CodeTots Japan was proud to welcome Mr. Tomio Isogai, former Managing Director of Sharp India Ltd for a guest lecture on the topic of Job opportunities for Indian in Japan, conducted online on 20th Jan 2023

Mr. Isogai covered a myriad of diverse topics focussing on Indo-Japan relationships like different perspectives and commonness, secret of Japan’s recovery post aftermath of world-war, population pyramid (human-index ratio) ranging from 2015 to 2050 and developing partnership between India and Japan.

Explaining the secret of Japan’s ascension on being a super-power, he revealed some important factors like hard work, strict routine, being punctual, intensive planning & implementation to schedule, team-work and loyalty towards the organization. He also explained ‘Ho (report)- Ren (Inform)-So (consult)’ model which is combined with PDCA cycle to achieve better performance and profitability. ‘Kaizen’ is also a business model which Japanese follow on a daily basis.

He also shed light on Japanese 5S methodology which can be translated in English as – Sorting, Systemising, Shining, Sanitation and Self-Discipline. To conclude, he shared anecdotes from his personal experiences like attaining language proficiency, practising knowledge, following passion, respecting partners and not making emotional decisions.

The guest lecture ended with Q&A session wherein inquisitive students asked questions regarding Japanese culture and ways in which two countries can work together to achieve a better and sustainable future. We thank Mr. Isogai for taking his time out and providing students a great opportunity to learn more on Indo-Japan relations.

Our Key Focus for this program will be
1. Placements (Y 2025)
2. Learning Japanese Language Level N5 – Level N4 ( Y 2023)
3. Exchange Program with Japanese University ( Sep 2023)
4. Education Tour ( April/Oct 2023) – Optional
5. Participation in YOUTH SDGs Summit ( March 2023).

Learning Japanese can be beneficial for those looking to work in Japan, as it can help increase one’s chances of finding employment and can also make it easier to navigate and adapt to the Japanese working environment.

Many Japanese companies prefer to hire employees who are fluent in Japanese, as it can facilitate communication and collaboration within the company. Additionally, being able to speak Japanese can also help with building relationships with Japanese colleagues and clients.


Haruka Sano

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