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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
UTI432 INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
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.
Drucker, P. F. (2011). Innovation and Entrepreneurship. New York, NY, United States: HarperCollins Publishers Inc.
Kavak, Ç. (2009). Bilgi Ekonomisinde İnovasyon Kavramı ve Temel Göstergeleri, Akademik Bilişim’09 - XI. Akademik Bilişim Konferansı Bildirileri, ss.617-628.

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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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