Ethics in Engineering Practice are based on mutual reliabilities among Engineers. Each Engineer believes to do best practice in any cases. However,to find a best practice and a best decision is not so easy. It is necessary to have many experiences and knowledges. Therefore,many present incidents and accidents are disucussed in this lesson. A virtual experience is very usuful method to make a individual philosophy for professional engineer.
1. To be able to answer about "Risk Management" with sufficiet responsibilities.
2. To be able to recognize and address ethical issues.
3. To have an opinion concerning "Safety Management" in the future Japanese society.
Engineering ethics ,Accountability,Social responsibility,Risk communication,Risk managemennt,Safety
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Specialist skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lectures and discussions by using actual samples
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Why is Engineer's Ethics necessary for the engineers?||Social Responsibility of Engineer|
|Class 2||Responsiblity of Engineer on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident-1 ～Fukushima Nuclear Accident and Risk Management~||Risk Management Learnig from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident|
|Class 3||Responsiblity of Engineer on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident-2 ~Tsunami Forecast and Accountability~||Accountability Learning from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident|
|Class 4||Difference of Decision and Behavior between Engineer and Manager||Reliable Engineer|
|Class 5||Human Errors are the primary causes of an accident or not? ~JR Fukuchiyamasen Derailment accident, Role of Human and Machine~||・Human Errors vs Human Factors ・Root cause analysis|
|Class 6||Accident and Responsibility of Engineers ~How Society requests Safety~||Whistle-blowing Standard.|
|Class 7||Engineers' dilemma ~Decision-making under Situation of Big Uncertainty~||Difference of Safety Concept between Japan and Europe&America|
|Class 8||Summarization and discussion|
Masayoshi Nakamura"Engineerring Ethics and Risk Management" Ohmsha 2012
Masayoshi Nakamura"Concept and Practice of Safety Management" Ohmsha 2013
・Academic grade is determined by evaluating the reports for the assignment presented at the end of each lecture concerning the content of the lecture.
Consciousness of safety management and risk management
Similar courses in Department of Innovation science is targeting business person however this course is to help students establish own standard of ethics and responsiblity as an engineer.