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Division of Management Systems Engineering

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Course Features

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In today's information-intensive and aging society, system design has a significant role to play. In order to address the challenges facing our society, there are growing needs for highly skilled professionals in the field of system design and management systems, utilizing state-of-the-art technologies in a variety of settings depending on customers’ requirements.

Therefore, we have set up the following three courses.

  1. Ergonomics: Design of production systems, environmental systems, and public health systems as well as human skill development from an ergonomic view.
  2. Management engineering: Theory and practical applications related to business process cycle covering product planning, design, manufacture, sales, disposal, reuse and recycling.
  3. Social system engineering: Comprehensive study of management system focusing on social factors which may affect management.

Division of Management Systems Engineering provides comprehensive education in the above fields both in theory and practical applications. Our curriculum is designed to prepare students to become professionals who will serve our community in the field of system design.

 

Educational Objectives

Our interdisciplinary courses cover areas of ergonomics, management engineering and social system engineering. We aim to provide students with problem-solving skills in a variety of settings.

In their first and second year, students are allowed to take a wide range of courses including liberal arts courses.  In the third and fourth year, students take core courses. Our educational objective is to provide students with management and ergonomics knowledge and skills. We have set minimum course requirements so that students are allowed the flexibility to customize the program across courses depending on their goals.

In the fourth year, students learn in small groups of 4 or 5 to deepen their areas of expertise. Our curriculum emphasizes experience-based learning so that students are given opportunities to put theory into action and enhance their problem-solving skills.

 

Career Path

Half of the students in our division go on to graduate school after completing their undergraduate degrees. Major employees of our graduates are: Canon Inc., NEC Corporation, Hitachi Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and some academic institutions including universities.