|February 17, 2010 JBC made a presentation for Japan Trip|
JBC made a presentation
to Owen students for runoff election for the
GBA(Global Business Association)'s fall trip location. Final candidate
locations are Russia and Japan. Following a brief explanation about
reasons why Japan is chosen as a candidate location by Ms. Heather Graham
of GBA, five of JBC members, Hiro, Toshi, Tom, Nobu, and
described overview of Japan, Japanese culture, companies to be visited,
and so on. Audience paid great attention to speech and cool slides. JBC
had tried to make Japan trip take place in 2007, but it couldn't. JBC will
fully cooperate with GBA to realize the trip if Japan is elected.
|February 6, 2007 Joint Seminar 2007 - collaborated with the WORLD BANK INSTITUTE|
CGP/CEPEX Joint Seminar 2007 collaborated with
the World Bank Institute was held at Vanderbilt University (JBC actively
joined this event). Tsutomu Shibata from WB Institute addressed the Japan’s economic
development in the 1990s labeled as “A lost decade”. This new WB report
suggested that the Japanese experience offers useful insights into our
understanding of a knowledge-based economy.
To see the flyer for this event, click here.
|January 11, 2007 JBC collaborated on the explanatory meeting for Japan Trip|
meeting for Japan Trip, which was made a proposition by an American
student having worked in Japanese company and familiarity with Japan's
culture, was held in Owen. JBC is now actively bearing a part of this
proposal. Although the Japan Trip has not yet decided to taka place,
many students joined the meeting and engaged in a lively free Q&A
session. If the plan was realized, it would be the first school trip to
Japan over a long period of Owen history.
|November 8, 2006 JBC Speaker Series: NISSAN|
JBC welcomed Mr. Dominique Thormann, Senior Vice President of Administration and Finance in Nissan North America to Owen. Mr. Thormann gave us a special lecture; “Working Across Cultures in a Global Company” in Averbuch filled to capacity.
Displayed cars In the Dean's office Presentation
Capacity crowd Q&A Recruiting event
Vanderbilt University released news of this event. Click here for the details.
To see the flyer JBC made for this event, click here.
|November 8, Dean Jim Bradford visited Asian countries|
From September 8 to
21, Dean Jim Bradford made a trip to Asian countries, such as Japan, Hon
Kong, Shanghai, Thailand and South Korea. The purpose of this trip was
to strengthen a network between Owen and Alumni, Asian universities and
companies. Jim met many old JBC members during this trip.
To see the details of this Dean's trip, click here.
|October 11, 2006 Japan Speaker Caravan|
At Vanderbilt University, the
National Association of Japan-America Societies organized the “Japan
Speaker Caravan” with the cooperation of the Embassy of Japan, Keidanren
(Japan Business Federation), the Japan Foundation Center for Global
Partnership and the Consulate-General of Japan, New Orleans.
Distinguished people from the government and business fields addressed
crucial issues facing the U.S. and Japan as they navigate, as partners
and competitors, the dynamic political and economic landscapes of the
Asia Pacific Region. JBC worked with the association for this event,
hoping that this would be one of the best opportunities to widen and
deepen our understanding of the U.S. – Japan relationship.
To see the flyer for this event, click here.
|March 31, 2006 JBC participated in "Spring Fling"|
|"Spring Filing", the event for children in Owen Community was held and JBC actively took part in this event. JBC introduced some Japanese culture, such as Origami and Kamishibai (picture-slide show). JBC is very proud that it is acting not only for the students but also for the whole Owen community.|
|March 30, 2006 Team Japan took the first prize in Global Food Festival|
|Global Food Festival hosted by Global Business Club was held in Owen. Seven teams such as Japan, India, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Hawaii and USA competed in a food contest, providing their courtiers' traditional dishes. Team Japan, with a cooperation of students' wives, provided mainly yakisoba, rice ball, and many Japan's traditional dishes. By a voting from faculty members, team Japan won the contest. JBC was very glad to the result as well as have been able to introduce Japan's dishes to the Owen community.|
|February 23, 2006 Japanese Cultural night and SUSHI Party|
Global Business Club and Japan Business Club co-hosted the Japanese Cultural Night & SUSHI Party with much participation at Owen. Participants could enjoy the presentation about Japan's culture, Japanese traditional drum performance, the presentation about Japanese company and Sushi-making demonstration.
Averbuch Presentation Drum Performance
Standing Ovation Sushi
demonstration Sushi time!
To see the slides of the presentation, click here.