GSIM Events – Special Lectures & Field Trips

Spring Term 2017

As of  June 6, 2017

GSIM Guest Lecture Series Spring Term 2017
Guest Speaker Name/Title Instructor/Course Title of the lecture Date/Time Place Open to
Everyone (Yes / No.)
Mr. Donald Soo
President, Mission 500 K.K.
Course: Entrepreneurship Strategy / Prof. Nora Sharkasi
Title: Special Topics in Entrepreneurship: A Holistic Overview

Sponsored by JICA-JDS

April 6th, 13:00-14:30, Classroom 207 Yes
Mr. Masaki Hasegawa
Founder, Third Vision
Host: Prof. Nora Sharkasi
Title: The art of making your ideas happen

Sponsored by JICA-ABE Initiative

April 10th, 10:30-11:30, Classroom 205 Yes
Ms. Aruna Rohra
Professor, Nagaoka University
Course: Entrepreneurship Strategy / Prof. Nora Sharkasi
Title: Being Entrepreneur in Japan: Experiences of a Woman & Foreign Entrepreneur
May 4th, 13:00-14:30, Classroom 207 Yes
Mr. Keith Thomas
Executive Director, Ernst & Young Tax Co.
Course: International Taxation / Prof. Yoichi Asakawa
Title: Introduction to Transfer Pricing
May 15th, 14:40-17:50, Classroom 103 Yes
Mr. Ken Ito
Consultant, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Course: IT Strategy & Policy Planning / Prof. Jay Rajasekera
Title: Development and Dynamism of Silicon Valley

Sponsored by JICA-JDS

May 24th, 14:40-16:10, Classroom 102 Yes
Mr. Dave McCaughan
Consultant, McCann
Host: Prof. Nora Sharkasi
Title: History of Mens Underwear
May 26th, 15:00-16:30, Classroom 102 Yes
Mr. Takao Yoshino
Manager, Dai-ichi Life Insurance
Course: Risk Management / Prof. Haruyoshi Ito
Title: Debt Securities Investment Strategy by Life Insurance Companies
May 30th, 13:00-14:30, Classroom 203 Yes
Mr. Takashi Hata
Senior Vice President, Nissan Motor Corporation
Course: Strategic Management / Prof. Toshiro Wakayama
Title: Your life in 2027
June 1st, 14:40-16:10, MLIC Hall Yes
Dr. Aynur Unal
Former Professor Stanford Univ.
Founder of Digital Monozukuri
Advisor to Silicon Valley Start-ups
Advisor on Open Innovation USA, India
Host: Prof. Jay Rajasekera
Title: Nurturing a Start-up Culture: Examples for Developing Countries and from Silicon Valley I

Sponsored by JICA-ABE

June 12th, 16:30-18:00, Classroom 203 Yes
Dr. Aynur Unal
Former Professor Stanford Univ.
Founder of Digital Monozukuri
Advisor to Silicon Valley Start-ups
Advisor on Open Innovation USA, India
Host: Prof. Jay Rajasekera
Title: Nurturing a Start-up Culture: Examples for Developing Countries and from Silicon Valley II

Sponsored by JICA-ABE

June 13th, 16:30-18:00, Classroom 203 Yes
GSIM Field Trips Spring Term 2017
Company Name Course/Instructor Date