Certified Expert（Fostering Globally-Minded Human Resources (English and Global Business Education): Kenta Mizumoto
■ Outline President, Freer, Inc.
Kenta graduated with a first-class honors degree from the Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering at Hiroshima University. He majored in Civil and Environmental Engineering, having first enrolled in the School of Engineering’s Cluster 4, which focuses on Civil Engineering and Architecture.
During his time at the university, he conducted studies on water processing using environmental remediation materials both inside and outside of Japan. He also took on the role of an on-site project manager at the University of the Philippines. His leadership was instrumental in the project’s success, where his responsibilities encompassed: (1) Procuring raw materials and necessary equipment, (2) localizing production methods using available local materials and equipment, (3) production, (4) planning, (5) implementation, and (6) overseeing the post-implementation ceremony. Kenta subsequently transitioned to the entertainment sector, joining a movie production company. There, he focused on the sales and promotion of Japanese movies. He successfully marketed Japanese films abroad through various events, including the Hong Kong film festival. In the realm of English education, Kenta devised a scientific training process that helps learners attain business-level English proficiency starting from the basics. He has been involved in English learning projects for notable corporations, including a NASDAQ-listed company. His expertise extends to consulting for the largest Korean-language school in Japan, where he applied his unique learning theories to other languages. Kenta defines that the following two key capacities, apart from language proficiency and business acumen, are crucial for success in global business education: (1) Global business skills and (2) storytelling ability. Incorporating these elements into an educational curriculum, Kenta offers programs that prepare individuals for success on the global business stage.