2021 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

Course taught by instructors with work experience

Applicable How instructors' work experience benefits the course
Research and Development in Chemical Company: researcher 10years, Research Mannager 10years、Directer 10years
Manager of Chemical Company 6 years


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

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
Philoophy of Professional Engineer

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 Difference between Scientist and Engineer Social Responsibility of Engineer
Class 2 Dilemma of Engineer Why does the Corporate Scandal happen? Responsibility of the engineer in the corporate scandal
Class 3 Dilemma of Engineer Corporate scandal in the Company & Whistle Blowing Important factors in the corporate scandal Guide line of Whistle Blowing
Class 4 Dilemma of Engineer Decision making od the engineer under the uncertain situation Decision making under uncertain situation
Class 5 A change of the production spot and technical skill Succession Subjects in the production on-site of Japan  
Class 6 How enough in the Safety Management? Difference with the Safe recognition between Japan and the global safe recognition Difference with the Safe recognition between Japan and the global safe recognition
Class 7 Responsibility of Professional Engineer in Technology in the Future How does the technologist live together with society? Responsibility of the Professional Engineer for the Future of the Technology i

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.


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 Production
The person who is interested in survival of manufacturing industries in the future of Japan and Safety Management

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