Course Description

Course Code Semester Teoric Credit ECTS
Prerequisite Courses

It is advised to take the lectures of Economy and Business Management.

Recommended Elective Courses
Course Language Türkçe
Level of the Course Önlisans
Course Type ZORUNLU
Course Coordinator Öğr. Gör. NEŞE CENKÇİ
Instructor Öğr. Gör. BURHAN ÖZKAN
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to prepare students for the profession by helping students to understand basic information about foreign trade transactions, terminology, import and export transactions.

Course Content

Examination of contracts in foreign trade, delivery forms and documents used in foreign trade.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Teaching Methods Measurement Methods
1 - To be able to comprehend the basic technical concepts in foreign trade transactions 1 - 2 - C - A -
2 - To be able to understand factors that seperates the foreign trade from domestic trade 2 - 1 - C - A -
3 - To comprehend the general framework of the legislation on customs, import-export and foreign exchange and promotion 1 - 2 - 12 - C - A -
4 - To learn official, commercial and autonomous institutions applied in foreign trade flow and in case of any problem 1 - 2 - 12 - A - C -
5 - To understand and to gain practising on the sharing risk and fees at the stage which exported or imported goods are transfered to buyer from seller 12 - 2 - 1 - C - A -
6 - To learn official and commercial documents used in foreign trade transactions, to understand where and how to use these documents, to gain capability of issuing these documents electronically or manually 1 - 2 - C - A -
Teaching Methods: 1:Lecture 2:Question-Answer 12:Case Study
Measurement Methods: C:Homework A:Testing

Course Flow

Week Topics Preliminary
10 Documents used in foreign trade; Fill in examples of insurance documents (insurance letter, insurance certificate, flotation insurance policy, insurance policy and types)
11 Documents used in foreign trade; Financing documents (Policies, Bills, Warehouse Receipt, Sampling Authority, Delivery order, Pledge receipt)
12 Subsidiary organizations within the scope of foreign trade (DTM, TIM, Exporters Unions, IGEME, Undersecretariat of Customs)
13 Subsidiary organizations within the scope of foreign trade (KOSGEB, EXIMANK, TOBB, chambers of commerce and industry)
14 TECHNICAL TRIP I: Foreign trade business processes are seen in place.
9 Mid-term exam
8 Documents used in foreign trade; Transportation documents (Land transport documents, Sea transport documents, Air transport documents, Rail transport documents), filling in specifications and samples,
6 Documents used in foreign trade; Commercial documents (Invoice types, List of tickets, Package packing list, Specification document, Analysis document issued by the third party, Ship measurement report, Expert report)
1 History and types of foreign trade definition, Basic reasons of foreign trade, Paza entry and offer, Basic principles of contract.
2 Types of risks and risks in foreign trade, elimination of risks.
3 Delivery forms in foreign trade; E Group (Exworks) and F Group (Free Carrier, Free Alongside Ship, Free on Board) The responsibilities of the buyer and seller,
4 Delivery forms in foreign trade; C Group (Cost and Freight, Cost, Insurance and Freight, Carriage Paid To, Carriage Insurance paid to) The responsibilities of the buyer and seller,
5 Delivery forms in foreign trade; D (Delivered Duty Paid, Delivered at Place, Delivered at Terminal) The responsibilities of the buyer and seller,


Lecture Notes
Course Resources

[1] Mutlu yılmaz, Ahmet Özken, '111 Soruda İNCOTERMS' Optimist publishing and distribution, 2013 Istanbul, [2] Onursal, Erkut, foreign trade with legislation and technical aspects, elite publishing, 2013, Ankara. [3] DR.Ferudun, Kaya, Foreign Trade Operations Management, Beta Publications, 2013, Istanbul [4] Finally Durukanoğlu, the world of foreign trade, Beta Publications, 2008, Istanbul [5] Prof.Dr.Atilla Bağrıaçık, Applied Foreign Trade Operations, Bilim Teknik Yayınevi, 2004, Istanbul. [6] www.ekonomi.gov.tr [7] www.ibp.gov.tr [8] www.eximbank.gov.tr [9] www.kosgeb.gov.tr [10] www.tobb.org.tr [11] www.gtb.gov.tr

Document Sharing

Contribution of the Course to Program Outcomes

No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution Level
1 2 3 4 5

Evaluation System

Contribution Level Order Percentage of Contribution
AraSinav 1 70
KisaSinav 1 10
KisaSinav 2 10
Odev 1 10
KisaSinav 3 0
KisaSinav 4 0
Odev 2 0
Total 100
The Ratio of the Semester to Success 50
Final to Success Ratio 50
Total 100

ECTS Workload

Activity Sayısı Time (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 8 16
Assignment 1 20 20
Final examination 1 12 12
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (h)Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 4.8
ECTS Credit of the Course 4.8
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