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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
GMB462 Product Development in Food Engineering (TE 12) 927006 4 8 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To give information about new food product development strategies and consumer trends which have potential to be produced in food industry.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Münir ANIL
Learning Outcomes
  1. Information about the importance of new product development will be given.
  2. They will learn their new product development strategy.
  3. Information about product properties and evaluation processes will be given.
  4. The reasons for failure in new product development will be explained.
  5. Information about innovation will be taught.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
My lesson notes
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
valuation of new product development ideas in food industry, product properties, sensory evaluation techniques, evaluation and documentation of new product concepts, results of design and determination of prototype product, determination of product specifications, formulation, ingredient and functional properties, recipe optimization, cost and content of existing products in terms of improvement, consumer acceptance tests, marketing strategies, determination of the shelf life and reliability of the end product, packaging selection and label design, market presentation and distribution, enrichment studies in various ways within the scope of functionalities of existing products.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.What is the new product? - -
2.New product development reasons - -
3.Product development activities ahead - -
4.New product managers - -
5.Product development analysis - -
6.Product development stages - -
7.Internal sources of ideas - -
8.New product launch - -
9.Midterm - -
10.Success factors in new product development - -
11.Reasons for failure of new products - -
12.Innovation - -
13.Research and Development - -
14.Reverse Engineering - -
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures12626
Self Study11717
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12323
Individual Study for Final Examination13030