Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2-İKT-206ENTREPRENEURSHIPElective126
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to explain the importance of entrepreneurs for economic growth and introduce the concept of an entrepreneurial perspective within individuals. Also the aim is to identify and discuss the most commonly cited characteristics found in successful entrepreneurs, describe the entrepreneurship process, examine entrepreneurial motivation and discuss the dark side of entrepreneurship.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1Students can understand the dynamics of globalization and new economy
2define the concepts of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur
3know the ten myths associated with entrepreneurship
4describe the predominance of new ventures in the economy,
5understand the macro and micro views of entrepreneurship
6explain the useful rules for innovation
7identify the entrepreneurial process
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, entrepreneurship phenomenon is examined through various disciplines' perspectives and the basic dynamics of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial process are investigated.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Basic entrepreneurial concepts and the importance of entrepreneurship
2Common characteristics associated with entrepreneurs, firm approach, environmental approach
3Entrepreneurial and managerial mindset,
4The concept of intrapreneurship
5Factors affecting entrepreneurship: globalization, knowledge community, technological and demographical changes
6Components of entrepreneurship process: opportunity recognition and development, resources and organization
7The role of creativity
8The innovation and entrepreneurship process
9Environmental assessment and marketing research for new ventures
10Financial preparation for entrepreneurial venture
11Developing an effective business plan
12Legal structures for new business venture
13Strategic Planning for Emerging Ventures
14Managing Entrepreneurial Growth
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination130
Attending Lectures1510
Practice1010
Discussion1010
Field Work410
Individual Study for Mid term Examination2010
Individual Study for Final Examination2010
Homework2010
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination170
Report130
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities30
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities70
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures1510150
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12525
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)193
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