Theme: Management Strategy/Case Studies Human Resources/ Leadership Corporate Governance Marketing Innovation Japanese Economy/ Society Global Market/ Management Others
Date Speaker&Topics Theme Point
October
2017
Mr. Einosuke Sumitani,
The CEO of KCJ Group inc.

Education and Entertainment of KidZania
Experience in tourism development for Naoshima city/Establishing business of WDI group/Encountaring KidZania/ Partner for Financial sponsorship/Challenges in building KidZania Japan/KidZania for career planning/About edutainment, entertainment that is desighned to be eduvational
July
2017
Mr. Yoshihiro Senzai,
President and CEO of Hitachi Maxell Corporation.

Management of Hitachi Maxell
Background/How Maxell has grown/Maxell's challenges/ The speed of R&D/What technology should be used/ Product line extension/ Motivating employees/Long range production planning/International strategies for Maxell
February
2017
Ms. Hiroko Akiyama,
Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology, the University of Tokyo.

The super aging society is a good opportunity ?
Situations and Problems in Japan with Decreasing Birthrate and Aging Population/ Essential Systems on Aging Population Societies/ World Markets on Aging Population Societies/ Education Regarding Aging/ Decrease of Skills and Knowledge on a Second Life/ Life Consultation/ Foreign Workers who Support Nursing-care Service/ Pros and Cons regarding Migrants
January
2017
Mr. Mikio Sugano,
Editorial Writer of The Nikkei.

Dynamic Change of the World in 2017 and Japan in the Future.
World and Japan Situations in the Dramatic year 2016/ Re-evaluation of Japan/ Risks after 2017/ Consideration of the Democracy/ Pros and Cons on Hiring Policies by the U.S President Trump/ Companiesf Dependence on the Exchange Rates and Improvement of Industriesf Competitions/ Committee for Sustainable Growths/ Changes of Mediafs Roles/ Rule Making by the U.S/ Redistribution of Wealth by Trump
October
2016
Mr. Haruaki Deguchi,
The Chairman and CEO of LIFENET INSURANCE COMPANY.

The Challenge of LIFENET INSURANCE COMPANY
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August
2016
Mr. Toshikazu Inoue,
The president of Gakushuin University.
Mr. Makoto Kuwahara,
The Chief Country Officer, Representative Director and President of Deutsche Securities Inc,

What is our ideal type of human resources?
New Challenge for Producing Multi Human Resources/ The Originality of Gakushuin University/ The Background and Aim of Establishment of Faculty of International Social Sciences/ Dramatic Increase of the Number of the Candidates for Entrance Exam/ What is Necessary to Foster Human Resources from Now on?/ The overview of Deutsche Securities Inc, the Point of View on the Employment and the Transformation/ What is the Global Standard? Why is the Inclusion Essential?/ Essential Leadership for Flexible Organizations/ Young Generation/ The Expectation to university students
July
2016
Prof. Munehiko Harada,
The Professor of Faculty of Sport Sciences in Waseda University.

The Local Revitalization and Reconstruction through Sports.
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May
2016
Mr. Ritsuya Oku,
The Chief Researcher of DENTSU Inc.

The Revolution in the Sector of Media Information and the Change of Advertisements
The Current Situation on the Diverse Video Streaming Service/ Media Information Situation by 2020/ The Market of Video Streaming Service/ The Usersf Situation of the Applications of Smartphones/ The Future Trend of Video Streaming Service
April
2016
Mr. Masatoshi Muto,
The former Japanese Ambassador to South Korea.

The Future of East-Asia `Diplomacy of Japan, South Korea, North Korea and China`
Why was the Ruling Party Saenuri Defeated? (Focusing on the Characteristics of the Korean Politics)/ The Evaluation of Park Geun-hyefs Administration in Korea/ Regarding Military Comfort Women: What Kind of Factors Makes It Complicating? Whatfs Happening in North Korea? /China/ What is Korea like?
February
2016
Prof. Kazuhiko Togo,
The Professor of Faculty of Law in Kyoto Sangyo University.

