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 Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary domains.
5 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
9 A knowledge of contemporary issues.
10 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 An ability to produce engineering products or prototypes that solve real-life problems.
13 Skills that contribute to professional knowledge.
14 An ability to make methodological scientific research.
15 An ability to produce, report and present an original or known scientific body of knowledge.
16 An ability to defend an originally produced idea.

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