Courses in Japan

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Japan is a location of progress, innovation and growth and can open professionals to a wide range of opportunities. It has a diverse, exotic and digital feel and is bubbling with endless possibilities in so many areas. Courses in Japan can give you access to a truly cross-cultural learning experience while utilizing innovative learning methods.

Courses in Japan are multi-faceted and are usually combined with degree programs, certificate programs or professional development series. Courses in Japan can be studied online, through distance learning, or in a traditional classroom setting. Courses in Japan have a wide range of topics, such as communication, business, healthcare, literature, technology, and many more.

Whether you are interested in gaining new skills, a change of career, or professional development, there are many courses in Japan that can help you meet your goals. Take a look through the options below and you may find the program you are searching for!

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Course in Japan Studies (non-major)

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Kofu

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). [+]

Course in Japan Studies

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). JAS courses are embedded within the liberal arts curriculum to ensure both that they have a strong academic base and that students are able to see Japan from a number of disciplinary perspectives. JAS is proud to host a large number of experiential workshops on Japanese culture taught by masters in Noh, Koto, Shakuhachi, Zen, Shinto, Shodo, Sado, Kado, and the martial arts: Aikido, Judo, Karate and Shugendo.

The JLP includes not only Japanese language courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels but also courses in professional Japanese writing, reading Japanese newspapers, and public speaking in Japanese. Our Language Acquisition Center (LAC) includes a Japanese Writing Desk to help Japanese and international students polish their composition skills.... [-]


One-year Japanese Language Course with Student Visa

Genki Japanese & Culture School
Campus 1 year April 2019 Japan Fukuoka

The Japanese student visa application is quite complex and difficult. However, GenkiJACS can complete most of the process for you and provides support in English for any parts you have to do. We're here to make it easy for you! As of 2017, 100% of our visa applications have been approved. [+]

Overview

The Japanese student visa application is quite complex and difficult. However, GenkiJACS can complete most of the process for you and provides support in English for any parts you have to do. We're here to make it easy for you! As of 2017, 100% of our visa applications have been approved.

Please note that because of government restrictions on student visas, this course has some specific conditions, so please read this page carefully. The student visa has several government requirements, including academic (you must pass regular tests to move to the next unit of study) and attendance (you must attend more than 80% of classes or your visa may be canceled). We recommend student visa applications for students who are serious about learning Japanese.... [-]


EF Gap Year or Semester in Japan

EF Gap Year
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months Open Enrollment Japan Tokyo

Travel to Tokyo for a semester or year and learn Japanese in in Japan's buzzing capital city. Experience the soaring skyline and fast-paced culture while you practice your Japanese with locals in the trendy shops and sushi bars of the Shibuya District. [+]

Travel to Tokyo for a semester or year and learn Japanese in in Japan's buzzing capital city. Experience the soaring skyline and fast-paced culture while you practice your Japanese with locals in the trendy shops and sushi bars of the Shibuya District.

Join students from around the world on the ultimate study abroad experience. Achieve fluency, see the world, expand your international network - and launch your global future. Study for 6, 9 or 11 months and start in April, June, September or January. College credit and internship opportunities ensure you're always adding to your resume during the adventure of a lifetime.

You can globalize your future and boost your international career by preparing for the JLPT Exam with a Japanese Language Diploma from EF.... [-]


Japanese Language, Culture, Design in Yokohama

Yokohama Design College
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2018 Japan Yokohama

We have Japanese High school department, also Design department on campus, you can make friends with Japanese students in our college in everyday life. [+]

What you learn

Japanese Language

Duration

From April: 1 year or 2 years (with a student visa)

From October: 1 year or 1 and half years (with a student visa)

Option lesson

Manga, Drawing, a Trial lesson of Design Courses

School Activities

School Festival, Dipping Rice-cake and playing Japanese traditional games,

Graduation Exhibition, Sports Festival

Student’s club activities ( Futsal, Volleyball, Cosplay, Choir, etc)

Activities of Japanese Language Course

Visiting Japanese Historical places, Disaster Center

Excursion to Tokyo Disney Resort, Christmas Party, Graduation trip

Celebrating New Year at a shrine

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Tokyo - Language & Culture

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters March 2019 Japan Tokyo

Expand your understanding of Japan by immersing yourself in contemporary Japan and its culture—and what better way to learn the Japanese language? At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), you take a 6-credit language course specially designed for IES Abroad students (with the option of taking up to 12 credits of language), plus area studies courses taught in English. [+]

Overview

Tea ceremony, calligraphy, music, dance, and martial arts—Japan is a medley of culture, old and new, that you can explore during your time in Tokyo. Live and learn in this exciting city where the past mingles with the future, and the ultra-modern stands side-by-side with the traditional.

