MBA Programs in Japan

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Japan is a technological, economical, financial, and business hub for the international market. Students pursuing an MBA Japan degree will benefit from the highly distinguished faculty and prestigious universities in Japan, as well as the extensive professional networks that students will develop. Among the educational benefits students will experience, the beauty of Japan will be an exciting and dynamic aspect of student life.

Through challenging coursework, projects, and application of theory to practice, students of MBA Japan programs will enhance their critical thinking and analytical skills to think strategically to make decisions. Students of MBA Japan programs will develop global perspectives of business practices as well as how to manage cross-culturally. Graduates holding an MBA Japan degree often go on to successful careers in national and multinational businesses and corporations.

If this sounds of interest to you, then take a look through the options below and you may find the MBA Japan program that you are searching for!

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MBA 1-year Track (Intensive MBA program)

International University of Japan
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Japan Niigata

The MBA 1-Year Track is designed as a full-time, residential program, 12 months (three terms and a summer period) are required for completion of the degree. Previous study at other institutions does not reduce the 12 month residential requirement for the MBA degree. [+]

Masters of Business Administration in Japan 2017. Profound, On-Going Shift in Global Competition With the rapid rise of emerging mega-markets and the increasingly integrated global economy, global competition today is undergoing a profound shift. Change Leadership for Global Competitive Advantage It is clear that simply observing and responding to the shift is not suffi cient. Instead, corporations must proactively initiate change to create competitive advantage over their rivals. Such initiatives are of cross-functional integrative nature as disconnected functional moves can hardly lead to competitive advantage. Thus, today’s global competition necessitates a critical pool of global managers who can work across boundaries of business functions and mobilize their business as an integrated whole. Why an MBA from IUJ Our MBA puts top priority on your business career. Passport to your chosen career opportunities, top companies recruit IUJ MBAs. Support from a global network of Alumni, world-class faculty, regional communities, multinational corporations and governments. Move to exciting management careers in: Finance, Marketing, IT, HR, Accounting, Operations, Consulting, General Management and More… We are the only Business School in Japan to be included in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s prestigious “Top-100 B-Schools of the World” ranking for 8 consecutive years. We have a World class faculty with wide business experience, who are partnering with Local, Regional, National and Multi-national companies for research and class-based projects. The real experience of cultural diversity in all classes We have about 40 exchange partners around the world, including top schools in the US, Europe, and Asia. Outstanding language... [-]

MBA

Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (Hitotsubashi ICS)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Japan Tokyo

The mission of the MBA Program in Hitotsubashi ICS builds on our tradition. Our goal is to contribute to society by developing business leaders capable of initiating, implementing, and managing innovation on a global scale. [+]

The mission of Hitotsubashi ICS, which was established in 2000, is to achieve the ‘Best of Two Worlds’, acting as a bridge between diametrically opposing concepts such as “East and West”, “Large and Small”, “Global and Local”, “Old and New”, “Practice and Theory”, “Cooperation and Competition”, and “Business and Society”, through education and research. One year Program or Two year Program Applicants to the MBA program may select from two options (the One-Year Program or the Two-Year Program), both of which offer the same MBA degree. Applicants must choose between the two options at the time of application. The One-Year Program is designed primarily for students who are not seeking a career-change post-MBA and wish to be granted a degree in as short a time as possible. In contrast, the Two-Year Program is designed for those who are seeking a career-change post-MBA or wish to be exposed to broader or more in-depth MBA-level learning opportunities and experiences. Once applicants are accepted into either one of the two programs, they cannot switch to the other program. The selection criteria for admission is identical for both options because all students must take required courses together in the first year, follow the same academic calendar, and must meet the same earned credit requirements for graduation. Students in both the One-year Program and Two-year Program receive exactly the same high quality education and the same level of commitment and support from our faculty and staff. Academic Calendar The MBA Program in International Business Strategy... [-]

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Japan Beppu

The Graduate School of Management offers a case method education focused on Japanese business and management with a strong foundation in established management techniques and opportunities for independent research. Classes are conducted entirely in English and in a multicultural environment, giving students the chance to benefit from the experiences of experts in the field and learn the skills and sensibilities required for a successful career in international business. [+]

