Company overview


Company name

Value Associates Inc


Hitoshi Iwashita


1. Management / business consulting
2. Global market / competitive research analysis
3. Seminar & training


Shibuya-ku, 150-0044 Tokyo, Japan


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Representative profile

Hitoshi Iwashita PhD, MBA
Acquiring PhD in Business and Management at Cardiff Business School, and Acquired MBA at INSTITUTO DE EMPRESA Business school in Spain, and completed Master at Fundacao Getulio Vargus in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Manaegment consultant with his strengths on international strategy, and intercultural / organizational management in a basis of fact based approach. His actual strengths are international strategy formulation, leadership training, and intercultural / organizational communication.
In the past, at major consulting firms as manager and senior consultant, he not only serves customer relationship but also manages and delivers mainly marketing strategy and market entry project. Prior to consultant, he used to work as marketing manager for product marketing, software, and market analysis at a major IT companies like IBM Japan and DELL.

Advisors/external partners

Eiji Sasahara PhD, MBA
Bilingual business consultant and researcher with PhD of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chiba university and MBA at Boston university. His expertise is market & competitive research & consulting in Pharmaceutical, ICT, healthcare, consumer goods and business service industry.

Mitsugu Iwashita
Bilingual business consultant and researcher with completion PhD course of communication at Annenberg school of USC (University of Southern California). He has experience leadership & communication training, market & competitive analysis in automotive, electrics and finance industry for more than 30 years. Author of "Strategic communication" in Japanese published by Keio gijyuku syultupan, and others.

Shigeru Matsumoto 
Bilingual professor of department of Global Business at College of Business, Rikkyo University. He completed PhD course of communication at Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies of Kyusyu University. Author of many communication related book.

Actual projects of Value Associates Inc

For Consumer goods company, Mid term strategic planning project for foreign business
For Telecommunication company, Commercial due diligence project
For Industrial goods company, Strategy formulation seminar
For IT company, Sales training program development and instruction, etc


TMS: Transcultural Management Society
JAIBS: Japan Academy of international Business Studies
The Academic Association for Organizational Science