2018 Engineering Ethics II

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Graduate major in Technology and Innovation Management
Nakamura Masayoshi 
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Course description and aims

This Lesson offers a real-world,problem-centered approoach to Engineering ethics,using real scenarios and case studies
to develop skill in recognizing and addressing ethical issues.
Also,to have discussions concerning Consept of Safety,How enough Safe.
Safety Management is one of main issues of Engineer.

Student learning outcomes

1.Answer of Risk Management with sufficient Responsbilities
2.Recognizing and addressing ethical issues
3.To have an oppinion concerning Safety Management in Japan


Case Study,Problem centered Approach,Risk Management, Risk Assessment, Human Facter, Safety Management 

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

Discussions using actual Case Study,to have a virtual reality
Two Way Communication

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Concept of Engineer Ethic Social Responsibility of Engineer learning from the Development of Nuclear weapon
Class 2 Difference of Dicision Making between Engineeer and Manager Trustworthyreliable Engineer
Class 3 Management of Technology in Reseach and Development An enterprise or subject of study Output of Reseach and Development
Class 4 Engineering Design and Human Facter Responsibility of Professional Designer Human Factor
Class 5 Responsibility of Professional Designer concerning On-site capabilities Subjects in the manufacturing floor of Japan  
Class 6 Safty Managementー1 How Safe is enough Safe Differnce of Safety Concept between Japan and Global Understanding
Class 7 Safety Management-2 Ways to deal with Accident Investigation Difference of Accident Investigation between Japan and European and AmericanWestern
Class 8 Safety Management-3 Safety Management of Japanese Industry in the future


Masayoshi Nakamura "Engineering Ethics and Risk Management" Ohmsha,2012

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Masayoshi Nakamura "Concept and Practice of Safety Management" Ohmsha,2013

Assessment criteria and methods

Report of Engineering Ethics
Small Report of Each Lessons

Related courses

  • TIM.A530 : Engineering Ethics I

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

Some experiences on Manyufacturing
Concerning with Safety Management in Japan

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