Masters of Business Administration in Japan 2017. Master of Business Administration (MBA) The MBA program at APU is conducted entirely in English in a culturally diverse learning environment. It offers a strong foundation in established management techniques, interactive classes with faculty and fellow students from around the world as well as opportunities for independent research and internships in the university’s extended network with Japanese companies and organizations. International Accreditation — As of August 2016 — Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is an accredited member of AACSB international — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (http://AACSB.edu/) Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is one of only three institutions in Japan to achieve this accreditation. Out of these institutions, we are the only one offering an undergraduate business curriculum in both English and Japanese and have the only AACSB-accredited English language MBA program in Japan. Areas of Specialization Accounting and Finance The Accounting and Finance (AF) specialization discusses theories and concepts of corporate finance, financial engineering, financial institutions and financial and managerial accounting. This provides students with the skills to understand and interpret financial and accounting information. With advanced knowledge and tools in these areas, students will be able to formulate strategies, design control systems and evaluate the impact of corporate strategies on various stakeholders. Marketing and Management The Marketing and Management (MM) specialization focuses on understanding and managing the human dimension of organizations and markets. In business organizations, some of the most important actors are managers, employees and customers, whose decisions and... [-]

MBA - Master of Business Administration

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

During this MBA - Master of Business Administration program, students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final comprehensive thesis for 6 credits ... [+]

MBA - Master of Business Administration Total 60 credits Courses (GCCFMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (GCCHRMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (GCCMMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (GCCOMxxx) 6 credits /3 courses Courses (core) 12 credits/6 courses Electives 16 credits/8 courses Thesis 8 credits Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students who wish to earn a Master degree and who are required to complete the full Pre-Master program will need to earn 30 + 60 credits.... [-]

MBA

International University of Japan
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Japan Niigata

Our MBA puts top priority on your business career. Passport to your chosen career opportunities, top companies recruit IUJ MBAs. Support from a global network of Alumni, world-class ... [+]

The IUJ MBA

Gobal Perspective for Global Managers

 

From our vantage point in the heart of Asia, we offer a unique perspective of the world in a lively global setting. At the International University of Japan, our culturally diverse campus, coupled with our location and our insight into Asia, will enrich your educational experience. After two years at IUJ, graduates have not only an MBA, but a unique global perspective, real-world international management experience, and a powerful business network in Japan and in the 80 other countries worldwide where IUJ alumni are government and business leaders. This is the IUJ advantage.

 

Study on Emerging Markets. The IUJ MBA Program is placing stronger emphasis on emerging markets with a special focus on China, India and other markets in Southeast Asia in its curriculum. GSIM highlights Japan's increasingly important role in the growth of new and sustainable business efforts in this region, and their importance in overall global competitiveness.... [-]


Global MBA (Global Business and Management Studies)

Doshisha Business School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Japan Kyoto

Doshisha’s Global MBA, a two year, full-time MBA program, is truly unique with an international student body, three innovative focus areas, an emphasis on social responsibility, preparation for career opportunities in Japan and abroad, and a fantastic location. [+]

Global business in the 21st century can no longer rely on simple calculations of profit and share performance as the primary measure of success. With focus on sustainability, the Doshisha Global MBA guides students to explore and enquire beyond the established boundaries set by established theories and practices of global business and management to look beyond ‘business as usual’. As they grow into global-minded leaders, students will not only cover the breadth of standard MBA core subjects, but also develop deeper insights from the program’s three focus areas, and hone their analytical prowess through our program’s research thesis component.

