Entrepreneurship (IKT443) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Entrepreneurship IKT443 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming, Role Play, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Elif Kalaycı
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course explores the idea of entrepreneurial activity, the characteristics of an entrepreneur, the business idea/strategy development; the context (environment) surrounding the business idea; and the activities undertaken to weave the entrepreneur/ business idea. Techniques are presented to students for developing their entrepreneurial skills and abilities. Students are required to join a team comprised of 3 to 4 members to complete the semester-long course project. Students have a chance to experience a multi-disciplinary team environment since the formation of the teams will be based on individuals from different faculties.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • The student can appreciate the option of entrepreneurship as a career
  • The student can tell the difference between invention and entrepreneurship
  • . The student can work in a team
  • The student can take a business idea develop it into a business plan
Course Content The nature and importance of entrepreneurship, history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, and presentation to business angels.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 The Foundations of Entrepreneurship Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 1
2 Inside the Entrepreneurial Mind: From Ideas to Reality Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 2
3 Characteristics of an entrepreneur Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 3
4 Spotting opportunities Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 4
5 Significance of Thinking Strategically Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 5
6 Alternatives of setting up a startup Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 6
7 Midterm
8 Main sections of a business plan Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 7
9 TArget Customer description and Competitor analysis Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 8
10 Marketing Mix, Product Definition and Product Life Cycle Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 9
11 Pricing strategies and cost Müftüoğlu ve Haliloğlu chapter 10
12 Workshop Filling out the relevant sections of the KOSGEB business plan
13 Workshop Filling out the relevant sections of the KOSGEB business plan
14 Workshop Filling out the relevant sections of the KOSGEB business plan
15 Workshop Filling out the relevant sections of the KOSGEB business plan
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. NasılGirişimciOlunur?”, Prof. Dr. Tamer Müftüoğlu, NeclaHaliloğlu, TurhanKitabevi, 2. baskı 2011, Ankara
Other Sources 2. Essentials of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, Norman M. Scarborough, 6th edition, Pearson, 2011, New Jersey.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 10
Project 1 40
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 10
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 30
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 70
Percentage of Final Work 30
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design.
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability.
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics.
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness.
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and occupational health and safety.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 6 96
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 149