Students will analyze and get a picture of the current situation of economics and social systems for areas in which science and technology is closely related to society and policy such as energy, biology, medicine, information, and services.
Through this course, students will learn the methodology for analyzing socioeconomic systems, as well as deepen their understanding of specific systems.
In this course, students are expected to:
1) Understand descriptive and analytical methodology on economic and social systems,
2) Describe and analyze a specific economic and social system.
Multi-level analysis; Multi-stakeholder analysis; Transition management
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Held under the guidance and direction of several instructors, including the academic supervisor
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Set the taget system to be analyzed|
|Class 2||Transition management (1)||Understand the concepts of landscape, regime, and niche.|
|Class 3||Transition management (2)||Investigate the current status of factors in each layer of landscape, regime, and niche of the system.|
|Class 4||Multi-level analysis (1)||Describe elements and their hierarchy.|
|Class 5||Multi-level analysis (2)||Describe relationships among elements and systems.|
|Class 6||Multi-stakeholder analysis (1)||Extract actors in the system and understand the interactions among them.|
|Class 7||Multi-stakeholder analysis (2)||Model mutual dependency and influence among actors embedded in the system.|
|Class 8||Presentation||Explain the current status of the economic and social system as a logical and systematic story.|