Case Study (International Field Workshop)



Credits / Language / Semester

2Credits / English / Summer


The aim of the course is to motivate students to seek ways to collaborate with diverse stakeholders in the international fora by offering opportunities to exchange views with professionals working in international organizations and research institutions located in Asia. Participating in discussion with such professionals is expected to help students to identify issues from global perspectives and to design solutions in line with the concept of the Global Leader Program for Social Design and Management.


agriculture, economics, engineering, globalization, holistic knowledge, information science, health, innovation, medicine, politics and law, public policy, social design and management


A program of the field workshop is tentatively scheduled as follows:
Day 1 Sun, August 31 Departure
Day 2 Mon, September 1 Jakarta ERIA, World Bank
Day 3 Tue, September 2 Jakarta/Singapore (TBA)
Day 4 Wed, September 3 Singapore AMRO, NUS
Day 5 Thu, September 4 Manila ADB
Day 6 Fri, September 5 Manila IRRI
Day 7 Sat, September 6 Departure

Teaching Methods

This course is organized as a series of meetings and workshops with professionals working in international organizations and research institutions located in Asia. Meetings and workshops are tentatively scheduled with ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), and the World Bank Country Office, as well as with universities and think tanks. Active participation in discussion is expected based on student different backgrounds, life-experiences, specialized knowledge and skills. The working language is English.
Each student is required to submit a report with respect to implications for social design and management by selecting a specific topic of his/her interest or on one of her/his choice from the subjects given by the instructor based on the discussions during the field trip.


The course grade will be based on:
Participation 50%
Individual report 50%

Notes on Taking the Course

You are not allowed to register for a course with the same title as the one for which you have already earned credits. Those who want to register for this course are asked to submit an essay as instructed separately and only those who have passed selection process based on the essay are allowed to register.
* Details will be announced on the bulletin board.

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