A total of thirty-five students, twelve MBA students and twenty-three WEMBA students, came to Japan. Professor Cohen from the school and Endo (’93) participated as instructors, Gardner (’14) and Ueda (’15) contributed as TAs. On this trip, with the cooperation of Dr. Takahiro Fujimoto of the University of Tokyo and the Graduate School of Economics Manufacturing Management Research Center, they visited Nissan Motor Co., AESC, Tamachi Industries, Hamano Products Co., Asahi Beer,
Mayekawa Manufacturing Co., Nippon Steel & Suitomo Metal Co., and Ito-Yokado Co. On the 28th, a dinner at Academy Hills was organized by WCJ with tremendous success. For the meeting, we accepted a donation from the members of the Classes of 1999 and 2000. On the final day, after the students participated in a presentation and panel session at the Univ. of Tokyo, they attended the farewell party in Ginza, and the itinerary was completed successfully. There was a gift of sake
and a donation from the Class of 1993.