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The seminars below took place on October 27th, 2017.

Time Lecture Details Speaker

How one can prepare to work for the World Bank

With 189 member countries, the World Bank is a unique global partnership working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. Staff work with governments, civil society groups, the private sector and others, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the implementation of development projects.
The session will explain how one can prepare to work for the World Bank.

Ms.Tomoko Hirai

Senior Communications Officer, World Bank Tokyo Office
Tomoko Hirai joined the World Bank in 1996, and since then, her work mainly focused on external relationship's including communications and stakeholder outreach. She has also been assisting the institution’s focus to increase more Japanese nationals at the World Bank.

Practical Tips to Develop Your Skills & 3 Principles for Finding Your True Career

Through hundreds of career support interviews with MBA students who aimed to find a new career, we have found three principles that would lead to a rewarding job change.

At this seminar, we will share these principles, teach you how to master, and them and apply them to your job hunting activities.

Also, we will introduce some practical tips to upgrade your skills, improve your resume, as well as give practical tips for expanding your network.

Mr.Kenya Yoshino / Mr.Sven Van Stichel

(Mr.Kenya Yoshino)
He joined GLOBIS in 2007 and currently he is the head of the career office at the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University. He teaches Human Resource Management, Cross Cultural Management, Leadership Development and other courses both in Japanese and English. Mr. Yoshino also conducts corporate training courses for top global companies for the above subjects as well.

(Mr.Sven Van Stichel)
Upon graduation, Mr. Van Stichel started his career in Tokyo as an executive headhunter for Search Firm Japan. He then joined GLOBIS Corporation in 2010 where he is currently in charge of global sales and marketing for its business school. He was involved in the launch and development of the Full-time MBA program, and is currently in charge of various regions such as Europe, North America, and Southeast Asia.

Japanese women and career

“I want to have good career.” “I want to become a manager in the future.”

Many women are very positive about their career opportunities. However, after sometime, many Japanese women say, “I think I am better at assisting people” and not so keen to move up into a management position.

The keywords are:

Responsibility, Gender role, and Ownership of life

You will find out how successful managers overcame them and whether they are happy about their choice.

Ms.Katsuki Roppongi

Recruitment, Training & Services - Japan
Servcorp Japan K.K.
After graduating college in Canada, and 3 job changes in 8 years until finally taking the first sales & marketing job at Servcorp. In the last 15 years at Servcorp, 9 years as sales and floor manager then in the current position since 2011. She has been invaluable by improving hiring procedures and training, successfully improving staff retention and service revenue.