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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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

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, EMBA Program, MBA Program, DBA

4 Reasons to Consider an International EMBA Program

Posted by Byline ICS on Nov 3, 2020 9:04:09 AM

Many ambitious professionals enter a phase of their career where they wonder what more awaits. Striding out to get an EMBA becomes an alluring option for opening new doors and substantially increasing your income potential. Once the decision has been made to pursue this coveted qualification, the next step is deciding where to take it.

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Topics: EMBA Program, Why Hitotsubashi ICS

Faculty Interview: Hiroshi Ono, new director of EMBA 2020

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

We sat down with Professor 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, Ono also publishes award-winning research on human behavior.

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Interview with EMBA Program Director

Posted by Byline ICS on Mar 19, 2020 8:00:00 AM

As the final deadline to apply for the EMBA program approaches, we sat down with the EMBA Program Director, Tomonori (Tom) Ito to get an overview of the Executive MBA program.

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Topics: Faculty Impact, EMBA Program, Why Hitotsubashi ICS

Alumni Voice | Life after Hitotsubashi ICS's EMBA

Posted by Kaz Sakai on Mar 17, 2020 9:47:11 AM

On this Byline ICS edition, we sat down with Executive MBA alumnus, Katsuki Sakai (Kaz), who graduated with the first batch of our EMBA program in 2018. In this short interview, Kaz shared with us the key changes he sees in him after graduating from Hitotsubashi ICS’ EMBA program: 

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Topics: EMBA Program, Alumni Voice

Student Voice: Insights of the ICS EMBA Program

Posted by Byline ICS on Dec 28, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, EMBA Program, Student Voice

Alumni Day 2019

Posted by Byline ICS on Jul 11, 2019 10:34:00 AM

On Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Hitotsubashi Hall, the Hitotsubashi ICS Alumni Association and Hitotsubashi ICS hosted Alumni Day 2019, the much-anticipated event held annually since the first class graduated in 2000. 

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, EMBA Program, MBA Program, Event Report

From Investment Banking to Higher Education

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on May 9, 2019 5:21:04 PM

For this month’s Byline ICS interview, we sat down with EMBA Program Director, Tomonori (Tom) Ito, who talked about his career shift from investment banking to higher education.  

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Topics: Faculty Impact, EMBA Program

GNW2019 | Innovation x Globalization, Japan Style

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Apr 11, 2019 11:03:00 AM

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Topics: Global Network, EMBA Program, MBA Program

Global Network Voices Confer on Business and the SDGs

Posted by Byline ICS on Apr 8, 2019 3:29:58 PM

Hitotsubashi ICS, a founding member and the only member school in Japan of the Global Network for Advanced Management, launched Knowledge Week 2019 with a virtual speaker series on the “Business Action towards the SDGs” (the UN Sustainable Development Goals). The aim was to introduce students to "many cases from many places": speakers from across the Network, from four continents shared cases of intentional initiatives from business actors to advance the SDGs in their countries and regions. Hitotsubashi ICS students actively participated and exchanged views with the speakers.

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Topics: Life at Hitotsubashi ICS, Global Network, EMBA Program, MBA Program, Event Report

Deputy Dean of Yale SOM, David Bach visits Hitotsubashi ICS

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Jan 18, 2019 12:42:00 PM

Last week, David Bach, Deputy Dean of Academic Programs at Yale SOM traveled to Tokyo and spent a day at Hitotsubashi ICS meeting MBA Program Director Yoshi Fujikawa, lunching with Professor James Kondo and the EMBA Class of 2018 and conducting an information session on Yale SOM’s MAM Program.

During his visit Deputy Dean Bach sat down with Professor Fujikawa for a short interview, in which he talked about the about the value of the Global Network for Advanced Management, a community of 30 top business schools around the globe that is committed not only to developing global talent, but also to implementing innovative pedagogical initiatives leveraging faculty and student bodies across borders.

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Topics: Global Network, EMBA Program, Event Report

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