Toyama University's "Human Resources Creation Program ENGINE" has begun to move in earnest.It was adopted as a project to build a regional revitalization human resources education program by a university of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in collaboration with both Shinshu and Kanazawa universities. To train human resources who can contribute to the sustainable development of.

 According to the University of Toyama, this program is a fusion and development of mathematics, data science, and AI (artificial intelligence) programs. Aim to form one's own career.

 As for how to proceed in each year, the first year is a course on data science and the region for the purpose of strengthening literacy. In the second year, as a career development phase, students will learn about management, leadership, and case studies of local companies such as Mitani Sangyo Co., Ltd. for each faculty. Experience an internship at an ENGINE certified company with the aim of strengthening practical skills in the third year.In addition to these, the certificate will be awarded by participating in the career development events "Great Work" and "Work" in the 1st to 2rd years, and the flow is planned to move to the 3th year job hunting. doing.

 Toyama Prefecture has shortened its distance from the Tokyo metropolitan area due to the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, but the outflow of young people continues, and the population is declining and the population is aging.Although the YKK Group, whose founder is from Toyama Prefecture, has moved part of its head office functions to Toyama Prefecture, the outflow of companies from the prefecture has accelerated since the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, and regional revitalization from a different perspective than before. Is required.

 Shigeru Saito, President of the University of Toyama, said, "The mission of this program is for students to nurture the community together with local governments and local businesses. I want to. "

reference:[Human Resources Creation Program "ENGINE" to Redefine and Redefine Regional Core Industries] Education Program, University of Toyama

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