Modern Industry and Corporations

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Modern Industry and Corporations

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Corporate Studies, International Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    4 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0 - 0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0 - 0
  • Overview

    This course focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of business activities. It provides a framework to assist in more informed decision-making by individuals in their role as producers or consumers. An understanding of the modern structure of industry and business in this course prepares students to become productive members of society. The course provides opportunities for students to develop entrepreneurial and managerial skills necessary to survive and prosper in a local, regional and global dynamic business environment. As the method of a case study is to be conducted, this course engages students in performing case analysis which helps to improve their communication and critical thinking skills and creates an awareness of business ethics and social and economic responsibilities. Furthermore, this course not only provides a good foundation for further study of business courses at pre-professional and professional levels but assists students in the development of the requisite skills, competencies, attitudes, and values that are critical for success in today’s business environment.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.