Development of the Integrated Hospitality Educational Program

Chiaki Tanuma Chiaki TANUMA Adjunct Professor

【Specialized Fields】
hospitality management

【Background】 Received BS from Keio University in 1975 and Master of Professional Studies (MPS, now MMH, Master of Management in Hospitality) from Cornell University in 1980. After Nomura Securities Co., Ltd. Tanuma entered Green House Group and became president and chief executive officer in 1993.
Served as chairman of the Japan Foodservice Association from 2008-2010.  Currently Executive Councilor for the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a member of Board of Trustee, Cornell University since 2011, and Regional Vice President of Cornell Hotel Society Japan, the biggest alumni association.
【Message】 I am pleased with the launch of Kyoto Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity which enables you to earn master’s degree from both Graduate School of Management of Kyoto University and the world’s top-ranked School of Hotel Administration of Cornell University SC Johnson College of Business.  New factors such as increasing inbound tourists and development of artificial intelligence offer broader possibility to service industry these days.  I hope you enrich your knowledge on this industry through your study and consider it as one of your future careers.

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