 

The Global Business and Management Studies (Global MBA) Program ... [-]


Global Leader Program - Master in Management

The NUCB Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years April 2018 Japan Nagoya + 1 more

The goal of the Global Leader Program is to instill in our students the motivation for embarking upon or enhancing successful and rewarding careers in global business environments. Our faculty and staff members provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for future employment and leadership opportunities. [+]

Masters of Business Administration in Japan 2017. 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 Master 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 a Master in Management through the GLP is... [-]

McGill MBA Japan Program

McGill MBA Japan Program
Campus Part time 20 months April 2018 Japan Tokyo

The McGill MBA Japan program is a weekend MBA program based on the world-leading Integrative MBA program offered by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal. McGill MBA Japan classes take place in Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, placing McGill the heart of business in Japan and Asia. [+]

The McGill MBA Japan program is a weekend MBA program based on the world-leading Integrative MBA program offered by McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal. McGill MBA Japan classes take place in Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, placing McGill the heart of business in Japan and Asia. Classes meet two weekends in a row, on Saturday and Sunday, and are followed by a two weekend break. This allows you to continue with your career while completing a full Master of Business Administration from McGill University within 20 months. The program starts in April of each year, and the final paper is submitted in December of the following year. McGill MBA Japan students who begin in April 2016 will receive their Degree in February 2018. To enable you to lead effectively and responsibly in an increasingly complex and interconnected world, the Desautels Faculty of Management has created a truly innovative integrated MBA curriculum that breaks down the barriers between traditional disciplines. Our unique integrated management approach will allow you to work across managerial boundaries and to fully understand how organizations function as a whole, and in an international context. Our goal is the help you become a highly skilled and capable General Manager, which will allow you to take leadership roles within organizations not only in Japan, but around the world. Along with this, you will the skills and mindsets to identify new business opportunities, and lead Entrepreneurial and ‘intra-preneurial’ teams, and start up organizations. The MBA Japan program is offered on... [-]

Master of Business Administration - MBA

Oxademy Business School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 12 - 18 months Open Enrollment Japan Tokyo + 1 more

The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. [+]

Masters of Business Administration in Japan 2017. The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated graduates. Oxademy has partnered with worlds top universities to deliver a world-class MBA programme. Our programme is designed to help students realise their leadership potential, learn new specialised skills, and engage with global network whilst living and working in their own environment. The core benefit of studying with Oxademy is the real-life learning though an innovative online and traditional learning methods. 1 Programme - MBA 2 Learning Modes - E-Learning with LIVE Online Lectures / On-Campus 3 Qualifications - CMI, PGD and MBA Highly Affordable Programme 1/3 cost (compare to similar full-time programme) World-class Global Faculty Innovative Blended Learning Model Flexible Delivery and Completion Live lectures to attend from Anywhere, Anytime on AnyDevice Local Tutor Support Real-world Industry Engagement Global Networking Opportunities WHY IS OUR MBA RIGHT FOR YOU? The MBA is a popular choice for managers and leaders across the world seeking the benefits of this well respected, top level qualification to further their career. It offers formal recognition that you have the strategic knowledge, insight and understanding to be a successful manager and inspiring leader. We recognise that in today’s busy environment, time is increasingly precious. That’s why our MBA is studied and assessed 100% as guided online or blended learning – there are no exams. It gives you the freedom to study at a time and place convenient to you, allowing you to plan your studies... [-]

Master of Business Administration

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Japan Beppu

HPU's MBA Full-Time program provides ample opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a dynamic learning environment for two exciting years. For students without a [+]

Master of Business Administration

Awarding Body:

Hawaii Pacific University

 

HPU's MBA Full-Time program provides ample opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a dynamic learning environment for two exciting years. For students without a business degree, this 24-month format makes it possible to complete the necessary prerequisites and transition directly into the MBA program. If you have already completed your undergraduate business degree or satisfied all of the prerequisites, you can shorten the two-year program to only 18 months.

 

The MBA program offers 12 different concentrations which cover a full range of career possibilities in traditional and cutting-edge fields, and an optional internship solidifies your practical understanding. Concentrations include:... [-]


Master of Business Administration

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time August 2017 Japan Beppu

The Bond MBA is a generalist degree based on three pillars – leadership, global business and entrepreneurship. Designed by internationally renowned educators acknowledged for their global [+]

Master of Business Administration

Awarding Body:

Bond University

 

The Bond MBA is a generalist degree based on three pillars – leadership, global business and entrepreneurship. Designed by internationally renowned educators acknowledged for their global experience, this accelerated program blends the most current industry-relevant research with application to business challenges. In the most recent Financial Review BOSS MBA rankings, Bond’s MBA was ranked in the top 10 in Australia.

