“Critical Thinking” MBA Trial Class

Thursday, March 22, 2018
19:30 - 21:00 (Japan Standard Time)
with Darren Menabney Register Now Details

Experience an MBA Trial Class, learn valuable business skills, and take your first step into Japan's leading international network

Would you like to boost your powers of persuasion or learn how to get to the heart of the problem, to effectively tackle those tricky issues at work?

During the trial class, the lecturer will introduce you to logical thinking concepts, which are indispensable for business. The free trial class will give you a glimpse of what you can expect at a “Critical Thinking” course and how you can apply it to business and use it in your daily life.


  • 19:00
    Reception and Individual Q&A
  • 19:30
    Introduction to our MBA Programs
  • 19:50
    Trial Class
  • 20:50
    Admission Information
  • 21:00
    Wrap Up


Darren Menabney
BS, Astronomy and Physics, University of Toronto
MBA, GLOBIS University

Mr. Menabney has accumulated a diverse range of professional experiences throughout his career. After graduating with a degree in Astrophysics from the University of Toronto, Mr. Menabney spent over 20 years working for the Canadian government, at the departments of Revenue, Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Defence. Following a move to Tokyo in 2011 to complete his MBA at GLOBIS University, Mr. Menabney entered the private sector, where he now leads and manages global HR programs at Ricoh Company, Ltd. (see a TEDx Talk on his “career pivot” here). In his current role at Ricoh Mr. Menabney focuses on employee engagement, top talent development, and helping globalize HQ staff. Beyond this, his passion for presentations and storytelling have led him to coach and work with a wide variety of businesspeople and leaders from various organizations, from government agencies and military to top Japanese companies. He is actively involved with Tokyo’s start-up community, coaching entrepreneurs on how to better present and pitch their ventures. See full profile


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Begin with as little as one course. Choose a course a-la-carte from a variety of fundamental business subjects.


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Pre-MBA terms start in January, April, July, and October. Start your MBA journey without waiting for the next intake.


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Complete a course in 12 weeks

Boost your business knowledge and network, and build your resume immediately.



Flexible format

Choose to study on-campus in Tokyo or online from anywhere in the world with fully transferable credits.


  • Date
    Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • Time
    19:30 - 21:00
  • Where
    GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
  • Registration Fee
    Free of charge
  • Language

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