Theme: Management Strategy/Case Studies Human Resources/ Leadership Corporate Governance Marketing Innovation Japanese Economy/ Society Global Market/ Management Others
Date Speaker&Topics Theme Point
May
2017
Mr. Yasuyuki Tanabe,
The CEO of Airbnb Japan.

Innovation of Airbnb and management
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April
2017
Mr. Noriyuki Yanagawa,
Research Professor, Graduate school of Economics, Tokyo University.

How AIEIoT@will change economical structure
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September
2016
Mr. Ray Zhang,
The Executive Director, Industry Solutions Group, Intel Japan Asia Pacific Japan Energy & Utility Sector Director.

The Management Strategy of Intel
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September
2014
Mr.Tatsuo Tanaka,
Director and Chairman of Citigroup Japan Holdings Corp.

Innovative Management `Case studies of MUFG and Citigroup`
As a business manager `Whether reform can be implemented or not`/ Validity of Outside board member/ Corporate governance in the USiBased on his career in Union Bankj/ Difference of Management between Japanese company and foreign company/ Difference of Reform between Japanese Bank and Foreign Bank/ Negotiation through Foreign company and government/ Human resource which can implement reforms and How to develop them
January
2014
Mr.Junnosuke Furukawa,
Advisor of Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.

Spirit of Entrepreneurships
History of Furukawa group/ Founder of Furukawa/ Principle of the founder/ Human resources in Furukawa/ Mission charged by large enterprise/ Necessity of Schumpeter growth/ Personnel training for future/ Concerns of Japan economy/ Rapid growth of Furukawa/ The pros and cons of dissolution of financial cliques/ Personnel difference before and after WW‡U/ Human resource that develops innovation/ The excess fragmentation of company/ Overseas advance of company and current-account deficit/ Role of the head in financial cliques
November
2013
Mr. Hideya Sadayasu,
President and CEO of Imperial Hotel, Ltd.

The hospitality and management of Imperial Hotel
Factors of good hotels/ Prospects/ Inspiration born from the working place/ Standardization of service and Synergy effect/ People in Imperial Hotel/ The position of Imperial Hotel/ Global expansion/ Things to change the Made-in-Japan hotels/ In order to rise the rate of foreign visitors/ Cooperation with the other leading hotels
August
2013
Mr. Kei Furuta,
President and CEO of Equinix Japan.

Management and Expansion to Japanese market of Telecommunications@enterprises of the United States
Global development of Equinix/ Establishment of Data center/ Interconnection Ecosystem/ Operation system of Equinix/ Security/ Thoroughness of High quality service/ To sustain No.1 company of a growth rate/ Prospects
November
2012
Mr. Haruo Murase,
Representative director of Canon Marketing Japan Inc.

Global Management and Talent of Canon
Canon's business areas/Globalization of Canon/Canon Marketing Japan and Sales target One trillion yen/gBeyond Canon, Beyond Japanh/ Diversification of business categories by M & A/ Fusion of IT and medical equipment business/Overseas expansion of CMJ/ Globalization of employees/Declaration of Independence and the reaction of the parent company/Factory automation and development of robot
October
2012
Mr. Kazuo Wada,
Ex Yaohan International Chairman.

To study Foundation and bankruptcy of Yaohan ~ truth of Older-generation overseas Chinese Business~
Magement of Li & Fung/What management/ Point of foreign M&A/ What Global human resource/Problem of Japanese company/ Importance of English/Axis as a human/Point of Investment in Asia/ Duties of outside directors/Problem of Education in Japan
January
2012
Mr.Osamu Tosaka,
Adviser of AJINOMOTO Co., Inc.

Case study of AJINOMOTO:Global management and Global Human Resource Development.
Innovation rebirth and growth/Corporate longevity and innovation/Survive in global market/Asinomoto and fixation of talent/How to advance innovation/Asinomotofs personal affairs/Global talent training/Message to young generation
December
2011
Mr. Yoichi Nagasawa,
(Fashion designer, Professor of KANAZAWA COLLEDGE OF ART) gDesign of Management ~ Outlook for global fashion industry and Chinese market~h.

Case study of SAMUSUNG SDI: Global management and Global Human Resource Development.
History of Japanese fashion/Learning Chinese companies/ Japanese apparel maker in China/ Necessity of visual communication/Appreciation education of Amelia Arenas
November
2011
Mr. Noboru Sato,
Managing Director of SAMUSUNG SDI.

