Alumni Interview  | Olivier

Posted by Byline ICS on Mar 13, 2022 11:45:00 AM

Our MBA graduate, Olivier LE LANN from the Class of 2009 and Founder of Electric Visionary Aircrafts, shared the reason why he chose the ICS MBA program and how he shaped credo for his company.

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Topics: Career paths, Why Hitotsubashi ICS, Alumni Voice

Alumni Interview: Job Hunting and Working in Japan | Sarah

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Mar 8, 2022 1:20:20 PM
In this Byline ICS post, Sarah (MBA Class of 2019) shares cultural differences and job-hunting in Japan.
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Topics: Career paths, Alumni Voice, MBA in Japan

Alumni Interview: Job Hunting and Working in Japan | Pum

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Mar 3, 2022 4:41:03 PM
In this Byline ICS post, Pum (MBA Class of 2019) shares his job-hunting experience in Japan.
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Topics: Career paths, Alumni Voice, MBA in Japan

Alumni Interview: Job Hunting and Working in Japan | Chris

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Mar 3, 2022 4:38:27 PM
In this Byline ICS post, Chris (MBA Class of 2018, Yale SOM MAM Class of 2020) shares his job-hunting experience in Japan.
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Topics: Career paths, Alumni Voice, MBA in Japan

Alumni Interview: Job Hunting and Working in Japan | Sai

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Mar 3, 2022 4:34:59 PM
In this Byline ICS post, Sai (MBA Class of 2019) shares his job-hunting experience in Japan.
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Topics: Career paths, Alumni Voice, MBA in Japan

My MBA Journey at ICS | Alumni Voice

Posted by AhRum Choi on Dec 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Life before Hitotsubashi ICS

Before coming to ICS, I worked for First Advantage in Seoul for three years as a Researcher & Client Manager. This was the longest period that I stayed in the same country ever since I left Korea to study abroad at the age of thirteen.

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Topics: Alumni Voice

Starting up while getting an Executive MBA | Alumni Voice

Posted by Byline ICS on Nov 9, 2021 5:29:17 PM

In this edition of Byline ICS, we sat down with Bruce (Hirokazu Tanaka, EMBA Class of 2020 from Sony Group Corporation). Last spring, while he was still studying, received the exciting news that he would be appointed president & representative director of the new company that he had been working on as a part of his EMBA Capstone Project at Hitotsubashi ICS.

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Topics: EMBA Program, Student Voice, Alumni Voice

Moving to Japan with Family for doing an MBA

Posted by Chinmay Acharya on Jun 12, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Doing an MBA in a foreign country is an exciting challenge. We receive many questions from candidates who have families to bring to enjoy this new challenge together. The answer is, Yes, of course! In this Byline ICS, we introduce Chinmay Acharya’s story, who brought his family from India during his MBA.


 Chinmay Acharya

Chinmay studied at the Hitotsubashi ICS as a Yong Leader's Program(YLP) student from September 2019 to August 2020. To do his MBA, he moved to Japan with his wife and two and half years old daughter. Currently, he works at Larsen & Toubro Limited, a technology, engineering, construction, and manufacturing company in India.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, MBA Program, Alumni Voice, Family

DBA Journey and Role Models | Alumni Voice

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on May 25, 2021 8:15:09 PM

In this second part of our interview with Professor Asuka Takaoka, we discuss her doctoral thesis research, how she balanced her DBA studies, work, personal commitments; and what she learned from her DBA at Hitotsubashi ICS. (Read part 1 of this blogpost here)

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, DBA, Alumni Voice

Reasons to choose a DBA vs a PhD | Alumni Voice

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on May 24, 2021 8:14:35 PM

There have been fewer opportunities to feature the DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) program, our doctorate program at Hitotsubashi ICS compared to our MBA and DBA programs. In this edition of our alumni voices, we sat down with DBA graduate, Asuka Takaoka, to talk about her DBA journey at Hitotsubashi ICS.

Asuka graduated from the part-time DBA program while working full-time. We talked to her about why she decided to pursue a doctoral degree, how she spent her five years at DBA, her research theme, and how she manages her time. We have divided the interview into two parts.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, DBA, Alumni Voice

Yoshimasa | MBA Alumni Interview

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Jan 20, 2021 8:00:00 PM
We interviewed,  alumnus Yoshimasa from the MBA Class of 2014, who was a Company Sponsored student, to share his experience during and after hist time at Hitotsubashi ICS.
 
Yoshimasa Nakamura
Yoshimasa joined the one-year MBA program back in 2014. Prior to starting his MBA at Hitotsubashi ICS, he worked at Sony for 8 years in the e-commerce field, where he was responsible for direct sales, merchandising and website management. After graduating Hitotsubashi ICS, he has been working at Sony as a Marketing Manager in charge of the digital transformation area of marketing.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Career paths, MBA Program, Alumni Voice

EMBA Alumni Voice | Four months after graduation

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Dec 20, 2020 8:30:00 AM

It has been three years since the EMBA program was launched at Hitotsubashi ICS. How has the program actually been impacting alumni's lives since their graduation?
The last edition is with Hiromi Nishida, an alumna of the Class of 2019, who just graduated last August. During her EMBA, COVID-19 broke out, and she experienced the EMBA program before and after the pandemic occurred.

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Topics: Career paths, EMBA Program, Alumni Voice

EMBA Alumni Voice | One year after graduation

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Dec 17, 2020 1:05:12 PM

It has been three years since the EMBA program was launched at Hitotsubashi ICS. How has the program actually been impacting alumni's lives since their graduation?
The second edition is with Buddhika and Issei from the Class of 2018. 

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Topics: Career paths, EMBA Program, Alumni Voice

EMBA Alumni Voice | Two years after graduation

Posted by Byline ICS on Dec 12, 2020 8:30:00 AM
It has been three years since the EMBA program was launched at Hitotsubashi ICS. How has the program actually been impacting alumni's lives since their graduation? We had the chance to hear stories from each year's alumni.
The first edition is about  two alumni of the Class of 2017, the very first students of this international EMBA program in Japan.
 
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Topics: Career paths, EMBA Program, Alumni Voice

Alumni Interview | Mitsuyo Nakamura

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Dec 11, 2020 12:57:39 PM
We interviewed alumna, Mitsuyo from the Class of 2014, to ask how she prepared for the MBA admission while raising three kids, how she then balanced her family and studies, and about her experience after graduating from Hitotsubashi ICS.
 
Mitsuyo Nakamura
Mitsuyo was a member of the MBA Class of 2014 (2-year program).
Before entering Hitotsubashi ICS, she worked as a copywriter and creative director. After working in Tokyo and Osaka, she moved to Kagawa to get married. After graduating Hitotsubashi ICS, she established solutions inc. in Kagawa to provide corporate communication strategy and ad production services.

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Topics: Career paths, MBA Program, Alumni Voice

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