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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code 8E550502 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name Skills and Arts of Leadership [English]
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Subject Name in
Skills and Arts of Leadership [English]
ミス トシユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Group discussion, Exercises, and study based on examples 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Career Education
Eligible Students Doctoral students
Keywords Career, Skills, Leader, Follower, Vision 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This course is one of the elective subjects, in "Career Development and Data Literacy Courses", Common Graduate Courses that aims to learn about the development of the current social systems, to gain knowledge needed for the future, to specifically tackle the challenges facing modern society and to acquire the ability to use knowledge and skills. 
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Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understand the possibility of future career paths, the skills needed in order to play an active role in the diverse field of society, and your strengths and weaknesses.
Discuss commonalities and differences of leadership from the real image of the domestic and international leaders, and what is needed in order to become a good leader. Deepen your understandings of leadership through exercises, examples and practices.
For practice, demonstrate your communication skills by presenting your research vision and its contents in three minutes at final presentation.
Class Schedule Lesson1 (May 23 (Monday))  14:35-16:05   
      Leadership and Career Development in English  Pre-study
Lesson2 (May 30 (Monday))  14:35-16:05   
      Leadership and Career Development in English  Discussion
Lesson3 (June 13 (Monday))   14:35-16:05   
      What is leadership? - Vision and Attitudes -  in English Pre-study
Lesson4 (June 20 (Monday))   14:35-16:05   
      What is leadership? - Vision and Attitudes -  in English Discussion
Lesson5 (July  4 (Monday))   14:35-16:05   
      What is leadership? -Leader and followers-  in English Pre-study
Lesson6 (July 11 (Monday))   14:35-16:05   
      What is leadership? -Leader and followers-  in English Discussion
Lesson7 (July 25 (Monday))    14:35-16:05   
      Leadership and Communication  in English Pre-study
Lesson8 (August 1 (Monday))    14:35-16:05   
      Leadership and Communication  in English 3 Minute Presentation
      NOTE: Above schedule may change.

      (Past 3MT Winners’ Presentation Videos) https://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/hiraku/en/hiraku3mt_pastwinners/
      (3MT 2020 Videos) https://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/hiraku/en/event/competition_2020/report/ 
To be distributed in class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, DVD, etc. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Think carefully about your future career, observe some leaders and followers in your environment. For three minute research presentation, please check the following URL for your study.
(URL) https://home.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/hiraku/en/hiraku3mt_pastwinners/
Grading Method To be evaluated based on class participation/attitudes (30%), final presentation(30%), reports (40%). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it I used to work for a Japanese company, national research institutions in Japan and the US, and international organization. I will provide you with necessary hints and advice based on my experience. 
Other Please contact Prof. MISU (maxmisu@hiroshima-u.ac.jp) and Wakate-yousei (wakateyousei@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp) for inquiry. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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