 

The Bond MBA will give you a comprehensive understanding of the theory and practice of management in a globalised world. Studying at Bond’s state-of-the-art campus on the Gold Coast, you join a truly international cohort of students. Your professors know you by name and their doors are always open.... [-]


The Columbia MBA

Columbia Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 Japan Tokyo

Columbia Business School’s competitive advantages ensure its preeminence. [+]

Reputation. Location. Global focus. A diverse and entrepreneurial student body. Impressive intellectual capital drawn from a world-renowned faculty. Leadership and momentum in business education. Distinguished alumni. An unparalleled network. Columbia Business School’s competitive advantages ensure its preeminence.

A Class ApartOne of the most selective business schools in the world, Columbia receives thousands of applications each year. Those accepted learn from one another, from the 80 or so noted practitioners who serve as adjunct professors and from the 118 full-time faculty members whose ideas shape business worldwide. They also enjoy regular access to international business leaders and enjoy life in a vibrant metropolis — a cultural capital as well as a global business center.... [-]


MBA/MOT Program

Waseda Business School, Waseda University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years April 2018 Japan Tokyo + 1 more

WBS strives to become an innovation engine for the future, nurturing the capability to manage technology strategically in the MOT program, creating globally savvy managers in the MBA program, and meeting society's needs in both. [+]

Masters of Business Administration in Japan 2017.

Program Overview

 

The Waseda Business School (WBS) aims to instill in people the needed expertise and the desire to work for the benefit of society

 

WBS strives to become an innovation engine for the future, nurturing the capability to manage technology strategically in the MOT program, creating globally savvy managers in the MBA program, and meeting society's needs in both.

 

Program Structure

 

Within the WBS Program, there will be opportunities to specialize in areas such as strategic management, entrepreneurship, and technology management. In particular, by offering a unique technology-centered track (MOT Program) in addition to the traditional MBA coursework, WBS brings a special focus to the training of management professionals who will be adept at integrating the latest technologies into an overall management strategy in order to respond to the rapidly changing needs of society.... [-]


MBA

Keio Business School (Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University)
Campus Full time 2 years April 2018 Japan Yokohama

Our MBA Program is aimed to develop business leaders with both professional managerial skills and a sense of responsibility to society and to corporate citizenship ... [+]

Our MBA Program is aimed to develop business leaders with both professional managerial skills and a sense of responsibility to society and to corporate citizenship. An emphasis is placed both on particular skill sets required in a specific business function, and on developing well-balanced skills to be an effective general manager who is capable of integrating multi-faceted business operations.

MBA Program Overview

The two-year full-time MBA Program is designed to promote overall administrative capabilities, which can facilitate development of such managerial qualities as mental toughness, deep insight, creativity and a broad perspective that is commonly required for managers in various industries.... [-]


MBA

International University of Japan , IUJ Business School - Graduate School of International Management
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Japan Niigata

The MBA program at IUJ is designed to give students a wide range of experience and knowledge suitable for their future careers. [+]

The IUJ Advantage

From our vantage point in the heart of Asia, we offer a unique perspective of the world in a lively global setting. At the International University of Japan, our culturally diverse campus, coupled with our location and our insight into Asia, will enrich your educational experience. After two years at IUJ, graduates have not only an MBA, but a unique global perspective, real-world international management experience, and a powerful business network in Japan and in the 80 other countries worldwide where IUJ alumni are government and business leaders. This is the IUJ advantage.

Demand for IUJ Graduates

IUJ graduates are more qualified than the average MBA. They have worked with Japanese and multinational companies during their MBA program. They also have the experience of living and working with classmates from over 50 countries, many of whom are accomplished businesspeople and public servants. An international orientation and cross-cultural communications skills, when combined with a world-class practical education and proficiency with the most advanced technology, make IUJ graduates highly attractive to employers.... [-]