Course Title : Global Engineering for Disaster Reduction

Code 30880
Course Year 4th year
Term 1st term
Class day & Period
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese

Course Description

Civil Engineering manages basic built environments in our society, which maintains quality of civic life, and save life and properties. This lecture discusses the role of civil engineering as the basic elements based on Business Continuity Management and Critical Infrastructure Protection concept.


Mini reports after each lectures, and the end of semester reports examination

Course Goals

Acquiring basic the understanding about CIP(Critical Infrastructure Protection)and BCP (Business Continuity Planning)

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Definition of Critical Infrastructure 3 Definition and history of Critical Infrastructure will be discussed.
What is resiliency? 2 Definition of resiliency and possible future of society with high resiliency will be explained.
Business Continuity Planning 3 Concept of BCP, Risk and Crisis, BCP and countermeasures for BCP will be explained.
Business continuity of Critical Infrastructures 6 Countermeasures for business continuity of Water supply system, communication network, energy, transportation, finance, logistics, and public administration will be explained.
Achievement test 1


Haruo Hayashi,, Soshiki no Kikikanri Nyuumon; Risuku ni dou tachimukaeba iinoka, Maruzen, 2008 (in Japanese)
Kyoto University, NTT resilience research team, Shinayakana Syakai eno Shiren Nikkei BP consulting, 2012 (in Japanese)



Both natural and social science interests required.

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