Period: November 17, 2020–January 31, 2021
Hosted by: Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, College of Science and Engineering, Kanazawa University
Participants: Program applicants: 2 students from Kanazawa University, 29 students from Russian partner universities (Irkutsk State University, Kazan Federal University, and Far Eastern Federal University)
Program graduates: 1 student from Kanazawa University, 9 students from Russian partner universities (Irkutsk State University, Kazan Federal University, and Far Eastern Federal University)
From mid-November 2020 to the end of January 2021, Kanazawa University held a series of online entrepreneurship lectures with the theme of understanding the various circumstances in Japan and Russia introduced by entrepreneurs connecting Japan and Russia, and learning the basics of becoming an international entrepreneur through examples of entrepreneurship. The program accepted attendants from the Kanazawa University College of Science and Engineering and the Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, as well as students from Russian partner universities.
Details of the program are as follows.
- The video lectures (about 30 minutes each, 8 lectures total) were uploaded in succession from mid-November Students were required to watch the video by the due date and submit their questions and comments via Google Forms.
- From December to mid-January, online discussions (about one hour each, 8 discussions total) were held with the instructors of each video lecture based on the questions students submitted in advance. After the discussions, students submitted their impressions of the lecture via Google Forms.
- Final reports were submitted at the end of January
- Kanazawa University students who achieve the required grade received one credit, and Russian students received a certificate of completion
Lecture 1: Entrepreneurship between Japan and Russia
General Manager, Overseas Investments, United Managers Japan Inc.
Lecture 2: Economic Relations between Japan and Russia
Director, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Moscow Office
Lecture 3: Vibraimage Technology Changing the World
Elsys Corp. Development Director
Lecture 4: Examples of the Commercialization of Japanese Technology
Representative Director, Micro Emission Ltd.
Lecture 5: Like Pay—Why did I start my own business in Japan as an international student?
CEO, LikePay, Inc.
Lecture 6: Overseas Business Development by Venture Companies
Former Consultant, SBI Holdings, Inc.
Lecture 7: Entrepreneurial Story: The Story of a Japanese Entrepreneur and Russia
CEO, TalentEx Pte.Ltd.
Lecture 8: Entrepreneurship in the Rapidly Changing Global Environment: New Opportunities and Challenges
CEO, Inbero Advisers Ltd.