Life in Japan & Tokyo
Welcome to Japan, Welcome to GLOBIS
- Jacques Deguest
France, MBA of 2011
- “Working in Tokyo has been a fantastic journey. It is not only home to many of the world’s largest companies, but also provides new and interesting business opportunities. As someone working in the venture industry and a student at GLOBIS, I have had the opportunity to work with many exciting new entrepreneurs who would like to reshape Japan and the world. Tokyo awaits you!”
Japan is a stimulating country that blends ancient culture and awe-inspiring world heritage sites with leading-edge architecture and technology.
As Asia’s most advanced country, Japan offers incredible opportunities for international business professionals, from bringing the world groundbreaking engineering projects like the Shinkansen bullet train, to industry re-defining electronics and eco-vehicle technology. Japan is home to innovative companies like Nintendo, Sony and Honda, making it the perfect place to study for an MBA. An incredible, exciting country, Japan offers unsurpassed opportunities for budding leaders. It is truly a fertile ground for studying, investing and living. If you want to become a world-class business leader, Japan is the ideal country for you.
GLOBIS is located in the center of Japan’s capital, making it the perfect choice for internationally minded business leaders.
Tokyo is a buzzing, first-class metropolis, home to dozens of blue-chip companies and the world’s largest metropolitan economy, with a GDP of US$1.412 trillion.* It is a leading city in design, fashion, architecture, engineering, technology and finance.
Tokyo has a very highly developed infrastructure, financial and political stability, a large number of global financial institutions and the second-largest stock market in the world (by market capitalization). Tokyo is a ‘command center’ of the global economy and yet a highly efficient, extremely safe, very liveable city. From fashionable Shibuya, Ginza and Harajuku, to bustling Shinjuku and Marunouchi, Tokyo is truly a world-class metropolis.
*Source Pricewaterhouse Coopers 2008