• About
  • Winners
  • Ceremony
  • Target
  • Selection Process
  • How to Apply

Organization & Partners

Organization

[Advisory Board] Michael E. Porter (Harvard University), Hirotaka Takeuchi (Emeritus Professor of Hitotsubashi University, Harvard University) [Selection Committee] Academics [Organizing Committee] Hitotsubashi Univ. ICS : Emi Osono, Hiroshi Kanno, Ken Kusunoki / Administrative Support : Knowledge Institute [Sponsors] Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Asuka Corporate Advisory

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board sets the objectives and the selection process for the Porter Prize. It is not involved in the selection itself.

Professor Porter's role

Professor Porter is the Honorary Senior Advisor to the Porter Prize. He will attend the award ceremony and personally present the award.
For more details about Professor Porter, Please see the website: http://www.isc.hbs.edu/about-michael-porter/

Selection Committee

The selection committee is made up of academics knowledgeable about competitive strategy. It has sole responsibility for selecting the finalists and winners and functions independently of the Organizing Committee and the Advisory Board.

Organizing Committee

Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
The organizing body of the Porter Prize is the Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy at Hitotsubashi University, the first "professional" graduate school established in Japan in April 2000.

It offers a full-time MBA program, taught entirely in English, at the Kanda Campus at Hitotsubashi, in Chiyoda-ku, as well three other courses (Financial Strategy, Business Law, and Tax and Public Policy) targeting towards students with work experience. For more details about ICS, please see the website:
http://www.ics.hit-u.ac.jp/

Sponsors

Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities has provided customers with solutions that offer unrivalled global perspectives together with outstanding quality since its inception in May 2010 as a joint venture between Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the largest financial group in Japan, and Morgan Stanley, the top tier global investment bank. Corporations, organizations and governments around the world rely on our reputation as a global leader in investment banking. Our advisory and capital-raising services are recognized as among the best in the industry.
http://www.mumss.com/english/index.html
P&E Directions
The essence of P&E Directions can be found in its name: Planning and Execution. P&E is an expert in supporting the client's corporate growth with thorough Execution based on strategy planning. P&E has walked business journeys with over 300 clients since its founding in 2001. They include growth strategy planning and execution, mergers and acquisitions including post-merger integration, business due diligence, and management recruitment. P&E delivers high performance based on strategies that are actionable - the reason P&E offer consultation that excel.
http://www.ped.co.jp/eng/
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