Entrepreneurship Training II University of Tsukuba
This class is a problem finding and solving type class and fosters an entrepreneurial mind by simulating a total of six projects through classes. Entrepreneurship Training aims to lead the students to nurture the mindset and generic skills required for application of their technical seeds and ideas to society. In Entrepreneurship Training, students will cultivate ideas and skills from the standpoints of social needs, entrepreneurial activities, logistics and business continuity. Success cases and failure cases will be used as teaching materials. Additionally, the leading experts in this field will be invited. Finally the students will expand their perspectives, develop competence, and create valuable networks for their future.
Through the study how to start and manage the business, we will nurture the generic skills such as how to apply the knowledge in Agro-Biomedical Science to social needs, and project management skills in different fields.
To be able to explain fundamental process of creation/inauguration of businesses for Food and Health.
Attending “Entrepreneurship Training I” is highly recommended to study the basic part of Entrepreneurship Training.
Q&A and discussion in the class (40%). Team collaboration and presentation about the idea of business model (60%).
1, 2 Guidance ？ Objective and goal of the Entrepreneurship Training II ？ Self introduction 3, 4 Generic Skills III ？ Business Model Canvas III 5, 6 Generic Skills IV ？ Overview ？ Business Model Canvas IV 7, 8 Case study 1: Pharmaceutical Industry ？ Overview ？ Global trends and future issues ？ Q & A ？ Customer segments & value propositions 9, 10 Lecture Case study 2: Academia-industry Collaboration ？ Off-campus study (Utsunomiya, 3rd-6th period) ？ Academia-industry collaboration and start-up ？ Robotic technology and agriculture ？ Physical distribution ？ Q& A ？ Customer segments & value propositions 11, 12 Case study 3: Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA ？ Off-campus study (Tokyo, 3rd-6th period) ？ JICA and library ？ Q & A ？ Customer segments & value propositions 13, 14 Case study 4: Pharmaceutical Company R&D Center ？ Off-campus study (Tsukuba) ？ Cutting edge technology ？ Robotic technology and pharmaceutical industry ？ Q & A ？ Customer segments & value propositions 15, 16 Case study 5: Food Industry ？ Overview ？ Global food development ？ Physical distribution ？ Q & A ？ Customer segments & value propositions 17, 18 ？ Business model preparation 19, 20 Presentation ？ Business presentation ？ Q & A
Online Course Requirement
竹本 佳弘,Harada Yoshinori,Ohneda Osamu
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