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Case Method Virtual Experience Days - Platform Strategy

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10:00〜11:00 GMT+9

Dr. Hakeem, Ph.D., Tohoku University

Platform Strategy: The Business of Platforms

With over 2.8 billion subscribers visiting regularly to check news, look at pictures, listen to music, or watch videos, Facebook earned roughly 86 billion US dollars in revenue (2020). The social media platform is one of the best – social – media company, without producing any original content. Today's gigantic and disruptive corporations such as Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Uber are also platforms.  In this demo lesson, we will discuss about platforms. What makes platforms different from traditional businesses? Why they are super-fast, and how they compete with their rivals? And most importantly is it possible to build your own platform?

Who is this for?
Prospective students, parents, and counselors who would like to understand about NUCBs Active Learning and Case Method of Teaching.

When will it be held?
The event will be on October 10th 2022, starting at 10am Japan Standard Time (JST, GMT+9) and will be held online via zoom.

How to sign up?
Please sign up in advance here.

Dr. Hakeem Profile

Dr. Hakeem is an “Associate Professor'' at NUCB Business School, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. He earned his doctorate and master degree from the Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University, Japan, and attended Harvard Business School (HBS), Harvard University for executive education.

He worked as an adjunct professor in renowned institutions including, Burgundy School of Business, France, Department of Global and Interdisciplinary Studies (GIS), Hosei University, Japan, and Graduate School, Tohoku University of Community Service and Science, Japan. He received various awards and scholarships during his academic career, including the Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) and JSPS Fellowship at Tohoku University. His professional experience includes work in Investment Management, Financial Consultancy, Education, Training, and Career Counselling in different organizations. He has published a number of articles and participated in a series of conferences.

Specialized Fields

  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • Network Science

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