Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320203T11839ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZE BUSINESS MANAGEMENTElective355
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Objectives of the Course
•To be able to recognise the debates around the nature of entrepreneurship and what it means by identifying the key definitions of entrepreneurship and SMEs management used in practice today.• To be able to understand the possibilities, the challenges, and the rewards of an entrepreneur.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to understand a good entrepreneurial profile and the role of the entrepreneur in businesses
2To be able to understand and analyze the important role of SMEs for Turkish economy.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course; entrepreneurship concept, relations of entrepreneur and environment, characteristics of entrepreneur, establishment principles of small businesses, management principles for growing firms, global side of entrepreneurship, strategic management and entrepreneur, leadership in growing firms and management chain planning, a successful marketing plan for small businesses and basic principles of forming financial plans are examined. Some examples about Turkey and management of family businesses are also investigated.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Entrepreneurship concept
22Relations of entrepreneur and environment
3Characteristics of entrepreneur
4Establishment principles of small businesses
5Management principles for growing firms
6Global side of entrepreneurship
7Strategic management and entrepreneur
8Midterm
9Leadership in growing firms and management chain planning
10A successful marketing plan for small businesses and basic principles of forming financial plans
111Basic principles of forming financial plans
12Buying an Existing Business
13Franchising
14Management of family businesses
15Global Aspects of Entrepreneurship
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Scarborough N. M., Zimmerer T. W., “Effective Small Business Management: An Entrepreneurial Approach”, 7th Edition (2002). Müftüoğlu, Tamer, (1999), Türkiye'de Küçük ve Orta Ölçekli İşletmeler : KOBİ, Turhan Yayınevi, Yurtseven, H. Rıdvan (2007), Girişimcilik : Küçük Bir İşletme Kurmak ve Yönetmek, Detay Yayınevi
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
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Seminar6212
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Homework Problems14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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