Core Courses

Students are required to pass at least six core courses with a required grade point average or above, and at least 12 elective courses.
Second year students spend eight to ten months on their MBA thesis under the supervision of faculty advisors. An oral presentation is required at the end of the second year before the thesis is officially submitted. The MBA thesis provides students with an opportunity to practice acquired conceptual and managerial skills throughout the program.

Eight core courses are allocated in each term of the first year as follows:

First Term

  • Accounting and Control
  • Management Science
  • Organization Behavior, and Marketing

Second Term

  • Business Environment
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management

Third Term

  • General Management
    (Business Policy and Strategy)

Elective Courses

Accounting and Control

  • Accounting in Japan
  • Economic Analysis for Management Decisions
  • Financial Management in Japan
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Financial Theory
  • International Financial Management
  • Japanese Securities Markets
  • Management Control Systems
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Managerial Accounting

Business Environment

  • Business Economics
  • Business Environment in Japan
  • Business Law
  • Economic Theory I
  • Economic Theory II
  • Economics of Technology Management
  • Health Care Management
  • Industry Analysis: Life Science Industry
  • Japans' Health Care Policy
  • Market Competition and Strategy
  • Statistical Methodology I
  • Statistical Methodology II
  • Statistical Methodology III

General Management/Business Policy and Strategy

  • Business Ethics
  • Business History
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Entrepreneurial Process
  • General Management in Japan I:Strategy Under Network Economy
  • General Management in Japan II: Entrepreneurship
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Management of Innovation and Technology
  • Management of Technology
  • Management Renovation
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Strategy in Net Economy
  • Techno-Strategy
  • Venture Capitalist Training ProgramI
  • Venture Capitalist Training ProgramII

Information System

  • Applied Statistics
  • Decision Analysis
  • Management Science in Japan: Quantitative Analysis and Applications
  • Management System
  • Managerial Economics
  • Negotiation

Marketing and Operation Management

  • Business Logistics
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Design of Production Systems
  • Distribution System
  • Management of Production
  • Market Strategy
  • Marketing Communication
  • Marketing in Japan
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Production Management in Japan

Organization Behavior

  • Entrepreneurial Strategy
  • Global Innovation
  • Issues on Entrepreneurship
  • Multinational Organizations and Strategy: Organization Management in Japan II
  • Network Leadership
  • Organization Management in Japan I
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Stress Management

Management Project