To help embody the spirit of social business as advocated by Dr. Muhammad Yunus of Bangladesh, founder of Grameen Bank and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Yunus & Shiina, the sole Yunus Center in Japan Kyushu University and Shiiki social business research YYCONTEST to be held by Center (SBRC).
We have worked to create innovative social businesses that solve social issues both autonomously and sustainably in the past six meetings.
This event featured a mentor-accompanying polite effort and a rich workshop by luxury guests.
In fiscal 2018, we were able to enter 134 teams and 74 mentors.
I will join a social business entrepreneur journey for about 5 months with 61 teams selected from among them.
As the first attempt, we held two places simultaneously relaying Tokyo and Fukuoka! Please continue your favors toward the end.
10: 00 ~ 10: 05 Opening declaration and the day’s agenda
10: 05 ~ 10: 15 Overall schedule, galleries / contents of each workshop and presentation requirements
10: 15 ~ 11: 15 Lecture “Introduction to Yunus Social Business,” Kyushu University SBRC, Mr. Shoji Okada
11: 15 ~ 11: 30 Break
11: 30 ~ 13: 00 Lecture on the “Importance of a Social Concept In Determining the Success or Failure of Entrepreneurs”
Mr. Kazunari Taguchi (Fukuoka), President of Borderless Japan Co., Ltd. / Mr. Masatake Suzuki, Vice President Founding (Tokyo)
13: 00 ~ 14: 00 Lunch
14: 00 ~ 17: 00 Lecture / exercise “Create a business model ① (Create a service that adds value for customers)” Mr. Miho Kobayashi Co., Ltd.
17: 00 ~ 17: 10 Homework and next notice
17: 10 ~ 18: 00 Networking