Dean’s Seminar: “A Career with a Purpose”

Friday, August 03, 2018
19:00 - 20:30 (Singapore Time)
with Alvin Ung & Tomoya Nakamura Register Now Details

Even though most people spend at least a third of their day working, they don’t know why they are doing their job. Find out how living with a purpose can enrich both your career and overall life.

At this interactive seminar, international authority on purposeful living, Alvin Ung, will be presenting on the importance of living with a purpose. In addition, GLOBIS University Dean Tomoya Nakamura, who is authoring a book on how his institution helps students develop their personal mission (commonly referred to as kokorozashi in Japanese), will be sharing the strategies outlined in his upcoming publication.

The seminar will involve an open dialogue between the two speakers, exploring topics such as how living with a personal mission will lead to being a more effective business leader. Attendees are welcome to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the seminar.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn how you can align your career with your purpose in life!

This seminar is free to join and a must for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, technology, or business education. Don't miss this chance to hear one of Japan's business leaders speak firsthand in Singapore.


If you have any questions, please contact GLOBIS University, Tokyo Campus at:


  • 18:30
    Reception opens
  • 19:00
    Introduction of GLOBIS University
  • 19:10
    Presentation by Mr. Alvin Ung
  • 19:30
    Presentation by Dean Nakamura
  • 19:50
    Dialogue between Mr. Ung and Dean Nakamura
  • 20:10
  • 20:30
    Wrap up

Keynote Speaker

Alvin Ung
BA, Middlebury College, MA, John Hopkins University, MA, Regent College As a mentor, teacher and student of leadership, Alvin Ung finds joy in facilitating workshops and retreats for leaders and leadership teams to discover and share purpose together. Currently, he teaches at Regent College in Vancouver. He is the author of four books and his writings have been published by the Associated Press, CNN, and BBC. Alvin has worked with some of the Asia’s largest organizations and government officials. He also co-founded an award-winning social enterprise in leadership development, and a social enterprise that promotes literacy to indigenous tribes in Borneo island. See full profile

Dialogue Partner

Tomoya Nakamura
Dean, Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University MBA, Harvard Business School Mr. Tomoya Nakamura is the head of the English MBA Programs at GLOBIS University. He teaches subjects in the leadership and globalization area. Mr. Nakamura conducted various global training programs for corporate clients. He periodically writes a column, "Ki and Management" at GLOBIS Insights. Prior to GLOBIS, he started his professional career at Marubeni Corporation, reorganized an invested company at Advantage Partners and was the Senior Managing Director of Sun-Life Corporation (JASDAQ). Mr. Nakamura graduated from Hitotsubashi University with a degree in Social Studies, and received his MBA from Harvard Business School. As a Research Associate of the General Management Unit of Harvard Business School, Mr. Nakamura wrote two HBS cases that apply Eastern philosophy to management. See full profile


9 Straits View Singapore
Marina One West Tower, 3rd floor Meeting Room
Singapore 018937


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