日本アクションラーニング協会
         
         
 

WIAL - Japan Presents 7th ASIA ACTION LEARNING FORUM in Tokyo

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Time November 8 (10:00-17:45)
November 9 (10:00-17:00)
Venue Rikkyo University Ikebukuro Campus (Tachikawa Hall)
3-34-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro,Toshima-ku,
Tokyo Japan
+81-3-3985-2202
Fee 6,000JPY (2 days-ticket)  including lunch
4,000JPY (one day-ticket)
Program
 

Dr. Michael Marquardt
President and Chairman of the Board

Michael Marquardt is a Professor of Human Resource Development and International Affairs at George Washington University. In addition to being the Chairman of the WIAL Board of Directors, he is WIAL' s president, and is responsible for overseeing the worldwide development of Action Learning programs and coaching certification.
Dr. Marquardt has held a number of senior management, training and marketing positions with organizations such as Grolier, American Society for Training and Development, Association Management Inc., Overseas Education Fund, TradeTec, and U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Dr. Marquardt has introduced Action Learning to thousands of leaders and hundreds of organizations around the world since 1995, including Marriott, DuPont, Alcoa, Boeing, Caterpillar, United Nations Development Program, US Department of Agriculture, IBM, Nokia, Constellation, Samsung, Hong Kong Transit and Siemens as well as the government agencies in Singapore, Mauritius, Japan, Canada, Qatar, China, Korea, and Brazil.
Dr. Marquardt is the author of 22 books and more than 100 professional articles in the fields of leadership, learning, globalization and organizational change including:

  • Michael Marquardt, Roland Yeo ,(2012) Breakthrough Problem Solving with Action Learning: Concepts and Cases
  • Marquardt, M., Ng, S.S., and Goldson, H. (2010). Team Development via Action Learning. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(2),241-259.
  • Marquardt, M. and Banks, S. (2010). Theory to Practice: Action Learning. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 12(2), 159-162.
  • Marquardt, M. "Action Learning." In Experiential Handbook (Mel Silverman, ed.). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006
  • Marquardt, M. Leading with Questions: How Leaders Find the Right Solutions by Knowing What to Ask.
    San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006
  • Marquardt, M. Optimizing the Power of Action Learning.
    Palo Alto: Davies-Black Press, 2004. (Also translated and published in Japanese, Thai, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, and Korean)
    Selected as Book of the Year by the Academy of HRD
  • Marquardt, M. "Learning to Think and Lead Globally at Boeing - Developing Global Leaders via Action Learning Programs." Proceedings of the Academy of HRD, Minneapolis, 2003.
  • Marquardt, M. "Action Learning" in Performance Intervention Maps. Alexandria: ASTD Press, 2001
 

Bea Carson, Ed.D.
Director, Certification and Education
Master Coach

A co-founder of WIAL, Bea has led the Institute’s efforts to develop methods and standards for training Action Learning Team Coaches. In addition to her contributions to WIAL, Dr. Carson is President of her own consulting firm, Carson Consultants, which is devoted to providing Action Learning coaching and consulting to organizations in both the private and public sectors.
Although she began her career in technology, Dr. Carson’s interest in psychology, groups, and teams has been a lifelong avocation. She made a mid-career change, receiving her doctorate in Education and Organizational Learning from George Washington University.
Dr. Carson has consulted with government, non-profit, and commercial organizations throughout the United States including Constellation Energy, Triplex, NASA, Rotary International, and Special Olympics Maryland. She has been an invited lecturer at American University and the George Washington University.
Dr. Carson is also a member of the Rotary Club of Annapolis Board; and past board member for Maryland Special Olympics and the Monarch Academy.

Program

 Thursday November 8, 2012
9:30AM-10:00AM Doors open
10:00AM-10:15AM Opening
Fumiyo Seimiya, President, Japan Institute for Action Learning (JIAL) / World Institute for Action Learning Japan (WIAL-Japan)
Dr. Marquardt, President of WIAL
10:15AM-10:45AM Introducing newly certified Action Learning Coaches
10:45AM-11:00AM Networking Break
11:00AM-12:00PM

Case Study:
"Action Learning in BLP at Rikkyo University"
Mikinari Higano
Professor and Director, Business Leadership Program, College of Business and Director, Institute for Leadership Studies, College of Business, Rikkyo University.

The Business Leadership Program (BLP) is the core curriculum of the Department of Business and encourages students to take an active role in the global community. Through team-based projects and skill-enhancing exercises, BLP nurtures business leadership capabilities in an experience-based learning environment.
In 2008 ~ 2010, the BLP was chosen to receive funding from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for "Educational Good Practice". (148 programs were chosen out of 939 applying.) At the end of the aid term in 2011, the program was selected for special recognition. (Out of 148 programs only 15 were selected for this honor and Rikkyo University was the only private university from the Tokyo metropolitan area.) Last year, WIAL-Japan commended BLP by selecting them for the Excellent AL program award.

12:00PM-1:00PM Networking Lunch
1:00PM-1:50PM

Presentation:
"Positive, Future Focused Coaching via Action Learning"
Dr. Bea Carson, WIAL Director, Master coach

Dr. Carson will share her experience of bringing Action Learning in the USA and introduce the positive, future focused coaching of Action Learning.

