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Admissions Events

We offer two types of admissions events, in-person events and online events (webinars).

In-Person Events
Meet us in-person at one of our events on campus at Doshisha University or at locations in Osaka or Tokyo. On-campus events include information sessions and open class sessions. We occasionally offer overseas information sessions as well.
For details and our event schedule, please see: In-Person Admissions Events

  • School Visits
We welcome prospective students to visit our campus. If you would like to visit, please contact us in advance to set up an appointment. Please note that we can only accommodate visitors during Doshisha Business School office hours.
Please e-mail us to make an appointment at ji-gmba@mail.doshisha.ac.jp

Webinars
Our webinars are online sessions that prospective students can view from anywhere in the world. Learn about the Global MBA by joining one of these sessions.
For details and our webinar schedule, please see: Webinars

In-Person Events

During the admissions cycle we offer in-person events in Japan in Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo and hold occasional information sessions overseas.

(April 13) Essential Skills for Leaders in 2030 Seminar: The Power of Company Culture, Emotionally Connecting with Employees

The next seminar of the Essential Skills for Leaders in 2030 Seminar Series, offered in collaboration between Doshisha Business School and The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) Kansai Chapter, will be held in Kyoto on April 13 (Saturday).

Seminar Topic: The Power of Company Culture, Emotionally Connecting with Employees
Speaker: Mr. Kenshin Fujiwara, CEO of Hacarus
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Venue: Kyoto, Japan - Doshisha University Muromachi Campus, Kambaikan Building
2 minutes from Imadegawa Subway Stn. on the Kyoto City Karasuma Line
Access information
Hosting Committee: ACCJ Kansai – External Affairs Committee
Fee: Free, advance registration required at the following URL
https://goo.gl/forms/24vMBv8YfnIQBvR22

Seminar Overview:
Today, people are no longer motivated to work by salary alone. Given this fact, tomorrow's leaders and CEOs must strive to establish a strong company culture that incentivizes all employees to achieve the same goal and is able to connect with them emotionally. Kenshin Fujiwara will share his key insights and lessons learned from his 15 years of entrepreneurship.

Download the flyer[PDF 263KB]

Spring 2019 Open Class

Experience what it's like to study Global Business and Management Studies at Doshisha Business School by joining us for an Open Class session in April.

Schedule

  1. Statistics (Prof. Yong Yin)
    Date: April 11 (Thu.)
    Time: 9:00-12:15
    Register here by Apr. 8
  2. Creativity in Organizations (Assoc. Prof. Hiroko Okudaira)
    Date: April 11 (Thu.)
    Time: 14:55-18:10
    Register here by Apr. 8
  3. e-Marketing (Prof. Philip Sugai)
    Date: April 12 (Fri.)
    Time: 13:10-16:25
    Register here by Apr. 9
  4. e-Marketing (Prof. Philip Sugai)
    Date: April 19 (Fri.)
    Time: 13:10-16:25
    Register here by Apr. 16
  5. Finance (Assoc. Prof. Ming Liu)
    Date: April 23 (Tue.)
    Time: 9:00-12:15
    Register here by Apr. 19

Location
Doshisha Business School, Kambaikan Building, Kyoto
Access information

Prior registration is required due to the limited number of seats available for each class. Please register using the forms linked above by the deadlines indicated.

Download the Spring 2019 Open Class Flyer[PDF 388KB]

(April 20) Doshisha Business School Joint Information Session in Kyoto

The Global MBA program will be participating in a joint information session with the Doshisha Business School Japanese-language MBA program on April 20.
At this special information session, representatives from both programs will introduce key features of the curriculum for each program as well as explain admission requirements, scholarship opportunities, and more.

Date: April 20 (Saturday)
Place: Doshisha University, Imadegawa Campus, Kambaikan Building 3F Presentation Hall
Information Session Schedule:
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Japanese-language MBA: Business Studies (presentation conducted in Japanese)
  • 15:00 - 16:00 English-language Global MBA: Global Business and Management Studies (presentation conducted in English)
Flyer: April 20, Doshisha Business School Joint Information Session[PDF 400KB]

No registration required to attend.
Those interested in an individual consultation after the information session should contact their preferred program by e-mail to make an appointment.

For more information about the Doshisha Business School Japanese-language MBA program please click here. (Japanese only).

MBA Introductory Lecture Series

MBA Introductory Lecture Series
The MBA Introductory Lecture Series offers anyone the opportunity to learn about fundamental business topics from Doshisha Business School faculty members. Starting in April, lectures in this series will be held regularly on Sundays until early August. Many of the lectures will be in Japanese, but the following lectures by Doshisha Global MBA faculty members will be in English.

All lectures in the series are free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.

Date and TimeTopic
May 19 (Sun.) 13:00-14:30 Investment in Asia
Presented by Assoc. Prof. Ming Liu
May 26 (Sun.) 13:00-14:30 The Value Mindset in Marketing
Presented by Prof. Philip Sugai
August 4 (Sun.) 13:00-14:30 Supply Chain Management
Presented by Prof. Yong Yin

Location:
All lectures in this series will take place in Kyoto at Doshisha Business School (Kambaikan Building) in room 213.
Access information

To see the full schedule of lectures in this series, please visit the event page here: MBA入門シリーズ講座 (in Japanese)
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Webinars

Global MBA Information Session - Pre-recorded Webinar

2019 Admissions Doshisha Global MBA Online Information Session
This pre-recorded webinar is available for view at any time and will introduce you to our curriculum, admissions requirements, scholarship opportunities, and more. A link to view the video will be sent to the e-mail address you provide on the registration form.

Pre-recorded Mini-Lectures

Mini-Lecture: Introduction to Financial Accounting
Presented by Assoc. Prof. Bishnu Adhikary (Learn more about Dr. Adhikary here)
This short lecture explores the basics of financial accounting, a foundational topic in any MBA program. In this lecture, students will learn some basic theories first before jumping into the mechanics of recording transactions. Then, they will be guided through a flowchart showing the topics that are covered in the course. In this flowchart, students can discover at a glance what they will learn step-by-step and how topics connect to one another. Finally, students will see another flowchart that clearly illustrates the process of analyzing financial statements.

Mini-Lecture: Introduction to Investment
Presented by Assoc. Prof. Ming Liu (Learn more about Dr. Liu here)
This lecture covers a short introduction to investment by Doshisha Global MBA faculty member, Assoc. Prof. Ming Liu. This lecture demonstrates how trades occur in the stock market, the differences between limit order and market order, and the characteristics that define a good stock market.

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