Domestic&International report

With the idea of raising the faculty’s educational awareness and improving their teaching methods, as a part of its professional development efforts faculty members are dispatched to universities and other overseas destinations to undergo training.

2014 [Overseas training , etc.]

Associate Professor Igarashi 2014/4
Associate Professor Igarashi
・visits Germanyto discuss collaboration and to exchange information with Technical University at Hamburg-Harburg
・participates in 3E Conference in Finland
・visits South Korea for a meeting on Startup Weekend
Associate Professor Makino 2014/5
Associate Professor Makino presents at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology in Hawaii
2014/6-7
Associate Professor Makino presents at the Open Strategy Paper Development Workshop, Oxford University
2014/8
Associate Professor Makino presents at the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Professor Igarashi 2014/9
Associate Professor Igarashi
・visits the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden to conduct interviews
・visits Aalto University in Finland to conduct interviews
Associate Professor Tamaki 2014/10
Associate Professor Tamaki participates in the ACSB 2014 Asian SME Conference in South Korea
All academic staff 2014/11
All academic staff particiate in Japan Academic Society for Ventures and Entrepreneurs in ToKyo
Professor Tanigawa and PM Yamada
Associate Professor Makino
2015/1
Professor Tanigawa and PM Yamada
・visits the University of Dhaka to conduct social business feasibility study in Bangladesh and hold discussions with cooperative organizations
Associate Professor Makino
・visits France for StratX intensive Instructor TrainingPM Yamada
・LEGO Serious Play facilitator training
Associate Professor Igarashi 2015/2
Associate Professor Igarashi visits Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm School of Economics, The University of Gothenburg and others in Sweden to conduct interviews.
Associate Professor Igarashi 2015/3
Associate Professor Igarashi visits the U.S. to exchange information with Dr.Robert T. Huang and others.

2013 [Overseas training , etc.]

Associate Professor Igarashi 2013/5
visits:
・Utah, USA to research Entrepreneurship Educational Programs at the University of Utah and others.
・Sweden to discuss collaboration and to exchange information with the Chalmers University of Technology and others.
Professor Tanigawa and Associate Professor Takata 2013/6
Professor Tanigawa and Associate Professor Takata visits the National University of Singapore(NUS)to participate in a workshop held in Singapore for international joint research and to gather inforamation.
Associate Professor Makino 2013/8
Associate Professor Makino participates in the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management in the USA.
Associate Professor Igarashi 2013/9
Associate Professor Igarashi visits Sweden for the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Festival – the 2013 Elumni Conference.
Associate Professor Igarashi and Associate Professor Makino 2013/9
Associate Professor Igarashi and Associate Professor Makino participates in the LEGO Serious Play Method Madrid, Spain.
Associate Professor Tamaki 2013/10
Associate Professor Tamaki presents at the 4th Annual GW Global Entrepreneurship Conference in the U.S.
Professor Tanigawa 2013/11
Professor Tanigawa participates visits the Institure of Design at the illinois Institute of Technology in the USA to expiore opportunities for collaboration.
Professor Tanigawa and Associate Professor Makino 2013/12
Professor Tanigawa and Associate Professor Makino participate in the 3rd INESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education in Malaysia and exchanges opinions and information.
Professor Tanigawa 2014/2
Professor Tanigawa participates in the AUTM 2014 ANNUAL Conference in the USA.
Associate Professor Igarashi 2014/2
Associate Professor Igarashi visits universities and government institutions in Sweden.
Associate Professor Makino 2014/3
Associate Professor Makino participates in the Social Innovation Program for Educators in Thailand.
Professor Tanigawa 2014/3
Professor Tanigawa visits the Aalto University in Finland and others in the Netherlands and Sweden for exchanging opinions on future collaboration with QREC.
Associate Professor Igarashi 2014/3
Associate Professor Igarashi visits the Chalmers University of Technology in Germany and others in Sweden and Finland for exchanging opinions and information gathering on future collaboration with QREC.

2012 [Short-Term Overseas Training Programs]

Associate Professor Tamaki U.S.:Babson College Entrepreneurial Educator Training(May 28 – Jun 4)
Professor Tanigawa and PM Yamada visit Social Innovation Center at Stanford University to gather information for setting up new classes at QREC(Jun 25 – Jul 1)
Associate Professor Tamaki Accompanies students participating in the ASES Summit(Aug 31 – 9 Aug)
Professor Tanigawa, Associate Professor Igarashi and Associate Professor Takada participate inREE Europe 2012(Sept 2 – Sept 15)
Professor Tanigawa visits of d.school, The Benetech Initiative and IDEO in San Francisco and attends lectures at Stanford University(Nov 25 – Nov 30)
PM Yamada dispatched to Babson College Entrepreneurial Educator Training.(Jan 12 – Jan 20,2013)
Associate Professor Igarashi participates in inspection and research tour in Europe.(Feb 17 – Mar 3,2013)
Professor Tanigawa and Associate Professor Takada participate in AUTM Annual Meeting.(Feb 26 – Mar 10,2013)
Associate Professor Igarashi participated in 2nd UNESCO-APEID Meeting on Entrepreneurship Education.(Mar 25 – Mar 28)

2011 [Extended Trips Overseas to Participate in Entrepreneurial Education Training]

In 2011 two staff participated in such an extended training program. Staff also participate in entrepreneurship-related conferences and events both overseas as well as in Japan, and QREC is also striving to expand its stock of educational and research-related resources.

Associate Professor Shu3/5 – 9/22U.S.: Stanford University Associate Professor Shu visited Stanford University’s Engineering School as a visiting professor to monitor the Entrepreneurship Education Program of STVP (Stanford Technology Venture Program) and carry out a research study concerning entrepreneurship in the high technology field.
Associate Professor Igarashi9/3 – 11/18Sweden: Chalmers University of Technology (CSE) CSE is a doctoral course highly thought of in the U.S. and Europe that aims to cultivate entrepreneurs while at the same time creating technology startups. Working jointly with CSE faculty. Professor Igarashi developed an overview of the education program as well as educational techniques and mechanisms for innovation. He also participated in lectures and programs alongside students. Professor Igarashi visited students taking classes as well as individuals who had completed their studies and gone on to start up their own businesses, making a survey of reasons for these persons participation in the program, as well as their assessment of the education offered and the contribution the program made to their business careers.

2011[Short-Term Overseas Training Programs]

Associate Professor Takata U.S.:Babson College Entrepreneurial Educator Training (Price – Babson SEE)MIT Sloan School of Management5 Days
Professor Tanigawa U.S.: Nationwide Entrepreneur Educator Symposium (NCIIA)3 Days
Professor Tanigawa and Associate Professor Igarashi Europe: Inspection and research tourKTH Royal Institute of Technology and Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm), Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg (Gothenburg), Lund University (in the Malmo area), Uppsala University (Uppsala), Dublin Institute of Technology and University of Limerick (Ireland), Imperial College and Royal College of Art (London, U.K.), Aalborg University (Denmark), University of Oslo (Norway)12 Days
Professor Tanigawa, Associate Professor Takata and PM Yamada Thailand: REE Asia (Entrepreneurial Educators in Asia Roundtable Conference)3 Days 2012

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