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NUCB Summer/Winter Program


NUCB Virtual Winter Program (Jan. 2022): Entrepreneurial Thinking


The NUCB Undergraduate School and the NUCB Business School are proud to continue their joint cooperation of offering seasonal short-term programs with the Virtual Winter Program, Entrepreneurial Thinking. Providing an opportunity for interaction and academic growth during the winter break, the program consists of a week of lectures, supplemented by presentations from industry experts and culminating in a final group project and presentation.

Much is made of the incredible ability to uniquely identify ripe opportunities for innovation that has been exhibited by the world’s most successful entrepreneurs. By establishing a model for this dynamic capability, innovating application of resources, technologies, and behavioral tools toward advantageous ends, this program aims to demystify the keys to their success. The sessions throughout the program will empower participants to articulate novel insights and exploit opportunities of their own discovery.

Completion of the program will earn participants academic credits and a Certificate of Completion, as well as an international network with participants and speakers from all over the world!



What are the benefits of the program?


  • Discover the entrepreneur’s mindset and tools to find new insights
  • Enjoy live interactions with experts and participants from all over the world
  • Make this your first step prior to coming to Japan in the near future
  • Group project to develop intercultural & decision-making competences
  • Certificate of Completion and extra credits this winter

If you are interested, click here to contact us!


Program Structure


Theme & Title Entrepreneurial Thinking
Format 1 course with 4 lectures, 3 presentations, 1 workshop and 1 group project
Delivery Live, virtual and interactive
Language English
Schedule 6 days (Jan. 21st: orientation, 24th - 27th: lectures & presentations, 31st: final project)
Duration  Orientation & Welcome Party
Presentations (morning)
Lectures (afternoon)
Workshop
Group project (preparation & presentation)
120 mins.
100 mins. each
200 mins. each
100 mins.
400 mins.
15:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 12:40
13:40 - 17:20
11:00 - 12:40
11:00 - 15:50
Requirements English proficiency to be able to follow the classes and contribute by participating 
in class discussions and group project (TOEFL iBT 80 would be recommended)
Credits 3 ECTS (2 NUCB credits - same as 1 regular course)
Program Fee Students from partner schools: 35,000 JPY
Students from non-partner schools: 50,000 JPY

If you are curious about our recent Summer Program, you can read about it here: Day 1 & 2 and Day 3 - 5.


Summer/Winter Programs at partner schools


Summer/Winter Programs are available during Term 2 or Term 4 in 55 partner schools from 28 countries, where students will spend approximately 1 month with various intensive courses on many different topics (unique expertise offered by the partner schools), as well as cultural and social activities, and company visits organized by the partner school.

Summer/Winter Programs are available during Term 2 or Term 4 in 55 partner schools from 28 countries, where students will spend approximately 1 month with various intensive courses on many different topics (unique expertise offered by the partner schools), as well as cultural and social activities, and company visits organized by the partner school.

Summer/Winter Programs are available during Term 2 or Term 4 in 55 partner schools from 28 countries, where students will spend approximately 1 month with various intensive courses on many different topics (unique expertise offered by the partner schools), as well as cultural and social activities, and company visits organized by the partner school.


Target Year 2 students or higher
Eligibility criteria GPA 2.20 or higher, attendance rate 95% or higher, TOEIC 550 points or higher and language requirements set by the partner school
Scholarship Airfare - round trip (economy class arranged by the school)
Tuition fee of the partner school’s summer program (up to JPY 50,000 or JPY 100,000 depending on GPA)
Period and length June - August (3 - 4 weeks) / December - January (3 - 4 weeks)
Credits Students can transfer up to 10 credits from the partner school based on the grades

Benefits of the Summer/Winter Program


  1. Advanced courses in uniquely offered expertises

  2. An intensive, short and international experience

  3. Cultural and social activities, and company visits

Example of Partner Schools with Summer/Winter Programs: