Roundtable with Joban Kosan Chairman and Executive Director Kazuhiko Saito and Class of 2014 Graduates :Reflecting the path to recovery and post-quake Tohoku


Every Japanese should learn finance now

Hiroshi Fujiki
Professor, Faculty of Commerce, Chuo University
Area of Specialization:Monetary Economics

Hiroshi FujikiThirty years ago, Japanese workers could expect that the Japanese government and their workplace would take reasonable care of their retirement savings. They did not even feel like learning much about the details of the financial products to accumulate their retirement savings.  [ More ]

(Dec. 7)


Education course

Between Human Beings and Data—The Locus of Privacy

Hiroshi Miyashita
Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Information Law

Tatsuya KitaiHuman beings create data every day.
How much data did you create today? Using an IC card at the train station you used, checking news on your smartphone while riding the train, exchanging emails with your coworkers, sending a message to your family, giving a Like to a photograph that your friend posted on SNS, searching the internet for information on a restaurant that you want to go to this weekend and a new product that you want to buy, checking location information when going to a new place, etc.  [ More ]

(Jan. 11)

Education course

International Joint Research on Contract Law

Tatsuya Kitai
Professor, Faculty of Law, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Anglo-American Law, Comparative Contract Law, Legal History

Tatsuya KitaiIn Report No. 1, Professor Nobuyuki Sato already discussed how the Chuo University joint research project “Comprehensive Analysis on Diversity of Legal Systems in Asia-Pacific Region and Convergence towards Establishment of the Rule of Law” was selected for the Private University Research Branding Project operated by the MEXT.  [ More ]

(Dec. 14)


Do educators have pre-established knowledge?

Junichi Nakamoto
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Letters, Chuo University
Areas of Specialization: Theory of School Education, Theory of Teacher Training, Theory of Social Studies Education

Junichi NakamotoIn school and college education, educators are always mulling over how to instruct learners effectively. I have given this title as an essential question toward educators, and many scholars have discussed it. As I train teachers in this university, I would like to focus on this question by going back to the basics. [ More ]

(Apr. 7)


“Importance of Top Management Commitment in Compliance Activities”

Ted Sugiyama
Executive Officer, Senior Vice President Legal and Compliance, Kao Corporation

Hiroshi Iguchi1.The highest priority for compliance promotion activities is a strong commitment by top management.
I attended the Ethisphere[2] Global Ethics Summit in New York in 2016 and 2017. Every speaker at the Summit declared that a commitment by top management is the most important and effective method for promoting and realizing a culture of compliance. Of course, I agree with them.  [ More ]

(Dec. 22)