Japanese Labor/Employment Law (8 Weeks) (JLL101)

Thursday 19:10-21:30
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Hayato Yasuzawa
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
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The purpose of this course is to provide a guideline for the basic principles of Japanese Labor Law. Students will look at Case Studies, the Labor Standards Law and related regulations to better understand the universalities and special characteristics of Labor Law. Special focus will be given to formulation and termination of Labor Contracts and legal regulations concerning the development of Labor Relations.
At the end of the course students will be empowered with a hands-on approach to deal with Labor Law related issues arising from their everyday work. Students in this course are expected to do assigned readings.


Hayato Yasuzawa

Hayato Yasuzawa is a bilingual MBA and executive coach with 20 years' experience in HR management including compensation and benefit, recruiting, talent management and employee relations. He earned his MBA degree from George Washington University, and LLB from Ritsumeikan University. He is also a graduate of The Columbia Coaching Certification program, Teachers College Columbia University.

He served for 6 years as Group General Manager-HR of North Asia region for one of the world's biggest dairy companies. Before that, he was previously a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting and HR strategy consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has also worked as a learning and development manager for a global pharmaceutical company.

With front-line business experience closely working with both Japanese and foreign senior executives in global companies, he deeply understands the challenges to make a balance between the representation of local markets while meeting requirements from Global Headquarters. He has been working closely with lawyers to mitigate the risks of labor issues in companies. He is very passionate to develop strong HR professionals and business leaders who are keen on creating "a great place to work" for employees in their respective companies.

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