Key Visual

Education system for producing business leaders

Curriculum Structure and Features

Two-Year Education System

Mission Statement Mission Statement

Basic Courses

Basic courses such as Strategic Management, Marketing, and Human Resource Management etc. are taught. Lectures as well as frequent discussions wiill be provided in order to learn useful business skills.

Advanced Courses

Courses aim at deepening basic understanding, and enhancing abilities in order to successfully realize the start of new businesses, the creation of innovation, the succession and development of businesses, and the enhancement of management skills. The introduction of frequent group work allows for the application of insights from different perspectives and points of view.

Specialized Courses

There are three new fields: Resource Management, Healthcare Management, and Commons Management. In addition, an ad-hoc Special Theme has been established to keep up with the speed of consecutive social changes, not only in terms of an individual company, but also for regions and communities to cultivate management skills while taking advantage of diversity.

Regional Resource Management

Regional Natural Resource Management including Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Healthcare Management

Sustainable Medical and Long-term Care Management for the Diverse Needs of People

Commons Management

Commons Management Including Sharing through the Internet

Special Theme

The Theme of Specialized and Emerging Business Management of Modern Times

Practical Courses

We enhance embodiment and accomplishment, which are key abilities of creating a new business. Feasiblity studies of the business planc are verified throught field work with the cooperation and collaboration of local companies and institutions.

Course List

Four different course categories have been established to develop practical education

Course List for 2018

37 subjects 74 credits (17 subjects and 34 credits are required for completion) * Subjects in the red frames are required subjects.

CategoryCoursesCredits required for master course completion
Basic Courses(10 Courses)(Credits required for master course completion 18) Advanced Management in a Contemporary Society Accounting Marketing Finance Business Statistics Strategic Management for Venture Business Organization and Human Resource Management Law and Ethics of Management Strategic Management Diversified Values and Facilitation 18 credits
Advanced Courses(9 Courses) Marketing Research Finance for Small Businesses Innovation Strategies Diversity and Human Resource Management Governance of Organizations Social System Design Strategies Supply Chain Management Production Management Business Succession Management
Specialized Courses(14 Courses)(Credits required for master course completion 8)

Regional Resource Management

Sustainable Natural Resource Management Creation of Environmental Businesses in Asia Local Brand Strategies and Design Management
8 credits

Healthcare Management

Health and Social Care System Management Health and Social Care Management Health and Social Care Innovation

Commons Management

Social Innovation Principles and Practice of an Inclusive Society Regional Management and Social Consensus Formation

Special Theme

Special Research A(e.g. Global Business Management) Special Research B(e.g. Business Creation of Social IoT) Special Research C(e.g. Risk Management) Special Research D(e.g. Food System Marketing) Special Research E(e.g. Service Management)
Practical Courses(4 Courses)(Credits required for master course completion 8) Project Research 1 Project Research 2 Project Research 3 Project Research 4 8 credits

*This information is current as of the end of June 2017, but is subject to change in the future.

Class Schedules and Learning Environment

The Quarter System provides a high-quality learning environment suitable for students with career experience.

  • Lectures are for two periods from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on weekdays and six periods from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays.
  • One class unit consists of two consecutive periods (90 min. x 2).
  • Our curriculum is based on the Quarter System. One course is completed in eight weeks (including examinations).
  • We offer intensive courses during weekends in Summer and Spring.