Expand your understanding of Japan by immersing yourself in contemporary Japan and its culture—and what better way to learn the Japanese language? At Kanda University of International Studies (KUIS), you take a 6-credit language course specially designed for IES Abroad students (with the option of taking up to 12 credits of language), plus area studies courses taught in English. The English-language course offerings look at Japan from the point of view of popular culture, history, politics, and the arts. Founded in 1987, KUIS is a private university dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in International Studies, Foreign Languages, Intercultural Communication, Japanese Culture, and Linguistics.... [-]


Nagoya Direct Enrollment - Nanzan University

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 Japan Nagoya

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, [+]

Overview

Tradition meets modernity in the thriving Japanese city of Nagoya. Countless cultural traditions began in Nagoya and have been passed down through generations—the city is referred to as Geidokoro, a center for art and culture. Don’t miss the rituals and festivals that take place at temples and shrines throughout the Nagoya area.

Along with its cultural traditions, Nagoya is an important port city and industrial center. Major international businesses have a presence in Nagoya, including Toyota, Lexus, Mitsubishi Motors, Brother Industries, Boeing, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture through full-time enrollment at the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University. As a distinguished private university, Nanzan University offers excellent learning opportunities. In addition to a required intensive Japanese language class, you will choose from a range of CJS English-taught course offerings in Business, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and enjoy hands-on instruction in Japanese arts, such as ikebana, shodo, hanga, and sumie. Students with very advanced language skills are encouraged to enroll in seminars taught in Japanese with local students.... [-]


Emerging Leader Development Program

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 6 days April 2019 Japan Tokyo

This course is designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities. [+]

The Emerging Leader Development Program is a five-day course designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities.

You will acquire the skills needed for managerial success such as strategy formulation, negotiation, conflict resolution, decision-making, implementing change and managing culture. With the help of 360-degree feedback, you'll walk away with the ability to communicate effectively and maximize both individual and team performance.

Who should attend? Mid-level executives with less than ten years experience who seek to reinforce their potential with a strong foundation of skills and awareness.

Key Benefits• Learn to organize your thinking and successfully implement your plans• Gain an understanding of your leadership style• Understand organizational culture and how it impedes success • Learn to create an atmosphere that allows change and innovation to thrive ... [-]


Course in Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 5 days April 2019 Japan Tokyo

This course enables you to understand and analyze financial reports, cost allocation methods, and activity-based costing. [+]

Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive is a five-day program that blends broad financial principles with practical applications. It enables you to understand and analyze financial reports, cost allocation methods, and activity-based costing. You'll grasp the intricacies of your organization's finances so that you can fully collaborate with financial managers and accountants.

No previous knowledge of accounting and finance is necessary for you to take this lively and interactive program. It provides you with everything you need to understand the "numbers" side of your business. If you are already familiar with finance it will serve as an excellent refresher course

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International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge
Campus Full time September 2018 Japan Tokyo

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition.

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International Baccalaureate, (iB) & United Kingdom, British Curriculum

English Training Lounge - The Professional's Choice

English Training Lounge - The International Baccalaureate® (IB): Middle Years (MY), Career Related Program (CP) & Diploma Program (DP) support courses and tuition

International Baccalaureate Middle Years, (MY) Program support and tuition

'The MY Program is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.' (Taken from the IBO website). The MY, Middle Years program is a five-year program of secondary education for 11 to 16-year-olds. Students who complete the MY program are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Program (DP), Career-related Program (CP) or even the UK Curriculum A, Level course. The MY Program curriculum The MY Program curriculum framework consists of eight subject groups, providing a broad yet balanced educational curriculum for secondary/high school students between the ages of 11 to 16 years old. The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the program. In the final two years of the program, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals. The 8 subject groups:... [-]


Japanese Language Course (International Students)

Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College
Campus Full time 2 years April 2019 Japan Beppu

With the aim of becoming “truly international human resources,” students will study Japanese intensively so that they are able to transfer as 2nd or 3rd-year students at other universities after graduation from Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College or even go on to graduate school. Students will reach a Japanese proficiency that will allow them to adapt to Japan’s academic and living environments. Students will aim to pass the N1 Level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test in their second year. [+]

With the aim of becoming “truly international human resources,” students will study Japanese intensively so that they are able to transfer as 2nd or 3rd-year students at other universities after graduation from Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College or even go on to graduate school. Students will reach a Japanese proficiency that will allow them to adapt to Japan’s academic and living environments. Students will aim to pass the N1 Level of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test in their second year.

