2017 Introduction to Management of Technology I

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Tsujimoto Masaharu  Goto Mika  Ikegami Masako  Saijo Miki  Hashimoto Masahiro  Hidaka Kazuyoshi 
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Course description and aims

The overview of the technology management will be lectured. In order to create economic and social value on the basis of science and technology, not only the knowledge of the science and technology of a particular field, it is essential to acquire the literacy related to technology management.
Through this lecture, students will understand the role of science and technology in the society, the process of creating the innovation, about the policies and systems that support the science and technology innovation.
Class 1 Assoc.Prof. Tsujimoto; guidance
Class 2 Prof. Goto; This lecture provides a definition of innovation based on economics and examines outcomes of innovation from perspectives of productivity and corporate value.
Class 3 Prof. Ikegami; Invention of nuclear energy and its application changed the human history fundamentally. This lecture will overview decision-making process of the Manhattan Project that developed the atomic bomb and its use as well as nuclear energy ("Atoms for peace"), and explore the human historical agenda, how to control and manage nuclear energy, technology and material.
Class 4 Accoc.Prof. Tsujimoto;
Class 5 Prof. Saijo; Communication design for innovation is an indispensable part of diffusion of innovation. This lecture aims to provide basic knowledge of communication design and discourse management to understand the process of diffusion of innovation.
Class 6 Prof. Hashimoto; This lecture provides the basic understanding of Innovation Policy in Japan and U.S., including Intellectual Property Right Policy and Corporate strategy.
Class 7 Prof. Hidaka;

Student learning outcomes

Through understanding the role of public policy, ICT, and communication skills for realizing innovation, students will be able to consider the relationship between society and science/technology that students are learning.


Management of technology, Innovation

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Teachers in charge of "Technology and Innovation Management Professional master's degree program" will lecture the basis of the respective areas of expertise.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance for "Introduction to Management of Technology" Nothing special
Class 2 Innovation and Corporate Assessment Report challenge will be shown during or after the lecture.
Class 3 Technology innovation that changed the human history: Decision-making process and its consequence of the Manhattan Project Report challenge will be shown during or after the lecture.
Class 4 Ecosystem Strategy Report challenge will be shown during or after the lecture.
Class 5 Science/Technology and communication design Report challenge will be shown during or after the lecture.
Class 6 Innovation Policy and IPR strategy Report challenge will be shown during or after the lecture.
Class 7 Organization management and ICT Report challenge will be shown during or after the lecture.


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Reference books, course materials, etc.

Each lecturer distributes every time.

Assessment criteria and methods

Choose one from the problems that each lecturer will question, and write the report.

Related courses

  • LAW.X204 : Introduction to Management of Technology II

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

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