2019 Introduction to Work Rules I produced by JTUC-RENGO

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Tokyo Tech Academy for Leadership
Nishida Ryosuke 
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Mon5-6(S511, J234)  
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Course description and aims

Not only the students majoring natural sciences and engineering, but also all the person were requested to understand the outlook of work rules for protecting themselves and work circumstances. In this class, under collaborating with RENGO, students will study basic work rules of Japan. This class doesn't request the applied knowledge of social sciences to credit and participate in.

Student learning outcomes

1. Students are able to have a motivation to understand work rules.
2. Students are able to obtain basic work rules and start to improve their own situations.


Work rules, Working rights, work union, sociology

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

This class mainly consists of guest speakers and group works. It will be announced that the more detail of guest speakers in the first day of the class.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction quiz
Class 2 Work rules and circumstance of Japan quiz
Class 3 Guest speaker① quiz
Class 4 Group work① quiz
Class 5 Guest speaker② quiz
Class 6 Guest speaker③
Class 7 Group work② quiz
Class 8 Special guest speaker from the executive director of RENGO. quiz


Nothing required because to distribute materials as appropriate.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Nothing required because to distribute materials as appropriate.

Assessment criteria and methods

Commitment: 30%
Quiz: 10%
Final report: 60%

Related courses

  • LAH.S107 : Sociology A
  • LAH.S207 : Sociology B
  • LAH.S308 : Sociology C
  • LAH.S404 : Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences4:Sociology
  • SHS.P444 : Graduate Lecture in Politics, Law and Administration F1B

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Nothing required.

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Office hours

2:10-13:10, every Friday. required pre-contact.

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