EDB webinar series- Manufacturing and Supply Chain

IGPI Singapore CEO and partner Kohki Sakata will be sharing on his thoughts on this topic, from the point of view of an experienced advisor to various Japanese companies.   The talk is aimed at Japanese corporates who want to learn more about manufacturing business opportunities in South East Asia. The event will be in Japanese with some English interpretation available. IGPI is pleased to partner with EDB for this webinar.   Fee: Free for all to join Registration (in Japanese): https://event.edb.gov.sg/manufacturing-and-supply-chain-opportunities-in-sea?source=IGPI
Corporates all over the world have started various efforts to tackle DX. But to be successful, it is essential to have DX strategies built along with fundamental transformation and the enhancement of organizational capabilities via corporate transformation (“CX”) FPT and IGPI will discuss why and how companies should revise their global strategies, especially strategies in rapidly changing South East Asia, by promoting digital transformation along with corporate transformation. Speakers:
  • From IGPI: Kohki Sakata (CEO of IGPI Singapore)
  • From FPT : 
    • Nguyen Huu Long (President of FPT Consulting Japan, Vice President of FPT Software Company Limited); 
    • Takashi Yune (Managing Director of FPT Consulting Japan)
Moderator: Nguyen Thu Le (Associate Manager, IGPI) Note: The webinar will be held in Japanese To register, please click here
  Date: May 12, 2020 Speaker: Kohki Sakata Kenji Naito, Managing Director, Reeracoen Group Agenda:
  • Importance of corporate transformation
  • Organizational ability after Covid-19
  • Team management in ASEAN
  • What to do during Covid-19 crisis
  • Restructuring in Japanese companies
  • How to get the most out of newly hired talent
 
3rd Breakout Session – Living and Work Environment The 3rd breakout session will focus on Covid-19 impact on societal norms, as people have to limit physical interaction and begin to work and interact remotely. Almost all industries are affected, and businesses will need to adapt to the changes in living and work environment post Covid-19. Event timeline 14:00-14:10 Introduction of DXPF and explanation of problem statements 14:10-14:55 Business pitching by problem solvers + panel discussions + Q&A 14:55-15:00 Explanation of the next theme and problem statements  Speaker:  Dr Chong Yoke Sin (iGlobe Partners, Managing Director) Mr Jonathan Lim (Enterprise Singapore, Director, Global Innovation Network) Ms Junko Ishii (JETRO Singapore, Managing Director) Moderator: Mr Kohki Sakata (Industrial Growth Platform Inc., Partner) Link: https://www.jetro.go.jp/singapore/events/DXPF.html 

 

 
2nd Breakout Session – Global Businesses The 2nd breakout session will focus on Global Businesses. Global Businesses are defined as businesses that are reliant on other global stakeholders, such as businesses operating in the global supply chain. Examples are manufacturing, international logistics, aviation, etc. The impact of Covid-19 has been significant on these types of businesses, from disruption in global supply chain to not being able to operate at maximum capacity due to restriction in labour, etc. Event timeline 14:00-14:10 Introduction of DXPF and explanation of problem statements 14:10-14:55 Business pitching by problem solvers + panel discussions + Q&A 14:55-15:00 Explanation of the next theme and problem statements   Speaker:  Mr Takaki Nakamura (Vertex Holdings, Executive Director, Partnership Group, Head of Japan Team) Mr Jonathan Lim (Enterprise Singapore, Director, Global Innovation Network) Ms Junko Ishii (JETRO Singapore, Managing Director) Moderator: Mr Kohki Sakata (Industrial Growth Platform Inc., Partner) Link: https://www.jetro.go.jp/singapore/events/DXPF.html 

 

 
1st Breakout Session – Local Businesses The 1st breakout session will focus on Local Businesses. Local Businesses are defined as businesses that rely on a local community or locally present customers to be sustained. Examples are retailers, restaurants, local transport providers, etc. The impact of Covid-19 has been large on these types of businesses, from being forced to shut down operations temporarily to being unable to reach customers through traditional means. Event timeline 14:00-14:10 Introduction of DXPF and explanation of problem statements 14:10-14:55 Business pitching by problem solvers + panel discussions + Q&A 14:55-15:00 Explanation of the next theme and problem statements   Speaker:  Mr Koichi Saito (KK Fund, Founder and General Partner) Mr Jonathan Lim (Enterprise Singapore, Director, Global Innovation Network) Ms Junko Ishii (JETRO Singapore, Managing Director) Moderator: Mr Kohki Sakata (Industrial Growth Platform Inc., Partner) Link: https://www.jetro.go.jp/singapore/events/DXPF.html   
Speaker:
  • From IGPI, Kohki Sakata (CEO of IGPI Singapore)
  • From MHM, Mr. Takeshi Komatsu (Partner of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)
  • From Kroll Singapore, Mr. Kunio Sakaide (Managing director and Head of Japan Desk of Kroll)
Moderator: Kroll Singapore, Mr. Kunio Sakaide (Managing director and Head of Japan Desk of Kroll)  
Speaker:
  • From IGPI, Kohki Sakata (CEO of IGPI Singapore)
  • From MHM, Mr. Takeshi Komatsu (Partner of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)
  • From Kroll Singapore, Mr. Kunio Sakaide (Managing director and Head of Japan Desk of Kroll)
Moderator: Kroll Singapore, Mr. Kunio Sakaide (Managing director and Head of Japan Desk of Kroll)
  • 27th May 2020  (3rd session)  – Opportunities in Southeast Asia with the theme of new business investment and risk prevention and management in pursuing them
 
Speaker:
  • From IGPI, Kohki Sakata (CEO of IGPI Singapore)
  • From MHM, Mr. Takeshi Komatsu (Partner of Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)
  • From Kroll Singapore, Mr. Kunio Sakaide (Managing director and Head of Japan Desk of Kroll)
Moderator: Kroll Singapore, Mr. Kunio Sakaide (Managing director and Head of Japan Desk of Kroll)
  • 20th May 2020  (2nd session) – Structural reforms inside overseas subsidiaries, especially localization that is expected to accelerate in the future and strengthening of governance
  • 27th May 2020 (3rd session)  – Opportunities in Southeast Asia with the theme of new business investment and risk prevention and management in pursuing them
 
Speaker:
  • From IGPI, Kohki Sakata (CEO of IGPI Singapore)
  • From SPEEDA Asia, Mr. Takashi Kawabata (Economist of SPEEDA Asia)
  • From Sojitz Asia, Mr. Ryosuke Gokyu (General Manager of Corporate Planning Department)
Moderator: From SPEEDA Asia, Mr.Yasunori Naito (CEO of SPEEDA ASIA) Link : https://speeda-igpi-np-0422.peatix.com/ Note: The online discussion was held in Japanese. #corporatetransformation #CX #strengthenbusiness #newbusinessopportunities