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JALT-Ibaraki Chapter December 2018 Meeting

Ibaraki Chapter December 2018 Meeting Afternoon Program:  14:00 – 16:00 Presentation Title: Heritage and the function of the university in society By Grant Black DSocSci, CMgr, FCMI, FRSA. President of Black Inc. Consulting (Japan). Presentation Summary: Higher education reform policies in Japan, such as through the Super Global University funding project, aim to boost the university's role as a knowledge-producing centre of innovation and global skills development.   In some ways this indicates a change in the function of the university in society.   How do we balance the heritage and history of a Japanese university institution with the drive to adopt global practices and implement international-minded reform policies? Bio: Dr Grant Black is President of Black Inc. Consulting (Japan), a business & university global strategic management firm based in Tokyo. He holds a BA Highest Honors in Religious Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara; an MA in Buddhist Stu