|External Evaluation(Advisory Board)

GSM was examined on March 18, 2019 by five advisory board members who were experts in various areas listed below.
After the examination, GSM received a report of the examination results based on the evaluation criteria.

Advisory Board Members(as of 2019)
Shigeru Asaba, Dean, Waseda Business School (Graduate School of Business and Finance)
Junya Suzuki, President and CEO, Nissha Co., Ltd.
Hiroyuki Yanagi, Chairman and Representative Director, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Senko Ikenobo, Headmaster Designate of Ikenobo Society of Floral Art
Yasuhiro Wakebayashi, Chairman and Founder, Nihon M&A Center Inc.

Brief Overview(Japanese)
Provided Materials(Japanese)


Past External Evaluations
・Three times during 2014: January 22, and March 3 and 22

・Advisory Board Members(as of 2014)
 Yoshiki Otake, Chairman and Founder, AFLAC Japan (American Family Life Assurance Company)
 Tetsuo Kuba, Chairman, Kyocera Corporation
 Masao Hosoo, Managing Director, Hosoo Co., Ltd., Vice Chairman, / Kyoto Association of Corporate Executives
 Tomoko Namba, Director, DeNA Co. Ltd
 Fumitoshi Mizutani, Dean, Kobe University Graduate School of Business Administration
 Shoji Yamamoto, Associate Dean, Institute of Business and Accounting, Kwansei Gakuin University
 Shu-Hsing Li, Dean, National Taiwan University College of Management

External Evaluation Review Materials(Japanese)


Evaluation of a General Incorporated Association, ABEST21 Business School Accreditation Organization

According to the Basic Act on Education administered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), graduate schools of business administration are required to be evaluated and accredited by external organizations once every five year.
GSM has been accredited by THE ALLIANCE ON BUSINESS EDUCATION AND SCHOLARSHIP FOR TOMORROW, a 21st century organization (ABEST21) twice:

- 2010 The first accreditation after GSM was established in April 2006.
- 2015 The second accreditation, which is a so-called maintenance accreditation after the initial accreditation.
- 2020 The third accreditation in progress.

・Nov 18-19, 2019 News(Japanese)
・Mar 2, 2015 News(Japanese)