2021 Advanced Analytics and Design Methodology for Social Economic Systems Research II

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Graduate major in Innovation Science
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Course description and aims

Students will analyze the nature of economic 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. Students will also design processes for transitioning away from the current circumstances.
Through this course, students will learn the methodology for designing socioeconomic systems, designing future visions of specific systems, and techniques for presenting them convincingly to others.

Student learning outcomes

In this course, students are expected to:
1) Understand design methodology on economic and social systems,
2) Analyze social and public values and design a desirable economic and social system.
3) Design transition path for future economic and social system and construct narratives for stakeholders.


Multi-level analysis; Multi-stakeholder analysis; Transition management

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Held under the guidance and direction of several instructors, including the academic supervisor

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance Set the taget system to be analyzed
Class 2 Value analysis and design Understand the logic of value and analyze social and public values.
Class 3 System design Design desirable system on the epecific target.
Class 4 Multi-level design Design elements and their hierarchy.
Class 5 Multi-stakeholder analysis Analyze relationships among actors and their changes in future system.
Class 6 Transition management Analyze factors for transition management.
Class 7 Narrative Design a transition path and construct narratives for stakeholders.
Class 8 Presentation Explain the desirable economic and social system and a transition path as a systematic and persuasive story.


Not assigned.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not assigned.

Assessment criteria and methods

Presentation (100%)

Related courses

  • TIM.C401 : Ecosystem Management I
  • TIM.C402 : Ecosystem Management II
  • ISC.E601 : Innovation Research Methodology

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

No prerequisite.

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