Course Title : Engineering Ethics and Management of Technology

Code 10G057
Course Year Master 1st
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Thu 3rd
Location Butsurikei-Kousya
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lectures and Exercise
Language Japanese
Instructor Sawaragi, Nishiwaki, Tomita, M. Komori, Tsuchiya, Noda, Sato, Iseda,

Course Description

Basic knowledge of Engineering Ethics and Management of Technology needed for future project leaders in companies and society is taught. Students have to make group work after-class hours as well as presentations of wrapping-up the discussions. Engineering ethics is the field of applied ethics and system of moral principles that apply to the practice of engineering. The field examines and sets the obligations by engineers to society, to their clients, and to the profession. Management of Technology is a set of management disciplines that allows organizations to manage their technological fundamentals to create competitive advantage. This course consists of lectures, exercises, discussions and oral presentations under supervision of professional faculties and extramural lecturers.


Submission of reports and presentations

Course Goals

To cultivate a spirit of self-sufficiency needed for engineers

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Engineering Ethics 9 1. Introduction to Engineering Ethics (EE)
2.Medical Engineering Ethics
3.EE by Institution of Professional Engineers, Japan and abroad
4.Product Safety and Product Liability
5.Comprehensive Manufacturing and EE (1)
6.Comprehensive Manufacturing and EE (2)
7.Group Discussions
8.History and Philosophy of EE
9.Presentation on exercise of EE
Management of Technology 5 1.Product Portfolio, Strategy for Competition
2.Bussiness Domain and MOT for Marketing
3. Organizational Strategy for Corporates' R & D
4. Management Theory for R & D
5.Presentation on exercise of MOT
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Independent Study Outside of Class

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