Category: 1. GAS Archive

GAS 2019 Session#5 on Sept. 29-Group Project

Sunday, September 29, was the last session of Global Agenda Seminar series (GAS) 2019. Some 30 participants worked together since June 1 for four months under the title of “Working across differences.” For the last session of this series, we formed 5 groups and asked them to design program to teach diversity to kids and…
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2019年10月12日 0

GAS 2019 Session #4 Debate…on Sept. 7

On September 7, Saturday, we hosted Session #4 of Global Agenda Seminar (GA) 2019. We tried debate to practice how we build logic to support our view, against those who have different view. We tried debate as I believe debate is one of the best ways to learn how to build logical argument to support…
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2019年10月12日 0

GAS 2019 #3 on July 27

On Saturday, July 29, we hosted the session #3 of Global Agenda Seminar (GAS)2019. As this is the half way of this course, we addressed challenging task and topic. The assignment given to the participants was “Pick the person you think is your “enemy,” take some action to see how you can collaborate with the…
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2019年8月5日 0

GAS 2019 #2 on June 29

At our session #2 of Global Agenda Seminar series 2019, we invited Shunsuke Karasawa, VP of People and Culture at Mercari as our guest. I interviewed Shunsuke before the seminar series started taking application in the spring about his own background and career trajectory. At this session, we focused on what the company Mercari, known…
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2019年7月15日 0

GAS 2019 #1 on June 1

Global Agenda Seminar series (GAS)2019 kicked off on Saturday, June 1 at the Roppongi Academy Hills with 29 people, who applied and passed. This year’s overall theme until September is “Working across Differences” and we planned to address the issue of diversity etc. The first session is always a bit nerve wrecking. I welcomed the…
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2019年6月25日 0

GAS 2019 Trial session

On Friday, April 26, right before 10-day holiday, we hosted Global Agenda Seminar Trial session at Roppongi  Academy Hills. I was delighted that the room was full of people and appreciated their coming as it was cold and rainy, no incentive to come to the seminar on Friday evening!.   (As a sign of my appreciation,…
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2019年4月30日 0

GAS Reunion 2019

On Saturday, February 23,we hosted reunion for the past participants of Global Agenda Seminar series. Every year, staff at Academy Hills organize this type of reunion, which gives a good opportunity to maintain network of alumni.  Majority were from the latest two classes, but with some from the first class in 2010 attending. This time, we…
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2019年4月30日 0

GAS2018

GAS 2018 focused on learning in practice under the title of Learning by Doing. . Participants get high quality input from guest speakers and Dr. Ishikura, and then put what they have learned into action to have a deeper understanding.   This year’s program featured two guest speakers. One is Dr. Tomohiko Taniguchi, who is a…
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2019年1月23日 0

GAS Overview

Global Agenda Seminar series (GAS)began in 2010 to develop global leaders by exposing them to global agenda and intellectual assets of World Economic Forum and other international institutions We hosted Global Agenda Seminar series every year to develop global leaders through interaction/discussion with leaders in diverse fields. Participants attend 3-hour session on weekends once a…
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2019年1月21日 0