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Course Detail

Standard Academic Year
Course delivery methods
Online (Synchronous)
Subjects allied to medicine, Biological sciences, Agriculture & related subjects
International Joint Degree Master's Program in Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health
International Joint Degree Master's Program in Agro-Biomedical Science in Food and Health
Tsukuba Campus
Course Offering Year
Course Offering Month
October - November
November - December
Weekday and Period
Thu5,6 Thu5-7
Course Number

Entrepreneurship Training II University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

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.

Learning Achievement

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.

Course prerequisites

Attending “Entrepreneurship Training I” is highly recommended to study the basic part of Entrepreneurship Training.

Grading Philosophy

Q&A and discussion in the class (40%). Team collaboration and presentation about the idea of business model (60%).

Course schedule

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

Course type

Class Exercises

Online Course Requirement


竹本 佳弘,Harada Yoshinori,Ohneda Osamu

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Site for Inquiry

Link to the syllabus provided by the university