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Program for Conference on Competitiveness 2013

Conference on Competitiveness 2013 was held at Hitotsubashi Hall on December 5th, 2013.

Please click here to access the keynote speech presented by Professor Porter.

 

13:00     Opening Remarks from Professor Kazuo Ichijo

     Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

13:05     Greetings from Mr. Muneo Kurauchi,

      "How Japanese Companies Can Improve Their Global Competitiveness"

      Senior Managing Executive Officer, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

13:15     Greetings from Mr. Hiroyuki Suzuki,

      "Global Competitiveness of Japanese Companies"

     Territory Senior Partner, PwC Japan

■ Session 1 Competitiveness of Japan

13:25     Presentation by Professor Michael E. Porter, "Can Japan Compete? Revisited"

     Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Harvard University

     14:20 Q&A

14:40     Presentation by Professor Ken Kusunoki, "From Quantity to Quality"

     Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

15:00     Break

■ Session 2 Competitiveness of Businesses

15:15     Announcement of the Winners of Porter Prize 2013 and Prize Presentations

15:35     Introduction of the Award Companies and Interview by Professor Emi Osono

     Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

      Mr. Daisuke Honjo, CEO, ITO EN, LTD.

      Mr. Tanaka Minoru, Representative Director, President, Kakaku.com, Inc.

      Mr. Toru Tsuji, President & CEO, Mitsubishi Corp. - UBS Realty Inc.

      Mr. Mitsuhiro Takeda, President and Executive Officer, UNITED ARROWS LTD.

■ Session 3 Competitiveness and Creating Shared Value

16:10     Presentation by Mr. Toru Hashimoto, "Competitiveness of Japan and DBJ"

     PresidentCEO, Development Bank of Japan Inc.

16:25     Presentation by Mr. Masami Iijima, "Creating Shared Value and Mitsui"

     President and Chief Executive Officer, MITSUI & CO., LTD.

16:35     Dialogue on "Competitiveness and Creating Shared Value

      from Concept to Implementation",

      between Professor Michael E. Porter and Professor Takashi Nawa

     Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

17:15     Closing Remarks from Associate Professor Kentaro Koga

     Associate Professor,

     Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy

 

Winners of Porter Prize 2013 PP2013_3759.jpg

  • Mr. Daisuke Honjo, CEO, ITO EN, LTD.
  • Mr. Tanaka Minoru, Representative Director, President, Kakaku.com, Inc.
  • Mr. Toru Tsuji, President & CEO, Mitsubishi Corp. - UBS Realty Inc.
  • Mr. Mitsuhiro Takeda, Representative Director, President and Executive Officer,
  • UNITED ARROWS LTD.

 

Porter Prize 2013 is sponsored by;

  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.,
  • PwC Japan

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