Developing Visionary Asian Leaders

GLOBIS GLOBAL EDUCATIONIn-House Program for Global Leaders

GLOBIS Global Education was established to support client companies with human resource development as an enabler of globalization. Our mission is to develop people who are capable of playing an active role in Asia as well as the rest of the world. We achieve this through collaboration across our network in Japan, Singapore and Thailand, choosing to locate our regional headquarters in Singapore, a country at the Asian forefront of global human resource development.

What we offer

  • A Global Leadership Training Program that nurtures people commited to a Personal Mission, in global and regional development
  • Practical knowledge delivered by teaching faculty with real business experience in Asia and other regions
  • Solutions that take full advantage of the synergies of our network of Japan and overseas offices

Our Programs

We conduct a wide range of training programs for future senior management, future leaders and current managers.
The following examples are typical themes. We customize and offer programs based on your business challenges.

    • - Dissemination of corporate
    • - Kokorozashi* development
    • - Logical thinking
    • - Marketing / Strategy
    • - Accounting / Finance
    • - Facilitation / Negotiation
    • - Cross-cultural communication
    • - Global strategy
    • - Global perspectives
    • - Human resource management
    • - Leadership behavior
    • - Leadership development
    • - Leadership for change
    • - Leadership and organizational development
    • - Technovate
      (Technology + Innovation)
    • - Business Model Innovation
    • - Organizational Innovation
    • - Business strategy planning
    • - New business creation
    • - Organizational change
The Japanese term 'Kokorozashi(志)' is interpreted by GLOBIS as having a personal
mission, the very core of a leader's strength.


GLOBIS offers and conducts a variety of customized, needs-focused training programs to develop leaders who play an active role in Asia. Below are some examples.

  • Participants
    Regional Leaders/Nomination Based/15 people
  • Place
    In ASEAN
  • Module
    Multi Module

Future executive directors of Asia overseas branches came to the Venue and took part in sessions to understand their company’s DNA, to acquire basic business management theories, and to suggest future business models for their company.

This training program was also effective in enabling participants to build new internal networks across Asia.

  • Participants
    National Leaders/Position Based/50 people
  • Place
    In Malaysia
  • Module
    Multi Module

Malaysian branch managers took part in a series of 2-3-day sessions on building the basic viewpoint for business management.

In the final session, participants proposed ideas to the senior management for operational development and market development. This was a highly valuable discussion for the company.

  • Participants
    Global Leaders/Nomination Based/25 people
  • Place
    In Japan
  • Module
    Single Module

Top executive trainees at general manager level from all over the world (including Japan) gathered in Japan for a week–long session. Participants familiarized themselves with the logic of their company’s business model and the full history of the company. The training motivated the participants to develop themselves by talking about the future they were going to build and about their own personal development stories.

  • Participants
    National Leaders/Position Based/50 people
  • Place
    In Indonesia
  • Module
    Single Module

Managers of overseas branches took part in a 2-day session aimed at immersing the participants in the corporate philosophy, mission and the company DNA.
Participants also learned the company’s strategy. This was a good opportunity to motivate local managers, who support the development of each overseas branch, to understand their company’s DNA and strategy.

  • Participants
    National Leaders/Nomination Based/15 people
  • Place
    In Singapore & Thailand
  • Module
    Multi Module

Middle and senior managers of local Singapore and Thai companies which developed their business in an environment very different to Japan took part in a session to learn how to analyze changes in the external business environment and how to build a business model. They worked on an action learning task as well as applying what they learned to their current work, inspiring many to create new business models.

  • Participants
    Global Leaders/Nomination Based/25 people
  • Place
    In Japan & Asia
  • Module
    Multi Module

Middle and senior managers from Japan and the rest of the world took part in sessions for 2 weeks in total.

They deepened their understanding of global strategy theory and suggested strategic themes for their company to the top management. The program was conducted not only in Japan but in other parts of Asia, which enabled participants to feel the speed of global business on site.

Our Management

高橋 亨, グロービス アジアパシフィック代表 / グロービス タイランド代表,
Toru Takahashi
Managing Director
SEP, Stanford University
BSc in Economics, Sophia University

After graduating from Sophia University, Mr. Takahashi was employed by Marubeni Corporation, where he was primarily involved in overseas business development. During his career at Marubeni, he engaged in a wide range of business activities in Iran and Belgium, including management support, development of logistics, and financing for business partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

At GLOBIS, he is leading the regional business in human resource development and organizational change as the Managing Director of GLOBIS Asia Campus and GLOBIS Thailand. Mr. Takahashi also delivers lectures on topics such as global perspectives, leadership, strategy and corporate philosophy.
Tomoko Katsurayama
MBA and MSA (Master of Sports Administration), Ohio University
BA in Human Development, Nagoya University

In her previous roles with a sporting-goods company and the sporting-goods division of an online retail company, Ms. Katsurayama was engaged in sales, strategic planning, merchandising, and marketing. She then moved to a foreign-affiliated consulting company, specializing in start-up business planning for the retail industry.

At GLOBIS, Ms. Katsurayama is leading the business in ASEAN countries as the Director of GLOBIS Asia Campus and GLOBIS Thailand. She also teaches strategy and marketing sessions in both English and Japanese.
Yoichiro Kawajiri
BA in Law, The University of Tokyo
MNO (Master of Nonprofit Organizations), Mandel Center for Nonprofit
Organizations, Case Western Reserve University

Mr. Kawajiri has worked as a management consultant in strategic planning and implementation support for a foreign-affiliated consulting company.

At GLOBIS, he directs global human resource development for corporate clients as well as delivering lectures on global programs in the GLOBIS University, Graduate School of Management and future leader development for client companies.

Contact Us

Tokyo +81 (0)3-5275-3695
Weekday 9:30~18:00
(Japan Standard Time)
In Japanese
Osaka +81 (0)6-6391-0209
Weekday 9:30~18:00
(Japan Standard Time)
In Japanese
Singapore +65 6911-6649
Weekday 9:30~18:00
(Singapore Standard Time)
In Japanese and English
Thailand (Bangkok) +66 (0)2-627-9027
Weekday 9:30~18:00
(Thai Standard Time)
In Japanese and English
International inquiries in Japanese and English