Mitsubishi Chemical HoldingsTHE KAITEKI COMPANY

Employee Capability Development

Recognition of Issues and Basic Approach

The Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group expects all employees to voluntarily improve their capabilities, enthusiastically take on new challenges and create new value and innovation. For this, the Group draws up career path and capability development plans for every employee primarily by holding individual meetings between employees and their supervisors.

Main Activities

Capability Development to Fulfill Duties

The Group helps employees to obtain the technical skills and knowledge needed to fulfill their duties through group training, on-the-job training and other programs.

Training Based on Employee Level

The Group conducts group training and distance learning according to the length of employment and the employee level, so that employees are able to obtain the capabilities needed to fulfill their duties as well as management capabilities.

Support for Obtaining Qualifications

The Group subsidizes training course and test fees so that employees can proactively obtain the qualifications needed to fulfill their duties.

Providing Language Classes

The Group provides in-house language classes, such as English and Chinese, as well as subsidizes the cost of those classes.

Support for Self-Development Activities

The Group supports the self-development of employees through such means as providing referrals to distance learning courses, and subsidizing the cost of those courses.

Examples of Activities

Fiscal 2013

Mitsubishi Rayon Polymer Nantong Co., Ltd.*: Focusing on employee training to promote localized management

Mitsubishi Rayon Polymer Nantong Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells acrylic molding materials, acrylic sheets and acrylic coating materials in China. The company is focusing on employee training to promote localized management. It is putting a system in place to entrust local employees with management responsibilities in roles such as general manager and plant manager, which have traditionally been assigned to personnel from Japan. Five employees (section managers) who applied to a call for these positions are now working to obtain MBA certifications through university correspondence courses.

Employees participating in correspondence courses
Employees participating in correspondence courses

* Mitsubishi Rayon Polymer Nantong Co., Ltd. is a group company of the Mitsubishi Rayon Group