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Curriculum/Structure

Concept behind our curriculum

Focusing on technology-centered innovation
  • Making clear distinction with MBA
  • Overlapping contents will be taught in fundamental subjects
Redesigning course to make students master innovation process (development subjects)
  • To explore and exploit innovation seeds (DG1)
  • To develop strategy for achieving innovation (DG2)
  • To draw up business plan and business model (DG3)
  • To find ideas and methods making innovation happen (DG4)
  • To lead and manage HR involved in innovation (DG5)
  • To preserve the rights on innovative outcome (DG6)

Enhancing specialty thru collaborative research activity and advancing educational content (application subjects)

Background of our curriculum

Our vision

To be recognized as one of the leading Asian MOT schools, by leading knowledge creation on innovation in collaboration with other distinctive MOT schools, underpinned by advanced education and research activities

Our challenges
  • Balancing generality and specialty
  • MOT identification
  • Globalization

Structure of the Graduate School's Curriculum

The graduate school curriculum is designed for the major field of innovation and technology management. Its aim is, by taking advantage of technology, to nurture project leaders, managers, or directors who proactively promote new businesses regionally or globally. The curriculum is systematically organized into three course groups: Fundamental, Advanced and Applied. Fundamental courses cover six underlying areas of technology management. Advanced courses are structured around Strategy Planning, Strategy Development, Business Planning, Problem Solving, Group Management, and Intellectual Property.

Group of CoursesCoursesCategory
Fundamental Courses Innovation Management Compulsory
Advanced Course on Operations Management
Business Laws
Finance / Accounting & Business Economics
Technology Marketing
Corporate Strategy Theory
Advanced Courses Strategy Planning Advanced Course on Strategic Technology Management Selectively Compulsory (Choose at least one course from each topic)
Advanced Course on Open Innovation
Strategy Development Advanced Course on Research & Development Management
Marketing Research
Business Planning Theory on Venture Business
Advanced Course on Business Finance
Problem Solving Advanced Course on Strategic Thinking
Theory of Inventive Problem Solving
Group Management Management Organization
Leadership Theory
Intellectual Property International Intellectual Property Laws
Intellectual Property Strategy
Applied Courses Intellectual Property MOT Selectively Compulsory (Choose at least one course)
Green MOT
Life Science MOT
Monozukuri MOT
Special Courses Special Programs Optional
Research Dissertation Compulsory