Global Learning Opportunities
Hitotsubashi ICS offers its enrolled students the opportunity to participate in a variety of exchange programs, intensive courses, and double-degree programs with partner schools across the globe.
For example, as part of the Japanese government sponsored “Asia Business Leaders Program”, Hitotsubashi ICS has partnered with the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and the Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University since 2011 to create the “BeST Alliance”.
Hitotsubashi ICS is also one of the founding members of the Global Network of Advanced Management (“GNAM”), which is composed of 27 leading business schools in 25 countries covering five continents.
Double-Degree ProgramHitotsubashi ICS offers double-degree programs with, respectively, the Guanghua School of Management, Peking University and the Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University.
Students enrolled in a double-degree program may obtain MBA degrees in a time-efficient manner (i.e., two years) from both partner schools after fulfilling residence and earned credit requirements at both schools.
Since its founding in 2000, ICS has offered students with the opportunity to spend a term (from 3-4 months duration) during the second year at leading business schools around the globe.
Likewise, ICS hosts several exchange students from partner schools each academic year.
PROGRAMSListed below are the schools offering exchange programs to our students:
Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, CA, USA)
Darden School of Business, University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA, USA)
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA)
Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (Honolulu, HI, USA)
Olin Graduate School of Business, Babson College (Wellesley, MA, USA)
UCLA Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Yale School of Management, Yale University (New Haven, CA, USA)
|Latin America||INCAE Business School (Alajuela, Costa Rica)|
CEU Business School, Central European University (Budapest, Hungary)
London Business School, University of London (London, UK)
ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University (Barcelona, Spain)
HEC Paris (Paris, France)
Guanghua School of Management, Peking University (Beijing, China)
School of Business, Renmin University of China (Beijing, China)
CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University (Seoul, South Korea)
Intensive Study Programs
Hitotsubashi ICS offers a variety of intensive study programs throughout the academic year ranging from one week to several weeks duration and with or without participation by a partner school.
These programs typically involve a number of company visits and group projects in addition to classroom study and discussion. For example, Global Network Week (“GNW”) is a week-long program offered by GNAM partner schools open to all students enrolled in GNAM partner schools.
Hitotsubashi ICS students may enroll in GNW offered by GNAM partner schools as well as by Hitotsubashi ICS.
Doing Business in Asia is a 15 day intensive program offered by the BeST Alliance partner schools and involves visits to Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo to study comparative business practices.