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Ranked No. 1 in Japan and No. 15 in Asia [QS EMBA Ranking 2020]

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Executive MBA ranked No. 1 in Japan for three consecutive years

Our school's EMBA program was ranked No. 1 in Japan (15th in Asia Pacific) for the third consecutive year in the Executive MBA Ranking 2020 by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), a leading global university ranking system (June 30, 2020). The quality of participants is also extremely high, ranking 6th in Asia (27th in the world).
The Executive MBA is a management education program for working adults with extensive work experience, and the School offers practical education using the case method at three locations: Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya.

  • 1st - Japan
  • 15 - Asia Pacific
  • 101st - World

In December 2018, our EMBA was the first ever ranked in Japan by the Financial Times (FT) rankings; together with this QS ranking, the results show that we are among the top group of business schools in the world holding multiple international accreditations. It is a testament to the value and quality of our educational and research activities and our partnerships with the world's top schools. It is an honor to be selected for such a global ranking, and we will continue to strive for world-class management education based on our founding spirit of "Frontier Spirit."

Source: QS Executive MBA Ranking 2020.

What is the QS Ranking?
QS is known as the publisher of the World University Rankings (#QSWUR), which annually evaluates universities around the world and publishes various university rankings. The QS Global EMBA rankings are based on corporate and educator evaluations, alumni performance, participant quality (executive experience, management experience, average years of service), and participant satisfaction. The main factors evaluated in the QS Global EMBA rankings are corporate evaluations, educator evaluations, graduate performance, participant quality (executive experience, management experience, average years of service), and participant diversity (percentage of women and number of nationalities).

Executive MBA


The Executive MBA program at our school was launched in 2003 as the first program of its kind in Japan for professionals with extensive work experience. It is a master's degree program in business administration that has been accredited by AACSB and AMBA. Currently, the program is offered at three locations (Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya), and the average age of EMBA participants is 39 with an average of over 15 years of work experience.  
Our EMBA program is characterized by the fact that it offers a practical, high-quality curriculum in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya, with all classes conducted using the case method. In the area of research, research and case development related to entrepreneurship and succession planning has been adopted as a "branding project" by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.