【学LEARN】Business Culture Class (BCC) 02
BCC is a series of class to discuss and learn some of the key Japanese business culture which would provide not only the typical business manners but the real voices of business person working in Japan.
This time we will discuss about the most popular topic, "Decision-making"
The greatest feature of the ICT class is that it’s an interactive lecture where the ICT Staff is just the ice breaker and the leading role is taken by everyone joining the class!!
The class works as follows:
<Before class: RSVP>
We would like to have each of you sending the question about the topic when signing up for the class. (Of course you can send us additional questions after signing up or even in the class!) Email Jojo at email@example.com
FAQ for the topic "Decision-making" :
・Why do Japanese say "I'll go back to my office, ask my boss first and tell you yes or no later (tomorrow)"
・What is a Ringisho (稟議書）system (from bottom-to-top and back) ?
・Japanese are afraid of making a mistake? even once in his or her career? why?
・How many times do Japanese workers have meetings to make a decision "YES" .
・Why are Japanese businesses struggling in the world markets (bc of SLOW decision-making?)?
<In the Class>
Game：where two groups are given decision-making task. One is given Japanese-style restrictions, the other western-style restrictions.
Intro： Compare Japanese and foreign decision-making models, relate this to the game. As a class, elicit advantages and disadvantages of both.
Presentation ：Show videos and images from ICT staff (Facts about the topic and question from above)
Discussion：We will make groups of 4-5 people and have each you a small self-introduction, group discussion of the questions etc.
【Date】 Saturday, March 14th
【Time】 11:30am~ 1:30pm
【Fee】1,000 yen (includes venue, drinks and snacks!!)
• New comers (200yen) *Only for one time
• Attendees joined last class on Jan 31 (200yen)
• Presenter/Facilitator in class (200 yen)
• With Non-Japanese friends (300 yen/person)
• ICT Regular member (300yen) *Joined a ICT BCC class more than 5 times
◎ 11:30am ~ 12:00pm ◎ (Part A)
Self-Introduction, Lunch and Free Talk Time
*Please bring your own lunch/drinks and enjoy free talk time together!
◎ 12:00pm ~ 1:30pm ◎ (Part B)
Business Cuture Class (BCC) "Decision-making"
Discussion, group work and Q&A time
【Level】 Middle to High
Allowed to bring your own drinks and snacks! You can stay with us throughout Part A and B. Plus, you are allowed to skip Part A, and join us for Part B only.
The main aim of this class will be to exchange your experiences, knowledge and expertise throughout the class. It could be some great help for planning our future events!
Japanese, foreign residents, foreign visitors to Japan, students and diplomats are very welcome!
【Capacity】Max to 20 (seats are limited!)
【Venue】CLUB PETU (Harajuku) Address: B1, 1-15-2, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo