Humanware Innovation Creation classes cultivate project management skills for research leadership



October 11 marked the first class in Humanware Innovation Creation, a core subject in the first year level of the HWIP curriculum. Classes are run by experts in applied interdisciplinary research and development from a wide range of companies and research institutes. Students learn about the processes and key considerations in project management, all the way from the planning and development stages through to actual implementation, thereby acquiring skills of management and supervision essential for research leadership. The classes promise a rare opportunity for students to gain insights into research and development strategy from a diverse range of perspectives such as human resource theory and the history of industrial technology, and also to interact directly with people working at the front lines of industry.

Osaka University, October 11, 2013

*View Humanware Innovation Creation class contents and instructors here: (Japanese only)