2020 Study on Japanese Companies and Industries I

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Academic unit or major
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Instructor(s)
Sato Yuriko  Saito Hirofumi  Takemura Jiro  Shi Qinzhong 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed7-8(Zoom)  
Group
-
Course number
LAW.X411
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/30
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

This course aims to deepen students' understanding of the actual systems of Japanese companies and industries through a series of lectures given by professional company staff and study tours.
Japanese company engineers or administrators will give seven lectures on Ookayama campus regarding working environment, company culture and required communication/language skills. Study tour will not be held this year.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. deepen their understanding on the Japanese industrial and social system
2. understand the working environment, culture and required communication/language skills of several companies and organizations in Japan
3. understand the actual technical systems of Japanese companies and public organizations.

Keywords

Japanese Companies, Industries, Social System, Technology, Working Environment

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

The briefing and seven lectures are offered by Zoom.
All lecture materials and zoom info will be distributed through OCWi.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Briefing session: Explanation of the outline and requirements of the course. Details will be given in each class
Class 2 Lecture 1 by a Japanese company researcher Details will be given in each class
Class 3 Lecture 2 by a Japanese company engineer/administrator Details will be given in each class
Class 4 Lecture 3 by a Japanese company engineer/administrator Details will be given in each class
Class 5 Lecture 4 by a Japanese company engineer/administrator Details will be given in each class
Class 6 Lecture 5 by a Japanese Research Institute researcher Details will be given in each class
Class 7 Lecture 6 by a Japanese company engineer/administrator Details will be given in each class
Class 8 Lecture 7 by a Japanese company engineer/administrator Details will be given in each class

Textbook(s)

No specific text in this course.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Lecture materials will be given by each lecturer through OCWi.

Assessment criteria and methods

Participation and submission of short quiz 70%, Final report 30%

Related courses

  • None

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

None

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

informed in the first class

Office hours

30minutes after each lecture in the zoom class

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