Global Network for Advanced Management

Hitotsubashi ICS
(Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University)

March 2-6, 2015

City:

Tokyo, Japan

Topic & Description:

Innovation X Globalization: Japan Style

The Global Network Week Tokyo Program, hosted by Hitotsubashi ICS, is centered around the theme: "Innovation x Globalization: Japan Style."

The purpose of the program is to help students see unique innovation and globalization challenges facing Japanese business and economy through exposure to a variety of corporate practices and market phenomena in Tokyo and Japan.

The GNW Tokyo Program consists of (1) Foundations, (2) Company Sessions, and (3) Field Visits, including the followings:

  • Foundations: Japan at the Crossroads, Japanese Culture, Cool Japan, Competitiveness & Clusters, Knowledge Management, and Innovation x Globalization (TENTATIVE)
  • Company Sessions: Coca-Cola Japan Company, Fast Retailing (Uniqlo), Fuji Television, GE Healthcare, and Honda Motor (TENTATIVE)
  • Field Visits: Japan Old & New (Akihabara, Asakusa, Harajuku, Roppongi, Shibuya, Sugamo, etc.), Kamakura Tour, Tokyo Rush Hour Survival, and Uniqlo Ginza Flagship Store (TENTATIVE)

Program outline

Faculty involved: Jesper Edman, Yoshi Fujikawa

Company visits: Coca-Cola Japan Company, Fast Retailing (Uniqlo), Fuji Television, GE Healthcare, and Honda Motor (TENTATIVE)