GNW2019 | Innovation x Globalization, Japan Style

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Apr 11, 2019 11:03:00 AM

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Topics: Global Network, EMBA Program, MBA Program

Global Network Voices Confer on Business and the SDGs

Posted by Byline ICS on Apr 8, 2019 3:29:58 PM

Hitotsubashi ICS, a founding member and the only member school in Japan of the Global Network for Advanced Management, launched Knowledge Week 2019 with a virtual speaker series on the “Business Action towards the SDGs” (the UN Sustainable Development Goals). The aim was to introduce students to "many cases from many places": speakers from across the Network, from four continents shared cases of intentional initiatives from business actors to advance the SDGs in their countries and regions. Hitotsubashi ICS students actively participated and exchanged views with the speakers.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Global Network, EMBA Program, MBA Program, Event Report

Global Network Project | The Future of Education: IoT

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Mar 1, 2019 6:03:00 PM

This year, Hitotsubashi ICS’ ever-inventive Global Network Project (GNP) class took a new tack towards applied learning: developing a business solution for a big client right in Tokyo. In mid-January, #HitotsubashiICS18 students started work for Sony’s MESH and planning the product’s global roll-out.

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Topics: Global Network, MBA Program, Event Report

Deputy Dean of Yale SOM, David Bach visits Hitotsubashi ICS

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Jan 18, 2019 12:42:00 PM

Last week, David Bach, Deputy Dean of Academic Programs at Yale SOM traveled to Tokyo and spent a day at Hitotsubashi ICS meeting MBA Program Director Yoshi Fujikawa, lunching with Professor James Kondo and the EMBA Class of 2018 and conducting an information session on Yale SOM’s MAM Program.

During his visit Deputy Dean Bach sat down with Professor Fujikawa for a short interview, in which he talked about the about the value of the Global Network for Advanced Management, a community of 30 top business schools around the globe that is committed not only to developing global talent, but also to implementing innovative pedagogical initiatives leveraging faculty and student bodies across borders.

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Tripartite cooperation tackling the innovation challenges of today

Posted by Catherine Sibala on Dec 10, 2018 4:57:15 PM

Innovation, with a focus on Fintech development in China, was a key theme of the 7th BEST Alliance Annual Symposium in Beijing, China on 8 November. 

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Topics: Global Network, Event Report

Can Japanese Companies Hold the Line?

Posted by Jody Ono on Nov 16, 2018 2:53:07 PM

Hitotsubashi ICS, Tokyo, marks the first anniversary of its Executive MBA program with a symposium on “Knowledge Maneuverability and Dynamic Capability,” joined by its Silicon-valley based strategic partner, Berkeley Research Group. Intersecting knowledge creation and dynamic capability thinking – two influential business leadership concepts conceived by thespeakers themselves – crafts a powerful message to Japanese companies in a VUCA world.

Opening remarks:         Kaz Ichijo, Dean and Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS

Keynote speakers:         Ikujiro Nonaka, Professor Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University

   David Teece, Chairman, Berkeley Research Group; Professor,
  Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Panelists:                     Jose Munoz, Chief Performance Officer, Nissan Motor Corporation

                                    Arun Bajaj, Chief Human Resource Officer, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance

                                    Joe Bohling, Managing Director, Berkeley Research Group 

The world is watching as Japan’s flagship corporations, especially in the automotive industry, respond to a setting that looks, feels, and is very different from the postwar economy where most of them were born and raised. Can the iconic Japanese contenders lead their industries into the future, while preserving the primacy of purpose that nurtured them as pillars of society?

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Topics: Global Network, EMBA Program, Event Report

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