Orientation of Community Challenge 2021 Tokyo Chapter Team virtual meeting #1

About this event

Call for Tokyo chapter team volunteer participants on Harvard Business School Online Annual Community Challenge!

At the last Connext 2021 Harvard Business School Online Global Annual official event,

when Harvard Business School Dean appeared on the stage of the event,

Community Challenge 2021 has been announced again.


It's a time to show your talent, skill, creativity, passion and contribute to HBS Online and the project partner, United Planet, 

with other smart HBS Online participants.

You are cordially invited to join our orientation of Community Challenge 2021 Tokyo Chapter Team virtual meeting.

Harvard Business School Online Tokyo chapter has been joining Community Challenge project since its launch in 2018.


Last Community Challenge 2020, 

we were selected one of 5 finalists, thanks to the passionate, smart members with hard works on the project.

We Tokyo Chapter plans to join this Community Challenge 2021 as a leading global Harvard Business School Online community. 

This is one of the most creative part of community with honing your skills advanced,

after completion of HBS Online course, as well as having good opportunity to find the excellent peers with diverse talents and good personalities.

We welcome and respect your idea, solution, plan, strategy - especially with its output on slides.

This year, good contributors to this project will be featured with her/his bio,

when submitting our Tokyo chapter team proposal to Harvard Business School Online.

You can invite your friends and colleagues who are interested in this project to join our team, 

even if she or he has not taken HBS Online course yet. The meeting will be held virtually in English.


1: Introduction yourself (if we have new members)

2: Orientation: What is "Harvard Business School Online Community Challenge"?

  1) Feedback and advice from past participants of Finalists, from Tokyo Chapter

  2) Learning from 2020 Community Challenge Winner, Los Angeles Chapter proposal

3: Decide project team leader 2021 Community Challenge and we all discuss how to proceed this project from now by due date, July 16th.


To join the team meeting:

Please read and understand the assignment of the project, in advance, 

so that you can have questions and discussions in more detail at the meeting:



Nevertheless if you are interested in joining the project,

the meeting schedule, on May 23 2:00pm, does not fit you unfortunately, please feel free to contact us.

*For members and participants living outside of Japan, first, please refer to a chapter near you:

You will be joining 1 chapter team, since this is a chapter competition.



We look forward to meeting you.

All the best,

Harvard Business School Online Tokyo Chapter Organizer team.


  • Emi Shitara

    Emi Shitara

    Harvard Business School Online Tokyo Chapter | United Planet


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  • Satomi Yoshida

    Satomi Yoshida

    Tokyo Chapter Team

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  • Hiroki Yamashita

    Hiroki Yamashita

    Beckman Coulter


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