Start straight away with the Pre-MBA

Get an early start in your GLOBIS MBA journey by taking for-credit courses before officially enrolling in your chosen MBA program. Start with as little as one course and experience a new level of flexibility.

Whether you wish to jump-start your MBA, or simply take one course in an area of interest, the Pre-MBA is the gateway to the GLOBIS MBA programs. Pre-MBA courses can be taken online or on-campus in Tokyo, with credits transferable to any MBA program of your choice.

Terms start in January, April, July and October. Tuition is paid per course, later deductible from the MBA tuition upon entering a GLOBIS MBA program. Since courses taught in the Pre-MBA are actual MBA courses, you are guaranteed the same GLOBIS MBA quality, with all courses being accredited by the Japan University Accreditation Association.

Start your MBA journey with the GLOBIS Pre-MBA and learn real business skills that you can apply straight away.

Program Overview

  • Start Date
    January, April, July, October
  • Length
    12 weeks per course
  • Formats
    On-campus (Tokyo) and online
  • Certification
    Awarded upon completion
  • Tuition
    128,000 yen per course


Why start with the Pre-MBA?

Take a single MBA course

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

Start right away

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

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.


Your path to the GLOBIS MBA

Upon entering a GLOBIS MBA program, credits earned in the Pre-MBA program are automatically transferred and any tuition paid is deducted from the overall tuition, resulting in a lighter workload and reduced tuition costs.

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