Prior to joining GLOBIS, Mr. Yoshihiko Takubo worked at the Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc., where he was engaged in investigation, research, and consulting services mainly for the energy industry and government ministries. His clients included the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, among others.
Now, at the Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University and GLOBIS Management School, Mr. Takubo is involved in project planning, management, research, and other activities. As a lecturer, he teaches Critical Thinking, Leadership Development, and corporate training seminars. He has also served as an officer of the Japan Association of Corporate Executives, vice chairman of that organization’s Committee on Educational Issues, outside director of a venture company, and board member of a nonprofit organization.
As a published author, he wrote Communicating through Numbers and Lay the Groundwork for Your Business. He co-authored Cultivate your Kokorozashi; Tools and Strategies to Develop Your Career the GLOBIS Way; 10 Fundamental Business Skills the GLOBIS Way; 300 Years in Business: Japanese Corporate Success Stories; Selfless Management, Japanese-Style; MBA Critical Communication; and 10 New Leaders from the Tohoku Region: Aspirations for Reconstruction. The Japanese publication of Mandela’s Way: Fifteen Lessons on Life, Love, and Courage was translated under his supervision.
Mr. Takubo received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in science and technology from Keio University. He subsequently enrolled in the Program for Executive Development at the International Institute for Management Development in Switzerland.