Sample: ETP 20
EU EXECUTIVE TRAINING PROGRAMME IN JAPAN (ETP 20)

JAPAN’S ECONOMY AND BUSINESS

June 2001 - May 2002
Time: Sessions on Thursdays are from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
JUNE

6/7 : Catching Up with the West: I. Modernization (Ballon)
6/14 : Catching Up with the West: II. Industrialization (Ballon)
Small-group discussion (until 4:30)

6/20 (Wednesday)
Afternoon (optional) 1:00 -
Edo-TokyoMuseum

6/21 : Negotiating with the Japanese(Hupperts)

6/27 (Wednesday)
Afternoon: 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
JETRO

JULY

7/5
Afternoon: 1:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Visit of the Supreme Court and the Diet (Presentation by Mr. Koji KAKIZAWA, Member of the House of Representatives and former Minister of Foreign Affairs)

7/12 : Government-Business Relations (Henry)

7/19 : Education and the Japanese (Clark)

7/25 (Wednesday)
Evening (optional) 6:00 p.m.
Noh performance

7/26 : Market Entry (Vaubel)

AUGUST

8/2
Full day
am : Yamato Transport Co., Ltd. (Yokohama Logistics)
pm : Yokohama Port and Yokohama Chamber of Commerce and Industry

8/9 : European Firms' Experiences (Vaubel)
Small-group discussion (until 4:30)

SEPTEMBER

9/6 : Japan's Economic Structure (Abegglen)

9/13 : Competition in Japan (Abegglen)
Small-group discussion (until 4:30)

9/20
Afternoon
NTT DoCoMo

9/27 : Whither Japan Inc (Honda)

OCTOBER

10/4 : The Foreign Product in Japan (Brookin)

10/17 (Wednesday)
Afternoon (optional)
NTV visit

10/18 : Japan and Wireless Society (Lloyd)

10/25 : Corporate Finance and Disclosure in Japan (Butters)

NOVEMBER

11/8 : Technology and R&D (Methe)

11/15 : The Electronics Industry (Methe)
Small-group discussion (until 4:30)

11/22
Full day
am : Nihon Tetra Pak K.K. (Gotemba)
pm : Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. (Ebina)

11/28 (Wednesday)
Evening
Round-table discussion (optional)

11/29 : Small and Medium Enterprises (Raupach)

DECEMBER

12/6 PANEL: Review
Abegglen (Chair), Feldman, and Koll

JANUARY 2002

1/10 : Communicating with the Japanese in Business (Kurdyla)

1/17 : Communicating with the Japanese on a Personal Level (Kurdyla)
Small-group discussion (until 4:30)

1/24
Afternoon
Ito-Yokado Group and 7-11

1/31 : Distribution inJapan Physical distribution (Arai)

FEBRUARY

2/7 : Distribution in Japan Retailing (Arai)
Small-group discussion (until 4:30)

2/14
Full day
am : Seiko Instruments (Makukari)
pm : Nestle (Kasumigaura)

2/21 : The Niche Market (Prat)

2/27 (Wednesday)
The Pharmaceutical Industry (Maurer)

MARCH

3/7 : Recent Trands in Japanese Industry (Hara)

3/14 : Japanese Market Environment at a Time of Social Change (Fields)

3/28 : Selecting a Japanese Partner: Case “Lion K.K.” (Kimura)

APRIL

4/4 : Japanese Labor Unions (Debroux)

SEMINAR WEEK : May 27-31, 2002
Schedule: am 10:00-12:00; pm 13:00-15:00 (except May 29)

Monday, May 27
am:Mergers & Acquisitions (Sasaki)
pm:The EURO and the YEN (Werner)

Tuesday, May 28
am:Women and the Market (Sasaki Kaori)
pm:Japan’s Survival (Feldman)

Wednesday, May 29: Industrial visits
Full day
am:NKK Tubes (iron works) (Kawasaki)
pm:Chiba Government and Kazusa Akademia Park

Thursday, May 30
am:An European Firm Challenges Japan (Paufler)
pm:Salaries and Careers (Inohara)

Friday, May 31
am:China and Japan (Jessen)
pm:Japan and East Asia (Abegglen)

Award of Certificate, following the lecture of Dr. Abegglen
Sayonara kampai: 18:00 at Sophians Club in Yotsuya Campus