The State Vision of Japan and the Future Diplomacy
The Current World Affairs/ The Background on the growing power of China and Islamic State/ The Civilization and Security/ The Relationship between Japan and China/ Moving Forward to Engagement of study of All Citizens/ Military Comfort Women/ The Current Situation of the Northern Territories Problem
July
2015
Mr.Atsushi Saito,
Former Group Chief Executive Officer and Representative Executive Officer of Japan Exchange Group Inc.
Mr.Tatsuo Tanaka,
Director and Chairman of Citigroup Japan Holdings Corp.

Deloitte Tohmatsu Financial Business Seminar
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April
2015
Mr.Hiroshi Takada,
Chairman & CEO of Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN

Regional Revival
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January
2015
Mr.Shuhei Aoki,
Former chief of Association for Payment Clearing Services of Bank of Japan, Assistant to president of Hitachi, Ltd.

Prospect of Japanese economy and finance in 2015 and Global financial market
Prospect of Economy from OECD/ Household business confidence/ Business confidence/ Revenue of the US company/ Future population of China/ Decrease of working population/ Spending money owned by companies/ Facility investment of Japanese company in overseas/ Dependence of risky assets/ Action of small businesses
November
2014
Mr.Hidenori Sakanaka,
President of Japan Immigration Policy Institute, Former Chief of Immigration Bureau of Tokyo.

Immigration policy of Japan `Japan at the crossroads`
Why are we considering "Immigrant" now/ Falling population and becoming immigrant nation/ The way to sustain vibrant society (so-called "Big Japan")/ Immigration policy and University reform/ Tokyo Olympic in 2020 - one chance in a million/ Vitalization of local communities/ Future accommodation of Japanese government/ Response from global media/ Abduction issue
May
2014
Mr.SEN Genshitsu,
(15th in a series of Japanese tea masters of the Urasenke family)

The way to live as the Japanese `People's resource in this chaotic world`
About Tea Ceremony/ Relationship between Tea Ceremony and Zen Buddhism/ Experience of religious mendicancy/ How to enjoy Green Tea and Tea/ Teachings from Father: Live together with nature/ History of Japan and Tea Ceremony/ Spirit of Scholarship and the Martial arts/ University days: Experience of WW‡U/ After deployment of an attack unit organized for a special duty
April
2014
Mr.Robert Alan Feldman,
Managing director Chief economist and General Manager of fixed income research of Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd.

Prospects of the world and Japanese economy and Abenomics
Silent advance of Abenomics/ First philosophy: Growth strategy considered where the success comes from/ Second philosophy: How to advance fiscal reconstruction/ Second arrow of Abenomics (Flexible fiscal policy)/ What is the third arrow (Growth strategy that evokes private investment)exchange market/ What is the rate of exchange/ Knowing exchange is knowing the world/ World economy and Abenomics/ Contribution and proposition to developing countries/ Support for growing the education standard of developing countries/ What to grow productivity of health care system
February
2014
Mr.Katsuro Wakai,
Advisor (Former President and CEO) of Hitachi Information & Telecommunication Engineering, Ltd.

Perspective of Japanese high-tech industry and management of Hitachi
What is the main frame/ Identity of Hitachi/ About Department of Information and Telecommunication/ Trade of ICT related industries in Japan/ History of Computer/ Growth and decline of technology/ Case studies of Information system/ Case study of Hitachi large-sized computer M series/ PCM Export Chronicle/ Beginning of PCM business/ Growth and decline of Skyline/ Worldfs best factor of success/ Teachings from the worldfs best/ In order to success/ In order to survive Japanese company in competitive global market
December
2013
Mr. Kazuo Furukawa,
Chairman of New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization.
Former President and CEO of Hitachi, Ltd.

Future of the energy policy
The content of implementation of NEDO/ The difference between NEDO and JST/ Technological development of NEDO/ Industrial technology competitiveness in Japan and the environmental changes/ Typical innovation and the role of NEDO/ New approach of development of innovative solution/ Major support system/ The role of NEDO/ NEDO and business in overseas/ Creating scheme for culture of venture capital
July
2013
Mr. Fumio Ohta,


International situation and Intelligence in China.
Experience in the U.S./ Decrease of Japanese American/ Secret Inteligent of China / Experience in 2001/ SIGINT organization in China/ Sonshifs five types of imfomation/ Leakage Business in the U.S.
June
2013
Mr. Hisaoki Kamei,
Former member of the House of Representatives/ Former Director General of National Land Agency/ Former Secretary- General of the People's New Party/ Chairman of General Incorporated Association: Communication Research Society.

Actual facts and future of Japanese government
Considering "Hundred millions of middle class society"/ To encourage meaningful government reconstruction/ Bicameral Japanese government/ A constitutional amendment/ Disuse of nuclear weapon/ Feeling of hopelessness towards Japanese government/ Media and Government/ Making use of value of Japanese society
January
2013
Mr.Glen Fukushima,
Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Future relationship among Japan: the United States and Asian countries
Decline of Japanese presence/ Foreign relation depending on the person in charge/ Satisfied relationship between Japan and the United States and Problem to be solved of Japan/ Participation in TPP/ The reason why the rate of students who study abroad decreases/ Discover global human resource/ Japanese men donft settle well overseas while Japanese women settle well
December
2012
Mr. Kenji Nagano,
Representative of BS Japan.

Outlook for Japan economy
Lost two decades- a turning point of Japanese system and capitalism/ What we have learned from the defeat/ What is the essence of capitalism/ Japanese style of capitalism/ Problem of Japanese government/ Weak point of single-seat constituency system/ Why Japanese Prime Minister can hold the reins of government only for a short term/ The spirit of Yukichi Fukuzawa/ What is to be a good politician/ Problem of Japanese education/ Japanese style of Management/ Learning from Peter Drucker
May
2011
Mr. Masashi Niwa,
Managing Director Japan Representative of
FTI-INTERNATIONAL RISK.
Mr. Fumio Kom,
MPartner of
Baker & McKenzie Tokyo Aoyama Aoki Law Office (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise).

Japanfs outlook: after 3/11
The Current Situation of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant/ Impact on Domestic Industry and the Number of Bankruptcy/ Five Suggestions to Rebuild Japan/ Toward New World Order/ Lost Two Decades/ Communication Skill of Japanese People/ The Gap between Media Information and Reality\The Report about Radiated Water/ Japan Is Required for Sending Its Message
January
2011
Mr. Mikio Sugeno,
Senior Staff Writer of
NIKKEI.

2011 Economic and Political Outlook: Japan and World
Japanese Economy/ Society 2011: The Year of Growing Uncertainty / The Year of Facing New Reality/ Messages from Leaders Suggesting Changes/ Values Dominant in 2010s/ Aging Society Is Coming/ Change in the Quality of Information/ World Economy Called "2 Speed" / Where Is Global Risk?/ What Is Essential to Rebuild Japan?
July
2010
Mr. Shigetada Kishii,
Special senior editor of the Mainichi Shimbun.

A historic change in Japanfs politics?
Japanese Economy/ Society The US-Japan Relationship/What a leader requires/The Japanese politics of wa (harmony)/Japanese political system/the future of Japanese politics/Japanese Prime Minister: its role/Listening to consumers and voters
April
2010
Mr.Nelson Graves,
Editor of Reuters, Japan

Japanfs Future
Japanese Economy/ Society Two possible scenarios of Japanese future/gpale blueh scenario/gbright redh scenario/ Japanese society: Courtesy, Cleanliness, Safety, Service, Homogeneity/Weakness: Jobs for life, Indecisiveness, The group always before the individual, Corporate coddling, Resistance to change, Insularity
September
2009
Mr. Charles D. Lake II,
Chairman of the Board, Aflac Japan, President Emeritus of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan. (ACCJ)

Outlook for U.S.-Japan relationship: Obama's economic policy and Japan's choice.
Management Strategy/Case Studies 5 tasks\the foundations of Americafs growth and prosperity / Comprehensive policies for strengthening Americafs international competitiveness/ Scenarios for US economyfs recovery/ What US expect of Japan/ Market fundamentalism and finance supremacism/ US education reform/ Obamafs incomparable qualifications/ Aflacfs talent training/ Qualifications for playing active roles at international conferences
July
2009
Mr.Hiroshi Nakada,
the Mayor of Yokohama.

"Management of Yokohama"
Japanese Economy/ Society To function politics/ Financial austerity and economic downturn/ From government surveillance to market surveillance/ Examples that decentralization can solve problems/ Current systems that weaken incentives for reforms/ Society of government surveillance and Japanese peoplefs dependence/ Raison dfetre as a statesman/ Priority of political issues and periods of their settlements/ Japanese administrative structure: It must be drastically reformed/ Role models for Yokohama City
April
2009
Mr. Kazuo Noda,
the 18th head of Tokugawa Family

Leadership in the Current Crisis
Japanese Economy/ Society Education reform/ Japanese people just after World War II/ Virtues of Japanese people/ Social science is useless/ 3 kinds of information for judging situations/ Real crisis for Japan/ Deteriorating morals in Japanese society/ The significance of learning from secondhand information/ Modern people are losing profundity
February
2009
Mr. Shijuro Ogata,
Former Deputy Govenor of Bank of Japan and Japan Development Bank

Financial Crisis and Japan in 2009
Japanese Economy/ Society Five phases of financial crisis/ Four differences between financial crisis in 2008 and Japanese financial crisis in 1990s/ Influence on Japan/ Economic recovery 2003 through 2007 / From the occurrence of subprime loan crisis to the present/ The possibility of dollar collapse/ The strength of America/ The perspective of foreign exchange market\US dollar and Japanese yen / Keynesianism or neoliberalism? /Japan in the age of post-financial capitalism/ Japan is a country of good soldiers but poor commanders/ Model deficit countries, not model surplus countries/ The essence of bubble\ It is hard to modify autonomously/ The role of World Economic Forum/ Scandinavian model\ Japan should learn from it about social and economic system/ Big government or small government? We need a wise government
January
2009
Mr. Uichiro Niwa,,
Chairman of Itochu Corporation

Leadership for Enhancing Japanese Companies Global Competitiveness
Japanese Economy/ Society Financial crisis and global economy/ Japanese problems/ The ways for Japan to survive/ How to create a talent who can play an active role in global market/ Women as the labor force/ The future of Japanese technology/ Limited water resources and Japan/ Employment issues/ Policies for revitalizing Japan/ M&A as a tool for the growth/ Change Japanese peoplefs minds to create new technology/ Requirements to create new venture businesses/ Japanese companiesf foreign market development and their security/ How to use IT/ Japanfs immigration policy
November
2008
Mr. Tunenari Tokugawa
the 18th head of Tokugawa Family
and Former Executive Vice President of Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha

Japanese Culture in the World -from a Businessman's Point of View -(Tentative Title)
Japanese Economy/ Society Power structure in Japanese companies and Edo Agefs influence on it/ Leadership in western countries and the delegation of power in Japan/ Study of Edo Age in the world/ What the word gpublich means/ Qualifications for an excellent leader/ Evaluations for history and the future of Japan/ Heavy reliance on technology in environmental issues/ Evaluations for Japanese wars in modern age
August
2007
Dr. Naoyuki Yoshino
Professor of Economics, Keio Universityand Director of Finacial Research Training Center

Exchange Rate of Asia, Bond Market of Asia, Money Market of Asia
Japanese Economy/ Society Foreign exchange market/ Accepting foreign workers/ To solve deficit finance/ Japanese education/ The difference between makers and financial institutions/ The relationship between educational institutions and corporations/ The definition of national minimum and civil minimum
January
2007
Mr. Toshitaka Yoshida
Executive Advisor of Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc.Former President of Nikkei Radio Broadcasting, Former President of Nikkei Europe Ltd.

-First Wednesday Special-Japan: Global Outlook 2007
Japanese Economy/ Society World economy/ International politics/ Japan in 2007
December
2004
Ms. Ginny Parker
Tokyo Correspondent, Tokyo Bureau of The Wall Street Journal

About female business executives in Japan
Japanese Economy/ Society Office ladies in Japan/ Mental health care for women/ Women to watch/ Mental role model/ A decline in birth rates and solving workforce shortage/ Shortage of female managers/ How to communicate with her men/ How to balance family and work