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Ranking2020

#1 Business School in Japan


All of NUCB Business School's programs are consistently ranked #1 in Japan and among the best in Asia. Furthermore, we received a high evaluation of first in Asia in the two departments of Entrepreneurship and Taxation. Our program is particularly strong in the areas of Alumni Outcomes, Executive Profile, and Return on Investment. In the ROI category, our program ranks within the top 10-15% globally.



  • QS Global MBA Ranking

    For prospective MBA students, the QS Global MBA Rankings serve as a valuable resource, offering insights into the strengths and weaknesses of different programs. Aspirants often use these rankings to make informed decisions about where to pursue their MBA, considering factors like a school's global standing, faculty expertise, and alumni success. Employers also frequently refer to these rankings when assessing the quality of MBA programs and the potential value of candidates holding such degrees.


  • Japan

    QS Global MBA Ranking

    # 1

  • Asia

    QS Global MBA Ranking

    # 19

  • Global

    QS Global MBA Ranking

    # 129


  • QS MiM Ranking

    The QS Global Master in Management Rankings contribute significantly to shaping the landscape of business education by influencing the perceptions of both students and employers. While it's essential to consider other factors beyond rankings, such as program curriculum, location, and personal preferences, these rankings serve as a useful benchmark for assessing the overall standing and competitiveness of Master in Management programs on an international scale.


  • Japan

    QS Master in Management Ranking

    # 1

  • Asia

    QS Master in Management Ranking

    # 12

  • Global

    QS Master in Management Ranking

    # 116


  • QS EMBA Ranking

    QS has released a new Global Executive MBA Ranking offering unique insight into the relationship between business school choice and entrepreneurship. In total, over 300 schools were evaluated from 60 different countries. The Executive MBA program at NUCB Business School is designed to provide advanced management education to experienced professionals utilizing the practical approach of case method in Nagoya, Osaka, and Tokyo. We are proud to have been positioned as follows:


  • Japan

    QS Global EMBA Ranking

    # 1

  • Asia Pacific

    QS Global EMBA Ranking

    # 27

  • Worldwide

    QS Global EMBA Ranking

    # 135


  • FT Ranking

    We are proud to announce that NUCB Business School has been featured in the 'FT 2018 Asia-Pacific top 25 business school ranking', published for the second time since 2017. The rankings published by Financial Times are one of the world's most renowned and trusted, particularly for MBA programs, and only include schools with AACSB or EQUIS accreditation.


  • Japan

    FT Ranking

    # 1

  • Asia Pacific

    FT Ranking

    # 18



Faculty

More than 90% of the School's faculty are practitioners who are active in the business world. Faculty members of the Business School are hired after passing a number of strict requirements, including those related to the teaching standards set by international accreditation bodies such as AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA, relevant work experience, and publications. Faculty members who have cleared the strict hiring criteria and have experience and knowledge gained from their work provide practical learning directly related to business.


Faculty


  • High quality postgraduate education

    MBA rankings and international accreditation of business schools emphasize the quality of education and research. In order to meet international standards for business schools and to ensure educational quality, the School has established a high quality curriculum for offering Executive MBA, MBA, and MiM degrees as part of its postgraduate education. We are committed to providing a high quality learning environment as students pursue their goals.

  • NIKKEI Ranking

    The Nikkei Career Magazine "MBA, Accounting, MOT Perfect Book 2011 Edition" ranked our school first in the MBA Student Satisfaction Ranking. The survey was conducted by the editorial staff, who randomly selected 20 responses from questionnaires sent to students and graduates of each business school, and ranked the average scores. Our institution received high marks in such categories as "many practical classes" and "excellent lecturers," and scored 49.0 out of 50 points.

Companies represented by current students and alumni

  • Aisin Seiki Co.
  • Ajinomoto Co.
  • ASKUL Corporation
  • Alpen Co.
  • Asahi Glass Co.
  • NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
  • NTT Communications Corporation
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.
  • Okamura Corporation
  • OMRON HEALTHCARE Co.
  • Orix Corporation
  • Kagome Corporation
  • Kansai Electric Power Co.
  • Kintetsu Express, Inc.
  • Kintetsu Department Store Co.
  • Kintetsu Express, Inc.
  • KDDI Corporation
  • Sato Restaurant Systems Co.
  • Sanko Kouzai Co.
  • Sanyo Electric Railway Co.
  • System Support Co.
  • Shinsei Bank, Ltd.
  • Suzuki Motor Corporation
  • Staff Service Co.
  • Sekisui House Co.
  • Secom Co.
  • Sony Corporation
  • Softbank Corp.
  • Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited
  • Daito Corporation
  • Dainippon Printing Co.
  • Dainippon Screen Mfg.
  • Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Store Co.
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
  • Tsuruya Shoe Store Co.
  • Chuden C.T.I. Co.
  • Teikoku Databank Co.
  • Denso Corporation
  • Tokyo Electric Power Co.
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • The Toyokawa Shinkin Bank, Ltd.
  • Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota Industries Corporation)
  • Toyota Technical Development Corporation
  • Toyota Finance Corporation
  • Toho Gas Co.
  • Tomen Corporation
  • The Bank of Nagoya, Ltd.
  • West Japan Railway Company
  • Nissan Motor Co.
  • Nissen Holdings Co.
  • Eli Lilly Japan Co.
  • The Oracle Corporation of Japan
  • NEC Corporation
  • Japan Finance Corporation
  • Japan Pension Service
  • Japan Menard Cosmetics Co.
  • Nintendo Co.
  • Nomura Securities Co.
  • Hankyu Corporation
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Fast Retailing Co.
  • Falco SD Holdings Co.
  • Fuji Xerox Co.
  • Fuji Xerox Co.
  • Fujitsu Marketing Ltd.
  • Bookoff Corporation (Japan)
  • Brother Industries, Ltd.
  • Furukawa Electric Co.
  • Benesse Holdings, Inc.
  • Hoshino Resort Co.
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Matsumotokiyoshi Co.
  • Marutoh Mizutani Co.
  • Mizuho Trust & Banking Co.
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
  • The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited
  • Meito Transport Co.
  • Menicon Corporation
  • Moss Food Service Co.
  • Yamada Denki Co.
  • Yamato Transport Co.
  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation
  • Unicharm Corporation
  • Unicharm Corporation
  • Recruit Co.
  • Lintec Corporation
  • Lawson, Inc.
  • Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau
  • Rakuten, Inc.

Case Center

Our school has its own collection of the latest case studies and has translated, developed, distributed a total of over 26,000 cases. Outstanding  original cases are recognized with the Case Award every year to encourage further case development. An average of approximately 30 cases are created by our faculty every year.