Think you can fill the shoes of Masayoshi Son? SoftBank is now accepting applications for 30 candidates – classes start April 2011 http://bit.ly/dmkzgm
Accept Applications for ‘SOFTBANK Academia’
July 28, 2010
SOFTBANK CORP. (hereafter ‘the Company’) announces to start accepting applications from outside of the Company for ‘SOFTBANK Academia’, which aims to discover and train a successor of Masayoshi Son, a founder of the Company. Details are as follows.
1. Outline of SOFTBANK Academia
Purpose — Discover and train a successor of Masayoshi Son, SOFTBANK Group Representative
Venue — Head office of SOFTBANK CORP.
Course — 1) Global CEO Course, and 2) Domestic CEO Course
Content — Implement several programs to discover and train a successor, for example participants are asked to give a presentation based on a certain theme, and Mr. Son and other participants evaluate and give feedbacks.
2. Required talent
Person who aims to become a successor of Masayoshi Son
* Person who is highly motivated for Information Revolution
* Person who can attract many people
* Person who has proud experiences and achievements
3. Guidelines for applicants
Age 20 to 50
Recruiting number of people — 30 (tentative)
Registration period — July 28, 2010 to August 20, 2010
Application period — After registration to August 31, 2010
Result announcement — To be announced from mid February, 2011
Class starts — April, 2011