Small Network Online Courses: SNOC | Student Voices

Posted by Hitotsubashi ICS on Mar 17, 2021 8:00:00 PM
Are you wondering if now is the right time to get an MBA because of the impact of COVID-19 and the lack of certainty of exchange opportunities? Hitotsubashi ICS is the only school in Japan that participates in GNAM, a network of the world's top business schools, which allows students to participate in online classes for credit called Small Network Online Courses, SNOC, offered by other business schools. Today we asked some of our students who participated in SNOC at EGADE, Yale, and IE what it was really like to participate!
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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Network, COVID-19, Student/Alumni Voice

Studying for an MBA in Japan | Student Voice

Posted by Ashley on Nov 18, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Traveling to Japan to pursue an MBA degree at Hitotsubashi ICS during a pandemic wasn’t easy, but the vibrant and determined Class of 2020 alongside the compassionate university faculty and staff have made the experience as wonderful as it could be in these uncertain times. In this post, I talk about life as an MBA student at Hitotsubashi ICS in 2020 and our ongoing year-long journey of studying in Japan.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Why Hitotsubashi ICS, COVID-19, Student/Alumni Voice

Congratulations to all the 2020 Hitotsubashi ICS graduates!

Posted by Byline ICS on Nov 7, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Hitotsubashi ICS held its first 100% online commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 22, and it was a success by all accounts. We celebrated the achievements of the graduates of the Class of 2018 (Two-Year Program), the Class of 2019 (One-Year Program, Young Leaders Program, and Double Degree Program), the EMBA Class of 2019, and the DBA Class of 2015.

 

 

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, COVID-19, MBA Japan

Key takeaways from 1-year MBA life | Alumni voice

Posted by Al Falah Alhas Abdul Latif on Oct 26, 2020 6:00:00 PM

Al, who just graduated from the MBA Class of 2019 this past August, shared his year-long experience as an MBA student with us in this blog post. Six months of his MBA life has been shifted online due to COVID-19, but what did he learn from the year he spent at Hitotsubashi ICS?

* This entry was written on Sept 30 2020 by the author.

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Topics: Why Hitotsubashi ICS, COVID-19, Student/Alumni Voice, MBA Japan

Hiroshi Kanno's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Byline ICS on Jun 21, 2020 8:00:00 PM

These are the books recommendations from Professor Hiroshi Kanno, to read during this quarantine or any time! 

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

Book Review: The Most Important Thing

Posted by Jane Park on Jun 10, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this edition of Byline ICS, Jane Jihyun Park, a two-year program MBA student, shares with us why "The Most Important Thing" by Howard Marks is valuable reading for anyone who wants to excel in investing. Below read the three-key take-aways of her review. 

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Topics: COVID-19, Student/Alumni Voice

Catherine Sibala's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Byline ICS on May 24, 2020 7:15:00 AM

These are the books and poem Professor Catherine Sibala recommends you to read during this quarantine or any time! 

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

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

COVID-19: What it means for MBA students, businesses and the Olympics

Posted by Sai Subramani on May 13, 2020 5:00:00 PM

Last month, Class of 2019 students Chinmay, Jane, Julien and Sai were joined by their Seminar Professor Satoko Suzuki for their very first Zoom Zemi meeting, in which they discussed in length the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are some key takeaways:

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, COVID-19, Student/Alumni Voice

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

Tish Robinson's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Byline ICS on May 8, 2020 8:03:00 PM

These are the books Professor Tish Robinson has been reading (and re-reading) during the pandemic.

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

Yoshi Fujikawa's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Byline ICS on Apr 29, 2020 7:45:00 AM
Leading through the uncharted, I am picking the brains of great minds with super-long-run perspectives to tackle super-short-term challenges right in front of us.
 
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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

TGIF in a Social Distancing World | Student Voice

Posted by Billy Dunning on Apr 23, 2020 6:18:57 PM

In this Byline ICS edition, Billy Dunning, Member of the Student Board, updates us on the TGIF event in these not-so-normal times. The online TGIF was a big success!! Thank you Billy for your contribution to our blog!! 

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Why Hitotsubashi ICS, COVID-19

Satoko Suzuki's Must Reads Picks

Posted by Byline ICS on Apr 20, 2020 9:07:58 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. Satoko Suzuki!
 

Enjoy reading!

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Topics: Faculty Impact, COVID-19

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