シラバス Syllabus

授業名 Case Writing Seminar I
Course Title Case Writing Seminar I
担当教員 Instructor Name Hakeem Muhammad Mohsin
コード Couse Code NUC415_N24B
授業形態 Class Type 演習 Practicum
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門教育科目 / Specialized Subject
学位 Degree BBA
開講情報 Terms / Location 2024 UG Nisshin Fall

授業の概要 Course Overview

Misson Statementとの関係性 / Connection to our Mission Statement

The course aligns with NUCB" mission of educating innovative and ethical leaders. Students will gain knowledge and skills to research, and develop a case and insight note.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

SEMINAR I is the first course in the series. In seminar I-IV, students will,

- Strengthen their communication skills
- Develop the expertise to research for the case
- Enhance their skills to write in a logical and coherent manner
- Produce a case and insight note

到達目標 / Achievement Goal

The case writing seminar is organized to help students successfully develop a case and an insight note. Global BBA students are required to submit and present a case to fulfill the graduation requirements.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals


LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication
LG6 Managerial Perspectives (BBA)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes

Students should be able to,

1. Understand and explain the business problems faced by different organizations.
2. Suggest possible solutions to tackle a specific business problem.
3. Develop a case and consulting note to discuss and understand a specific business problem faced by a particular organization.
4. Present and facilitate the developed case.

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 0 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 100 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

事前学修と事後学修の内容、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Pre- and Post-Course Learning, Report, Feedback methods

All classes will be conducted in a workshop manner.

The seminar requires a gradual buildup of the case and insight note by students. Written submissions, feedback, and subsequent revisions are part of the course design.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity


Reporting the progress of the case and feedback.
Individual presentations
Peer review activity

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 100 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 100 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 0 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 0 %
期末試験 Final Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Active participation is required and expected. Submission of assignments as per given instructions will ensure good grades in the seminar.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • .「A textbook is not necessary for this course」.(.)

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Gwee, J. (2018). The Case Writer's Toolkit. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hancock, D. R., & Algozzine, B. (2017). Doing case study research: A practical guide for beginning researchers. Teachers College Press.

Joshi, H. (2018). Tips and Tools: A Guide to Effective Case Writing. World Scientific.

Naumes, W., & Naumes, M. J. (2014). The art and craft of case writing. Routledge.

Yin, R. K. (2017). Case study research and applications: Design and methods. Sage publications.

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation

Students indicated great value of course materials, discussion, presentations, and feedback.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

Dr. Hakeem is an associate professor at NUCB Business School, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. He earned his doctorate and master degrees from the Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University, Japan, and attended Harvard Business School (HBS), Harvard University for executive education. He worked as an adjunct professor in renowned institutions including, Burgundy School of Business, France, Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS), Hosei University, Japan, and the Graduate School, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Japan. He received various awards and scholarships during his academic career, including the Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) and JSPS Fellowship at Tohoku University. He has published a number of articles and participated in a series of conferences. His research interests include but are not limited to International Business, Regional Sustainability, Strategic Management, and Network Science.

(実務経験 Work experience)

Dr. Hakeem's professional experience includes work in Investment Management, Financial Consultancy, Education, Training, and Career Counselling in different organizations.

Refereed Articles

  • (2024) Turning Lemons into Lemonade: Social Support as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Technostress and Quality of Life Among University Students. Psychology Research and Behavior Management
  • (2024) Leveraging place-based resources for quality education: insights from a forest community outreach project in Japan. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • (2023) Regional Sustainable Development Using a Quadruple Helix Approach in Japan. Regional Studies, Regional Science
  • (2022) Application of learning organization 2.0: a case study of Ricoh Ena Forest Japan. The Learning Organization
  • (2022) Linking Past with the Future: The Case of Toyota Woven City. NUCB insight 11

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2023). Leveraging Place-Based Resources for Regional Sustainability: Insights from a Collaborative Consulting Project. 7th Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference .7th Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference. 1. 1. Islamabad, Pakistan
  • (2023). Transforming Regional Competitiveness through Innovative Smart Technologies: The Case of Toyota Woven City. European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference 2023 Proceedings .European Academy of Management (EURAM) Annual Conference 2023. 1. 2. Trinity Business School, Dublin, Ireland
  • (2019). Equity Markets, Economic Indicators and Investment Patterns: The Network Perspective. Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR) 2019 Conference Proceedings ."The Interdisciplinary Approach to Research, Innovation and Practice" SIBR 2019 Conference. 1. 2. Osaka, Japan
  • (2018). Asia Pacific, TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and US; The Network Perspective. SIBR Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research .SIBR Conference on Interdisciplinary Business & Economics Research. 1. 2. Osaka, Japan
  • (2016). International Conference on Business, Economics, Management and Marketing. FOREIGN PORTFOLIO INVESTMENT AND ECONOMY: THE NETWORK PERSPECTIVE .International Conference on Business, Economic, Management and Marketing. 1. 2. University of Oxford, UK