Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9102065082003Farm Analysis MethodsElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective of this course is to enable the students to comprehend the techniques used for farm analysis and to provide them with the skills needed to apply this techniques and evaluate the results
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Şule IŞIN
Learning Outcomes
1The ability to determine, to evaluate and to interpret activities of different farms located different areas
2The ability to evaluate and to interpret research results relating to farm analysis
3The ability to guide farmers for making decisions, resource use, farm organization and management
4The ability to understand and to apply the techniques used in researches on farm analysis in Turkey and the other countries
5The ability to collect the data used for farm analysis
6The ability to determine productivity and efficiency of farms
7The ability to determine resource use and profitability of enterprise in farms
8Determining level of success of whole farm
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Purpose and importance of farm analysis; size, productivity, economic and financial criteria used for farm analysis; classification of costs; calculation of incomes; partial analysis; determining the level of success of farms; determining productivity and effieciency; classification of farms and farm size criteria, calculation of incomes in European Union
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Definition of the course
2Farm analysis, aim and scope
3Farm analysis criteria
4Selection of sample farm
5Data used for farm analysis, data collection methods
6Productivity in farms
7Efficiency in farms
8Midterm exam
9Investigation and interpretation of researches and thesis relating to farm analysis
10Investigation and interpretation of researches and thesis relating to farm analysis
11Investigation and interpretation of researches and thesis relating to farm analysis
12Investigation and interpretation of researches and thesis relating to farm analysis
13Investigation and interpretation of researches and thesis relating to farm analysis
14Data collecting system for farm analysis in European Union
15Evaluating system for farm activity results in European Union
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Castle, E.N., Becker, M.H., Nelson, A.G., “Farm Business Management, The Decision Making Process,” Macmillan Pub. Company, (1987) Turban, E., Meredith J.R., “Fundamentals of Management Science”, 5 th. Edition, Richard D. Irwin Inc., (1991) Kay, R.D., W.M., Edwards, P.E. Duffy, 2004, Farm Management, 5th Edition, Mc Graw Com. Inc. Researches and thesis relating to farm analysis
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 Examination122
Final Examination133
Quiz339
Attending Lectures342126
Field Work11010
Report Preparation11515
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11515
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Individual Study for Quiz31236
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)236
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1 4         44 
LO2 4         55 
LO3  5        55 
LO44 4        55 
LO5 5         4  
LO6   5       44 
LO7 5 4  4  4 44 
LO84 4        44 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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