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MBA Online

Live, interactive courses with
classmates from around the world

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      • Apr01
      • 2017/04/01 Strategy – Insights from Japan

        2:30 pm - 3:30 pm JST (Saturday) See local time

        By Dean Tomoya Nakamura

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GLOBIS University is recognized as one of Asia's 
leading business schools

GLOBIS University

GLOBIS University is recognized as one of Asia’s leading business schools

  • Japan's largest business school

    Established in 1992, GLOBIS University is Japan's largest business school, with over 700 MBA students in 2015 and five campuses in Japan.

  • Innovative curriculum

    Curriculum is constantly updated for the 21st century, including courses focused on data-driven marketing, strategic cybersecurity, and Industry 4.0 new for the 2016 academic year.

  • Career-focused

    Leverage over 80 corporate partners and expand your network by joining thousands of GLOBIS graduates from over 50 countries.

  • Practical knowledge

    GLOBIS University courses are taught by experienced business professionals. Students utilize the case method, learning from real business situations.

Part-time MBA (Online and On-campus Hybrid)

Earn your MBA degree in two years through live, interactive online courses with classmates from across the globe through our Part-time MBA program.


    • Two formats, one degree. Earn the same GLOBIS University MBA degree whether you study online or on-campus
    • Same world-class faculty, content, and curriculum for online and on-campus courses
    • Fully accredited by the Japan University Accreditation Association
    • Total tuition is 2,984,000 JPY (scholarships available for exceptional candidates)
    • October 2017 start date, with admission rounds in September 2016, February 2017, and June 2017

Take for-credit MBA courses online before enrolling in an MBA program through our Pre-MBA program.


Take for-credit MBA courses online before enrolling in an MBA program through our Pre-MBA program.

  • 1

    Start right away

    Terms begin in January, April, July, and October. Get started on your MBA right away.

  • 2

    Immediate and affordable

    Complete a course in just 12 weeks and earn a Certificate of Completion you can add to your resume. Tuition is 126,000 JPY for most courses.

  • 3

    Fully transferrable credits

    Earn credits towards the MBA program of your choice. Tuition paid is deducted from total program fees upon enrollment.


  • Growing International Network

    • Over 90,000 business professionals from over 50 countries studied at GLOBIS
    • Over 700 MBA students enrolled in 2015
  • Practical Skills, Ready to Go

    • Classes are taught using the case method, allowing students to tackle authentic business issues
    • Faculty members are top business professionals with excellent facilitation skills and a passion for student growth
  • Flexible Programs

    • Start with as little as one course through our Pre-MBA program
    • Choose online or on-campus courses through our unique hybrid MBA
    • Customize your study plan according to your schedule and preferred courses

Life as an Online Student

  • Overview

    Each course consists of twelve 90-minute classes. Classes are held every other week for three months. For weekend classes, two sessions are held in a row. Weekday classes are held on consecutive days of the week (for example, Monday night and Tuesday night).

  • Before Class

    You’ll start by logging into the GLOBIS Student Portal, your virtual home as a student. From the Student Portal, you’ll download course materials and begin studying for class.

  • During Class

    After joining the class session, you’ll connect with a GLOBIS MBA lecturer and classmates from around the world for a live, interactive discussion. All GLOBIS courses are highly interactive and online is no exception – active participation is key.

  • After Class

    Continue the discussion after class with specialized class discussion boards. Post your thoughts and reflections and debate with other students. Lecturers are part of the discussion as well, offering their insights and feedback based on their own business experience.


      • Apr01
      • 2017/04/01 Strategy – Insights from Japan

        2:30 pm - 3:30 pm JST (Saturday) See local time

        By Dean Tomoya Nakamura

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Hardware Requirements for Online Courses

  • 1 Computer

  • 2 Webcam

  • 3 Headset

FAQ Find out more >>

  • What are the requirements?

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    • Two or more years of work experience
    • Minimum 22 years of age
    • Business-level English fluency

    If you don’t meet these requirements but would like to apply, please contact us.

  • How are classes conducted?

    Classes are conducted using Cisco WebEx live videoconferencing software.

  • Are scholarships available?

    Special scholarships are available to exceptional candidates who will study primarily online.

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