2020 Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences43:Financial/Economic Activities and Corporate Strategy

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Ota Tamami  Nakamura Masahiro  Echizen Takashi  Kamio Atsushi  Okano Takeshi 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed3-4(Zoom)  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.S438
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

[Important]
(Updated July 28th, 2020)
Because this year's classes are offered live via Zoom, there will be some changes to assessment criteria and methods, etc.
Details will be announced, as soon as it is decided, to the registered students by OCW-i emails.
Zoom Meeting ID and password you need to attend the classes will also be notified by OCW-i emails, at least two days before the first class.
Please check regularly your emails and the announcements list for this course in OCW-i.

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This course is designed for students to understand the outline of economy and society, even without preliminary knowledge. The course contains basic knowledge to be familiar with finance and economy, and viewpoints required to consider corporate activities. The lecturer will explain broad pictures and recent trends of topics in each class, as shown below.

Student learning outcomes

This course aims to develop ability of each student to be more successful in the real world with wide range of knowledge and views regarding economy and society.

Course taught by instructors with work experience

Applicable How instructors' work experience benefits the course
Each lecturer will give a class based on specialized knowledge and/or business experience.

Keywords

Economy, Industry, Finance, Investment, Risk-Management, IoT

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Class1 - Class6:Lecture, Class7:Lecture and Report

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction, Basics of Corporate Activities Understand the framework of financial statements
Class 2 Corporate Activities and Economy Grasp broad picture of industries and economy
Class 3 Finance and Financial Products Understand the basics of corporate finance and financial products
Class 4 Corporate Analysis and Investment Strategy Obtain viewpoints of corporate analysis and investment strategy
Class 5 Business Innovations with IoT To understand essence of business and social impact of IoT
Class 6 Declining population and Working-style reform To review society with declining population and working-style reform
Class 7 Risk Management and Governance/Report Acquire knowledge of corporate risks and corporate governance

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.

Textbook(s)

None required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Materials will be provided on OCW-i in advance and projected in the class room.

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment will be based on attendance and contribution to classes (60%), and report at the end of the course (40%).

If you are absent from a class, regardless of the reason, points are subtracted from the evaluation portion of the "attendance and contribution to classes."
There are no make-up assignments.
Read the course materials posted on OCW-i to find out the content of the class you missed.

Details of the requirements of the report will be explained in the first class meeting.

Related courses

  • LAH.A531 : Understanding and Analyzing Social Trends

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

Prospective students should have interests in finance and economy.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Professor Takehiro Inohara, inostaff[at]shs.ens.titech.ac.jp

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[Important]
(Updated July 28th, 2020)
Because this year's classes are offered live via Zoom, there will be some changes to assessment criteria and methods, etc.
Details will be announced, as soon as it is decided, to the registered students by OCW-i emails.
Zoom Meeting ID and password you need to attend the classes will also be notified by OCW-i emails, at least two days before the first class.
Please check regularly your emails and the announcements list for this course in OCW-i.

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