MBA Open Campus: "Critical Thinking" Trial Class

Thursday, August 31, from 19:30

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The minimum English level required is:

TOEFL iBT 83/CBT 220/PBT 557-560, TOEIC 750

About the Event

On Thursday, August 31, we will be offering our Open Campus for those who are interested in the GLOBIS MBA as well as the October 2017 Pre-MBA Program.


At this event you will have the opportunity to experience an MBA trial class, hear a detailed explanation of our programs, and meet one of our students/graduates.



Thursday, August 31, 2017


19:30 - 21:00


30 persons

Registration Fee

Free of charge



English Level

TOEIC Score above 750


  • 19:00 Reception & Individual Q&A
  • 19:30 Introduction to our MBA programs
  • 19:50 Trial Class
  • 20:50 Admission Information
  • 21:00 Wrap up

Event Details

Would you like to boost your powers of persuasion or learn how to get to the heart of the problem, to effectively tackle those tricky issues at work?


During the trial class, the lecturer will introduce you to Critical Thinking concepts, which are indispensable for business.


The free trial class offered during this Open Campus will give you a glimpse of what you can expect at a “Critical Thinking” course and how you can use it in your daily life.


*The minimum English level required is TOEFL iBT 83/CBT 220/PBT 557-560, TOEIC 750

Please RSVP for this event

The minimum English level required is:

TOEFL iBT 83/CBT 220/PBT 557-560, TOEIC 750

What is the Pre-MBA Program?

Through our Pre-MBA Program, students may take MBA courses before officially enrolling in our MBA Programs. If they are accepted into the MBA program of their choice, Pre-MBA students can transfer the credits they earned to their MBA program and the tuition they paid as Pre-MBA students will be deducted from their total MBA tuition.


Click here to find out more about Pre-MBA Program.


- See if the MBA program is a fit for you.
- Take MBA courses before officially enrolling in our MBA Programs.
- Transfer the credits to the MBA program and tuition are deducted from the MBA total tuition.


Darren Menabney

Subject area of expertise:

Critical and Analytical Skills


BS, Astronomy and Physics, University of Toronto

MBA, GLOBIS University


Mr. Menabney was born in the UK but grew up and lived most of his life in Toronto, Canada. After graduating from the University of Toronto with a degree in Astrophysics, he spent over 20 years working for the federal government in Canada, at the departments of Revenue, Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Defence. Mr. Menabney’s roles were consistently outward-looking, focusing on building and strengthening partnerships between government, the private sector, and academia, both domestically and internationally. His positions encompassed communications, business development, intellectual property management, technology licensing, R&D partnerships, international relations, and strategy. Seeking to take his career in a new direction, Mr. Menabney moved to Tokyo in 2011 and enrolled in the Part-time MBA Program at GLOBIS. Since graduating in 2013, Mr. Menabney leads and manages global HR programs at Ricoh Company, Ltd, focusing on employee engagement, top talent development, and helping globalize Ricoh HQ staff.

Mr. Menabney has given hundreds of presentations to diverse audiences, constantly refining and improving his skills. He has developed a national outreach strategy for the Canadian government, boosting awareness and usage of R&D programs by Canadian industry. He has worked as a business skills trainer at top Japanese companies and government agencies, instructing business leaders, military officers, and ODA staff on how to create compelling presentation slides, deliver effectively, handle audience questions, and boost their confidence. He works with the start-up community in Tokyo, coaching entrepreneurs on how to better present and pitch their ventures.

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