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Program to Participate: Overview

Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge

The Fujitsu Scholarship supports your development as a global leader by funding your participation in the Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge program delivered by Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation.

Objective of the Program

Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge nurtures innovation leaders with “Practical Wisdom" who provide new value for the society

Private businesses, as well as governments and educational institutions, are exposed to drastic environmental changes like never before due to advancements in ICT and globalization. For organizations to survive and pursue sustainable nurturement, they must not only keep up with the changes, but also create value that can only be created by each organization.

Providing new value for society - this is what Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation calls innovation. Innovation cannot be pursued alone. It is only born when people integrate their knowledge.By integrating knowledge, innovation leaders provide new value for society.

- The program is based on the vision of Dr. Ikujiro Nonaka, professor of Emeritus, Hitotsubashi University, who is the global authority in knowledge creation theory.-

As originator of the Knowledge Creation Theory, Dr. Ikujiro Nonaka is recognized globally as the guru of management. His research is centered on knowledge creation and management to foster sustainable and innovative organization and wise leaders in multiple levels of organizations; private firms, public organizations, communities, and nations. He co-authored The Knowledge-Creating Company with Hirotaka Takeuchi.

  • In 2008, the Wall Street Journal named Dr. Ikujiro Nonaka as one of the most influential business thinkers.
  • In 2017, Dr. Ikujiro Nonaka received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Haas School for Business at the University of California.

Features of the Program

  1. Synthesized program of theory, practice and liberal arts to nurture capabilities required to be an innovation leader
  2. Multi-campus network (visit four countries in 3.5 months) to broaden one’s perspective as a leader
  3. Diverse environments to foster global mindset for being global citizens

Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge enhances the capability to thoroughly pursue what they can do for the society as a leader, and the knowledge, human network and human power required for making an innovation happen.

Participants Who Fujitsu-JAIMS Is Looking For

  1. Someone who has a strong will to contribute to the betterment of the community which he/she belongs into such as organization, local community or country
  2. Someone who has concrete issues founded by putting him/herself in actual field
  3. Someone who can make a strong commitment to class for better learning by providing his/her unique value

For more information, please refer to Testimonials of participants.

Find out more about Global Leaders for Innovation and Knowledge on Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation website.

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