GEIN 304 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Applied Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEIN 304
Fall/Spring
4
2
4
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives Entrepreneurship and innovation are the are the highest value-added elements in the new economy. This class aims to teach students interested in entepreneurship about creating awareness as applied to their career. This class under the framework of KOSGEB's Support Program Management and the scope of the Applied Entrepreneurial Training is equal in nature and will provide students that are succesful with an Applied Entrepreneurial Training Participation certificate. This document will allow students to set up their planned business with the support of KOSGEB. ALL STUDENTS from ALL DEPARTMENTS would be able to select this course
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to count the foundational principles of entrepreneurship.
  • will be able to distinguish when a business idea is valuable and innovativew
  • will be able to construct a business plan and model.
  • will be able to apply methods of market research to the business idea.
  • will be able to carry out financial planning with the business idea.
  • will be able to consider goods/services manufacturing with relation to the business idea.
  • will be able to present the business idea in an effective manner.
Course Content Providing theoretical information on entepreneurship and formulating a business plan, analyzing successful business models, preparing and presenting business models.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Principle foundations of Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, foundations of entrepreneurial thought, testing of entrepreneurial identity Richards, Doug, 'How to Start A Creative Business', David&Charles May 2013
2 Entrepreneurial process, developing business ideas, and creativity Techniques for solving creative problems, innovation http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_startup
3 Business plan concepts and business plan elements (market research) Researching the market with primary and secondary sources, identifying clients and their current and future needs http://www.slideshare.net/mobile/redrocketvc/market-research-for-startups-13977653?qid=84822e7d-9803-4dd8-8366-957089d59fad&v=qf1&b=&from_search=6
4 Business plan concepts and business plan elements (market research) Analysis of mixed marketing along the lines of the marketing plan (good, price, distribution) http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marketing
5 Business plan concepts and business plan elements (manufacturing, production/service plan) planning production Workshop - Research
6 Business plan concepts and business plan elements (management plan) Considering management plan and its adaptation to the business plan Human resources management Workshop - Research
7 Business plan concepts and business plan elements (financial plan) Finding financial sources, planning the investment, preparing the financial portrait, and principles of financial management, Accounting (budget and cash flow) Workshop - Research
8 Market Research and workshop project according to the market plan Workshop - Research
9 Manufacturing (production, service) plan workshop project Workshop - Research
10 Workshop project for the management plan Workshop - Research
11 Workshop project for the financial plan Workshop - Research
12 Business plan concepts and a holistic view, for example business applications, sustainability, change management, and growth Information management Workshop - Research
13 Writing of Business Plan and Presentation
14 Writing of Business Plan and Presentation
15 Writing of Business Plan and Presentation
16 Jury Presentations and Final Evaluations

 

Course Textbooks

The Lean Startup - How Today's Entrepreneurs use Continious Innovation To Create Radically Sucessful Businesses' Eric Ries, Crown Business 2011 Web site: http://www.slideshare.net/mobile/PaulShawSmith/business-planning-for-startups

 

References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
5
5
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
20
Presentation / Jury
1
50
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
10
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
9
100
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
5
2
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
Seminar / Workshop
1
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
Final / Oral Exam
    Total
99

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to scientifically examine concepts and ideas in the field of sociology; to be able to interpret and evaluate data.
2 To be able to define classical and contemporary theories in sociology; to be able to identify the differences and similarities among those theories and to be able to evaluate them.
3 To be able to critically use the knowledge acquired in the field of sociology
4 To be able to plan and conduct, individually or as a member of a team, an entire sociological research process with the knowledge of methodological requirements of the field.
5 To be able to identify and evaluate local, regional and global issues and problems.
6 To be able to share their ideas and solutions supplemented by qualitative and quantitative data in written and oral forms.
7 To be able to make use of other disciplines related to sociology and to have core knowledge related to those disciplines.
8 To be able to follow developments in sociology and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
9 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To have social and scholarly values and ethical principles during the collection and interpretation of data for implementation, publication, dissemination, and maintenance
12 To acquire life long learning abilities that will enable the socially responsible application of knowledge based on their field of study to their professional and everyday lives.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest