2021 | Careers in Japan after graduating from the ICS MBA program

Posted by Naoko Kasai on May 16, 2022 12:00:00 PM

Finding a career during the pandemic 

Whilst the average employment rate in Japan for international students who graduate from university is about 40%, the rate for ICS MBA graduates (self-financed students who wish to work in Japan) for 2021 is much higher, at 85%.*

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Topics: Career paths, MBA in Japan

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

Student Interview: Job Hunting and Working in Japan | Viola

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Mar 3, 2022 4:40:03 PM

In this Byline ICS piece, we interviewed Viola, a current MBA student, who shared her job hunting journey in Japan.

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Topics: Career paths, Student 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

Career After a Global MBA in Japan

Posted by Byline ICS on Feb 24, 2022 2:00:00 PM

While some university degrees put you on a particular career path, the post-graduation trajectories of MBA grads are pretty varied. People who go for their MBA degrees are usually mid-career professionals who have some working experience and are looking to broaden their career opportunities. Frequently, MBA students aspire to management functions or a career change. Many paths will open up to you after obtaining your MBA degree, with specific advantages for those who want to further their career in Japan or a business with Japan-related relations.

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Topics: Career paths

2020 | Careers after the MBA program in Japan

Posted by Haruka Ki on May 12, 2021 8:00:00 PM

In 2020, 87% of the graduates who were job-hunting in Japan successfully found a job. In particular, amongst the two-year program graduates who were actively seeking a job in Japan, 100% of them were offered a position.  

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Topics: Career paths, MBA Program

Internships in Japan and post MBA career path | Alumni Voice

Posted by Kula on Apr 22, 2021 8:00:00 PM

Kula, from the Class of 2019 shared her 2nd-year activity experiences during the COVID-19 and her decision to change her activity from the Exchange program to the Internship program.

Kulasara Mahanama Siriwardena (Kula)

She majored in Information System Engineering with a Bachelor of Engineering. Before entering ICS, she was a project coordinator and a software engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the industrial automation industry at Yokogawa Electric Corporation. She currently works at AI Ethics Promotion Office at Sony Group Corporation. Fluent in both Japanese and English.

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

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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