Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code 8E550701 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name イノベーション演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Innovation Practice
Instructor MAKINO EMI
マキノ エミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds7-10:Online,VBL204
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Group discussion and exercises
This class will be conducted in hybrid format using a combination of face-to-face and online 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/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 Innovation, Interdisciplinary, Industry, PBL 
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. 
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understand the innovative methods and approaches in order to play an active role in the diverse field of society. Based on real problems companies face, students are expected to collaborate with others and gather ideas/knowledge/skills from different fields to tackle the issues.
Deepen your understandings of innovative methods through exercises and real examples. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation
Course Outline and Themes
Ice break workshop Presentation
lesson2  Group discussion for innovation
lesson3  Group discussion for innovation
lesson4  Group discussion for innovation
lesson5  Group discussion for innovation
lesson6  Group discussion for innovation
lesson7  Group discussion for innovation
lesson8  Solution Presentations by Students 
To be distributed in class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, DVD etc. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please prepare your one-minute presentation on your research including self-promotion (in PowerPoint). Submit your presentation to Prof. Makino (emakino@hiroshima-u.ac.jp) by one day before the first class. 
Grading Method To be evaluated based on class contribution (20%), final presentation (40%) and report (40%). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Industry experience: Business and economics reporter covering many startups and corporate executives in the US. Business development for a Japanese subsidiary in the US. Conference interpreter for high-level business negotiations and meetings in various industries. 
Other We will announce the theme for the course in September via Momiji and the course-specific landing page. If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Makino (emakino@hiroshima-u.ac.jp) .  
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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