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NUCB's Online Summer Program

NUCB Undergraduate School (co-hosted by NUCB Business School) is launching its Online Summer Program for the Summer of 2020, and the subsequent editions will be held in Japan!
This program, Leading Through a Crisis, aims to give participants an opportunity to diversify their summer break by joining a digital week made up of online lectures, keynotes from experts and insights into leadership in crisis times. Participants will learn about leadership, crisis & risk management, family businesses, innovation, organizational and societal changes, based on Japan during this global pandemic. Successful completion will award students credits and a certificate, while this platform will also serve to establish an international network with participants from all over the world and develop their intercultural competences!

Why join this program?


  • Discover about the current environment of Japan from the comfort of their home
  • Learn how the country responded to the global pandemic
  • Live and interactive to engage in discussions with professors
  • Meet, listen and discuss with experts
  • Make this their first step prior to coming to Japan in the near future
  • Enjoy live interactions with participants from all over the world
  • Group activity to develop intercultural & decision-making competences
  • Certificate of Completion and extra credits this summer

Program Structure


Theme & Title Leading Through a Crisis
Format 1 course with 4 lectures, 3 keynote sessions, 1 cultural event and 1 group activity
Delivery Online, live and interactive
Language English
Schedule 1 week, August 24th - 28th
Duration Approx. 1400 mins. in total (similar to 1 regular course)

Program introduction: 60 mins.
Lectures & final session: 200 mins. each 
(the final session may be longer depending on the number of participants)
Keynote sessions: 90 mins. each
Event: 70 mins. 
Requirements English proficiency to be able to follow the classes and contribute by participating in class discussions and group activities
(equivalence of 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
Students from non-partner schools: ¥80,000

If you are interested in our Online Summer Program, click here to contact us!

Schedule*


Monday - 08/24 Tuesday - 08/25 Wednesday - 08/26 Thursday - 08/27 Friday - 08/28
Morning Program introduction (keynote)

Effecting change in Japan:
Traditional culture & adaptation 
(keynote)

Innovation: 
New business models
Cultural event (keynote)

Risk management
during the pandemic
Lunch - - - - -
Afternoon (lecture)

Changes in Japanese society
(lecture)

Crisis management in
Japanese family businesses
(lecture)

Japanese corporate
innovations
(lecture)

Revision of the job
market in Japan
Wrap-up session 
with group activity

*The exact timing of the sessions will be announced at a later date (morning sessions will be held later in the morning in order to minimize the time differences).

Some of the lectures will be delivered by NUCB Business School's faculty members:

- Prof. Frendy
- Prof. Hakeem Muhammad Mohsin


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: