HGP Seminar

Hitotsubashi University Global Education Program (HGP)では、英語による公開セミナーを開催します。

This seminar is open to the public and all Hitostubashi University students and conducted in English.

June, 26, 2023

Know what you want, recognize your unique strengths and excel in both Japan and internationally

Humphery Chen Yong Hui(Senior Director of Global Strategy & Business Alliance

June 9, 2023

Navigating SX -The Sustainability Experience in the New Social Fabric

Angela Ortiz Pettas(Author,CSR professional,Public Speaker,Entrepreneur,Marketer,Fitness Enthusiast)


December 5, 2022

Adventures in Cross Cultural Communication:20 Years of Building a Career in Japan(449KB)

Craig Humble (Executive Director Credit Agricole Securities)

November 14, 2022

Intercultural Skills for Career Success in a Japanese Organization (534KB)

Jon James Lynch (CEO, K.K. J-Global)

June 27, 2022

Learning Decision-Making through a Business Game (560KB)

Takao (Tak) Kawasaki (Senior Consultant, Japan intercultural Consulting)

November 22, 2021

The Challenges of Globalization for Japanese Retail Companies (500KB)

Yohei Tezuka (Strategy Consultant at Nomura Research Institute)

December 2, 2019

Reporting on Natural Disasters on Online Media (327KB)

Hitoshi Ogi (News Editor, J‐CAST NEWS)

July 5, 2019

Introduction to Intercultural Leadership Skills (471KB)

Jon James Lynch(CEO, K.K. J-Global)

December 10, 2018

Key differences between Japanese and “global” working and communication styles -Intercultural business best practices- (763KB)

Jon James Lynch(CEO, K.K. J-Global)

July 2, 2018

Ecotourism: Tourism for Tomorrow (666KB)

Japan Ecotourism Society promotes ecotourism and its practice that benefit conservation and communities. In this lecture, Mr. Tsujii shares his experience and knowledge of ecotourism in Japan, its differences from the world ecotourism, and future view of inbound ecotourism.

Keiichi Tsujii (Executive Director, Japan Ecotourism Society)

December 11, 2017

Englishnization: Exploring Rakuten’s Language Transformation (636KB)

Rakuten’s Englishnization program began in 2010 with a declaration that English would be Rakuten’s official corporate language. This lecture will explore past, present, and future challenges in Rakuten’s Englishnization program, with an emphasis on the cultural impact of large scale organizational change.

David Kelver (Vice General Manager, Education Business Department, Rakuten, Inc.)

June 26, 2017

Differences among Traditional Japanese Companies, Foreign Companies, and Startups (642KB)

Based on his career and experiences, he will talk about differences in business among traditional Japanese companies, foreign companies, and startups. Particularly, his lecture will focus on the current situation and opportunities of Japanese startups.

Masato Taira (CEO, The COO Inc. Graduated from Hitotsubashi University in 1997.)

May 17, 2017

Naoya Hatakeyama and the Photographic Representation of Post-Tsunami Landscapes (529KB)

In this lecture Dr. Marco Bohr will look at the work of the widely regarded photographer Naoya Hatakeyama who emerged as a quasi-spokesperson for photographers depicting the aftermath of 3.11. The lecture will investigate the moral and ethical dimensions to Hatakeyama’s work and compare it to other photographic movements.

Dr. Marco Bohr (Postgraduate Programme Director for the Arts at Loughborough University)

December 14, 2016

The Invisible Voice of the Female Teacher in Shindô Kaneto’s Children of Hiroshima and Sekigawa Hideo’s Hiroshima. (703KB)

In the post-occupation period, early Japanese atomic bomb films were made by independent studios. Through close analysis of film texts, Mr. Kataoka explores how these films construct the image of the innocent hibakusha.

Yusuke KATAOKA (PhD candidate at Hitotsubashi University)

July 12, 2016

Stockholder or Policyholder? To Maximize Our Stakeholders’ Profit  (635KB)

Mr. Masai elaborates inside of life insurance industry through its unique and industry specific management system called “mutual company”.

Yoshitaka MASAI (FALIA)

July 11, 2016

Honda Pump’s Challenge for Global Business (688KB)

Honda Pump takes on the challenge that other pump makers shy away from. Mr. Ryuzojiexpands on his corporate strategies for diversifying human resources and his aggressive management for the 21stcentury global business structure.

Kensuke RYUZOJI (President & CEO HONDA PUMPS Honda KikoCo., Ltd.)