The Global Leader Program is the flagship English program of the NUCB Business School that features both professional and international exchange students representing over 40 different nationalities, 90% practitioner instructors with international business experience, and a dedicated administrative team to assist your career development during enrollment and post-graduation.
Located in the business and finance district of Nagoya at the new Marunouchi Tower Campus, we welcome you to visit our campus and learn about how you can upgrade the skills you need to reach the next level in your career through the NUCB Global Leader Program!
The Global Leader Program (GLP) is a Master’s program designed for those who seek quality and flexibility to improve their skills for future employment and leadership opportunities. The aim of the program is to cultivate highly skilled professionals with a global mindset, a strong sense of ethics, and the ability to contribute positively to the international business community.
- Start of the program: September / April
- Duration: 1 year full-time (MBA), 2 years (MBA/MSc)
- Language of instruction: English
- Requirements: 3 years work experience (MBA)
- Class size: Average 40
- Additional programs: Study abroad exchange, Double Degree Program
- Degree: MBA/MSc
Master of Management
The GLP offers two paths of study depends on the background of the applicant at the time of enrollment. Applicants with over three years of professional experience enter onto the one-year, full-time Masters in Management track. A two-year option for a Master in Management through the GLP is also available for students who wish to undertake a double degree program or study abroad exchange with one of NUCB’s overseas partner institutions. Many students who follow the two-year track continue to work in Japan while earning their Master degree. For applicants with less than three years of work experience, NUCB offers a two-year track for a Masters with a different set of mandatory courses than the one-year Master's track.
New Curriculum Design
For the development of full-time employees in Nagoya and around Japan to study at the internationally accredited NUCB Business School, NUCB is now delivering the Global Leader Program in two formats. More than fifteen (15) weekend-only courses will be available for the first time ever that will include core classes towards earning the Global MBA. Students can earn the degree on a fast-track 18 month plan or stick to the two year duration.
For a more traditional route, the program will still be available for full-time students who want to take classes on weekdays and weekends. Within the scope of the new program, students will alternate weeks of intensive weekday studies while having the option of weekend classes. This will provide student periods of intense study with period of reflection and preparation on an alternating pattern.
Urban Business School
Located in downtown Nagoya, the Marunouchi Tower Campus boasts excellent access to the centers of both Asian business and Japanese culture. Many international organizations and financial institutions base their head offices in Nagoya, with entertainment and shopping districts well within walking distance. NUCB is dedicated to leveraging its location to attract top business professionals as well as faculty that exerts a strong global influence.
NUCB conducts courses in 100% English following the case study method. Proven in business classrooms worldwide, this teaching methodology facilitates communication between students with immensely diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Furthermore, NUCB boasts its own case center with nearly 800 cases that are specifically focused on Japanese and Asian companies. Over 100 new cases are published each year by the graduate school with cases researched and written by students themselves under the supervision of the faculty.
GLP best fits for those who want to
- Learn from cutting-edge business cases
- Gain new insights on Asian and Japanese ways of business
- Broaden their perspectives
- Expand their global network
- Adopt innovative solutions for their business
Application Deadlines - April 2018 Enrollment
|Application Round||Final Round*|
|Preliminary Screening||February 20*|
|Application Deadline||February 27*|
|Interview Date||March 3*|
*For domestic applicants only.
Only Japanese Business School Accredited by AACSB and AMBA
There are more than 10,000 management education programs in the world. International associations, such as AACSB International and AMBA, accredit business schools which meet their strict standards for the quality of education. In the international business community, only programs with international accreditation are considered 'real MBA programs'.
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Last updated February 23, 2018