This course will be done in Japanese language, so that it requires the Japanese ability of a daily conversation level. This course is designed for doctoral students to acquire basic ways and various viewpoints for thinking about his/her career. Students aiming at industrial positions and those at academia positions need the common and respective preparations. However, the chance to touch the reality in industry is much less than that in academia. Thus, this course is effective in learning about the reality in both industry and academic. Then, this course discusses some issues related to technology management and human resource management in a broad sense. Through this course, a relationship among your own quality, ability, and interest will be learned.
・To be able to understand viewpoints and thought processes when considering your own future career
・To be able to form an image of the future career.
・To Understand the the quality, the capability and the way of thinking for engineers and research scientists.
・To Understand the reality of human resource and technology management, and various positions in academia and industry.
Academia, Industries, Innovator and Inventor, Career path, Research & Development, Technical capability, Doctorate course, Internship
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
1) The course is executed by using many Power Point slides with many figures, tables, and pictures.
2) Two home assignments are given through this course.
3) All the students are required to submit a report, the content of which will be shown at the end of each class.
4) All the students will receive the information on Zoom URLs, can download instructors' lecture materials, and can upload your reports through OCW-i.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||October 6 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom Overview and the Planned Happenstance Theory, by Hirofumi Akagi.||To understand the Planed Happen stance Theory for realization of your career.|
|Class 2||October 13 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom Career path after completion of doctoral course, by Akira Izumi.||To understand the current state of career paths after completing a doctoral course, and an overview of public research institutes.|
|Class 3||October 20 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom Social/business rules such as laws and standards, ethics, and social responsibility, by Akira Izumi.||To acquire a broad range of social and business rules such as laws and ethics, required as a member of society, regardless of academia or industry.|
|Class 4||October 27 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom Basic knowledge on money flow and its role in companies, universities and research institutes, by Akira Izumi.||To understand money flow in various organizations and its relationship with research and development, and business.|
|Class 5||November 10 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom Collaboration between industry and academia, and entrepreneurship, by Chiaki Kiyono.||・Investigation into start-up companies. ・How do you think of start-up companies.|
|Class 6||November 17 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom To live with fidelity to myself: Experience of non-permanent academic positions, by Masaru Ogawa.||To understand both similarity and difference between industrial research and development, and academic basic or applied research.|
|Class 7||November 24 (Wednesday), 10:40-12:20 Zoom Guest Speakers' Talk and Research & development in industry, and basic or applied research in academia, by Hirofumi Akagi.||To understand both similarity and difference between industrial research and development, and academic basic or applied research.|
No textbook. Each lecturer will upload lecture materials on the OCW-i before or after each class.
・Each report related to each class (70%)
・Two home assignments (30%)
・When a student is absent in a class, his/her grade point may be reduced.
1) International students need a Japanese-language ability of a daily conversation level at least.
2) The students, who have already taken either Doctoral Career Plan or Doctoral Career Design II, cannot take this course.
There is possibility of a change in lecture contents and dates due to non-permanent lecturers' schedules.