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The 9th Annual Conference of the Society for Business Succession, "The Crisis of Business Succession"

Our business school not only offers MBA degrees and human resource development for major corporations, but also provides education for small and medium-sized businesses and business succession. As part of this effort, the annual conference of the Society for Business Succession Studies, "The Crisis of Business Succession," will be held at the Nagoya Marunouchi Tower Campus.

Nishiki Naka, Nagoya Japan

Date & Time

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (registration from 9:30 am)


NUCB Business School
Nagoya Marunouchi Tower Campus
1-3-1 Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya City
3-minute walk from Marunouchi Station on the Sakuradori Line and Tsurumai Line subway lines.
5 minutes by car from Nagoya Station (900m east on Sakura-dori from Nagoya Station)

Opening remarks by Hiroshige Hayashi, Representative Director

Session 1

Presenter: Yasuhiro Ochiai
Theme: "Natural Disasters and Business Succession of Local Companies

Session 2

Presenter: Hiroyuki Kobayashi
Theme: "Five Articles for Happy M&A" - Crises that Business Succession M&A can cause and how to avoid them

Session 3

Presenter: Kato, Minehiro
Theme: "Various Support Services of Banks: Focusing on Business Succession Support

Session 4

Presenter: Miwa Oyama, Yukihiro Kiriaki
Theme: "A Case Study of How Business Succession Failures Can Lead to Bankruptcy

Session 5

Presenter: Yoshihisa Yanagi, Toshio Goto, Masakazu Arao, Hisashi Sekiguchi
Theme: "Promotion of Business Succession through the 'Future President Support Group' Project

Session 6

Presenter: Koichi Tsushima
Theme: "Agency Problems and Personal Guarantees through Business Succession: Overcoming the Crisis by Establishing the Successor's Right of Final Decision

Session 7

Presenter: Toshio Goto
Theme: "Fundamental Problems and Proposed Solutions in Business Succession: Focusing on Communication between the Two Generations

Keynote Speech

Speaker: Masahiro Tsukushi (Deputy Director (General), Corporate Behavior Division, Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Theme: "Toward Intensive Support for Business Succession"

Panel Discussion

Theme: "The Crisis of Business Succession
Participants: Masahiro Tsukushi, Takamitsu Honda (President, Honda Plus Co., Ltd.), Masaaki Shibayama (Director, Small and Medium Business Finance Division, Industry and Labor Department, Aichi Prefecture; Small and Medium Business Consultant), Mitsuyori Miyake (Professor, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)


  • Student members 1,000 yen
  • Non-members 2,000 yen
  • Free of charge for current and former students, faculty and staff of NUCB Business School