Yoko Ishikura
Yoko Ishikura
Professor, Keio University

Boasting a wealth of experience abroad and in Japan, Dr. Ishikura is an expert in global strategy, innovation, and knowledge management. She has a number of highly rated publications to her name, including the best-selling book How to Build a Global Career.

The first Japanese woman to gain a doctorate in business administration (DBA) from Harvard Business School, Dr. Ishikura has an impressive track record from freelance translator to senior manager at McKinsey & Company. She now is involved in developing media innovators with global perspectives at Keio Media Design. She is the vice chair of the Global Agenda Council on Education & Skills, which offers leaders an opportunity to take their education and skill agenda to the next level by raising global awareness on the need to improve education systems.

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Global Skills and Leadership Education: Perspectives from Asian Business Schools

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ASEAN and India: Making the Most of Business Opportunities

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If the 21st century is indeed “the Asian century,” where does Japan stand and how can we hitch a ride on this road to greater global influence? To discuss these issues and more, GLOBIS welcomed Professor Yoko Ishikura as a special guest for our first Professional Seminar in 2013. Prof. Ishikura shared her insights on how to forge an exciting global career and discuss with GLOBIS Dean Tomoya Nakamura how Japanese, and Asians in general, can differentiate themselves and tap into a global market which is increasingly focused on our region. As educational professionals and Harvard Business School alumni, Prof. Ishikura and Mr. Nakamura also discussed the role of an MBA as an essential tool in building a global career.

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If the 21st century is indeed “the Asian century,” where does Japan stand and how can we hitch a ride on this road to greater global influence? To discuss these issues and more, GLOBIS welcomed Professor Yoko Ishikura as a special guest for our first Professional Seminar in 2013. Prof. Ishikura shared her insights on how to forge an exciting global career and discuss with GLOBIS Dean Tomoya Nakamura how Japanese, and Asians in general, can differentiate themselves and tap into a global market which is increasingly focused on our region. As educational professionals and Harvard Business School alumni, Prof. Ishikura and Mr. Nakamura also discussed the role of an MBA as an essential tool in building a global career.
If the 21st century is indeed “the Asian century,” where does Japan stand and how can we hitch a ride on this road to greater global influence? To discuss these issues and more, GLOBIS welcomed Professor Yoko Ishikura as a special guest for our first Professional Seminar in 2013. Prof. Ishikura shared her insights on how to forge an exciting global career and discuss with GLOBIS Dean Tomoya Nakamura how Japanese, and Asians in general, can differentiate themselves and tap into a global market which is increasingly focused on our region. As educational professionals and Harvard Business School alumni, Prof. Ishikura and Mr. Nakamura also discussed the role of an MBA as an essential tool in building a global career.

Rising Above: Using Asia’s Strengths to Build a Global Career 2/3

If the 21st century is indeed “the Asian century,” where does Japan stand and how can we hitch a ride on this road to greater global influence? To discuss these issues and more, GLOBIS welcomed Professor Yoko Ishikura as a special guest for our first Professional Seminar in 2013. Prof. Ishikura shared her insights on how to forge an exciting global career and discuss with GLOBIS Dean Tomoya Nakamura how Japanese, and Asians in general, can differentiate themselves and tap into a global market which is increasingly focused on our region. As educational professionals and Harvard Business School alumni, Prof. Ishikura and Mr. Nakamura also discussed the role of an MBA as an essential tool in building a global career.
If the 21st century is indeed “the Asian century,” where does Japan stand and how can we hitch a ride on this road to greater global influence? To discuss these issues and more, GLOBIS welcomed Professor Yoko Ishikura as a special guest for our first Professional Seminar in 2013. Prof. Ishikura shared her insights on how to forge an exciting global career and discuss with GLOBIS Dean Tomoya Nakamura how Japanese, and Asians in general, can differentiate themselves and tap into a global market which is increasingly focused on our region. As educational professionals and Harvard Business School alumni, Prof. Ishikura and Mr. Nakamura also discussed the role of an MBA as an essential tool in building a global career.

Rising Above: Using Asia’s Strengths to Build a Global Career 1/3

If the 21st century is indeed “the Asian century,” where does Japan stand and how can we hitch a ride on this road to greater global influence? To discuss these issues and more, GLOBIS welcomed Professor Yoko Ishikura as a special guest for our first Professional Seminar in 2013. Prof. Ishikura shared her insights on how to forge an exciting global career and discuss with GLOBIS Dean Tomoya Nakamura how Japanese, and Asians in general, can differentiate themselves and tap into a global market which is increasingly focused on our region. As educational professionals and Harvard Business School alumni, Prof. Ishikura and Mr. Nakamura also discussed the role of an MBA as an essential tool in building a global career.