Business Marketing Practice (design thinking) and Cultural Program (2 weeks)

Business Marketing Practice (design thinking) and Cultural Program (2 weeks)
past over 1 year ago

Starts: Monday, 9 February, 2015 12:00am

Ends: Monday, 9 February, 2015 03:00am

Event Details

It is an international business training, collaborating with Ugandan students / youths and Japanese students launched by JobWeb (Japanese recruiting firm).

Marketing mission from Saraya, which is a Japanese global consumables manufacturer in the field of hygiene, environment, and health.
The marketing program is performed based on "design thinking" approach. It

Teams mixed up Ugandan youth & Japanese students will make marketing strategy and field research for expanding Saraya healthcare hygiene product (soap, shampoo, environmental sterilization product, etc.)

Saraya will provide the guideline of marketing approach based on "design thinking".

It is 2 weeks tour program from 1.March to 15.March.2015.
The program will also provide a variety of program to introduce business and social aspects of Uganda (e.g. Ugandan, Japanese & French entrepreneurs, Ugandan & Japanese professionals work in private company, international NGO, and public institutes in Uganda.)

These site visit includes lectures, discussions and dialogue about economic development, westernization & cultural conservation.

Application Form:

Benefits of the program
-To get practical marketing experience based on real business products. It helps youth who wants to be marketer obtain real practice.
Especially, it is precious opportunity for students who wants to practice design thinking approach.

-To get global business professional practice working with the people has different background and culture.
(It is sometimes not easy to work together, however, the experience helps you the first step of real global business professional.)

-To learn global social problems from both Japan and Uganda aspect. (for example, Japan has lots of serious social problems even it is developed and the safest country.)

Application form:

Application schedule:
Deadline: 10th January 2015
20th to 27th January 2015 - Interviews

age:18-30 years old
(either student or youth people)

Participation during all date of Pre-session and Main Program
Positive and active attitude
*It has screening process (document and interview)

Program participation fee
$200 for Ugandan or resident in Uganda

1day pre-orientation and 14 day’s main program

It includes program fee, accommodation (incl. breakfast) and transportation for site visits, welcome party & wrap-up party.
It does not includes meals, transportation for pre-session, field research and other related costs.

(*$1,636 for Japanese students)

Program Schedule (tentative)

Pre-orientation: 9th Feb
Main program: 1st March - 15th March 2015

1st Orientation, Meeting with Japanese and Ugandan
2nd Lecture (By SARAYA), SARAYA Marketing Mission
3rd SARAYA Marketing Mission
4th Visit three Entrepreneurs (French, Ugandan, Japanese)
5th Cultural Workshop in Uganda Museum, SARAYA Marketing Mission
6th SARAYA Marketing Mission
7th SARAYA Marketing Mission, mid-term report
8th Visit field in Sasakawa Africa Association,
Speech from Ugandan Financier
9th Workshop in Ashinaga Uganda
Visit Japanese Architect
10th SARAYA Marketing Mission
11th SARAYA Marketing Mission
12th SARAYA Marketing Mission
13th SARAYA Marketing Mission
14th SARAYA Marketing Mission, Final Presentation,
Wrap up party
15th Wrap-up

Site Visit (tentative)
Saraya East Africa Co., Ltd.,(Japanese Health and Hygiene Products and Services Company)

-Green Bio Energy Ltd. (French Renewable Energy Social Venture)

-LOGOS Skills Training Centre Limited (Ugandan ICT venture)

-3WM CO.,LTD (Japanese Used Car Importer & Maintenance)

-Uganda Museum (Cultural conservation dialogue)

-Bank of Uganda

-Sasakawa Africa Association (International Agricultural Development NGO)

-ASHINAGA UGANDA (International Psycho-social and Educational NGO)

Past International business training produced by Jobweb, Inc.
August in 2011 in Singapore
February in 2012 in Ho-Chin-Minh, Vietnam
August in 2012 in Ho-Chin-Minh, Vietnam
August in 2012 in Shanghai, China
September in 2012 in Delhi, India
January in 2013 in Bangalore, India
February in 2013 in Bangalore, India
August in 2013 in Bangalore, India
September in 2013 in New York, USA
January in 2014 in Bangalore, India
August in 2014 in Bangalore, India
September in 2014 in Nairobi & Nakuru, Kenya

Company profile of Jobweb, Inc.
Foundaiton:8th August 1999

Capital:10,000,000 Japanese yen

Address: Fukuyoshicho Bldg, 2F ,2-2-6 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 106-0032, Japan
Members of employee:15

Services: Jobsite, Recruiting agency, Temporary staff service, Internship agency and International business training.

Clients: Accenture Japan Ltd, Adecco Ltd, Chartis, Inc, IBM Japan, Ltd., Mars Japan Limited, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Japan, The Procter&Gamble Company of Japan Limited etc.

Operating web sites:
International internship site「AJITORA」
Paid internship in Japan 「sfirm」
Company site