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 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions

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