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NUCB Business School


Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, the first generation private university in Japan, was founded in 1953 by Yuichi Kurimoto, the first Japanese person to graduate from the University of Alberta in 1930 and the founder of the Kurimoto Educational Institution (KEI). Over the last 80 years, the university has become known worldwide as a premier educational institution.

The KEI established its Business School in 1990 and launched graduate-level educational programs to develop skilled and innovative business managers.

In 2003, NUCB Business School launched the first EMBA program in Japan. In accordance with the key principles of self-respect and pragmatic thinking espoused by Yuichi Kurimoto, NUCB Business School produces distinguished leaders who take initiative in reforming established business activities and starting new ventures to contribute to the advancement of society.


History


  • 1990

    NUCB Business School founded to provide graduate-level management education

  • 2000

    One-year evening MBA programme in Information Technology Management launched

  • 2003

    Two-year Executive MBA launched

  • 2004

    Two-year M.Sc. in Taxation launched

  • 2005

    Two-year MIM (English-track) launched

  • 2005

    Center for Strategic Management established

  • 2005

    Tokyo campus opened

  • 2006

    The School becomes the second institution in Japan to be accredited by AACSB International

  • 2007

    Osaka Campus opened

  • 2009

    The School becomes the first institution in Japan to be accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA)

  • 2009

    Membership of Association of Asia-Pacific Business School (AAPBS) begun

  • 2011

    Non-degree executive education program launched

  • 2011

    Membership of Principle for Responsible Management Education (PRME) begun

  • 2011

    Case Center established

  • 2012

    Membership of Executive MBA Council (EMBAC) begun

  • 2013

    International Advisory Board established

  • 2013

    Two-year MBA launched

  • 2015

    Nagoya Marunouchi Campus opened

  • 2015

    Center for Family Business established

  • 2018

    Center for Case Method established

  • 2019

    Female Leader Development Program established

  • 2020

    "Innovation Program" offered in collaboration with Aichi Prefecture and INSEAD


Statistics


Year of Enrollment # of New Enrollments # of Graduates # of Int'l Students
2008 180 104 63
2009 178 149 66
2010 177 132 84
2011 194 123 42
2012 176 151 80
2013 225 136 90
2014 227 171 119
2015 229 170 137
2016 252 161 167
2017 269 172 201
2018 254 235 198
2019 261 212 183
2020 251 109