Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ISY301FARM MANAGEMENTElective354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to enable the students to have knowledge about farm management and to provide them with the skills for transferring this into practice
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Şule IŞIN
Learning Outcomes
1Comprehending management principles and transferring them into practice
2Comprehending structural characteristics of Turkish farms
3Recognizing decision making process in farms and comprehending techniques for making right decisions
4The ability to determine the level of success of farms
5The ability to determine cost and profitability of enterprises
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Definition and concept of farm management Farm structures in Turkey Success criteria of farms Analysis of enterprises
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of the course
2Concept of managementReading-Literature searching
3Functions of managementReading-Literature searching
4Principles of farm managementProblem solving
5Characteristics of farmsProblem solving
6Structures of farms in TurkeyProblem solving
7Decision making in farmsProblem solving
8Midterm exam
9Success criteria of farms and data used for this purposeProblem solving
10Determining of success level of farms Problem solving
11Determining of success level of farms, problems and looking for solutions Problem solving
12Analysis of enterprisesProblem solving
13Analysis of enterprisesProblem solving
14Calculating costs and profits of different enterprises Problem solving
15Calculating costs and profits of different enterprises Problem solving
16Final examPractice exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Rehber, E., 1993, Tarımsal İşletmecilik ve Planlama, Uludağ Üniv. Güçlendirme Vakfı Yayın no: 84, Bursa Erkuş, A., R. Demirci, 1996, Tarımsal İşletmecilik ve Planlama, A.Ü. Zir.Fak. Yay., Yayın no:1435, Ders kitabı: 417, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11.51.5
Final Examination11.51.5
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Self Study6318
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)112.0
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO14     
LO233    
LO334    
LO433    
LO533    
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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