Yoshihiko Takubo
Yoshihiko Takubo
Dean, Japanese MBA, GLOBIS University

As dean of the Japanese program at GLOBIS University and managing director at GLOBIS Management School, Mr. Takubo is involved in project planning, management, research, and development of educational materials. He also teaches Analytical Skills and Leadership Development. In 2012, he served as Vice Chairman of the Committee on Educational Issues at the Japan Association of Corporate Executives.

Mr. Takubo has authored several books, including Communicating Through Numbers, Lay the Groundwork for Your Business, and GLOBIS MBA Critical Communication. He also co-translated Cultivate Your Kokorozashi, The Grand Design for the New Century, and The Environment and Business: A Complete Forecast. The Japanese publication of Mandela’s Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage was translated under his supervision.

Prior to joining GLOBIS, Mr. Takubo worked at the Mitsubishi Research Institute. There, he was engaged in investigation, research, and consulting services, mainly for the energy industry and national government ministries.

Mr. Takubo received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in science and technology from Keio University. He subsequently enrolled in the Program for Executive Development course at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland.

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