The Porter Prize Winners of 2018

Nov 2, 2018

porterprize00.jpgThe Porter Prize Organizing Committee announced the winners of Porter Prize 2018.

HOKEN NO MADOGUHI GROUP INC.

Operates insurance shops, called "Hoken No Madoguchi" (lit. translation --insurance counter)

MonotaRO Co., Ltd.

An ecommerce retailer of indirect materials or MRO (maintenance, repair and operating) supplies

RIZAP, Inc.

Operates fitness studios where personal trainers provide customized services

TRUSCO NAKAYAMA Corporation

Wholesaler of indirect materials (MRO supplies)

Conference on Competitiveness 2018 is held at Hitotsubashi Hall on December 6th, 2018.

(simultaneous interpretation available). We will invite 150 audience, so if you are interested, please contact porterprize@ics.hub.hit-u.ac.jp to register(Free admission).

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12:30 Registration

13:00 Opening Remarks by Professor Kazuo Ichijo, Dean, Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS

13:05 Greetings from sponsors - Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. / P&E Directions, INC.

13:15 Video message from Professor Michael E. Porter, University Professor, Harvard University

13:30 Announcement of the Winners of Porter Prize 2018 and Presentation of Prizes

HOKEN NO MADOGUHI GROUP INC.

MonotaRO Co., Ltd.

RIZAP, Inc.

TRUSCO NAKAYAMA Corporation

13;45 Interviews with the Winners by Professor Ken Kusunoki, Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS

15:00 Break - The winners' exhibits in Conference Rooms

15:30 Lecture, "Digital Transformation (DX)" by Professor Takashi Nawa, Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS

16:15 Closing Remarks by Professor Emi Osono, Professor, Hitotsubashi ICS

*Hitotsubashi ICS stands for Hitotsubashi University Business School, School of International Corporate Strategy