This 2-day seminar is designed for those who have never studied VE and those who are beginners in the VE field. The course combines lecture sessions with a group workshop exercise, which will consider a case study. This is the prerequisite course for VE Leader Certification, and is held regularly throughout the year in various Japanese cities.

Fee: Member – 36,750 yen Non-member – 39,900 yen


This program, established in 2002, is designed to train our Certified VE practitioners (VEL, VES and CVS) to become “Value Creating Human Resources”, and to actively participate in a variety of Value Improvement fields as Value Creating Leaders.
Currently, the program offers the following courses tailored to specific objectives.

  1. Technical Skill Course – to acquire practical and applicable skills in VE
  2. Applied Skill Course – to become familiar with effective tools and techniques for carrying out VE
  3. Conceptual Skill Course – to develop the strategic and conceptual thinking required for developing VE activities
  4. Human Skill Course – to learn the most effective methods of motivating a VE team and leading it to a successful outcome
  5. Accounting Skill Course – to hone the sense of accounting and cost- -consciousness
  6. Social Value Course – to foster awareness of social values