Sample Lesson—Professional Development and Business Courses
(Online Session)

Please note that due to social distancing measures in place to reduce the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, these live interactive sample lessons will be held remotely. Register to attend via the link below and we will email you details on how to join the lesson.

Date / Time:
  • A. Paul S. Kates: Saturday, April 25, 10:00-12:00
  • B. Ed Thompson: Saturday, April 25, 13:00-15:00
  • C. Shunsuke Komamiya: Saturday, April 25, 13:00-15:00
Venue:
These lessons will be held online via Zoom.
For Whom:
For people taking courses at TUJ Continuing Education for the first time
 
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Agenda

  • Online Lesson
  • Introduction of Continuing Education Program

English Level Chart

Please refer to the English Proficiency Chart for recommended English proficiency levels.

Lesson Details

A. Introduction to NEG101 (Business Negotiation): A Mini Lesson

Instructor:
Paul S. Kates
Day/Date:
Saturday, April 25
Time:
10:00-12:00
Max Class Size:
20
English proficiency level:
Advanced and above

Description:

Negotiation is both a challenging and necessary part of business life, and confident negotiators are always in high demand. NEG101 is designed to enrich students with all the tools, tactics, and strategies in order to bring even the most difficult negotiations to a successful conclusion. Join us in this mini lesson to explore the basics of “win-win” negotiations, also known as “integrative” negotiations - where parties collaborate to achieve a mutually satisfying outcome. In this one-hour session, we’ll take a look at:

  • How integrative negotiations work
  • How to prepare for integrative negotiations
  • How to negotiate an integrative solution
  • By the end of the lesson, participants will understand the skills necessary to negotiate an outcome that all parties are willing to support.

Mini Lesson Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Identifying Negotiation Strategies
  • The Integrative Negotiation Process
  • Key Takeaways & Wrap-Up
Paul S. Kates

B. An Introduction to Branding & Marketing

Instructor:
Ed Thompson
Day/Date:
Saturday, April 25
Time:
13:00-15:00
Max Class Size:
20
English proficiency level:
Advanced and above

Description:

How can companies create a hit product in the global market? It requires innovative branding and marketing strategies.

This sample course introduces the elements behind successful marketing projects and campaigns by multinational corporations.

Students in the course will gain a deeper understanding of methods used by companies to integrate and deliver their brand messaging. Participants will also have the opportunity to create solutions and recommendations for branding and marketing issues.

Participants will cover topics including:

  • Strategic Analysis
  • The Marketing Mix
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Targeting and Positioning
  • Development of Objectives and Strategies

Emphasis will be placed on the international aspects of marketing in today’s interconnected world, analyzing competition and global best practices.

Ed Thompson

C. Becoming a Translator for Professional/Personal Development

Instructor:
Shunsuke Komamiya
Day/Date:
Saturday, April 25
Time:
13:00-15:00
Max Class Size:
30
English proficiency level:
Intermediate and above

Description:

This sample lesson is for people interested in working or studying in the translation field. Through practical exercises and group work, it will introduce various translation skills (focusing on English-Japanese translation).In addition to creating and editing translated works, it will introduce methods for analyzing draft texts, utilizing Google searches, and improving your writing in Japanese. As an introductory lesson for people with little to no experience in the field, advanced English or Japanese proficiency is not required. Participants work will be checked during the lesson and points of interest and points for improvement will be discussed. We hope you will enjoy yourself while learning the actual skills used by professional translators!

Shunsuke Komamiya

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