FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 340 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Entrepreneurial Skills
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 340
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To familiarize the students with entrepreneurial knowledge and skills, and encourage them to create their own businesses when the opportunities knock at the door, and to imbue them with the desire and willingness to stand up and be counted in their career futures
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to define how to be a successful entrepreneur and the basic personal traits needed,
  • Students will be able to evaluate what are the basic issues that an entrepreneur considers while establishing a firm,
  • Students will be able to explain political, environmental, economic and market opportunities and threats for being an entrepreneur,
  • Studenst will be able to evaluate the importance of entrepreneurship in a global world.
  • Students will be able to compare the strategic decision making process of establishing a new venture
Course Description During the course it is planned to develop an understanding of new venture creation and the critical knowledge needed to manage business once it is formed.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The Myths of Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
2 Civil and Entrepreneurial Rights and Organizing business Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
3 Property Rights, Competition and unfair competion Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
4 Facts and a Few Hints on Business Organizations in Turkey Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
5 Financial Papers Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
6 Securities Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
7 Small Business in Turkey Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
8 Basic Accounting Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
9 Business Plans and marketing and logistics Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
10 Break-Even Analyses Simplified Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
11 Foreign Trade Essentials Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
12 Short-term Finance Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
13 Owners’ Equity and Medium-to-long-term Financing Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
14 SME Supports (KOSGEB) Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
15 Women Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
16 Venture Capitals Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Entrepreneurship Theory, Process, Practice by Donald F Kuratko, Richard M Hodgetts, Publisher: Thomson – South Publisher
Suggested Readings/Materials Principles of Engineering Economy by Eugene L Grant, Stanford University & W Grant Ireson, Stanford University

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
6
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
28
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
5
5
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
13
13
Final Exam
1
18
18
    Total
112

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

X
2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

X
7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

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

 


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