Phase 1: Internal training session “Global Academy” (October-December, 2015)
The program was co-designed by TUAT and the Japanese business circle.
Participant Companies in 2015
- Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.
- AEON AGRI CREATE CO.,LTD
- SHIMIZU CORPORATION
- Undergraduate and master’s course students
- All majors in TUAT
Program Theme in 2015
- Life-style Innovation
- Global GAP（Good Agricultural Practice）and Japanese agriculture
- Sustainable coexistence between people and nature
Lesson plans & Schedule
This program consists of two parts, the global communication training session and the creative thinking training session. In the latter session, students worked in groups, made innovative business plans and proposed to the participant companies.
|10/3||Assertive communication and negotiation skills|
|10/10||Presentation skills- How to make your presentation more persuasive|
|10/17||Lectures by Participant companies|
|Group Work 1 (Brain storming)|
|10/31||Group Work 2 (Making concept for a new business model)|
|11/7||Group Work 3 (Reviewing the plan with multilateral consideration)|
Phase 2 Oversea training session（February 10-15, 2016）
The selected students participated in the 2-day innovation program at SRI international, USA.
Phase3 Panel Discussion “How Japan should do to foster ‘Global Professionals’ in science and technology fields.” (March 24, 2016)
5 students representing all the program attendees made a presentation. They talked about what they learned through the program and suggested a plan to foster “Global Professionals”.