Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1001003212014AQUACULTURE MANAGEMENTElective353
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, providing the skill of using economics in seafood enterprize management is aimed. The targets of the course include understanding the basic economic principles and concepts of administration, learning the business planning, efficiency and performance criteria and evaluation for aquaculture enterprizes as well as being able to analyze and evaluate the important accounting data in aquaculture and fisheries enterprizes.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Dilek EMİROĞLU Doç. Dr. M. Tolga Tolon
Learning Outcomes
1Learning the basic concepts of entrepreneurship and basic economic principles used in business. Making the necessary calculations in aquaculture enterprises by the help of learnt knowledge on basic concept, in order to be able to sustain and increase profitability
2Learning the methods of record keeping in aquaculture enterprizes, preparing balance sheets, income-outcome statement and evaluating the efficiency and performance of the company by the analyzes of such tables.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Introduction to business economy and implementation to aquaculture sector, business classifications, basic principles in management, making decision, law of substitution, law of diminishing returns, co-marginal revenue principle, planning in aquaculture enterprizes, efficiency, balance sheet in aquaculture companies, calculations of income and expenditure statements, interpretations of these analyzed tables, Net farm income in the aquaculture business accounts, Gross and net output, businesses and entrepreneurs profit calculation, productivite, profitability, production costs
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction to business economy and implementation to aquaculture sector, business classifications, law of diminishing returns
1law of substitution, co-marginal revenue principle
2Practices on co-marginal revenue principle
3Phsiycal planning units in aquaculture companies
4Practices on law of diminishing returns, law of substitution
5Midterm exam
6Record keeping methods in aquaculture companies and balance sheet calculations
7Practice on balance sheet calculations
8Income- outcome items in aquaculture enterprizes
9Preparing income-expenditure statements , calculations for enterprize economic analyzes benefit from balance-sheet and income-expenditure statements
10Income – expenditure analyzes practices
11Applications on calculating productivity and profitability in aquaculture companies
12Applications on calculating productivity and profitability in aquaculture companies
13Production costs in aquaculture farms
14Production cost exercises and applications in aquaculture farms
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Waugh, G. 1980. Management of fisheries . University of New South Wales Puplishing. Daft, R.L. and Marcic, D., 2009.Understanding Management. ISBN 10:0324581785. USA. Sabuncuoğlu, Z. ve Tokol, T. 2001. İşletme . ISBN: 9758606034,9789758606030. Ezgi Yayınları. Can, H., Tuncer, D., Ayhan, D., Y.1990. Genel İşletmecilik Bilgileri. ISBN:975751506X,9789757515067.Adım Yayıncılık. James Meade, 1989. Aquaculture Management. ISBN: 0412077116, 9780412077111. Springer.
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Report Preparation11010
Report Presentation122
Self Study2510
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11515
Reading248
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)85
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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