Update lands in Japan
Second MBA Update helps Kellogg alums
in Tokyo stay current with management issues
In October, Kellogg
School alumni in Tokyo benefited from an intensive “refresher”
course, courtesy of the Kellogg MBA Update program. The event
was the second time Kellogg faculty brought the popular program
to Japan. The day-long course took place at the Goldman Sachs
Training Center in Tokyo.
The course, designed
to offer Kellogg alumni an effective way to stay current with
management and leadership thought, featured Kellogg Professor
Mohan Sawhney’s lecture titled, “The Future of
Marketing,” followed by a panel discussion with Sawhney
and Professor Jiro Kokuryo of the Keio Business School.
the business world never remains static, Kellogg School faculty
constantly refine their courses to include the most current
management research, and MBA Update is a way for the professors
to present this material to alumni. Dean Dipak C. Jain said
that in the last three years alone, Kellogg has added almost
50 new courses and several new majors.
spirit of continual innovation that is a central part of the
Kellogg School philosophy enables us to offer valuable insights
to our alumni long after graduation,” said Dean Jain.
“MBA Update is one example of how we deliver on our
promise of academic excellence.”
noted that senior Kellogg faculty teach the MBA Update courses,
which are designed to help participants grow personally and
with traveling for the MBA Update, Jain joined Kellogg alumni
in Japan for their annual meeting. Afterwards, participants
gathered for sushi and sake to celebrate BusinessWeek’s
ranking of the Kellogg School as the country’s No. 1
alumni report having enjoyed these classroom and social activities
so much that they are already planning a January event featuring
a visit from Kellogg School Dean Emeritus Donald Jacobs.