Case study of SAMUSUNG SDI: Global management and Global Human Resource Development.
The Organization of Samsung Group/Amoeba Management of Samsung/Talented Person and Education/The Change of World Population and the Future: New Industry Development of Opportunity/Samsung Group's Projects and R&D Investment Strategy/ Positive Point of The South Korean Industry/Negative Point of The South Korean Industrial World/ Analysis of Main Samsung Industry/Analysis of Weak Samsung Industry/Partnership Cooperation Strategy
June
2011
Mr. Ken Millhouse,
Representative Director/Vice President of
LEGO Japan Ltd.

Case study of LEGO: Global management and Global Human Resource Development
Outline of Lego/ Lego's Value/ Lego's History \@Five Historical Phases/ Japanese Market's Uniqueness \ Communication and IP/ Lego's Brand and Value\ The Source of Its Strength/ The Difference between Japanese Market and Western Market/ The Difference between American Market and European Market/ Adaption to Individual Market
April
2011
Mr. Shoji Kinoshita,
Representative Director and President of
Unilever Japan K.K.(retired).

Case study of Unilever: Global management and Global Human Resource Development
Outline of Unilever/ Concentration on Consumer Goods Which Have Brand Value/ Ethics of Unilever/ Conduct Norms Leaders Should Have/ Qualifications of a Leader/ Unilever's Vision Shared with Its Employees/ Matrix Organization/ Concentration on Advantageous Fields/ Outstanding Brand Marketing/ The Relationship between the Headquarter and Local offices\ The Comparison of Unilever, Kao, and P&G
February
2010
Mr.Hisashi Sakamaki,
President of CANON ELECTRONICS INC

Case study of CANON: How to revive the subsidiary companies
Japanese Economy/ Society Management is making a profit/ Cutting useless costs/ Importance of realizing current situations/ Changing employees eminds/ What is an ideal company for employees? / The goal must be brief and simple, and it must be repeated /What are qualifications for excellent managers?/ To succeed a reform/ Motivating foreign staff members/ The relationship between a parent company and its subsidiary/ Canonfs patent strategy / The future of Japanese makers
August
2009
Mr.Yoshikazu Nakashima,
Deputy Director of the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Former COO (President) &Representing Director of General Motors Japan, Former President of BMW JAPAN Corp.

uWhy the mighty General Motors fall and Outlook for global automobile industryv
Management Strategy/Case Studies Complication of management (disadvantage of matrix management)/ Who dominates the two major markets? / The future of Japanese automobile industry/ The future of US automobile industry/ Centripetal force inside Toyota/ How to manage staff members and organizations/ Toyotafs management philosophy
June
2009
Mr. Masatoshi Ito,
Founder and honorary chairman of Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

The Heart of Doing Business: Memoirs of an Entrepreneur
Management Strategy/Case Studies My background/ Severity in overseas / Business personfs world, gcompanies go bankrupth/ The axis of life/ Seriousness/ What is credibility? / The fundamentals of business/ Dr. Peter Drucker/ Birdfs eyes/ Insectfs eyes/ Fishfs eyes
May
2009
Mr. Nelson Graves,
Editor of Thomson Reuter Japan.

The Outlook of media industry and Reuterfs strategy
Management Strategy/Case Studies Background of media industry crisis/ The birth of internet and the change of news cycle/ Existing media that have trouble in adjusting to new environment / Media industryfs change and Reuters history/ Commoditization of news / The future of print media/ Business models news paper companies should adopt/ Disciplines first class media maintain/ Reutersf missions and disciplines/ Global perspectives and regional perspectives/ Share Asiafs information and Japanfs information
February
2008
Mr. Reo Watanabe
President & CEO of Dentsu| Avenue A | Razorfish

A case study: the management of Dentsu and its group companies
Management Strategy/Case Studies The necessity of global network in the age of internet advertisement/ Inspiring motivation of employees/ Nissanfs incentive system/ System for encouraging individuals to send information/ The potential of B to B internet advertisements / Womenfs positions in Dentsu/ Internet advertisements from newspaper companiesf perspectives/ Recruiting the executives from other firms
November
2007
Mr. Nelson Graves
Editor of REUTERS Japan Limited

The reasons why Reuters, BBC, Financial Times and Economist maintain and enjoy top media positions
Management Strategy/Case Studies M&A of foreign media/ M&A of Japanese media/ Competition for sending news between media and IT companies/ News Corporation and China/ Japanese press club/ Gaps between domestic perspectives and foreign perspectives/ Qualifications for an excellent editor and journalist/ Unification of Korean Peninsula/ The future of Japanese media industry/ Japanese media\Their coverage tends to heat up and stop very quickly
June
2007
Mr. Yoshikazu Nakashima
Deputy Director of The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)

Business Management to Museum Management
Management Strategy/Case Studies Criteria for evaluating management/ The process of deciding the content of exhibitions/ Balance of science and technology/ Cooperation with Asian countries/ Difficulty of reforming in a bureaucratic organization / Visions and supporters/ To increase visitors to the museum/ Effectiveness of advertisement
April
2007
Dr. Peter Lorange
President of IMD, Lausanne Switzerland

