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ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ENT402 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Distance Learning
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course offers a framework for understanding the entrepreneurial process and exposes students to challenges, problems, and issues faced by entrepreneurs who start new businesses. Additionally, students understand the role and importance of entrepreneurship for economic development, develop personal creativity and entrepreneurial initiative and understand the stages of the entrepreneurial process and the resources needed for the successful development of entrepreneurial ventures. Finally, students identify the risks, returns, and other aspects of entrepreneurship as a potential career.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include entrepreneurship and its historical perspective, the mind-set of entrepreneurs and their creative thinking while generating new entries, and identifying/analyzing domestic and international opportunities while protecting their ideas and other legal issues. This course also embraces the subjects for the entrepreneur candidates as in how to prepare entrepreneurship process, business model and strategies and how to prepare and present a business plan, marketing plan, organizational plan and financial plan.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Student will be able to explain basic terms related to entrepreneurship, analyze the business environment in order to identify business opportunities, make ethic decisions to do right things, read the trends in the market, create and generate new ideas and interpret their own business plan

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Entrepreneurship Concept, Its Historical Development, Entrepreneurship Process, Features of Entrepreneurship Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Reading Creativity and Inventiveness in Entrepreneurship Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Reading Business Establishment Process: Business Types, Establishment Types, Taking on an Existing Business Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Reading Business Model Concept, Its Types and Formation Lecture & Question and Answer
5 Reading Forming Business Strategies Lecture & Question and Answer
6 Reading Job Plan Concept and Preparing Job Plans Lecture & Question and Answer
7 Reading Parts of Job Plan: Product /service and strategies Lecture & Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Parts of Job Plan: Marketing Plan and Strategies Lecture & Question and Answer
10 Reading Parts of Job Plan: Financial Plan and Production Plan Lecture & Question and Answer
11 Reading Parts of Job Plan: Production Plan Lecture & Question and Answer
12 Reading Parts of Job Plan: Management Plan Lecture & Question and Answer
13 Reading Organizations Supporting Entrepreneurship in our Country and Supporting Conditions 1 Lecture & Question and Answer
14 Reading Organizations Supporting Entrepreneurship in our Country and Supporting Conditions 2 Lecture & Question and Answer
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Zucchella, A., Hagen, B. International Entrepreneurship, Elgar.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2018), Britannica Educational Publishing
Baron, R.A., Hmieleski, K.M. Essentials of Entrepreneurship Second Edition, Elgar.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 4 28
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 3 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0