Global Leader Program - Masters in Management

The NUCB Business School

Program Description

Global Leader Program - Masters in Management

The NUCB Business School

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, 96% 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 year (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
NUCB is located in greater Nagoya, the industrial heart of Japan.

Masters in Management

The GLP offers two paths of study dependent 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 an Masters 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 an Masters with a different set of mandatory courses than the one-year Masters track.

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 exert a strong global influence.

NUCB is located in greater Nagoya, the industrial heart of Japan.

Active Learning

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 - Spring 2017 Enrollment

Semester 1st Round 2nd Round 3rd Round Final Round*
Preliminary Screening October 20 November 24 January 26 February 23*
Application October 25 November 29 January 31 February 28*
Interview October 29 December 3 February 4 March 4*
*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'.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 7, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Apr. 2017
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
2,230,000 JPY
Feb. 28, 2017
Start date Apr. 2017
Japan Nagoya
Application deadline Feb. 28, 2017
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 2,230,000 JPY