Courses & Seminars

Courses on Chinese Business

In order to deepen understanding of Chinese companies and produce more positive effects through international business partnership in the East Asian region, various courses and seminars are held in which participants can learn practical knowledge in comprehensive and systematic ways.

[FY2015]

CMMS Programs (co-host) ※Host: Japan Hong Kong Society

[Past lineups]

FY2012: The 1st Practical Chinese Business Course

FY2013: The 2nd Practical Chinese Business Course

FY2014: The 3rd Practical Chinese Business Course

Regular Seminars

Seminars are held under a different theme related to East Asian business every time. Invited lecturers are experts who mainly engage in practical East Asian business in financial institutions, companies and public organizations.

They aim to deepen knowledge on practical global business technique, to promote inter-regional interactions, and to establish a people-to-people network.

Specifically, contents of seminars include:

  • Learning the current situation of other companies from case studies showing their foray into the Asian market
  • Learning experiences of failure
  • Learning laws and regulations of Japan and targeted countries
  • Obtaining information on the latest financial situation and local trend

 

Schedule of Regular Seminars

14th Seminar
June 30, 2018
“How to establish and make effective use of a local base for businesses in
ASEAN ~Successful efforts in Vietnam~”
Mr. Yasuhiro KONDO
CEO, RCS co., ltd
Mr. Tomoki SAITO (Commentator)
CEO, Cross Point Co., Ltd
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New Year Special Seminar 2018 (13th Seminar)
Mar 15, 2018
●Keynote Speech
“Effects given by the Belt and Road initiative to Japan-China business cooperation”
Prof. Taiyan HUANG
President, Minzu University of China,
Director, the Research Center of China’s Private Enterprises, Renmin University of China

●Panel Discussion 1
“Growth of East Asia-based companies”
Prof. Hong LIU
Director, Nanyang Center for Public Administration,
Chair, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Hang ZHU
Sun Yat-sen Business School, Sun Yat-sen University
Prof. Huixin YANG
Dean, School of Management, Shandon University
Director, Center for MBA/EMBA Education
Prof. Taiyan HUANG,
President of Minzu University of China,
Director, the Research Center of China’s Private Enterprises, Renmin University of China

●Panel Discussion 2
“Creating a scheme for interregional business partnership”
Prof. Shige MAKINO
Director, Center for International Business Studies,
CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr. Chih-Yen TAI
Associate Research Fellow, International Division, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research
Prof. Shigemi FURUTA
Visiting Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau,
Advisor, Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.
Prof. Hiromichi TABATA
Advisor, TOTO Ltd.,
Adjunct Prof., Graduate School of Business Administration, The University of Kitakyushu
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12th Seminar
February 10, 2018
“Challenges of Cool Japan Business”
Mr. Hirotaka YOSHIDA
CEO, Toranoana Incorporation
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11th Seminar
November 18, 2017
“Let Asian vitality be brought to Kyushu
~Messages delivered from the local base in Hong Kong~”
Mr. Daisuke WATANABE
CEO, Trudit Hong Kong Company Limited
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10th Seminar
August 10, 2017
“Initiatives on how to develop globally-minded human resources, who are adaptable to changes in environment”
Mr. Ryuichirou MATSUNAGA
Manager, Major Japanese-affiliated OA equipment manufacturer in China
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New Year Special Seminar 2017 (9th Seminar)
Mar 2, 2017
●Discussion Topics Presentation
“How to prepare for a new era to be established through economic integration in East Asia”
Mr. Tomoyuki FUKUMOTO
General Manager, Kitakyushu Branch, Bank of Japan

●Panel Discussion I
“Japanese companies’ strategy of business development in East Asia”
Prof. Shige MAKINO
Professor of Management, Director of Center for International Business Studies,
CUHK Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. Shigemi FURUTA
Senior Fellow Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, The University of Kitakyushu, Visiting Professor of SYSBS
Prof. Xiaoping WANG
Professor and Dean, Graduate School of Business Administration,
Director of Center for Chinese Business Studies, The University of Kitakyushu

●Panel Discussion II
“Change in capital competitiveness in East Asian region”
Prof. Hong LIU
Director, Nanyang Center for Public Administration,Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ms. Xin FAN
Researcher, Project Manager, Nanyang Center for Public Administration,Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Peili ZHANG
Associate Professor, Institute of China’s Economic Reform & Development,
Operating Director, Private Corporations Studies Center of China, Renmin University of China

●Panel Discussion III
“Suggestions on how Kyushu continues to be a desired destination for inbound tourists”
Prof. Jacky Yuk Chow SO
Dean of Faculty of Business Administration,
Director of Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management, University of Macau
Prof. Glenn MCCARTNEY
Associate Professor in Hospitality and Gaming Management,
Acting Programme Director, Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management,
University of Macau

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8th Seminar
Jan 21, 2017
“Spirit of a trading company taking on challenging overseas development with systematic strategy”
Mr. Masami MASUDA
President, APEC Trading Co., Ltd.
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7th Seminar
Aug 18, 2016
“Establishing supply chains of the Japanese manufacturing industry in East Asia”
Mr. Ryuichirou MATSUNAGA
Manager, Major Japanese-affiliated OA equipment manufacturer in China
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6th Seminar
Jun 18, 2016
“Current state of Chinese economy through experiences of being stationed in China”
Mr. Takeshi HISANAGA
The Nishinippon Shimbun Newspaper
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New Year Special Seminar2016 (5th Seminar)
Mar 25, 2016
“Advancement of Japanese service-related companies in ASEAN~Development and empirical study of resource repositioning framework~”
Prof. Tetsuya USUI
Professor of International Business and Marketing, College of Law, Nihon University
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“Correlation between age and business performance of Japanese companies”
Prof. Shige MAKINO
Professor of Management, Director of Center for International Business Studies, CUHK Business School,Chinese University of Hong Kong
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“One Belt One Road and overseas Chinese societies in Southeast Asia
~From the perspectives of trans-boundary governance~”
Ms. Xin FAN
Research, Nanyang Center for Public Administration, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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“Chinese entrepreneurs society in Southeast Asia and its network”
Prof. Hong LIU
Director, Nanyang Center for Public Administration, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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4th Seminar
Nov 7, 2015
“Basic information on international logistics for beginners
~Logistic routes of imported cargo to China as main example~”
Ms. Tomoko OKAZAKI
Manager, International Freight Forwarding Section, Fukuoka Branch, Sankyu Inc.
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3rd Seminar
Aug 18, 2015
“Development of globally-minded human resources ~Current state of foreign students from the perspective of a Japanese language school and their employment in Japanese companies~”
Mr. Kenichiro OGAWA
President, Kitakyushu YMCA Educational Corporation
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2nd Seminar
Jun 6, 2015
“Asian strategy of Seven-Eleven Japan”
Mr. Noritomo BANZAI
Adviser, Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd.
1st Seminar
Mar 24, 2015
“Current situation of trade settlement in Chinese Yuan (CNY/RMB) and measures for avoiding foreign exchange risk”
Mr. Kiyotaka MINOHARA
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation