2023 Management for Business Creation

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering
Sengoku Shintaro  Tanaka Masayoshi  Nasu Satoshi  Hata Takeshi  Hayashi Tomohiro  Nakamura Nobuhiro  Yagi Tohru  Ogura Shunichiro  Hasegawa Shoichi  Yokoyama Chikafumi  Anzai Tomohiro  Tomita Naomi  Matsumoto Tadashi 
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Intensive (B1−3F, PEECsラボ, , B1−3F, PEECsLab)  
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Course description and aims

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.

Student learning outcomes

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

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

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

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Group work for business creation 1 Conduct simulation exercise for business creation using actual patent examples by group learning
Class 2 Group work for business creation 2 Conduct simulation exercise for business creation using actual patent examples by group learning
Class 3 Innovation and entrepreneurs Understand the outline of the innovation model and understand the position and role of startup companies in innovation
Class 4 Bio / Healthcare Startup 1 Understand the current situation of startup companies in bio, medical care and healthcare industries and consider their roles
Class 5 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 6 Start-up strategy Understand the latest ecosystem and consider the role of startup in ecosystem
Class 7 IPR strategy for Bio / healthcare-based start-ups Understand the basis of strategy of IPR for bio-based start-ups


Documents necessary for classes are provided in the class.

Reference books, course materials, etc.


Assessment criteria and methods

Concise exercise problems 60%; exercise and presentation 40%

Related courses

  • HCB.C402 : Fundamentals of Creative Design
  • HCB.C501 : Practical Creative Design
  • HCB.C403 : Field Works for Creative Design
  • TIM.D516 : Entrepreneurship and Business Development I
  • TIM.D517 : Entrepreneurship and Business Development II
  • LAW.X206 : Introduction to Management of Technology IV

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

It is desirable that you take Fundamentals of Creative Design, Field Works for Creative Design, and Practical Creative Design.

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