2021 InfoSyEnergy-outreach 3

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Tokyo Tech Academy of Energy and Informatics program
Hidaka Kazuyoshi  Ihara Manabu  Suekane Tetsuya  Goto Mika 
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Course description and aims

The purpose of this course is to discuss not only the importance of the doctoral dissertation in terms of natural science and engineering, but also what kind of research contributes to solving what kind of problems based on what kind of demands in society, and to be able to explain this to society.

Student learning outcomes

Ability to persuasively explain the social and economic value of one's own research and development and business proposal to others based on social science knowledge and skills in new business creation, finance, marketing, policy theory, econometrics, etc., and to lead the co-creation of value, as well as to exercise leadership globally (expertise and humanity) )


New business creation, finance, marketing, policy theory, econometrics, social value

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

In this course, students will be given hints through guidance on how to think about the value of their research in society, such as what are the social and economic preconditions for the expression of value in their research, and what are the barriers to the expression of value. Based on this, students will consider the value of their own doctoral dissertation research in society, the social issues they are trying to answer, and the expected ripple effects and impact on society from the accomplishment of their research. The students will summarize the contents of their research through discussions with their mentors, as appropriate, and write a final report.

Course schedule/Required learning

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Class 1 Guidance Hints will be given on how to compose the report.


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Reference books, course materials, etc.

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Assessment criteria and methods

Judgment will be made based on the submitted reports.

Related courses

  • ENI.A602 : InfoSyEnergy Product-service design
  • TAL.S502 : Professionals and Value Creation A
  • TAL.S503 : Professionals and Value Creation B
  • ENI.A603 : InfoSyEnergy Policy-making workshop

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

Only for the students in Tokyo Tech Academy of Energy and Informatics Program.
It is desirable that students have completed one of the following courses based on their career path: InfoSyEnergy Product Service Design, Professionalism and Value Creation, and InfoSyEnergy Policy-making workshop.
This is a course intended to be taken when your doctoral dissertation will close to the end.

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