Hybrid Event [Online] – President’s Seminar: “Disrupting the MBA: The Future of Business Education”

Monday, March 02, 2020
19:00 - 21:00
with Yoshito Hori, GLOBIS President Register Now Details

Hear from the president of Japan's No. 1 business school about the future of the MBA and business education.

Yoshito Hori built GLOBIS University from scratch into Japan's No. 1 MBA, and founded one of Japan’s leading venture capital firms in GLOBIS Capital Partners. Hear from Mr. Hori, a regular World Economic Forum panelist, as he shares his experiences and his visions of how business education will evolve in the digital era at this free seminar at the GLOBIS Tokyo Campus.

Mr. Hori will be sharing his insights on:

  • The current state and future of business education
  • Why you need to innovate constantly in a traditional field
  • How GLOBIS is transforming the MBA for the digital era

This seminar is free to join and a must for anyone interested in entrepreneurship, technology, or business education. Don't miss this chance to exchange views with one of Japan's business leaders speak firsthand.

※ This is a hybrid event (on-campus/online) where the audience can choose the format they wish to join. This page is for those who wish to join online. For those wish to join the event in person at our Tokyo Campus, please click here.

Notes about joining online:

This event will be held live online. Upon registration, a link will be sent to your email address with a URL and details on how to join. Some tips for the event!

  • Join on time as the event will be live (we recommend signing in at least 5 minutes early)
  • Please try to have earphones, microphone and/or a webcam ready for a more interactive experience
  • Have a good time and don’t be shy to participate in the discussions


  • Date
    Monday, March 2, 2020
  • Time
  • Where
    GLOBIS Tokyo Campus/Online
  • Registration Fee
    Free of charge
  • Language


  • 18:30
    Reception opens
  • 19:00
  • 19:05
    President's seminar and dialogue
  • 19:45
    Q&A with audience members
  • 20:30

Keynote Speaker

Yoshito Hori
President and founder of GLOBIS MBA, Harvard Business School
BS in Engineering, Kyoto University
Mr. Yoshito Hori established GLOBIS Management School in 1992 and GLOBIS Capital Partners in 1996. In 2003, GLOBIS started its original MBA program which, in 2006, received accreditation from the Japanese Ministry of Education and gained “university” status. GLOBIS started a Part-time MBA program in English in 2009 and a Full-time MBA program in English in 2012. See full profile