The Program on Business Innovation [PBI]

DATA INÍCIO: 22/01/2018

DATA TÉRMINO: 31/01/2018

 

Course Objectives

The Program on Business Innovation (PBI) is the training program for directors, managers/supervisors and engineers from any of the developing countries who promote innovations in their respective organizations to go through the process necessary for creating innovations practically. The curriculum of this program is designed for participants to have a simulated experience of creating innovations by working in a diversified team through practical sessions/workshops. This program aims to give participants the self-awareness and the basic actions necessary for implementing management reforms and innovating their companies in order to develop corporate competitiveness after returning to their countries.

 

Target Participants

Directors, managers/supervisors and engineers who are promoting innovation in their respective organizations with the responsibilities of corporate strategy, developments of new businesses or new products, production technologies, and/or marketing, in manufacturing companies and companies in the service sector. Participants could also include those who are going to create innovations in their respective organizations in the future.

 

Language

All lectures, visits and exercises will be conducted in English or Japanese with translation into English.

 

Course Contents

(1) Participants will deepen their understanding of viewpoints, ways of thinking, tools and processes to create
innovations through the following activities:
To seek and identify potential business opportunities (challenges) and learn how to grasp the customer’s jobs-to-be-done through case studies.
To come up with new ideas from the customer’s jobs-to-be-done issue perspective, based on the specific subject.
To draw a potential business model based on such new ideas.
To test and brush up the initial business model (hypothesis).
To make a presentation on the final business model.

(2) Participants will visit Japanese companies to deepen their understanding of the examples of innovations in Japanese companies as well as what efforts they have tried to create innovations.

(3) Participants will develop innovative directions and practical action plans to specify their problems/challenges in their companies/departments as well as to come up with ideas as to how to promote and implement innovations as a leader after returning to their countries, and make presentations on the final day.

 

Program Director

Mr. Naohiro Nishiguchi
Executive Managing Director,
Japan Innovation Network


After starting his career at the Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, he joined the World Bank Group. Then, he moved on to serve as a worldwide partner of Mercer Ltd., and an executive officer of Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, before assuming his current position. In 2011, he took the initiative in launching and operating the Frontier Personnel Research Committee of the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Then in July 2013, he joined the founding team of the Japan Innovation Network, which executes the Committee's suggestions. He has focused on overthrowing the dogma that innovations can't be created by a large company. Before becoming the executive fellow of “i. school ” of the University of Tokyo, he held various committee positions with METI and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). He had 8 years’ business experience in the US. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Sophia University, and acquired an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

 

Schedule (Tentative)

 

DATE MORNING SESSION AFTERNOON SESSION
Jan 21 (Sat) Arrival in Japan
22 (Mon)   Orientation/Opening Ceremony Lecture &
Exercise:
Innovation Workshop (1)
-Guidance, Learn ways of thinking for
facilitating the creations of innovations
23 (Tue) Lecture &
Exercise:
LECTURE & EXERCISE: Innovation Workshop (2)
-JTBD (Job to be done) and Business model
-Develop a new business model based on a specific subject
24 (Wed) Lecture &
Exercise:
LECTURE & EXERCISE: Innovation Workshop (3)
-Field work for testing (to be determined), Brushing up the ideas and business models
-Presentation preparations
25 (Thu) Lecture &
Exercise:
LECTURE & EXERCISE: Innovation Workshop (4)
- Pitch training
- Presentation on a new business model and the review
26 (Fri) Company
Visit:
Case Study of Creating Innovations (1) Company
Visit:
Case Study of Creating Innovations (2)
27 (Sat) Day Off
28 (Sun) Day Off
29 (Mon) Study tour Company
Visit:
Case Study of Creating Innovations (3)
30 (Tue) Company
Visit:
Case Study of Creating Innovations (4)
31 (Wed) Presentation: Final Report Presentation Presentation: Final Report Presentation
Evaluation of the Program/Closing Ceremony
Feb 01 (Thu) Departure from Japan

*The above schedule is subject to change for the convenience of lecturers and cooperating companies, or for other unavoidable reasons.

Please Visit http://www.aots.jp/jp/ikusei/management/files/17pbi_e.pdf
for the Program Outline and Participation Requirements.

 

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

Participants should have the following qualifications.

(1)Participants should be, in principle, directors, manager/supervisors and engineers who are promoting innovation in their respective organizations with the responsibilities of corporate strategy, developments of new businesses or new products, production technologies, and/or marketing, in manufacturing companies and companies in the service sector. Participants could also include those who are going to create

innovations in their respective organizations in the future.

*The term “innovation” refers to the generation of social/economic value in a company and changing the company in order to overcome the competitions in the future market. The Pre-Training Report is given great importance in our screening process.

(2) Participants should be, in principle, 25 years old and above.

(3) Participants should be university graduates and/or have equivalent professional experience.

(4) Participants should have a sufficient working knowledge of English.

(A high level of English knowledge is necessary in this training program. The ability to discuss in English is given great importance in our screening process.)

(5) Participants should be healthy enough to undergo an intensive training program in Japan.

(6) Participants should be residing in the developing countries and/or regions.

(7) Participants should not be students or armed forces personnel.

(8) Former participants of AOTS training programs (ODA-funded and CRTP programs) organized in Japan are not entitled to apply for any program which starts within six months (183 days) after they have returned home from Japan.

 

Notes:

(1) Participants shall attend all the events in the curriculum provided for each management training program.

(2) Family members are not allowed to accompany participants on their journey in Japan.

(3) Participants shall not request AOTS to arrange, nor arrange by themselves, any additional programs, and shall leave Japan and return to their home country soon after the completion of the program.

(4) In the case of applications from other than Japanese-affiliated companies or local companies that hold local capital, the priority for selection becomes lower.

(5) Those who work in the national government (agency) or the local government (agency) are not eligible to participate in the AOTS management training programs, since the programs are mainly targeted at the people working in the companies/organizations in the private sector.

(6) The number of participants from the same host company in Japan or the same sending company from overseas may be limited if there are more applicants than AOTS can accept.

 

 

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ESTIMATIVA DE CUSTOS *

Passagem aérea:                                                  

U$ 1.600*  pago pelo participante                       

 

Custo do Programa

¥ 55.850*  pago diretamente à HIDA AOTS no Japão

Contribution Fee HIDA/AOTS

¥ 30.000  ´pago diretamente à HIDA AOTS no Japão 

Taxa de pré-inscrição HIDA AOTS DO BRASIL

R$ 700,00  pago no Brasil para AOTS BRASIL

 

                                 

                    (*) estimado

 

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