Program for College Students
What is TOPPA4U?
TOPPA4U is a systematic leadership program for university students that focuses on high-quality input and output for three months based on the programs of top overseas graduate schools such as the University of Cambridge MBA.
In Japanese, "Toppa" means "Breakthrough".
Values provided by TOPPA4U:
1. Mindset required for leaders: Leadership / Critical Thinking, etc.
2. Soft skills that open up the future: presentation skill, discussion skill, etc.
3. Power to move people: collaboration skill, management skill
4. Network that connects to the future: Domestic / overseas, working people
5. Practical English skill (Note: Main Language is Japanese)
6. Issuance of program completion certificate (Digital)
Around 3 months
Group work in a team of about 5
Japanese & English
Kei worked for international corporation projects in the Middle East at Japan International Cooperation Agency and for the overseas expansion of AI robots at SoftBank. He also started to provide leader education and career education to more than 200 students whose learning opportunities were restricted due to the stay-at-home restrictions of the corona virus. In 2021, Kei established MIRAIing Inc. with the passion to nurture the next generation that will create the future. Kei holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Cambridge & Master of Public Policy from Kyoto University.
Lionel Paolella is a University Lecturer at Cambridge Judge Business School, and an Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School (Center on Legal Profession).
He received the Cambridge Judge Teaching Award in 2017, the MBA Faculty of the Year Award in 2018, and he has been listed among the Best 40 under 40 Professors by Poets and Quants in 2019.
In 2011, was involved in the establishment of the Kyoto branch of Slogan, a leading HR agency in the startup industry in Japan. After which, worked as a marketer in the digital marketing division in Benesse Corporation, one of the world's leading education companies. In 2014, moved to Israel and founded Aniwo, becoming the first Japanese entrepreneur to establish a company in Israel. Ani has extensive experience in innovation activities bridging Israel and Japan. Kyoto University, MBA.