-First Wednesday Special-
New Global Leadership Challenges

Address by Mr. Yutaka Narita, Principal Advisor of Dentsu Group
Management Strategy/Case Studies Negating pyramid-style organizations/ Organizations valuing actions/ Entrepreneurs inside corporations/ Human resources management encouraging more actions/ Budget process encouraging more actions/ Internal growth
February
2007
Mr. Yoshio Nakatani
Senior Managing Director of Japan Automobile Recycling Promotion Center (Former Chairman and CEO of Toyota Canada)

How the Automobile Recycling has Changed the Society
Management Strategy/Case Studies High level of Japanese car recycle system in the world/ Managing recycle fees and inflation hedge/ Inspection system in car recycling/ International effort at recycling cars/ Common recognition of the various factions in the recycle center/ Tasks of electric appliance recycle/The birth of ELV Recycling Law/ Japanese peoplefs awareness about recycle/ Scope of automobile makersf responsibility/ Automobile makersf effort at using recycle materials/ What is the best way for environment of the earth?
June
2006
Mr. Fumio Koma
Partner,Asahi & Koma Law Offices

The new leniency program and its implication
Management Strategy/Case Studies The global headquartersf role/The points to note in developing campaigns/ Brand strategies/ Luxury brand/ Nissanfs technology/Mr. Ghosnfs management/Brand value/ I Nissan/ Internetfs influence/ Local officesf stance on global market
May
2006
Dr. Peter Lorange
President of IMD, Lausanne Switzerland

Growth and Entrepreneurship
Management Strategy/Case Studies Decision-making speed/ Individualism and team spirits/ Bad effects of the Sarbanes?Oxley Act/ Corporate culture/ Management after charismatic leaders/ University education/ Active action and risk control
April
2006
Mr. Mitsuhiro Kurokawa
President of Toraya

Tradition realized by continuous innovation
Management Strategy/Case Studies gTORAYA CAFEh and Toraya /Toraya / Development in foreign markets/ Brand protection/ Bar association/ Marketing: Two approaches
November
2005
Mr.Nobuo Momose
Senior Managing Director of Lotte Co.,LTD.

The Lotte Corporation: its business development and the new business
Management Strategy/Case Studies Lottefs business structure/ Lottefs business model/ Lottefs new business/ Theme park business
July
2005
Mr. Yukoh Kawamura
Chairman & CEO of Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.

Business Publications in Japan-Perspectives from the top business publication in Japan.
Management Strategy/Case Studies Threat of Internet/ Adjustment to the structural change/ English magazines in Japan/ The management of media corporations/ Development in foreign markets/ Journalistfs ability
June
2005
Mr. Fumio Koma
Partner, Asahi & Koma Law Offices

Opportunities and issues related to "M&A" from the perspective of lawyers.
Management Strategy/Case Studies Who owns a corporation? Arguments that are lacking employeesf perspectives are prevailing/ Who owns a corporation? There is an option of not going public
September
2004
Mr. Tadashi Minami
President of Hitachi Hybrid Network Co., Ltd.

Innovative changes from subsidiary company
Management Strategy/Case Studies Hitachifs constitution/ Valuing education/ High value added is defined by the profit rate/ Reviewing evaluation methods / Encouraging communication/ How to succeed in global markets/ Internal growth after M&A
June
2004
Mr. Yoshikazu Nakashima
Chief Operating Officer of General Motors Japan

The issues and challenges GM Japan is facing today
Management Strategy/Case Studies Outlook of Japanese automobile industry/ Why European brands? / Image of American vehicles/ How to rebuild corporate image/ Marketing in Asia/ Sales promotion for Japanese young people/ Sales promotion for people in 30s and 40s/ Market research/ Sales network
April
2004
Mr. Junro Ito
Director & General Manager of Seven-Eleven Japan

Strengths and Challenges of Seven-Eleven Japan
Management Strategy/Case Studies Outline of Seven Eleven/ Deflation in the society of abundant goods/ Characteristics of Seven Elevenfs customers/ Product policy/ Seven Elevenfs competitive advantage/ Advertising communication/ Cope with problems in rural areas/ Merchandising/ Points of Tanpin Kanri
March
2004
Mr. Hajime Ohwatari
President of Hoken-Dohjinsha

Medical Reform in Japan
Management Strategy/Case Studies Medical care is culture/ Aging society/ Japan Council for Quality Health Care/ Clinical training/ Pediatric medical care in serious situation/ Electronic clinical record system/ Three types of doctors/ The definition of a home doctor/ Education for doctors/ Making hospitals corporations
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