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INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ITR432 INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY 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 Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. TÜZÜN TOLGA İNAN
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce general framework for the required technology factors in order to engage both in product differentiation and reduce the costs in the processes of business and production, and how to benefit from technological innovations and give examples of companies engaged in technology-based initiatives and how important the usage of technologic opportunities is.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include introduction to technology and innovation, basic concepts of technology and innovation, information systems, creative thinking, knowledge management, innovation management, entrepreneurship in information society, intellectual property rights, R&D management, supply chain management, new product development and design, project management and leadership and creativeness in technology management.

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

Assess basic concepts of technology and innovation by relating them to current examples
Evaluate factors effecting innovation in institutions
Recommend for innovation processes and mechanisms for the management of this process
Evaluate the importance of innovation and technology for a competitive advantage
Compare effects of innovation and technology in work places and society

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Introduction to Technology and Innovation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading Basic Concepts of Technology and Innovation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Information Systems Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Creative Thinking Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading Knowledge Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Innovation Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading Entrepreneurship in Information Society Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Intellectual Property Rights Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading R&D Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading Supply Chain Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading New Product Development and Design Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading Project Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading Leadership and Creativeness İn Technology Management Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Emiroglu, A. (2017). Inovasyon ve Teknoloji Yonetimi. 1st Edition, Bursa: Ekin Press.
Baykara, T. (2014). 21. Yuzyılda Teknoloji & Yenilik: Inovasyon ve Yönetimi. Ankara: Nobel Publications.
Luecke, R. (2008). Is Dunyasında Yenilik ve Yaraticilik. Translation: Turan Parlak, 2nd Edition, Istanbul: Türkiye Is Bankası Kültür Publications.
Top, S. (2008). Isletmelerde Yenilik ve Yaraticilik Yonetimi. 1st Edition, Istanbul: Beta Press.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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 2 26
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 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0