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Enterpreneurship I
Department / Program Health Management
Course Code 15121
Type of Course Elective
Level of Course First Cycle
Year of Study 2016-2017
Semester Fall Semester
Number of National Credit 2
Number of ECTS 4
Name of Lecturer

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to gain knowledge on primary concepts of entrepreneurship, role of entrepreneurs in economic life and the occurrence of a business opportunity; to have the ability to analyze works and decision processes required for transforming a successful work plan into a business opportunity;  to learn how to prepare a business plan; to have the ability to explain potential problems encountered during the implementation of business plans in health care; to be able to interpret developments.

Courses Contribution to Program Learning Outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5
 1-  To have knowledge about theoretical and practical information related to the field of health management and to be able to implement this knowledge X
 2-  To gain knowledge and skills on understanding, analyzing and directing administrative, financial, technical and medical process of health organizations. X
 3-  To have knowledge and skills on managing information systems on health management and to be able to effectively us it. X
 4-  To understand basic elements of health system in national and international level, to comprehend health planning and health policy, to analyze health sector economic and financially. X
 5-  To have knowledge and skills to make quantitative and qualitative analyses in health management and to be able to implement this knowledge. X
 6-  Critical and innovative thinking in problems faced during health management process, having the ability to use scientific methods and technics in decision making and problem solving. X
 7-  Following the changes in the field of health care management and have the ability to provide specific solutions related health care system of the country. X
 8-  Having the ability to conduct effective communication and teamwork X
 9-  Being aware of legal, social and ethical responsibilities, comply with the legal regulations and ethical principles of health management area. X


Made of Delivery Face to Face
Work Placements


Recommended Optional Programme Components NA
Course Content Week Topics

Basic concepts of entrepreneurship


Importance, evolution, functions and types of entrepreneurship


Characteristics of entrepreneurs and development of personal traits of entrepreneurs


Motivation in entrepreneurship


Creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship


Internal and external entrepreneurship


Financing entrepreneurship, ways for entrepreneurs to acquire financial resources


Protection of discoveries, brands, and designs


Business ideas in entrepreneurship


Preparing a business plan


Management, marketing, financing and production plans within a business plan


Management, marketing, financing and production plans within a business plan


Entrepreneurship in developed countries


Entrepreneurship in developing countries

Recommended Readings Büyükdemir B. (2005), Kümesteki Kartallar Neden Uçamaz?,Neden Kitap.
Sanlı M. ve Şahsuvar A. (1999), Girişimciler İçin İş Planı Rehberi, Ankara.
Titiz T. (1998), Genç Girişimcilere Öneriler, İnkılap Kitapevi, İstanbul.
Gerber M. (2001), Girişimcilik Tutkusu, Sistem Yayıncılık, İstanbul.
Meredith G. (1984), Girişimciliğin Uygulanması. Maya Matbaacılık, Ankara.
Thackray R.(2002), Adım Adım Girişimcilik, Kesit Tanıtım.
Chicken, John C. (2002), Yönetim ve Girişimcilik, Epsilon Yayınevi.
Okur A.(2003), Girişimcilik, Ya-Pa Yayınları.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Case Study, Problem Solving, Brain Storming

  Number %
Mid-Term : 1 40
Quiz :
Assignment :
Project :
Assignment :
Laboratory :
Other :
Final Examination : 1 60
Language of Instruction Turkish
Work Placement NA
Activities Quantity Duration Total Work Load
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Individual Study for Mid-term Exam(s) 1 16 16
Individual Study for Final Exam 1 18 18
Total Work Load     118
Total Work Load/ 30 (s)     3,93
ECTS Credit of the Course     4



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