses the knowledge and skills s/he has gained in the field both orally and written.

3. To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively and to participate in international meetings about the Management Information Systems.

Competence (Communication and Social) 2

Commuicates with collegues in the field.

3. To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively and to participate in international meetings about the Management Information Systems.

8. To be conscious of the importance of individual and group working and to have the necessary communication skills and responsibility.

9. To update, develop and share with others the learnings in Management Information Systems.

Competence (Communication and Social) 3

Is able to use computer software programs and information technologies at the advanced level (“European Computer Driving License”).

5. To be able to utilize the computer proggrammes relevant to the job definitions.

Competence (Communication and Social) 4

Follows the information in his/her field and communicates with colleagues (“at the level of European Language Portfolio Global Scale”, Level B1).

3. To communicate in oral and written foreign languages effectively and to participate in international meetings about the business administration.

Competence (Field Specific)1

Acts according to organisation/institution, business and societal ethics.

6. To evaluate the firms' decisions whether they are appropriate for the law, regulation and moral norms.

14. İşletmelerin faaliyet, çalışma düzeni ve işletme-çalışan-tüketici zincirinde etik değerlere göre hareket etmesi gerektiğini benimser.

Competence (Field Specific) 2

Analyzes carries out the relationships of organisation/institution with its stakeholders.

7. To have the characteristics of leadership and team membership.

Competence (Field Specific) 3

Has the ability to promote the innovations.

9. To update, develop and share with others the learnings in Management Information Systems.

11. To update,adapt and develop the knowledge according to the various markets.

Competence (Field Specific) 4

Has the critical thinking about the organisation/institution.

6. To evaluate the firms' decisions whether they are appropriate for the law, regulation and moral norms.

10. To analyze, solve and control the problems in firms.

Competence (Field Specific) 5

Has sufficient awareness on the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture, the protection of cultural values and environmental protection and as well on occupational

health and safety issues.

12. To grasp the security, facility and working environment that firms provide to their empoyees.

13. To prepare, control and evaluate projects which are also benefical for the society in goods or services company.

14. To realize that firms should consider ethical values their activities, structure and communications with their employees.

NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

Basic Field

Program Qualifications

National Qualifications Framework

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

Knowledge

1

                            

1

Knowledge

 

Skill

1

                            

1

Skill

2

                            

2

 

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

1

                            

1

Competence (Working Independently and Taking Responsibility)

2

                            

2

3

                            

3

Competence (Learning)

1

                            

1

Competence (Learning)

2

                            

2

                             

3

Competence (Communication and Social)

1

                            

1

Competence (Communication and Social)

2

                            

2

3

                            

3

4

                            

4

                             

5

Competence (Field Specific)

1

                            

1

Competence (Field Specific)

2

                            

2

3

                             

4

                             

5