Works Applications holds COMPANY Forum 2012

Inviting the world's top business leaders as speakers such as Harvard Professor Michael Porter, top strategist Kenichi Ohmae, and etc.

Works Applications Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Makino; hereinafter “WAP”)  will hold the seminar, COMPANY Forum 2012, in Osaka and Tokyo.

COMPANY Forum is held by WAP each year, seeking to solve challenges faced by Japanese companies regarding business administration strategy and daily operations.

The theme is adjusted to the tide and trends of the year, and lectures are given by various prominent figures and people in the field. Each year, over a thousand visitors attend.

This year marks the 9th Company Forum, and features leading company examples in this generation of cut-throat international competition. Business administration strategies, human affairs, finance and accounting, information system department, areas of consideration, what kind of measures and prospects should be considered in order to develop the “ability to compete in the world” are introduced. 

Outline of the Session

  Osaka Tokyo
Date and Time

Thursday, September 27, 2012

10:00-18:00 (doors open at 9:30)

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

10:00-18:00 (doors open at 9:30)


Herbis HALL

2-5-25 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi,

Herbis OSAKA B2F

Tokyo Midtown Hall

9-7-1 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo

Midtown East  B1F 

Participation Fee

Free (Advance registration system: Please apply at

*Seats are limited, please apply early.

Program description

The keynote lecture will be presented by Michael Porter(*), professor at Harvard Business School and well-known author of “Competitive Strategy”, and Kenichi Ohmae, Business Administration Consultant representing Japan. Cases by leading companies will be introduced and various contents covering a wide range of fields both in Osaka and Tokyo are prepared.

For program details and applications, etc. please check the special website.

(*) The lecture by Michael Porter will be presented as a video session.


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