Course Information
SemesterCourse Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleL+PCreditNumber of ECTS Credits

Course Details
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Unit First Cycle
Department / Program PHYSICS
Mode of Delivery Face to Face
Type of Course Unit Elective
Objectives of the Course It is to train entrepreneurs or potential entrepreneurs, to encourage them to start their own business, to make the best use of all opportunities in entrepreneurship and to make an organization successful by accepting risks.
Course Content In this course, the conceptual framework of entrepreneurship, its aims and success factors, functions, process, entrepreneurial culture, business, marketing, production, management and organizational planning, creativity and innovation will be discussed.
Course Methods and Techniques
Prerequisites and co-requisities None
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. LÜTFİ ÖZYÜZER
Name of Lecturers Prof.Dr. LÜTFİ ÖZYÜZER
Assistants None
Work Placement(s) No

Recommended or Required Reading

Course Category

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
In-Term Studies Quantity Percentage
Midterm exams 1 % 30
Quizzes 0 % 0
Homeworks 0 % 0
Other activities 1 % 20
Laboratory works 0 % 0
Projects 0 % 0
Final examination 1 % 50
% 100

ECTS Allocated Based on Student Workload
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Weekly Course Time 14 3 42
Outside Activities About Course (Attendance, Presentation, Midterm exam,Final exam, Quiz etc.) 14 8 112
Exams and Exam Preparations 2 13 26
Total Work Load   Number of ECTS Credits 6 180

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
NoLearning Outcomes
1 Understands the basic concepts of entrepreneurship.
2 Explains the qualifications of the entrepreneur, the features that an entrepreneur should have.
3 Understands what entrepreneurship means for business and economy.
4 Analyzes the environments that develop entrepreneurship.
5 Identify processes by analyzing entrepreneurship and define the relationships between processes.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTopicsStudy MaterialsMaterials
1 Introduction to Entrepreneurship • What is entrepreneurship? • The history and culture of entrepreneurship • Skills and qualities necessary for entrepreneurship • Opportunities and risks in entrepreneurship • Criteria for entrepreneurial success
2 Developing a Business Idea • The process of creating a business idea • Researching and evaluating business ideas • Market research and target audience analysis • Developing a business model and preparing a business plan
3 Entrepreneurial Finance • What is entrepreneurial finance? • Sources and options for financing a business • Communicating with investors and preparing presentations
4 Entrepreneurship and Innovation • The impact of innovation on entrepreneurship • The process and management of innovation • Patents and copyrights • Developing and implementing innovative ideas
5 Entrepreneurship and Marketing • Marketing strategies and tactics • Building a brand and promoting it • Marketing tools and channels • Customer acquisition and loyalty
6 Entrepreneurship and Leadership • Leadership and management skills for entrepreneurship • Creating a company culture • Team building and conflict resolution • To be informed about the latest developments in the world and to gain experience in the practical use of theoretical knowledge through seminars to be taken from industry-experienced trainers who are experts in their fields.
7 Entrepreneurship and Business Development • Business growth strategies • New markets and business expansion • Collaboration and partnerships • Developing and implementing innovative ideas • KOSGEB supports, Entrepreneurs Development programs organized by KOSGEB • BIGG Support programs
8 Entrepreneurial Mindset • Dealing with failure and setbacks • Developing a growth mindset • Staying motivated and focused
9 TÜBİTAK's Entrepreneurship Activities • What are TÜBİTAK's entrepreneurship activities? • What are TÜBİTAK's technology development supports? • What are TÜBİTAK's financing sources for R&D projects? • What are TÜBİTAK's entrepreneurship competitions? • What are TÜBİTAK's efforts to promote entrepreneurship?
10 Innovation and Technological Developments • The impact of innovation on entrepreneurship • Opportunities for entrepreneurship created by technological developments • TÜBİTAK's investments and R&D projects in technology • Developing and implementing innovative ideas
11 Patents and Copyrights • What are patents and copyrights? • The process of patenting business ideas • TÜBİTAK's patent supports • Developing and implementing business ideas in accordance with intellectual property rights
12 Entrepreneurship and Marketing Support from TÜBİTAK • What marketing support does TÜBİTAK provide for entrepreneurs? • Marketing strategies and tactics • Building a brand and promoting it • Marketing tools and channels • Customer acquisition and loyalty
13 Identifying opportunities in industry • Developing a business plan for an industrial venture • Discuss the different types of opportunities that exist in industry • Explore the importance of tailoring a business plan to the industrial context • Provide examples of successful industrial business plans
14 Collaboration with Industry and Government • Overview of the importance of collaboration between academia, industry, and government in promoting scientific commercialization • Strategies for building partnerships and collaborations with industry and government partners • Case study of a successful scientific startup that effectively collaborated with industry

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10
C1 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4
C2 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4
C3 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4
C4 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4
C5 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 4

Contribution: 0: Null 1:Slight 2:Moderate 3:Significant 4:Very Significant