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Student Board 2020 Is Now On!

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Oct 28, 2020 5:00:00 PM

With ten elected positions, the MBA Student Board at Hitotsubashi ICS offers students the opportunity to lead, support, and shape program activities throughout the year, such as Open Campus and Auction Day. Its contribution to the Hitotsubashi ICS experience has been extremely valuable over the years, as they embody and promote our positive, familial spirit.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Why Hitotsubashi ICS, Student/Alumni Voice

Faculty Interview:Prof. Hiroshi Ono, new director of EMBA 2020

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Aug 31, 2020 11:04:32 AM

We sat down with Prof. Hiroshi Ono,  the new EMBA director from September, for an in-depth interview on the “many corrections in his life trajectory” in which he turned his childhood passion for math into an engineering degree and then switched to sociology, economics, and statistics after falling in love with social sciences. Drawing on his deep learning in these diverse fields, Professor Ono also publishes award-winning research on human behavior.

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Topics: Faculty Impact, EMBA

The Benefits of Completing a Bespoke MBA Program

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Aug 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on businesses around the world. Everything from a company’s marketing to supply chain may have been impacted by the pandemic. With so much change, uncertainty, and nuance to be accounted for, how can professionals working in business and management advance their careers or make a successful transition into a new field?

Bespoke MBA programs are accommodating and adaptable, enabling students to customize aspects of their studies to suit their needs as an individual. Students in the Two-Year MBA Program at Hitotsubashi ICS can pursue several different trajectories during their customizable second year: 44% of students choose to pursue a combination of an internship and an exchange program, 22% pursue an internship, 17% pursue a double degree, 13% enroll in an exchange program, and 4% conduct an independent research project. Here are just some of the benefits that such an education can provide during uncertain times.  

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Topics: Japanese Culture, Japanese business program, MBA Tokyo

Shingo Oue's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on May 20, 2020 7:15:00 AM

These are the books Professor Shingo Oue recommends you to read during this quarantine or any time! 

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

Takashi Nawa's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on May 18, 2020 8:15:00 AM

These are the books Professor Takashi Nawa recommends you to read during this quarantine! 

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

Jin Suk Park's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on May 12, 2020 6:05:00 AM

These are the books Professor Jin Suk Park recommends you to read during this quarantine! 

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

Hitotsubashi ICS Professor's Picks: Must-Read Books Now!

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Apr 14, 2020 12:17:58 PM
Stuck at home?
We asked Hitotsubashi ICS faculty to give us their top 3 book recommendations to read in this COVID-19 environment for our students, alumni, and also our blog readers.
 
With more time on our hands, now is the perfect time to get some quality reading done, whether to make sense of this unprecedented age or to briefly escape from all the COVID-19 news. 
 
We will be delivering the recommendations as they come in, so please check our blog every now and then! Today's recommender is Prof. Jody Ono, and she includes a podcast as well! Enjoy reading and listening!
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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

Summer in Japan

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Aug 15, 2019 6:58:00 AM

It's obon, an annual buddhist event for welcoming our ancestors back to this world, and a time when many Japanese spend their summer holiday. Many Japanese associate summer with obon, and many of Japan's summer scenery has a close relation with it. It is believed that each year during obon, our ancestors' spirits return to spend time with family. Although it is not a national holiday, many businesses are closed during this time, and the Tokyo becomes empty since many people return to their home regions.

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Topics: Japanese Culture

Event Report: Rethinking the Ideal Worker in the Reiwa Era

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Jun 12, 2019 11:59:13 AM

Rethinking the Ideal Worker in the Reiwa Era Event I Friday, May 24, 2019 @Nagatacho GRID, 18:30 – 21:00

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Topics: Career paths

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