2017 Global Seminar(English)

2017 Second semester Intensive Course QREC Lecture

Global Seminar in English

QREC hold “Global Seminar in English” in second semester intensive course. We will invite Dr. Yamakawa from Babson College.

Dr. Yamakawa teaches in the areas/intersections of Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and International Business. He is heavily engaged in teaching entrepreneurship in Japan. He has taught entrepreneurs, corporate executives, educators, and students at various institutions in Japan (e.g., government programs, universities).

Dr. Yamakawa’s research explores the stimulants and constraints behind entrepreneurial learning and growth. His current research interests include learning from failure, dilemmas inherent in corporate venturing activities, failure of industry emergence, and bankruptcy laws and entrepreneurship development around the world. He has presented his research at major academic conferences, and his work has been published in leading Entrepreneurship/Management journals as well as in Japanese media.

<Course Plan>
Required Knowledge and Literacy:English Communication Skill
Date:September 29 (Fri.), 30 (Sat.), October 1 (Sun.)
1st Day and 2nd Day 10:00〜17:00 Last Day 10:00〜12:00
1st Day)9:00ー17:00(7 hours)

2nd Day)9:00ー15:30(5.5 hours)
3rd Day)9:00ー12:00(3 hours)

Place:Silicon Valley Room, Common Facility 1 2F, Ito Campus

↓ West Zone Public 1 is #42 on the map.

Teaching Style:Lecture & Workshop

Deadline of registration:September 15(Fri.)


If you have any questions, please send e-mail to support@qrec.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Subject as follows「Global Seminar in English」

Others:Coordinator; Associate Professor Shingo Igarashi/Robert T. Huang Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University (QREC)

Web Syllabus:

Global Seminar(English)

Advanced Lecture in Global Seminar(English)

***********  Dr. Yamakawa’ s Profile  ***********

Dr. Yasuhiro Yamakawa

Dr. Yamakawa is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at Babson College. He comes from a multi-cultural background having lived in eight countries around
the world. He received his Bachelor of Laws from Keio University, M.B.A. in Strategic Management from the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, and Ph.D. in International Management Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Dr. Yamakawa has more than a decade of professional experience in Japan’s utility and telecommunication industries where he led numerous entrepreneurial start-ups and corporate ventures. Currently, he serves on multiple director/advisory boards in four countries.




Robert T. Huang Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University
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