Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
GRS302AGRICULTURAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP TECHNIQUESElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To practical teach students the concepts and principles related to agricultural entrepreneurship. Applied Entrepreneurship Training Certificates of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization are provided to successful students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Sait ENGİNDENİZ
Learning Outcomes
1Explaining main functions of entrepreneurship
2Classifying the factors affecting entrepreneurship
3Understanding the techniques and stages of starting a business, preparing a business plan
4Discussing the conditions and possibilities of agricultural entrepreneurship
5Explaining the agricultural entrepreneurship
6Analysing the process of decision-making in agricultural entrepreneurship and economic consequences
7Applying the principles of agricultural entrepreneurship
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
* Entrepreneurship and entrepreneur concepts * Historical development of entrepreneurship in the world * Relationship of entrepreneurship and economic development, development of entrepreneurship in Turkey * Entrepreneurship criterion * Concept of enterprise, function of the enterprise, types of enterprise, protection of the innovation, patent, business secret, brand/trademark and designing. * Test of entrepreneurship features, a new business idea development, reasons for failure, * Creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship * Business plan concept, it's items, business plan examples. * Practises related to business model and business plan, micro and macro conditions of successful entrepreneurship * Reasons, conditions and principles of agricultural entrepreneurship, different types of entrepreneurship examples from the World. * The process and steps of decision-making in agricultural entrepreneurship, preparing a business plan * Financial institution and sources in agricultural entrepreneurship, activities of related to organization * Advantages and disadvantages of agricultural entrepreneurship, factors affecting agricultural entrepreneurship * Agricultural entrepreneurship areas in Turkey, examples from application
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1To explain the importance, conditions and sources by discoursing the entrepreneurship concepts and entrepreneurship.reading literature
2To explain historical development process of entrepreneurship in the World and in Turkey. reading literature
3To explain The relation between entrepreneurship and economic development with examples.reading literature
4Comparing Turkey’s and other countries entrepreneurship criterion by narrating entrepreneurship criterion.reading literature
5To explain the concept of enterprise, function of the enterprise, types of enterprise, the types of establishments, economical and legal responsibilities, Protection of the innovation, patent, business secret, brand/trademark and designing.reading literature
6To explain how to test entrepreneurship features, development a new business, the creativity exercises, responsible entrepreneur and sharing experiences. reading literature
7To explain the importance of creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship by presenting examples.reading literature
8Midterm exam
9To explain the concept and dimension of business plan concept (market research, production plan, management plan and financial plan) by giving business plan examples.reading literature
10To do workshops related to business model and business plan, to scrutinize successful and unsuccessful entrepreneur features, to explain micro and macro conditions of successful entrepreneurship.reading literature
11To explain reasons, conditions and principles of agricultural entrepreneurship and by giving examples. To present different types of entrepreneurship examples from the World. reading literature
12To explain decision-making process and steps also how to prepare a work plan in agricultural entrepreneurship with examples.reading literature
13Explaining financial sources in agricultural entrepreneurship; presenting information about legal procedures and incentives, to examining examples from related institutions.reading literature
14To explain factors affecting the agricultural entrepreneurship by explaining advantages and disadvantages of agricultural entrepreneurship also to narrate personal and environment oriented entrepreneurship approaches. reading literature
15To explain Alternatives areas of agricultural entrepreneurship according to the investment features.Presentatiom of business plans
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Apak, S., Taşcıvan, K.H., Aksoy, M., 2010, Girişimcilik ve Sermaye Tedarik Yöntemleri, Papatya Yayıncılık, İstanbul. Akpınar, S., 2011, Girişimciliğin Temel Bilgileri, Umuttepe Yayınları, Kocaeli. Arıkan, S., 2008, Girişimcilik-Temel Kavramlar ve Bazı Güncel Konular, Siyasal Kitabevi, Ankara. Döm, S., 2012, Girişimcilik ve Küçük İşletme Yöneticiliği, Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara. Ernst, M., Woods, T., 2001, Profiles in Agricultural Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture. Çetin, B., 2013, Uygulamalı Tarım Ekonomisi, Nobel Yayıncılık, Ankara. Lambing, P., Kuehl, C.R., 2000, Entrepreneurship, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, New-Jersey. Müftüoğlu, M.T., Haliloğlu, N., 2011, Nasıl Girişimci Olunur?, Turhan Kitabevi, Ankara. Rehber, E., Tipi, T., 2005, Tarımsal İşletmecilik ve Planlama, Uludağ Üniversitesi Yayın No: 425, Bursa. Seelig, T.L. (Çev:N.Önoğlu), 2010, İnovasyon: Girişimcilik Üzerine Yaratıcı Çalışmalar, Kuraldışı Yayınları, İstanbul. Tikici, M., Aksoy, A., 2009, Girişimcilik ve Küçük İşletmeler, Nobel Yayıncılık, Ankara. Tutar, H., Altınkaynak, F., 2013, Girişimcilik (Temel Girişimcilik ve İş Kurma Süreci), Detay Yayıncılık, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading14342
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)132
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