MBA

Guest Speakers in 2012 & 2013

In 2012-2015 in partnership with LVMH the module has a positive policy to invite guest speakers, not only CEOs and managers of Japanese subsidiaries of global luxury brand companies but also managers of Headquaters in mother countries when they have a chance to visit to Japan.

Photo: Mr. Emannuel Prat, President of LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton Japan K.K. (April 26th, 2012)*

*: speech in English


Photo: Mr. Antoine Pin, General Manager of TAG Heuer Division, LVMH Watch & Jewelry Japan K.K. (May 17th, 2012)*


Photo: Mr. Hideo Imamura, President and CEO of Berluti Japan Company, LVJ Group K.K. with a demonstration of "shoe polishing" (June 7th, 2012)


Photo: Mr. Jean-Frédéric Dufour, President and CEO of ZENITH – Branch of LVMH Swiss Manufactures S.A. with students (May 9th, 2013)*


PhotoMr. Shigehiko Yarita, Executive Director of LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton Japan K.K. (May 23rd, 2013)

Photo: Mr. Stéphane Gerschel, International Communication Director, Bulgari SpA (May 27th, 2014) *

Photo: Mr. Christian Blanckaert, Chaiman of the Board, Pettit Bateaux, Professor of ESCP Europe, Former Vice President of Hermès International (May 27th, 2013 and October 14th, 2014) *

Photo: Mr. Syllil Vigneron,
President of LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton Japan K.K. (November 18th, 2014)*

Photo: GEOX Founder & Chaiman, Mr. Mario Moretti Polegato*(2015年10月16日)
with His Excellency Domenico Giorgi, Represent the Italian Ambassador in Japan

Photo: 3.1 Phillip Lim Special Lecture
Left: Mr. Phillip Lim, Co-founder and designer, Right: Ms. Wen Zhou, Co-founder and CEO (March 28th, 2016)

Nagasawa Seminar Academic Schedule

※ Field Trip in Europe (the following was carried out in March, 2013, and March, 2014)

  • Switzerland: La Chaux-des-Fonds to visit the factory and museum of TAG Heuer for study / Le Locle to visit “manufacture” of Zenith for study
  • France: Paris to pay a courtesy visit to headquater office of LVMH/ to visit atelier of Christian Dior for study/ to have a meeting with the seminar supervised by professor in charge of luxury branding at ESSEC Business School

Photo: A tour of the headquarter and “manufacture” of ZENITH – Branch of LVMH Swiss Manufactures S.A. in Le Locle, Switzerland as part of our study (March 11th, 2013)


Photo: A tour of the headquarter, atelier and museum of TAG Heuer – Branch of LVMH Swiss Manufactures S.A.in La Chaux-des-Fonds, Switzerland as part of our study (March 11th, 2013)


Photo: A tour of the headquarter and atelier of HUBLOT – Branch of LVMH Swiss Manufactures S.A.in Nyon, Switzerland as part of our study (March 12th, 2013)


Photo: A tour of the atelier of Louis Vuitton Malletier in Asnières, Île-de-France as part of our study (March 14th, 2013)


Photo: A tour of the Academy and haute couture salon of Dior in Paris as part of our study (March 15th, 2013)

Photo: Joint seminar with SDA Bocconi in Milan as part of our study (March 10th, 2014)
Note: Prof. Erica Corbellini (third from left) and Prof. Stefania Saviolo (center) are the original authors of "Managing Fashion and Luxury Companies," translated by Shin'ya Nagasawa, and Miki Morimoto (sup.), with M. Adachi, R. Inoue, T. Osada, R. Komiya, S. Note, et al., Toyokeizai Shimpo-sha, 2013)

Photo: A tour of the head quarter of Emilio Pucci in Florence as part of our study (March 12th, 2014)

Photo: A tour of the fur atelier and head quarter of Fendi in Rome as part of our study (March 12th, 2014)

Photo: A tour of the head quarter of Bulgari in Rome as part of our study (March 13th, 2014)


In Project research/ Degree thesis (seminar) of luxury branding students must conduct oral presentations in domestic and/or international academic conferences mentioned below as milestones, and investigate deeply their research questions and correct on the right lines, and then complete their master theses:

  • Annual Conference of Japan Society of Kansei Engineering (in Japanese)
  • Research Meetings of Kansei Goods Branch, Japan Society of Kansei Engineering (in Japanese)
  • Half-annual Conferences of Association of Product Development and Management (in Japanese)
  • EcoDesign Symposium: International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing
  • International Symposium on Management Engineering
  • International Marketing Trends Conference (IMTC2012)
Source: WASEDA-LVMH Chair Module Brochure
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