1:50PM-2:00PM Networking Break
  A program B program
2:00PM-2:50PM

Case Study:
"The Panasonic Action Learning Practice
~The Development of Global Leaders~"
Fuyuki Seki,
Company History Office Matsushita Konosuke Rekishikan
Panasonic

This presentation will present the case of Panasonic, one of the most famous firms in Japan. Fuyuki Seki will describe how Action Learning has been used in Panasonic for overseas human resources training.

Demonstration:
" Lumina Learning & Action Learning Program "Global Communication" "
Elizabeth Handover
Lumina Learning Asia Partner

Lumina Learning is a global company specialised in developing innovative assessment tools and applying them to help organisations transform their performance by transforming their people. Lumina Spark, the flagship psychometric tool, allows individuals to gain deep insight into their personality preferences and understand the motivations behind their own behavioural and communication style. In this interactive mini-workshop, Lumina Learning Partner Elizabeth Handover will introduce Lumina Spark and demonstrate how it is used in combination with Action Learning to develop employees into effective global communicators.

2:50PM-3:00PM Networking Break
3:00PM-3:50PM

Case Study:
"Action Learning in Taiwan"
Shiowjiuan Cheng
WIAL-Taiwan Director

This presentation will introduce the activities of Action Learning in Taiwan. Ms. Cheng will also describe how Action Learning has been expanding globally, with particular focus on China, Taiwan, Japan and USA.

3:50PM-4:00PM Networking Break
4:00PM-5:30PM

Demonstration:
"Action Learning Demonstration in English by Dr. Michael Marquardt"
Dr. Micheael J. Marquardt
President of WIAL

Dr. Marquardt will lead a demonstration of the latest stream of Action Learning. In this interactive session, participants will be able to experience Action Learning for themselves.
* Advance Registration is required

5:30PM-5:45PM Closing
 Friday November 9, 2012
9:30AM-10:00AM Doors open
10:00AM-11:15AM

Keynote Speak: "Leading with Questions
〜Achieving Greater Results in a Diverse Society〜"
Dr. Micheael Marquardt
George Washington University Professor, President WIAL

This presentation will identify how questions develop people and reform an organization. Case studies of how Action Learning practices in global firms such as Microsoft will be provided.
Book: Leading with Questions

11:15AM-11:30AM Networking Break
11:30AM-12:00PM

"Japan Institute for Action Learning (WIAL Japan) Annual Report
Announcing the Excellent Award"
Fumiyo Seimiya (President of Japan Institute for Action Learning (WIAL Japan))

Excellent Award Winner’s Speech

12:00PM-1:00PM Networking Lunch
  A program   B program
1:00PM-1:45PM

Case Study :
"Nomura Securities Branch Managers Training"
Noriaki Seki
Managing Director, Human Resource Development Dept., Nomura Securities

Action Learning has been integrated into Nomura Securities' Branch Managers Training Program. The expansion to further branches has been supported by certifying Learning & Development staff members as Action Learning Coaches.

1:00PM-2:00PM

Case Study:
"Peer Learning with Action Learning Case Study of a Vocational School"
Miyuki Matsuda
Management Strategy Advisor, Asia Pacific Child Conference, Fukuoka

Ms. Matsuda will present on how Action Learning was used as a part of Peer Learning classes at a vocational school. She will explain the components, projects and intervention points for teachers of Peer Learning classes.

1:45PM-2:30PM

Case Study:
"Sony Assurance Project Model Action Learning"
Noriaki Saito
Director, Personnel Department, Sony Assurance

This presentation focuses on a Sony Assurance project with Action Learning. 10 years after being established, the firm started working on two projects with Action Learning to support two critical themes. The first theme is around changing the corporate culture and the second theme is how to support women in the firm. Mr. Saito will share the learning gained and results from these projects including the leadership development of every participant.

2:00PM-2:15PM Networking Break
2:30PM-2:45PM Networking Break 2:15PM-4:15PM

Demonstration:
"The Expansion of an Active Learning Model in a High School Physics Class
~How the Theory and Skills of Action Learning changed a class~"
Akifumi Kobayashi Teacher, Saitama Prefectural Ichigaya High School

In this demonstration, participants will experience Mr. Kobayashi’s high school psychics class as though they were students. Mr. Kobayashi follows Action Learning theory in his class by repeating the stages of action, reflection and realisation to promote learning and growth. He has successfully used the Marquardt form of Action Learning coaching to create results in his class. After the demonstration, Mr. Kobayashi will give an explanation and invite the audience for Questions and Answers.

2:45PM-4:15PM

Panel Discussion: "Adult Learning & In-House Training
The Meaning of Questions"
Panelists:
Fuyuki Seki
Curator, Company History Office Matsushita Konosuke Rekishikan, Panasonic
Megumi Hayasaka
V10 Project, Planning Department, Kirin Brewery
Mikinari Higano
Professor, Business Department, Rikkyo University
Chairperson:
Fumiyo Seimiya
President,WIAL-Japan

This discussion will start with the examples of Panasonic and Kirin Brewery as in-house applications of Action Learning and look at the results from the point of view of education. Also, the example of Rikkyo University will be used to discuss the changing role of universities in supplying human resources to business. The topic of adult education, including the effectiveness of Action Learning, will be explored together with the audience.

   
4:15PM-4:30PM Networking Break
4:30PM-5:00PM Closing Session

In the closing session, participants will be able to share the content and realisations that they gained from each room.

Contact

WIAL-Japan
Tel. 03-6682-8849 E-mail. info@jial.or.jp
Atago Green Hills MORI Tower 5F
5-1 Atago 2-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6205 Japan