2019 Engineering Ethics

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Undergraduate major in Materials Science and Engineering
Kuroda Kouji 
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Course description and aims

The aim of this course is for students to understand many ethical problems faced by technologists through specific examples shown in class. The instructor will explain how important good faith and honesty are for scientists and engineers.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to learn about the following issues,

Preparation for members of society
Corporate management policies and organization
Employment test and interview: preparation for an interview
How to proceed with work at a company
Attitude when working with a research and development department and business content in the manufacturing sector
How to determine the R&D theme
Personnel evaluation
Time management for working efficiently
Confidentiality, safety management and crisis management
Economical insight into stock market
How to prevent scandals


Engineerign ethics, recruit

Competencies that will be developed

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

Lecture from instructor and discussion

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 To become a member of society Explain how to become a member of society
Class 2 Choice of company Explain how to choose the company in recruit process.
Class 3 Moral of working people and company Explain the moral as working person and moral of company.
Class 4 Personal evaluation in company Explain how to be evaluated in the company.
Class 5 Risk management Explain the example of risk and its management.
Class 6 Learn from predecessors Explain how to learn from predecessors.
Class 7 Presentation of report Students report.



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Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluated by report.

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