Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WRA10401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 技術移転論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Technology Transfer
Instructor ITO TAKAO
イトウ タカオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues9-10:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Teaching with Momiji (Materials) and Microsoft Teams (Two-way Distance Learning) 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Career Education
Eligible Students Graduate students at all schools
Keywords R&D, technology transfer, marketing, innovation, technology strategy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Objective: This course introduces students the basic skills of technology applications and strategy through case studies. The primary objective of this course is to provide students a chance to learn useful technology transfer.
Outline: Topics covered include R&D, technology transfer, marketing, innovation, technology strategy.  
Class Schedule Topic 1 Outlines and Introduction
Topic 2 Introduction to Development of the AIoT Technology in SHARP
Topic 3 A Future Perspective to Carbon Neutral Society in 2050
Topic 4 A Consideration on Eco-System in Silicon Valley based on Technology Transfer
Topic 5 Case Studies of Technology Transfer
Topic 6 Innovation and Technology Transfer in Calbee
Topic 7 Case Studies of Ship-Building Industry
Topic 8 Final Examination and/or Final Report

Reports and exercises associated with R&D, technology transfer, marketing, innovation, technology strategy are required. 
1) T. S. Bateman & S. A. Snell (2007) Management, Seventh edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin.
2) J. A. Pearce II, R. B. Robinson, Jr. (2000), Strategic Management, 7th edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
3) Burgelman, R. A., C. M. Christensen and S. C. Wheelwright (2009), Strategic Management of Technology and Innovation, 5th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill. 
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Do preparations and reviews for all classes. Learn how to explain R&D, technology transfer, marketing, innovation, technology strategy. 
Requirements No marks are subtracted if you say something “wrong”. This helps other students clarify their misconceptions. If you have something to say, no matter how silly, raise your hand. Class participation is crucial because it helps you build self confidence. Probability statistics and mathematics of differential and integral will be helpful to understand the basic principles. 
Grading Method Learning attitudes25%+ Individual and/or group discussion, Mini-test30%+ Final examination and/or final report45%; A passing score is a score of 60% or up. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message First and most important thing is that the graduate students of science and technology should have their own high professional skills and technologies. This course provides all students a new perspective of technology development based upon corporate management. In this course, you will learn many successful stories, marketing science and customer service related with technology management. I will strongly recommend you because this is one of the useful courses for all graduate students. In addition, etiquette for lecturers, particularly the part-time lecturers is required. 
Other The contact information of the VBL office in charge of all courses of Management of Technology (MOT) are (Tel) 082-424-7880 and (Email) vbl@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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