Global Leadership & Social Innovation Online Course 2021

Publish Date: Jul 18, 2021

Deadline: Aug 22, 2021

What is Global Leadership & Social Innovation Course?
"TOPPA !!" is a systematic leadership program that focuses on high-quality inputs and outputs for three months based on programs from top overseas universities such as Cambridge University. You will acquire mindset and practical skills necessary for global leaders making impact through high-quality inputs and outputs for three months.

First, through interactive lectures by leaders who are active globally, including a lecturer at the University of Cambridge, you will be challenged, encouraged and inspired to be a global leader.

Meanwhile, in order to practice leadership, you will be assigned to a project creating Social Innovation to the medical field. You will be challenged by the healthcare startup OUI Inc. to propose a "New Project Idea to Radically Reduce the Loss of Eyesight". 
By forming a group of about 5 junior and senior high school students, you will develop collaborative skills and leadership necessary to play a globally active role in the 21st century, in addition to individual problem-solving skills.

Project: New Project Proposal to Radically Reduce the Loss of Eyesight

You will be challenged by the healthcare startup OUI Inc. to propose a "New Project Idea to Radically Reduce the Loss of Eyesight".We will also guide you through the frameworks and processes necessary to think about the business, and our mentor will accompany you for 3 months.​What is OUI Inc.?OUI Inc. is a Japanese medical startup founded by 3 ophthalmologists from Keio University School of Medicine, developing smartphone attachment medical device "Smart Eye Camera (SEC)", which enables diagnosing the  anterior part of the eye with equal function to existing slit-lamp microscopes. 
OUI Inc.aims to overcome world blindness by delivering eye healthcare to patients all over the world suffering from eye diseases and difficulty in access to ophthalmology.
Dr. Eisuke Shimizu, co-founder and CEO of OUI Inc., was selected as the Eye Health Hero 2020 of IAPB (The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness), the peak body of global eyecare. Eisuke also won Vision Hacker Award 2021 by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Program Overview

Monthly Membership Fee $150

Activity Period & Frequency

​4-6 PM JST/ 3-5PM SGT&MYT&CST/ 2-4PM ICT/ 12:30-2:30PM IST/ 11AM-1PM GST

Every Saturday from Sep 4th to Nov 27th 

Note 1: Please be aware of the change in time difference with Japan for some countries due to the end of summer time

Note 2: Project must also be driven outside of class, and out-of-class activities will occur every week for several hours


Completely online using Zoom / Slack, etc.

The following will be carried out alternately:

(1) Output

A learning experience that fosters leadership by working on practical projects with diverse members

(2) Input

Practical and advanced soft skill development learning experience that cannot be learned at school

Target &


Up to 30 junior and senior high school students (7th to 12th Grade)


English: Discussion level required (TOEFL iBT 60+)

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Further Official Information

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