Professional Seminar: “The Art of Improvisation in Management”

Monday, November 05, 2018
19:00 - 20:30
with Chris Washburne Register Now Details

Meet Dr. Chris Washburne, Associate Professor of Music at Columbia University and the Founder and Director of Columbia’s Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program. As a celebrated trombonist and popular speaker at the World Economic Forum, Dr. Washburne will talk about how jazz can nurture our own creativity, as well as serve as a strategic model for diplomacy, leadership and innovation.

We are honored to welcome Dr. Chis Washburne, Associate Professor of Music at Columbia University and the Founder and Director of Columbia’s Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program.  Since 2006, he has worked as an innovation and leadership consultant, tailoring jazz and improvisational programs, for the World Economic Forum, Columbia’s Business School, and a number of private and public companies. Dr. Washburne has published numerous articles on jazz, Latin jazz, and salsa, and has been hailed as "One of the best trombonists in New York" by Peter Watrous of The New York Times. In this Seminar, Dr. Washburne will discuss the importance of improvisation in management and what jazz can teach us about creativity in business with Dean Tomoya Nakamura.

*Please note that our Professional Seminars are paid events - the registration fee for this event is 2,000 yen for the general public and 1,000 yen for GLOBIS Students and Alumni.

  • 18:30
    Doors Open
  • 19:00
    Seminar Begins
  • 19:05
    Presentation and Performance by Dr. Chris Washburne
  • 19:50
    Dialogue Session with Dean Tomoya Nakamura
  • 20:10
    Q&A
  • 20:30
    Wrap Up
 
If you are a GLOBIS student or alumni please register from the Virtual Campus
 

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Chris Washburne
Trombonist and Professor, Columbia University Dr. Chris Washburne, Associate Professor of Music at Columbia University and the Founder and Director of Columbia’s Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program, is the leader of the highly acclaimed SYOTOS Latin jazz band and the Rags and Roots jazz band. He has worked as an innovation and leadership consultant, tailoring jazz and improvisational programs, for the World Economic Forum, Columbia’s Business School, and a number of private and public companies. His newest book, Sounding Salsa: Performing Latin Music in New York was published in 2008 by Temple University Press. His book Latin jazz: the Other Jazz will be published by Oxford University Press 2018. As a trombonist he has performed on over 150 recordings, two Grammy winners and seven Grammy nominated. He has been hailed as "One of the best trombonists in New York" by Peter Watrous of The New York Times and was voted as “Rising Star of the Trombone” numerous times in the annual Downbeat Critics Poll.

Dialogue Partner

Tomoya Nakamura
Dean, GLOBIS University MBA, Harvard Business School Mr. Tomoya Nakamura is in charge 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). At Sun-Life he introduced a progressive ESOP for more than 250 employees including part-time workers. 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.
 
If you are a GLOBIS student or alumni please register from the Virtual Campus
 

Location

GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
5-1 Nibancho, Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo 102-0084,
Japan +81-3-5275-3900

Overview

  • Date
    Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Time
    19:00-20:30
  • Place
    GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
  • Registration Fee
    2,000 yen for general public
  • 1,000 yen for GLOBIS Students and Alumni
  • Language
    English

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