In modern society, in order to revitalize innovation aimed at creating new industries that will lead the future, there is a strong demand for training human resources to promote the creation of start-up companies based on university seeds and the creation of new business by existing companies. Through this course, we grasp the innovation model outline and understand and consider the position and role as a startup company in innovation. We also grasp the current status and examples of start-up companies in bio, medical care and healthcare industries and learn the intellectual property strategy foundation necessary for start-up. Furthermore, by simulating business creation using actual patent examples, we experience the actualization of commercialization.
Learn the following abilities by taking this class.
1) Entrepreneurial spirit and creativity by learning entrepreneurship theory and business creation methodology
2) Problem setting ability and problem-solving ability in business by acquiring MOT education and business mind etc.
3) Active learning and teamwork skills by practicing business creation exercises by group
4) Patent planning ability by learning the intellectual property strategy foundation
Entrepreneurship, MOT, Intellectual property strategy, business creation methodology, exercise for business creation
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students take lectures of various experts on business creation at each round, and carry out simulation for business creation in a small group as exercises.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Innovation and entrepreneurs||Understand the outline of the innovation model and understand the position and role of startup companies in innovation|
|Class 2||Bio / Healthcare Startup 1||Understand the current situation of startup companies in bio, medical care and healthcare industries and consider their roles|
|Class 3||Bio / Healthcare Startup 2||Listen to and discuss stories from actual entrepreneurs about actual examples of startup companies in bio, medical, and healthcare industries|
|Class 4||Start-up strategy||Understand the latest ecosystem and consider the role of startup in ecosystem|
|Class 5||IPR strategy for Bio / healthcare-based start-ups||Understand the basis of strategy of IPR for bio-based start-ups|
|Class 6||Exercises for business creation 1||Conduct simulation exercise for business creation using actual patent examples by group learning|
|Class 7||Exercises for business creation 2||Conduct simulation exercise for business creation using actual patent examples by group learning|
Documents necessary for classes are provided in the class.
Concise exercise problems 60%; exercise and presentation 40%
It is desirable that you take Fundamentals of Creative Design and Practical Creative Design.