2016 Annual Worldwide MBA Summit - Going Global


MBA Summit

Experts sharing the real business world drivers for "Going Global"

Disruptive Technology - Cross Cultural Communication

Not your average networking event, this year's Annual Worldwide MBA Summit will be showcasing thought leaders on Global Growth, giving MBAs from around the world a chance to idea-share with high-caliber individuals and bringing MBA opportunities from top-tier organizations.
Entry fee includes: finger foods and 3 drinks, + soft drinks included! (I white wine, 1 red & 1 beer) all held in the heart of Tokyo's Ginza area at the very modern "Innovation Center".

Be prepared for a higher caliber type of networking event. From the organization that brought Japan its largest MBA networking events to the country's largest MBA Career Forum (for 4 consecutive years), we want to invite you to the MBA event of the year for knowledge sharing from top expert keynote speakers with a High Caliber, organized, idea-sharing activity to get your networking started off right and exclusive MBA career opportunities, all held in the center of Tokyo at the Innovation Center in Ginza

Keynote Speakers:

We have two keynote speakers with tacit knowledge on real ingredients for truly growing global: Disruptive Technology & Cross-Cultural Communication.

Masataka Ishikawa, Managing Director, Strategy at Accenture, speaking "Disruptive Technology" A Kellogg MBA with 10 years of experience bringing diruptive technologies to Japans leading organizations.

Rochelle Kopp, Founder and Managing Principal of Japan Intercultural Consulting, speaking on “Cross-Cultural Communication for Driving Global Growth”

Rochelle is author of “Creating Engaged Employees in Japan” with true expertise in cross cultural communication from working with Japan’s most prominent firms. See her at 37 min. mark https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsGFOcO7rZg

Previous years MBAs from:
INSEAD,London Business School, IE Business School, Stanford, Kellogg, UCLA Anderson, University of Virginia-Darden, California Berkeley Haas School of Business, Wharton, University of Cambridge, Manchester Business School, Bradford, Grant Town University, Illinois, Aston business school, University of Wales and more
and from Domestic schools
McGill, International University of Japan, Doshisha, Keio, Waseda, Tsukuba, Temple, Rikkyo and Globis.

18:45 Intro and welcome by catalyst4mbas CEO
19:00-20:00 Keynote Addresses:
Keynote from Rochelle Kopp

Keynote from Masataka Ishikawa

20:00-20:20 Q&A session
20:20-20:50 Organized Idea-Sharing Networking Activity
20:50 Prize give away
21:00-21:30 Open Networking


"I was able to speak directly with the keynote speaker, CEO of PwC in the open networking part of the event after hearing real expertise from him on what is happening in Japan, met 10 MBAs in the networking activity and idea-share like in the group work we did during the MBA, sharing ideas with professionals of the same level from so many different backgrounds." - Kellogg MBA

"There was just more manager level and higher types of people, than other networking events I've attended. Was able to engage on meaningful business topics and make good connections" - Tsukuba MBA

Important ticket info :

Will have to do tickets on first come first-served basis as limited space available as we are limited to 110 attendees at this venue and have had well over that number each previous year.

For internal or external recruiters please contact vip@catalyst4mbas.com to check on entry fee as the fees listed are for MBAs and Masters that are non-recruiters


120,000yen worth of Dale Carnegie Training Certificate will be awarded to one of our participants at the end of the night

MBA Dream Jobs:

Sign up for Accenture Strategies MBA Seminar here to meet with them in a private seminar room in the night.


We will also be able to share the following ( 9Myen - 18M yen) MBA opportunities with those interested at the event: Amazon Strategy roles, Kurt Salmon Consulting roles, Rakuten Strategy roles & Deloitte Digital Roles

Pics below of previous events:

"2012 MBA Summit at Legato with Head of LinkedIn as Keynote speaker"

"2014 Diversity Event"

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