Faculty Interview: Dean Kaz Ichijo (Part 2-1)

Posted by Byline ICS on Apr 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM

We sat down with Professor Kazuo Ichijo, fondly known as Kaz, for a faculty interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of Hitotsubashi ICS.

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Topics: Business School, Leadership, Faculty Impact

Faculty Interview: Dean Kaz Ichijo (Part 1-2)

Posted by Mina Nishisaka on Apr 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

We sat down with the Dean of Hitotsubashi ICS, Professor Kazuo Ichijo (fondly known as Kaz) for a faculty interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of Hitotsubashi ICS.

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Topics: Business School, Leadership, Faculty Impact

Faculty Interview: Dean Kaz Ichijo (Part 1-1)

Posted by Mina Nishisaka on Apr 9, 2020 3:20:40 PM

We sat down with the Dean of Hitotsubashi ICS, Professor Kazuo Ichijo (fondly known as Kaz) for a faculty interview commemorating the 20th anniversary of Hitotsubashi ICS.

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Topics: Business School, Leadership, Faculty Impact

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: Leadership, Alumni Voice, Why Japan, EMBA, Why ICS

Introspection through Japanese Culture

Posted by Mina Nishisaka on Jan 28, 2020 6:33:04 PM

The Japanese Culture Course at Hitotsubashi ICS takes students on a 6-week journey from ancient/traditional Japanese culture to modern-day Japanese pop culture, each course under a concept such as 和(Wa Harmony, ), 神仏(Shimbutsu Gods and Buddhas), 節(Setsu Milestones and Transitions), 礼(Rei Manners, Appreciation, Courtesy), 粋(Iki Chic, Cool, etc.), and かわいい(Kawaii Cute, Adorable, Imperfect,etc.) Course instructors Motoko Kimura and Mina Nishisaka from WaNavi Japan take students outside the classroom each week to allow students to use their five senses and to discover Japanese culture in a holistic way.

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Topics: Leadership, Japanese Culture, Experiential Learning, Why Japan, Studying in Japan, Wise Leadership, Why MBA in Japan, Why ICS

Knowledge Report: 20 years after my MBA at Hitotsubashi ICS

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Sep 3, 2019 10:10:00 AM

The Year Is 2039 - Travel in time, forward 20 years. It is 2039, and you’ve worked towards a vision for your life and career. Describe this journey, telling how you engaged the integrated whole of yourself in adding something new to the world… (Jody Ono, Class of 2018 Knowledge Report Assignment, Wise Leadership Capstone)

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Topics: Hitotsubashi ICS, Business School, MBA, takeaway, global business school, Leadership, life after the MBA, Wise Leadership

Back to the roots

Posted by Aiko Tokiyama on Jul 18, 2019 8:03:00 AM

 

In June, as part of the Wise Leadership Capstone (WLC), a full-time MBA core course, students, faculty, and staff members traveled to the countryside around Lake Kasumigaura to kick-start the third module of the course, which offers hands-on, experiential learning through fieldwork related to social issues. Today, that meant rolling up our sleeves and planting rice.

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Topics: takeaway, Leadership, Experiential Learning, Give back, Shared Value

Tripartite cooperation tackling the innovation challenges of the digital age

Posted by Catherine Sibala on Dec 10, 2018 4:57:15 PM

Innovation, with a focus on Fintech development in China, was a key theme of the 7th BEST Alliance Annual Symposium in Beijing, China on 8 November. 

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Topics: BestAlliance, Japanese Multinational, blockchain, global business school, innovation, Fintech, Leadership, digital age, research, Cultural Branding, leading edge, China, brand story

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