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1 ASSOC. PROF. KIVANÇ ULUSOY FACULTY OF POLITICAL SCIENCES, THE ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY Boosting Entrepreneurship Culture Through Education. The Case of the Istanbul University

2 Education and Entrepreneurship Integrating an entrepreneurial perspective in the education system and teaching entrepreneurship contributes to increase the number of entrepreneurs. The education system helps to improve the skills of young people for self-employment Developing skills such as creativity, responsibility, risk- taking, problem-solving and team-working Developing business competencies on how to create and run an enterprise. Contributing competitiveness and accelerating economic growth through promoting the entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation.

3 AER-YES Project The AER European Citizens' Forum aims to contribute member regions: to discover how entrepreneurial perspective can be integrated in the educational systems. to absorb new knowledge and inspiration on youth entrepreneurship strategies. to review regional policies concerning youth entrepreneurship and to spread lessons learned and good practice. To map prerequisites for promoting youth entrepreneurship in regional development policies and in education systems.

4 Turkish Political and Economic Context Political liberalization and the initiation to the multi-party regime since the 1950s From Etatism to Mixed Economy 1930-1950. ISI and Planned economy form the 1960-1980 Liberalization of Economy from the early 1980s onwards 2001 Economic crisis and massive privatization 2002-2010 JDP Government in Power

5 Enterpreneurship Curricula at the Istanbul University The Istanbul University at the core of economic changes in Turkey Prioritizing the “Enterpreneuship” concept in the University Curricula with the aim of developing entrepreneurship culture among the students The Institute of Bussiness Economy(1954) The role of the Faculty of Management (1968) The Departments of Management at the Faculty of Economics (1936) and the Faculty of Political Sciences (1979) Techno-Park. Integrating education and small-bussiness activity

6 The Vocational Schools of the Istanbul University Florence Nightingale Nursing School School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Vocational School of Social Sciences Vocational School of Technical Sciences Bakirkoy Health Vocational School School of Transportation and Logistics Istanbul University State Conservatory School of Physical Education and Sports Vocational School of Forestry Vocational School of Health Services Vocational School of Veterinary Medicine Sapanca Fisheries Vocational School School of Jurisprudence Florence NtingalS

7 Meeting Sectoral Challenges: Creating an Entrepreneurship Culture Career Festivals: leading firms of various sectors regularly invited to the faculties of the Istanbul University Annual Management Conferences at the various faculties and the Management Tech-Centre: Techno-Entrepreneurship Seminars Entrepreneurship prizes of the consultancy firms such as “Ernst and Young”-, “Deloitte”, “Bosch and Siemens” Activities of the student clubs!

8 Supporting Local Business Small Business Act- aims to improve the overall approach to entrepreneurship, to irreversibly anchor the "Think Small first" principle in policy making from regulation to public service, and to promote SMEs' growth by helping them tackle the remaining problems which hamper their development. The Small Business Act for Europe applies to all companies which are independent and have fewer than 250 employees: 99% of all European businesses.

9 Universities, Local Governments, Local Development Centralized character of the Turkish state Planning from the centre EU decision at Helsinki Summit (1999) and the reform process-9 reform packages Administrative reform (2004) EU accession process- Negotiations started in 2005 The priority of local and regional development Development agencies (2006); 26 Agencies established Capacity development at the regional level: Universities as major partners of project formulation and implementation.

10 Development Agencies I 26 Development Agencies established since 2006 on the basis of Nuts2 category- Regions Level 2: Effective regional planning and policy implementation Ecouragement of local networks for development purposes Incorporation of civil society and economics actors for regional cohesion. The relations with the local universities Project drafting and implementation- universities collaborate with development agencies

11 Development Agencies II TR10: İstanbul (Istanbul Development Agency) TR21: Edirne, Kırklareli, Tekirdağ TR22: Balıkesir, Çanakkale TR31: İzmir (Izmir Development Agency) TR32: Aydın, Denizli, Muğla TR33: Afyon, Kütahya, Manisa, Uşak TR41: Bilecik, Bursa, Eskişehir TR42: Bolu, Düzce, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Yalova TR51: Ankara TR52: Karaman, Konya (Mevlana Development Agency) TR61: Antalya, Burdur, Isparta TR62: Adana, Mersin (Çukurova Development Agency) TR63: Hatay, Kahramanmaraş, Osmaniye (Eastern Mediterranean Development Agency) TR71: Aksaray, Kırıkkale, Kırşehir, Niğde, Nevşehir (Ahiler Development Agency)

12 Development Agencies III TR72: Kayseri, Sivas, Yozgat TR81: Bartın, Karabük, Zonguldak TR82: Çankırı, Kastamonu, Sinop (Northern Anatolia Development Agency) TR83: Amasya, Çorum, Samsun, Tokat (Central Black Sea Development Agency) TR90: Artvin, Giresun, Gümüşhane, Ordu, Rize, Trabzon TRA1: Bayburt, Erzincan, Erzurum TRA2: Ağrı, Ardahan, Iğdır, Kars TRB1: Bingöl, Elazığ, Malatya, Tunceli TRB2: Bitlis, Hakkari, Muş, Van (Eastern Anatolia Development Agency) TRC1: Adıyaman, Gaziantep, Kilis (Ipekyolu Development Agency) TRC2: Diyarbakır, Şanlıurfa (Diyarbakır Şanlıurfa Development Agency) TRC3: Batman, Mardin, Şırnak, Siirt (Dicle Development Agency)

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