It is not too much to say that it is the young people's mission to adopt to the changes from the dramatical globalization of today's business world, and to challenge on new business worldwide. In light of this situation, our university will focus on raising people who can be successful in a global field.
Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Alberta
Dean of Faculty of Economics
Dr. Seiichiro Iwasawa graduated from the School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University, obtained his MBA from Boston University, and received his Ph. D. in Economics at Harvard University. He worked as a security analyst and a quantitative analyst at Nomura Research Institute, and as a chief Japan equity strategist at Nomura Securities.He has taught courses of Behavioral Finance and Corporate Finance in the Graduate School of Global Business at Meiji University, Graduate School of Management at Kyoto University, Waseda Business School, and the School of Commerce at Waseda University.
Dean of Faculty of Management
Dean Kurimoto graduated from School of Business Administration at Kobe University, and obtained his master's degree and doctorate degree both in Economics at Osaka University. His main topic of research was the strategy of product development, and he has published a wide range of theses regarding the analysis of competitive standardization based on product architecture and product life-cycle. His most recent research focuses on business succession and long-life companies.
Dean of Faculty of Commerce
Dr. Yuji Ono earned his master's degree and doctorate from Keio University. He is currently a professor of marketing at the NUCB Graduate School of Management. In addition to conducting research in the areas of marketing strategy, consumer behavior, and service marketing, he has participated in a university/business collaboratiive research project involving retail businesses and professional sports clubs.
Dean of Faculty of International Studies, Chair of International Exchange Committee
After Tak quit attending a Japanese high school, he finished his high school education from a California public school. He then went on to earn his degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and Teachers College Columbia University in New York. He joined the Nagoya University of Commerce in 1982 and has been teaching there ever since.