Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103075012016Evaluation Economical ans Social Dimensions of Turkish Textile and Apparel IndustryElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course aims to analyze the current situation of Turkish textile and apparel sector and to give information which will provide sector’s integration to world economy. For this purpose it aims to increase the utilization and comprehension opportunities of innovation, marketing and added value creation processes which will increase sector’s competitiveness.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Turan Atılgan
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to comprehend the economical and social importance of textile and apparel sector
2To be able to evaluate textile industry in terms of economy
3To be able to evaluate apparel industry in terms of economy
4To be able to evaluate home textile sector in terms of economy
5To be able to evaluate the social and cultural properties of textile and apparel sector
6To be able to determine the dimensions of innovation activities in textile and apparel sector
7To be able to evaluate the branding process in Turkish apparel sector
8To be able to evaluate the marketing opportunities in Turkish textile and apparel sector
9To be able to evaluate the internationalization process of Turkish textile and apparel sector
10To be able to perform interdisciplinary studies
11To be able to write an article which can be published in a SCI indexed journal
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Aim of the course, methods of the course, properties of the course, supply and demand parameters of natural and synthetic fibers in Turkey and world, economic structure of textile sector in Turkey and world, economic structure of apparel sector in Turkey and world, economic structure of home textile sector in Turkey and world, social and cultural properties of textile and apparel sector, dimensions of research and development and product development activities in textile and apparel sector, general structure and development of marketing, design, brand and fashion opportunities in Turkish apparel sector, internationalization process and marketing opportunities in Turkish textile and apparel sector
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Aim of the course, methods of the course, properties of the course
2Supply and demand parameters of natural and synthetic fibers in Turkey and world
3Economic structure of textile sector in Turkey and world
4Economic structure of apparel sector in Turkey and world
5Economic structure of home textile sector in Turkey and world
6Social and cultural properties of textile and apparel sector
7Dimensions of research and development and product development activities in textile and apparel sector
8General structure and development of marketing, design, brand and fashion opportunities in Turkish apparel sector
9Internationalization process and marketing opportunities in Turkish textile and apparel sector
10Presentations
11Presentations
12Presentations
13Presentations
14Presentations
Recommended or Required Reading
National and international papers, articles and academic thesis which are related with course content Reports and statistical data of World Trade Organization Economical reports and statistical data of United Nations Reports and statistical data of European Union Institutions which are related with textile and apparel sector Reports and data of Turkish Statistical Institute Economical and social reports of sectoral organizations
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities50
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Final Examination16060
Attending Lectures9327
Writing Paper280160
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)247
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
LO144   4
LO24   4 
LO34   4 
LO44   4 
LO5 4 4 4
LO6 44 4 
LO74 4   
LO8 44 4 
LO9 4  44
LO10 5 4  
LO11  444 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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