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High Impact Leadership

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 6 days May 2019 Japan Tokyo

High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. [+]

Successful leaders know that true leadership effectiveness begins with self-awareness. High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. It also enables you to develop an action plan on how to manage yourself and lead others to improve performance.

Through 360-degree feedback, intensive one-on-one coaching, self-assessment tools and small group work, you will develop a realistic path to more effective leadership. You will learn how to establish and communicate direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.

Who should attend? Upper-level executives with at least ten years experience who seek to enhance their skills and management effectiveness within the context of their organization.... [-]


Executive Development Program: The Transition to General Management

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 13 days April 2019 Japan Tokyo

The Executive Development Program shortens the learning curve for new general managers by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive. [+]

The Executive Development Program shortens the learning curve for new general managers by developing the skills needed to achieve excellence as a cross-functional executive.

During this program you will discuss the job of the General Manager, how GMs get work done, the different functions of business that report to the GM and business strategy. Most importantly, you will practice the skills of a GM- such as questioning, listening, integrating, and communicating. You will have the opportunity to experiment with new approaches and to discuss your own professional challenges with your colleagues and faculty facilitators.

Our program demonstrates how to maximize people and resources, develop a broader understanding of integration across functions, and make accurate projections to enhance your organization's effectiveness and profitability.... [-]


Leading Strategic Growth and Change

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 6 days April 2019 Japan Tokyo

If you have ever worried about how to drive new growth or how to make a change initiative successful, you will enjoy the insights developed in this course. [+]

Leading Strategic Growth and Change is a six-day course focused on the process of finding opportunities, launching new ventures and leading necessary organizational changes to revitalize your corporation.

You will learn how to thrive in rapidly changing and highly uncertain environments, gain insight into a current change initiative within your organization, and immediately begin to apply your learning to make rapid progress with an issue that is currently pressing for you. If you have ever worried about how to drive new growth or how to make a change initiative successful, you will enjoy the insights developed in this course.

Who should attend? Upper-level to senior-level executives who seek significant growth opportunities for their organizations.... [-]


INM's Middle Management Program for Youth Service Organizations

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 7 days April 2019 Japan Tokyo

This courses prepare program directors and mid-level administrators to manage and lead their units strategically, in support of overarching organizational goals. [+]

The 7-day Middle Management Programs prepare program directors and mid-level administrators to manage and lead their units strategically, in support of overarching organizational goals. Participants receive a solid introduction to general management concepts that are explored in depth in the 20-day Executive Level Program, making this a useful tool for organizations that wish to develop their multi-level management teams. Executive directors of small community-based organizations find the scope of this program appropriate to their needs. Participants prepare a strategic analysis of the agency, division, or programs they lead, identify a compelling vision for its future, and develop a plan for achieving it.... [-]


Japan Lutheran Theological Seminary

Japan Lutheran College
Campus Full time April 2019 Japan Tokyo

Although the economy and science and technology have developed wonderfully, it is a world that can not be realized that each and every human being became happy. Rather, the sum of people weakened, the number of people who suffered from the heart has increased, and the purpose of life is difficult to see. Love is cold, hope is getting uncertain. Even religion is an era that can be seen with stinging eyes. [+]

Japan Lutheran Theological SeminaryEvangelists who convey the gospel of human liberation, pastor who brings healing of the soul

Although the economy and science and technology have developed wonderfully, it is a world that can not be realized that each and every human being became happy. Rather, the sum of people weakened, the number of people who suffered from the heart has increased, and the purpose of life is difficult to see. Love is cold, hope is getting uncertain. Even religion is an era that can be seen with stinging eyes. That is why I want to look deeply at human beings, in front of the absolute god, in the light, to listen to God's word to regain true humanity. Prayers and storytellers are necessary so that love and compassion, righteousness and peace will be added to this world, so that we can release ourselves from the crime of eroding human beings and restore the joyful freshness to the soul. The seminary will train pastors for that purpose.... [-]