The aim of this course is to learn key competencies in their workplaces when they work in Japan. Students are expected to gather information about Japanese companies and think about their own career path. This course also introduces some aspects of Japanese cultures and traditions through reading and discussion.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) gather information about Japanese companies;
2) consider working and developing own careers in Japan;
3) effectively express their motivations for the company they are applying to in Japanese.
Japanese, intermediate level, job hunting, Japanese companies, key competencies
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students are expected to read course materials in advance and come to class well prepared to share their ideas and knowledge. Discussion, presentation and writing assignment will be conducted in each lesson. Students are required to attend every class and to take the final exam.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation Lesson 1 Real worth of the work(1)||Know the purpose of this class Introduction to the key competencies|
|Class 2||Lesson 1 Real worth of the work(2)||Discuss the work in Japan Gather information about Japanese companies|
|Class 3||Lesson 2 Japanese companies(1)||Learn about Japanese companies|
|Class 4||Lesson 2 Japanese companies(2)||Discuss Japanese companies|
|Class 5||Company analysis||Analyze Japanese companies|
|Class 6||Presentation(1)||Present the Japanese companies|
|Class 7||Presentation(2) and interview||Present the Japanese companies|
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.
Not specified. Handouts will be given in class.
Assessment will be conducted based on students' attendance, quiz, presentation, final interview, and assignment.
Only for international students who have completed Intermediate Japanese 6 or the equivalent level.
You must reserve your place in the class in advance using Japanese class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web). You will not be allowed to attend the class without reservation.