Industrial Policy and Technology Management Master's Program with Thesis

Course Descriptions-Syllabus


IPT701 History of Science and Technology AKTS 7,5 – Kredi (3+0) 3

The aim of the course is to give information about history of science and technology. The historical understanding gives students opportunities to deeply examine how science and technology go hand in hand through the generation of modern societies. The nature of scientific inventions and technological innovations will provide students important clues about designing efficient policies in order to foster scientific research, technological innovations and finally, industrial policies. The course will show how economics of innovation discipline is analysing the effect of scientific and technological developments on economic growth and development.

IPT703 Government Intervention and Market Failures AKTS 7,5 –  Kredi (3+0) 3

This course aims at examining different schools of economic thought with a special emphasis upon government intervention. The rationale for government intervention and the role of government on markets will be evaluated in order to make effective industrial policies and to make possible interventions to overcome market failures to enhance innovative activity. This course provides deeper understandings and new insights for students to address the question why governments support innovative activity and/or why governments should design and implement industrial policies.

IPT705 Scientific Research Methods and Ethics AKTS 7,5 –  Kredi (3+0) 3

The aim of the course is to provide deeper understanding of scientific research methods and conducting effective research studies without neglecting ethical principles. The content of this course covers designing and implementing research studies in the field, the issue of ethics in scientific studies and publishing and the practical limitations of modelling the real-World problems. The formulation of research questions/hypotheses, definitions of research structures, sampling methods, threats with internal and external validity, topics such as quantitative and qualitative research, data analysis will be introduced. Writing a research report will be mandatory for implementing the teaching outcomes during the lecture.

IPT711 Technology R & D and Innovation Management AKTS 7,5 – Kredi (3+0) 3

The aim of this course is to explain the place and the importance of technology, R & D and innovation management in today's world. The course will provide information on how to successfully manage innovations in micro, mezo and macro level.  In this course, product and process innovation, organizational innovation, business models, innovation strategies, innovation resources and innovation management will be discussed.

IPT713 Industrial and Innovation Policy Design AKTS 7,5 – Kredi (3+0) 3

The aim of this course is to generate comprehensive understanding of policy design for innovation and industrial development. Currently, effective industrial policies cannot be separated from the process of innovation. Thus, a full understanding of the nature of innovation process is required. In this course, innovation systems approach both in regional and national level will be introduced. In addition, the planning perspectives for industrial development, several industrial policies and country models will be examined in order to culminate innovation and industrial policy making with each other.


IPT721 Business Economics AKTS 7,5 – Kredi (3+0) 3

The aim of this course is to explain the basic concepts of global business, to comprehend the methods of introduction to global markets and to evaluate the changes in the management and business functions of globalized enterprises. Basic Concepts of Global Management and Historical Development, Global Environmental Assessment, Globalization Process Theories, Globalization, Regionalization, International Trade Organizations and Integrations, Cultural Factors, Ethical Practices, Social Responsibilities, Global Value Chains, Supply Chain Management and Production Management in Globalized Enterprises, Marketing Management in Globalized Enterprises, Human Resources Management and Leadership in Globalized Enterprises, Financial Management and Accounting Management in Globalized Companies Management Information Systems Management in Globalized Companies constitute the content of the course.

IPT 723 Supply Chain Management AKTS 7,5 – Kredi (3+0) 3

With this course, the main parties such as suppliers, businesses, external parties and customers in the business environment, and information on basic processes such as production planning, material planning, procurement, warehouse, production, quality, import, export, shipment within and between these parties. physical and institutional resource planning applications.

IPT 724 Strategic Management

The aim of this course is to introduce the fundamentals of Strategic Management. Several tools such as SWOT, Strategic Planning, Strategic Implementation, Strategic Control processes will be examined. Giving information about what are the policies and methods for determining the ways they will follow in forming prospective visions and missions so that enterprises (private or public) can continue their lives in the days of increasing competition. It includes examination of specific strategies.

IPT725 Business Model and Entrepreneurship Strategy AKTS 7,5 – Kredi (3+0) 3

The aim of this course is to provide an understanding of entrepreneurship from a social and economic perspective and to create a culture of entrepreneurship in a narrow framework. The course includes various entrepreneurial cultures, the characteristics of producing societies, cultural elements that enable the development of entrepreneurship, social and cultural measures to ensure the continuity and institutionalization of family companies.