26 January 2015 – The EU-Japan Centre is currently calling for applications for its 51th “Human Resources Training Programme – Japan Industry Insight” (HRTP), a 4/5-week programme in Japan financed by the European Commission.
What is HRTP?
This managerial programme provides an outstanding opportunity for EU companies to acquire within a short time an integrated in-depth view of Japanese industrial structure and business practices.
This programme is targeted at EU managers who have a major role in defining and implementing their company’s policies in relation to Japan, or who are to be transferred to Japan, or who wish to be kept informed about management practices in Japan. It is open to all-sized companies.
The next course will include:
- Lectures on Japanese history, economy, politics and legal matters;
- Joint seminars with Japanese business people (with role-play exercises about decision-making, team management and negotiation);
- Japanese language course, field trips; and
- Optional individual company visits and matchmaking activities during a fifth week
Programme dates: From 11 May to 5 June (or 12 June) 2015
Applications deadline: Thursday, 26 February 2015
Costs: Special participation conditions for European SMEs: no tuition fee, and SMEs can benefit from up to €3,000 in scholarships. The participants’ companies will have to cover travel costs to/from Japan and accommodation.