ECTS - Innovation and Entrepreneurship in IT

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in IT (ISE432) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in IT ISE432 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives - Provide students with the basic knowledge on innovation and entrepreneurship in IT. - The course covers topics and tips on starting a techno-business, writing a business plan and managing innovation to sustain the growth of future business.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe the knowledge on innovation and innovation process.
  • Distinguish different types of innovation
  • Discuss sources and outcomes of innovation process
  • Explain the role of entrepreneurship in innovation
  • Write a complete business plan
  • Know how to launch a techno-business in IT
  • Be aware of the significance of innovation management and intellectual property rights
Course Content Introduction to entrepreneurship, recognizing opportunities and generating ideas, feasibility analysis, developing an effective business model, industry and competitor analysis, writing a business plan, preparing the proper ethical and legal foundation, assessing a new venture?s financial strength and viability, building a new-venture team, working with disciplinary teams, working with interdisciplinary teams, getting financing or funding.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture notes
2 Innovation Lecture notes
3 Innovation sources Lecture notes
4 Innovation process Lecture notes
5 Requirement of Innovation Lecture Notes
6 Midterm Lecture notes
7 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lecture notes
8 Techno- Entrepreneurship Lecture notes
9 Preparing business-plan Lecture notes
10 Preparing business-plan Lecture notes
11 Preparing business-plan Lecture notes
12 Starting a Techno-Business, Growing the business and innovation Lecture Notes
13 Opportunities and government incentives Lecture notes
14 Innovation management and sustainability Lecture notes
15 Final Examination Period Review of topics
16 Final Examination Period Review of topics


Course Book 1. Ders Notları
Other Sources 2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Drucker P. F., HarperBusiness, 2006.
3. The Sources of Innovation, von Hippel E., Oxford University Press, 1994.
4. Managing Research, Development and Innovation: Managing the Unmanageable (3rd ed.), Jain R., Triandis H. C., Weick C.W., Wiley, 2010.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 40
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 3 105
Percentage of Semester Work 65
Percentage of Final Work 35
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and subjects specific to the computer engineering discipline; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas to complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; selecting and applying proper analysis and modeling techniques for this purpose. X
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. X
4 The ability to develop, select and utilize modern techniques and tools essential for the analysis and determination of complex problems in computer engineering applications; the ability to utilize information technologies effectively. X
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for the investigation of complex engineering problems or research topics specific to the computer engineering discipline.
6 The ability to work effectively in inter/inner disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Effective oral and writen communication skills in Turkish; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 The knowledge of at least one foreign language; the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give and to receive clear and understandable instructions.
9 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, to follow recent developments in science and technology. X
10 The ability to behave according to ethical principles, awareness of professional and ethical responsibility;
11 Knowledge of the standards utilized in software engineering applications
12 Knowledge on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; X
13 Awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation
14 Knowledge on sustainable development
15 Knowledge on the effects of computer engineering applications on the universal and social dimensions of health, environment and safety; X
16 Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions
17 An ability to describe, analyze and design digital computing and representation systems.
18 An ability to use appropriate computer engineering concepts and programming languages in solving computing problems.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 20 20
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 104