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Ranking2020

#1 Business School in Japan


All of NUCB Business School's part-time programs have ranked 1st in Japan three years in a row and are among the best in Asia. Furthermore, we received a high evaluation of first in Asia in the two departments of Entrepreneurship and Taxation this year.


  • QS Global MBA Ranking

    We are proud that our school has been selected for ranking in the Global MBA list. QS has released a first-of-its-kind global evaluation of the best Master in Business Analytics programs, alongside two specialized Master's rankings, and a new Global MBA Rankings 2021 list, offering unique insight into the relationship between business school choice and entrepreneurship.


  • Japan

    QS Global MBA Ranking

    # 1

  • Asia

    QS Global MBA Ranking

    # 17

    Global MBA Rankings 2021

  • Global

    QS Global MBA Ranking

    # 141


  • QS Global EMBA Ranking

    QS has released a new Global Executive MBA 2020 Ranking offering unique insight into the relationship between business school choice and entrepreneurship. In the list released on June 30th, 2020, NUCB Business School was ranked as the #1 business school in Japan. 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

    # 15

    Global Executive MBA 2020

  • Worldwide

    QS Global EMBA Ranking

    # 101


  • 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 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 cases developed. The best cases are awarded with Case Awards every year to support research activity. More than 100 new cases are created every year.