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Core Courses

The program's Core Courses have been designed to cement participants' understanding of basic management theories, with the aim of building a well-rounded set of foundational knowledge in which participants can apply during the Mastery Stage. These Core Courses comprise of ten classes, which will be facilitated by various ICS faculty members. Each class will focus on foundational theories, as well as various current management issues relevant to that topic. Information will be delivered via a combination of lectures and interactive sessions between participants and guest speakers from executives of large companies who will share their experience and viewpoints. Class participation is highly encouraged so that participants can share and learn from each other's know-how.

The 10 Core Courses are as listed below. Please click on each link to find a brief description of each class.

Course Facilitating Professor
Building Top Management Teams for Growth YASUDA, Ryuji
Creating Knowledge for Future ICHIJO, Kazuo (Kaz)
Financing for Growth and Sustainability ITO, Tomonori (Tom)
Getting Things Done KANNO, Hiroshi
Leading Across Diversity and Culture ROBINSON, Patricia (Tish)
Leading Innovation MOUSTAFELLOS, James
Making Decisions for Shared Value KORVER, Michael J.
Measuring and Delivering Performances KOGA, Kentaro (Kenny)
Pursuing Differentiation KUSUNOKI, Ken
Realizing Customer Value FUJIKAWA, Yoshinori (Yoshi)
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