Course title
8M207000
Carrier Design

kato kyoko
Class name
Career design
Keywords
  • career design
  • internship
  • practical experience
  • work and life
Course description
This course is intended to provide students with insights in planning their career. Topics covered include: self-analysis, self-analysis by others, workplace diversity, work and life and guest speakers. Throughout the course student develop knowledge, skills and abilities that will assist them in effectively developing their future career.
Purpose of class
The course is a prerequisite course of “Internship” and therefore any MOT students who do not have work experience and will apply to internships in a consecutive fall semester should take this course in advance.
Goals and objectives
  1. To understand the overview of the field of career development
  2. To roughly understand how work is designed in a company, how people work and how people think about their work.
  3. To develop critical thinking toward future job and ways of work by active learning processes (e.g. interacting with guest speakers, group discussions, and presentations)
Language
Japanese
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Orientation: Explaining a syllabus and having an introduction of the course For the 1st day
• (Prep) to list questions for guest speakers
• (Review: for student in charge of the 1st guest) to make appointments with instructors and a guest
180minutes
2. Self-analysis (1st): Doing a self-analysis and group review after the analysis For the 2nd day
• (Review) to review your self-analysis based on the lecture and group discussions
• (Review) to finalize questions to the guest speaker next week
180minutes
3. Guest speaker (1st) – meaning of internship: Presentation and discussion with the guest speaker For the 3rd day
• (Prep) to finalize questions to the quest
• (Review) to fill out a reflection sheet based on the guest speech and group discussions, and submit it next week
180minutes
4. Self-analysis (2nd):
• Wrapping-up the last week’s lecture
• Doing a self-analysis and group review after the analysis
• Submitting a reflection sheet about the 1st guest speaker
For the 4th day
• (Review) meeting with the guest and finalizing the schedule in advance
180minutes
5. Guest speaker (2nd) – what is work? What is life? : Presentation and discussion with the guest speaker For the 5th day
• (Review) to fill out a reflection sheet based on the guest speech and group discussions, and submit it next week
180minutes
6. What is work? What is life?
• Wrapping-up the last week’s lecture
• Doing a self-analysis and group review after the analysis
• Submitting a reflection sheet about the 2nd guest speaker
For the 6th day
• (Review: for students in charge of the 3rd guest) to meet with the guest and finalizing the schedule in advance
180minutes
7. Managing work and life: Discussions with group members about work-life issues by reviewing previous lectures so far For the 7th day
• (Review) to fill out a reflection sheet based on the guest speech and group discussions, and submit it next week
• (Review: for students in charge of the 4th guest) to meet with the guest and finalizing the schedule in advance
180minutes
8. Managing work and life
• Wrapping-up last week’s discussion and having a group presentation
• Preparing for the next week (3rd guest speaker)
For the 8th day
• (Review) to fill out a reflection sheet based on the guest speech and group discussions, and submit it next week
180minutes
9. Presenting an “Internship for dummies (first draft)” : Evaluating peers’ presentations For the 9th day
• (Review) to wrap-up and evaluate presentations
180minutes
10. Guest speaker (3rd) - Diversity in a workplace (1): Presentation and discussion with the guest speaker For the 10th day
• (Review) to fill out a reflection sheet based on the guest speech and group discussions, and submit it next wee
180minutes
11. Guest speaker (4th) - Diversity in a workplace (2): Presentation and discussion with the guest speaker For the 11th day
• (Review) to fill out a reflection sheet based on the guest speech and group discussions, and submit it next week
180minutes
12. Diversity in a workplace
• Wrapping-up the last week’s lecture
• Doing a self-analysis and group review after the analysis
• Submitting review sheets about the 3rd and 4th guest speakers (for each)
For the 12th day
• (Review) to wrap-up and evaluate presentations
180minutes
13. Presenting an “Internship for dummies (final draft)”
• Evaluating peers’ presentations
• Based on the dummies, to create “a plan for my internship” presented in the final day of the course
For the 13th day
• (Prep) to brush-up your internship plans writing further
180minutes
14. Business manners: Lecturing and exercising business manners For the 14th day
• (Prep) to brush-up your internship plans writing further
180minutes
15. Final presentation – “a plan for my internship” For the 15th day
• (Review) to wrap-up and evaluate presentations
180minutes
Total. - - 2700minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Weekly presentation & discussion Plan for the internship Discussions w/ guest speakers Final presentation Total.
1. 5% 10% 10% 5% 30%
2. 10% 10% 10% 5% 35%
3. 10% 10% 10% 5% 35%
4. 0%
Total. 25% 30% 30% 15% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Presentations (60%)
Individual goals (40%), based on reflection sheets, preparations for guest speakers, internship for dummies, “a plan for an internship”
Textbooks and reference materials
None but will inform if needed.
Prerequisites
None.
Course objectives
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • by appointment
Relation to the environment
Non-environment-related course
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates a basic interpersonal skills
  • Course that cultivates a basic self-management skills
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Last modified : Wed May 17 22:01:49 JST 2017