2020 Smart Business Career Development C

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Career development courses
Yoshimura Joe  Fujiwara Hiroshi  Harada Yusuke  Yamamoto Kayoko  Akiyama Yoshihiro  Hamada Takahiro  Samejima Masahiro 
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Course description and aims

Course description and aims

In this course, the balance between work content and social significance of each professional field (experienced entrepreneurs, high-tech start-up enterprise practitioner, strategic management consultant, journalists, and lawyer/patent attorneys, etc.) will be introduced in the lectures. The course aims to encourage students to envisage their own career as they listen to career talks by the lecturers.

Student learning outcomes

By listening to the professionals active in the various fields which are not covered by the role models provided by the usual courses of Tokyo Tech programs, students can develop the career image in those fields. Student can understand what they understand the direction of their self-study at the same time. Through this course, students expand thier scope of career target.


Entrepreneurs, High-tech start-up venture workers, Strategic management consultant, Journalists, Lawyer/Patent attorney,Start-up accelarator

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Lecturers from various professional fields talk about their own careers and experiences as well as the intorduction of their professional fields at every class. The class intends to be interative as much as possible.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 [Provisional draft] Talk and advice by accelerator of start-up business Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.
Class 2 [Provisional draft]Talk and advice by the grass-root start-up entrepreneur Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.
Class 3 [Provisional draft]Talk and advice by lawyer/patent attorney Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.
Class 4 [Provisional draft]Talk and advice by new business developer of large corporation Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.
Class 5 [Provisional draft]Talk and advice by science and technology related journalist Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.
Class 6 [Provisional draft]Talk and advice by strategic management consultant Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.
Class 7 [Provisional draft]Talk and advice by entrepreneur of high tech start-up Questions concerning the lecture are assigned.



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Assessment criteria and methods

・Responses to the assignment (whether in-depth consideration on the assignment is made or not and whether the considered results are sufficiently described or not) as well as comments/impression on the lecture, which are to be answered in the feedback card submitted at every class.

Related courses

  • Master's Career Design (Course)
  • Master's Career Plan

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The lecture schedule may be changed due to the availability of the lecturer.

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