On November 2022, 11, the Department of Management and Social Sciences at Edogawa University invited Mr. Hiroshi Osaki, Chairman and CEO of Yoshimoto Kogyo Holdings, to give a special lecture.
The Department of Management and Sociology in the Faculty of Sociology regularly holds special lectures by practitioners who are active in Japan and abroad, with the aim of realizing education that is directly connected to the real world.This time, the doors were opened not only to the students of the Department of Management and Society, but also to the students of the Department of Mass Communication, providing a valuable opportunity for students aiming to learn about the entertainment business and find employment in the entertainment industry.
On the day of the event, a wide variety of themes such as the current state of the Japanese entertainment industry, including Yoshimoto Kogyo, the direction the company is aiming for, the business model, and the type of human resources required in the entertainment industry in the future, will be presented. The students listened intently to his words, “looking at the world and the future.”At the end of his lecture, Mr. Osaki said, "Nowadays, we can easily deal with the world. I want everyone to always be aware of the world. (Life ahead) Don't look down and walk in the middle of the road with a smile. '' he sent an email to the students.
From the participants, "I want to go into the music industry in the future, so I learned a lot by listening to the management talks of the performers." A third-year student of the Department of Management and Social Sciences commented, "The story of getting hints from the 'interesting things' and connecting them to work is wonderful. I was very drawn to the humorous story."
Edogawa University will continue to actively provide such opportunities and support students in their diverse career paths through practical and curiosity-stimulating lectures.
Reference: [Edogawa University] Department of Management and Sociology invited Mr. Hiroshi Osaki, Chairman of Yoshimoto Kogyo Holdings, to give a special lecture