Three key points
In place of conventional learning, which is divided into the sciences and humanities which they have studied up through high school, students in the Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation will learn knowledge and theory which will serve as the basis for collaborative regional innovation in both the humanities and sciences through the diverse curricula created by the departments and specialty courses. As such, the faculty’s 56 member academic staff, with unique and varied research backgrounds, will teach a broad array of courses.
Academic staff (56 members in total)
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Transdisciplinary education at the Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation
The faculty’s transdisciplinary education makes maximum use of academic fields while integrating knowledge born through the application of problem-solving and thinking skills1 and servant leadership by students and stakeholders who will become a driving force in leading regional communities.
1: Problem solving and thinking skills – The abilities needed to perceive the essence of matters from multiple angles and acquire and apply specialized knowledge and a broad education based in both the humanities and sciences.
2: Servant leadership – The ability to strengthen relationships of trust between allies and stakeholders through cooperation and support.
Create your future with four diverse departments and 10 courses
The knowledge and theory you learn on campus will be put to practice in the local community through fieldwork and internships. As part of fieldwork, you will practice team learning by working together with local residents and students from different departments and in differing years. As part of internships, you will coordinate with various companies, organizations, and local governments in the prefecture and directly experience life in the workplace. Through such activities, you will gain the problem-solving and thinking skills and servant leadership skills, (collaborative regional innovation skills) in demand in society today.
Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation Curriculum Policy
The Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation will incorporate transdisciplinary education in order to equip students with the skills required for collaborative regional innovation. As such, both problem-solving/thinking and servant leadership skills will be expected of students in this faculty, so that they may become capable individuals who will help guide regional communities in the creation of value.
The Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation has established the following curricula in accordance with the Diploma Policy of each department.
Introduction to internships, companies and local governments
Citizen Participation in Planning and Community Development Section, Citizen’s Department, Matsuyama City (Matsuyama NPO Support Center); Matsuyama Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Ehime Youth Human Resources Cultivation Promotion Organization; Ehime Prefectural Association for Small and Medium-Sized Business Operators; Coop Ehime; Partnership Management Coaching School; Saiki Certified Public Accountants Office; Chiyoda Commercial LLC; Gino Miso Co., Ltd.; Maruc Co., Ltd.; Misuzu Co., Ltd.; Hirano Co., Ltd; Fellow System Co., Ltd.; Technology Products; Komoda Sleeping Bags Co., Ltd.; Shimizuya Co., Ltd.; Nakafood Inc.; Good Field Co., Ltd.; Yano Corporation; I-NET Corp.; Satoh Industries Co., Ltd.; Yutaka Co., Ltd.; Matsuyama Kigata Inc.; Matsuyama Head Office, Marumasstrig Co., Ltd.; Santa Corporation; Onishi Plant, Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co., Ltd.; Setsuyomeisei Co., Ltd.; Asakawa Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.; COC Planning and Management Department, Ehime University; SD Planning and Design Co., Ltd.; Fujioka Yorozu Construction LLC; Kokorozashi University; Ehime Resource Center; Ehime Global Network; the Takagawa Association for Community Building; Culture and Sports Promotion Section, General Policy Department, Matsuyama City; Keirin Office, Industry and Economy Department, Matsuyama City; Ehime Social Welfare Corporation; Smile Factory Palette Dogo; Culture and Sports Promotion Section, Regional Promotion Bureau, Planning and Promotion Department, Ehime Prefecture; Ehime University Comprehensive Regional Sports Club; Matsuyama City Culture and Sports Promotion Foundation; Imabari Shimanami Sports Club; Matsuyama Silver Human Resources Center; Ozu Sports Club; Ehime Mandarin Pirates; Your’s Care LLC; Umemoto-no-Sato Senior Citizen’s Comprehensive Welfare Center; Legend Matsuyama; Family Support Forum; Child Rearing Support Network Ehime
The Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation（Iyo Bank）Endowment Course
The Faculty of Collaborative Regional Innovation provides a learning environment where students work with regional community members. As such, the most important feature of the Faculty is fostering the ability to refine the points of view and foundations needed to work in society and become the kind of talented individuals needed by regional communities.
1. Gain fundamental knowledge, and advanced practical skills in a broad array of humanities and scientific fields.
2. Can accurately investigate using an interdisciplinary approach and make comprehensive judgements for the resolution of the various challenges facing regional communities.
3. Can actively maintain interest in the various challenges facing regional communities.
4. Possess the will to guide regional communities in the creation of new value and can tackle the various challenges facing regional communities.
5. Is able to gather, organize, and analyze the information needed in the resolution of the various challenges facing regional communities.
6. Can present one’s own thought and judgement process, as well as the results, to others in an easy-to-understand manner.
7. Can display servant leadership in the resolution of the various challenges facing regional communities.