Global Network Project (GNP) - Kicked off
Hitotsubashi ICS held this year's Global Network Project (GNP) from Feb 13 to 24 with Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.
GNP is a six-month, three-module project-based required course offered through the Global Network Advanced Management (GNAM), run jointly with other GNAM partner schools. Students, working in small teams, develop innovative business solutions to address economic and social issues facing advanced nations and/or emerging economics (e.g. aging, health, natural resources, etc) through remote teamwork and immersion/field work in Tokyo and/or at partner school abroad.
This year, Hitotsubashi ICS partners with UBC Sauder and make two groups consisting with students from two schools. One group goes to Bangalore, India and the other group works based in Tokyo, Japan. In Tokyo, Seventy + students and faculty members spent two weeks in the final stretch of the course.
On Feb 13, Tokyo Immersion Module for Global Immersion Experience and Global Network Project (GIE/GNP) was kicked off. Introduction, Team building, Japanese Business &Economy and customer insight sessions have led by Prof. Michael Korver, Prof. Yoshi Fujikawa and Darren Dahl, Senior Associate Dean. Also students, faculty/staff members got to know each other at the welcome reception.