The GLOBIS Pre-MBA gives you the chance to take actual MBA courses, designed to boost your business knowledge, leadership skills, and career opportunities. Classes can be taken online or  on-campus (in Tokyo or Osaka), allowing you to balance study with work and other commitments.

Pre-MBA students can take up to eight courses that comprise the foundation of a GLOBIS MBA. Students typically take between one and three courses per term, depending on their interest and schedule.

Curriculum Map for the Pre-MBA


FFundamental Courses
AApplied Courses
SSpecialized Courses
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Organizational Behavior and HRM
Course nameCourse TypeCredits
F Human Resource ManagementRequired1.5
F Organizational Behavior and LeadershipRequired1.5
Marketing and Strategy
Course nameCourse TypeCredits
F Essentials of Marketing and StrategyElective1.5
F MarketingRequired1.5
F StrategyRequired1.5
F Operation StrategyRequired1.5
Accounting and Finance
Course nameCourse TypeCredits
F Essentials of AccountingElective1.5
F Essentials of FinanceElective1.5
F Accounting I (Financial Accounting)Required1.5
F Finance I (Corporate Finance)Required1.5
Critical and Analytical Skills
Course nameCourse TypeCredits
F Critical ThinkingRequired Elective*1.5
F Business AnalyticsRequired Elective*1.5
A Business PresentationElective1.5
A Facilitation and NegotiationElective1.5
Technovate Special Courses
Course nameCourse TypeCredits
S Technovate for Future EnterpriseElective1.0
S Innovation through Virtual TeamsElective1.5
*At least one course is required

The numbers in the boxes indicate credits awarded upon completion.
12 credits can be earned in the Pre-MBA Program.

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