Why Kyoto GSM

MBA Program

Chief of Project Operations Management Program

【Specialized Fields】
Urban and Regional Planning
【Message】
The Project Operations Management Program fosters individuals capable of 1) planning and managing project resources and processes and 2) designing comprehensive projects based on a technical understanding of existing challenges. Target projects are those conducted by relatively large-sized companies or administrative agencies. Examples include the development and maintenance of infrastructure and enhanced efficiencies of manufacturing operation processes. Students take Basic, Specialized, Business Practices, and Advanced subjects to cultivate competencies in technological management, financial management, and strategic and organizational management while simultaneously developing practical skills. Through such endeavors, this Program fosters future project managers who are internationally minded with wide-ranging management skills. A strength of our Program is the abundance of faculty from engineering fields that are strongly connected to society.
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Chief of Finance & Accounting Program

【Specialized Fields】
Accounting, Management Control, Management Accounting
【Message】
Finance and Accounting Program enjoys having wide range of heterogeneous students such as senior managers of big companies; partners of audit firms; owner managers of accounting firms; and those with limited working experiences. This diverse set of students studies together in this program. We provide balanced opportunities to acquire academic knowledge and nurture pragmatic skills, both in the field of accounting and finance. We welcome students who have ambitions to contribute to society with accounting and financial expertise.
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Chief of Business Leadership Program

【Specialized Fields】
Marketing, Distribution, Commerce, Service, Entrepreneur, Critical Thinking
【Message】
In a turbulent business environment, it is becoming increasingly important for individuals and teams, both inside and outside the organization, to take the initiative in taking on the challenges of the future, and to pursue sustainable competitive advantage in harmony with global society. This program fosters management professionals who can integrate theory and practice on how to establish strong leadership and achieve strategic advantage in the midst of intensifying global competition. Senior managers from large corporations, young leadership candidates, venture capitalists, business successors from well-established Kyoto companies, IT and AI engineers, and others will gather to learn from each other in friendly competition.
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Chief of Service & Hospitality Program

【Specialized Fields】
Organization Theory, Ethnography, Ethnomethodology
【Message】
Service is a key source of value in the present society. The service sector accounts for the major part of the advanced economies and other sectors also incorporate the service model to create value. Nonetheless, service is a difficult concept and requires a distinct mindset. The Service and Hospitality Program trains professionals who can understand, manage, innovate and create such service.
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Chief of Tourism and Hospitality Management Course

【Specialized Fields】
Organization Behavior, Human Resources Management, Network Organization
【Message】
The Tourism and Hospitality Management course aims to learn the ways of management, marketing and innovation in tourism industries and destinations, which become more attractive and profitable in the management perspective in Kyoto, the best tourism city in the world. We encourage three following types of people to join and study here; (1) managers and executives in tourism industries, (2) those in destination management organization and departments in local and national governments, and (3) entrepreneurs who wants to start new business in tourism industries. In this course, students learn basic management knowledge and explore business methods in tourism. We would like to develop excellent management abilities in tourism business and destination management, in order to support national challenge of developing the world class destination areas of Japanese Government.
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Chief of International Business Administration Program (i-BA)

【Specialized Fields】
Strategic Management, Corporate Governance, International Business
【Message】
The “i-BA Program” allows you to complete the Kyoto University MBA in English. Our program contributes to the development of the next generation leaders who lead multinational companies, startups, and financial institutions. We prepare an environment where students from various cultural backgrounds in the world can gather and study together. Lectures and learning opportunities provided by diverse faculty in the academic and business worlds enable you to pursue quests that are closely aligned with your personal vision and career plan.
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Chief of International Project Management Program (i-PM)

【Specialized Fields】
Maintenance of Infrastructure, Construction Materials, Concrete Engineering
【Message】
The “International Project Management Program” provides a curriculum to develop project managers who accomplish worldwide projects internationally, and have global awareness and a good balance of management and scientific abilities. The program can be completed by the curriculum offered in English. Scientific approaches can further be learned from engineering professors. The program aims to develop next generation leaders who can address the global challenges, flexibly adjusting to the ever-changing international project with the introduction of digital transformation in the post-COVID19.
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Chief of Kyoto-Cornell International Collaborative Degree Opportunity Course

【Specialized Fields】
Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior
【Message】
Our program offers a curriculum to study both management and hospitality at the Graduate School of Management of Kyoto University and the School of Hotel Administration, SC Johnson College of Business of Cornell University. In today’s digital society, with the ESGs (environment, social, and corporate governance factors) becoming more and more important, our goal is to define managers’ role in the society and cultivate human resources capable of developing and managing businesses utilizing intangible assets like hospitality. This course is designed not only for those people who are seeking a career in hospitality industry, but also for those who want to develop their leadership qualities with a hospitality mindset that is applicable to a wide range of businesses.
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