MicroMBA Online 2019

UCSD × 早稲田大学提携プログラム
MicroMBA Online 2019


MBA レベルのビジネス知識を英語で 講義するミニ・プログラムを実施

  • 主に理工系バックグラウンドの大学院生、学部 生、社会人等を対象に、MBA レベルのビジネス 知識を英語で講義するミニ・プログラム「MicroMBA Online」を実施しました。
  • 早稲田大学ビジネス・ファイナンス研究センター とカリフォルニア大学サンディエゴ校ビジネス スクールとの共同で、それぞれの教員が連携し、 全 6 回の講義を全てオンラインで開催しました。
  • 2019年度開催日程(全6回): 2020/02/27-03/14 (2020 年度は 2021 年 2 月~ 3 月に開催予定です。是非ご参加ください)


  • 主催: 早稲田大学ビジネス・ファイナンス研究センター 科学技術とアントレプレナーシップ研究部会
  • 共催: カリフォルニア大学サンディエゴ校ビジネススクール、早稲田大学WASEDA-EDGE 人材育成プログラム
  • 受講費:
    • Skyward EDGE コンソーシアムの主幹・協働機関(早稲田大学、滋賀医科大学、東京理科大学、山形大学、多摩美術大学)に在籍する学部生、大学院生、若手研究者 / 無料
    • WBS 現役学生 / 無料
    • 一般社会人(WBS 卒業生含む)/ 30,000 円

受講者の声 (一部抜粋)

  • 他の参加者との双方向的なコミュニケーションが想像以上にできた
  • It gave me a basic and broad idea of business world within short time.
  • We were given an overview in a number of topics through interactive lessons.
  • Getting a good general overview over the most important topics of business, and looking at business from a scientific perspective.
  • 基礎知識のない理系の学生にとっては、非常に新鮮的で楽しい講義内容で した。
  • Readings of case studies were also very interesting!
  • I actually learned a lot on business as someone said this course is more like a way of innovation and it is helpful for us to discover business in the way we are interested in.
  • It is a great course for beginners of MBA as well as people who do not speak English well. ・Very well-prepared materials used in class and appropriate assignments assigned to facilitate learning.
  • This course provides a clear image of MBA



Prof. Kanetaka Maki received his Ph.D. in Management from the University of California San Diego. He received Master of Media and Governance and B.A. in Environmental Information, both from Keio University.
Prof. Maki’ s research interests involve fields of socio-economics of innovation & entrepreneurship, science policy, and university-industry technology transfer. He has three streams of research contribution: (1) the institutional design of entrepreneurship at research universities; (2) methods to improve startup success rates; and (3) quantitative research of innovation systems, particularly comparing the US and Japan.
Prior to joining WBS, Prof. Maki worked at GRIPS, Stanford University, University of California, San Diego and Keio University. In both the U.S. and Japan, he has been actively involved in designing and implementing the innovation system around university. Particularly in Japan, he is a committee member at national and local governments to create effective innovation policy.


Amir’s research focuses on using psychological and economic principles to identify successful strategies in different market settings. He investigates different customer decision-making mechanisms and their influences on pricing and promotion strategies, on decision making under risk and uncertainty, and on preference dynamics. He also writes about how insights from research on decision making and behavioral economics may be used to improve business practices and policy making.
Amir has received several research awards from the Marketing Science Institute and from the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation. Prior to coming to UC San Diego, he was an assistant professor of marketing at Yale University. Amir received his Ph.D. in management science and marketing from MIT’ s Sloan School of Management in 2003.


Nobuhiko Hibara is Associate Professor of Finance, WASEDA Business School, WASEDA University, Tokyo. Previously, he was Associate Professor of Finance at Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan and Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He also worked with the World Bank and Bank of Tokyo. His areas of interest are in financial intermediation, banking, venture financing, and corporate finance. Research topics include corporate venture capital, internal capital markets in large corporations, effects of venture capital involvement in the IPO process, and the creation of venture capital industry. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Columbia University, and his B.A. at the University of Tokyo. He was named Inamori Fellow, Inamori Foundation (2008-2009) and awarded Sumitomo Corporation of America Doctoral Fellowship (1998-2002) and President’ s Fellow, Columbia University (1997-1998).


Professor Vish Krishnan is a Chaired Professor and the Faculty Director of Rady’ s Entrepreneurship Initiative, CIID. One of the Rady School’ s founding faculty bringing deep start-up/business experience in California and Texas, Professor Krishnan has developed unparalleled expertise in researching and teaching innovation, entrepreneurship, and product management. He has led Rady School’ s signature core course series, Lab to Market, which allows Rady students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in entrepreneurship by developing their own businesses. In addition, Professor Krishnan also serves as the Associate Director for the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur, a joint venture between the Rady School and the Jacobs School of Engineering – where he holds a joint appointment. In his research, Professor Krishnan works on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of innovative operations and ventures, and collaborates closely with the School of Medicine through grants from the National Institute of Health and the State of California. He has been a founding member of start-up teams and is an advisor to a number of startup teams and major international companies. Professor Krishnan received his doctoral degree from MIT and serves in the editorial positions of elite academic journals in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, and product/operations management. He has been named the Most Valuable Professor by Rady Students 4 times during the last decade and has been invited to teach at MIT and Harvard University.


Professor Ikegami received Doctor of Business Administration from Hitotsubashi University in 2015. After working for Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Tokyo office, he joined MARS Japan. While he is working for Softbank EC Holdings as a Director of New Business Development, he also served as BOD of several subsidiaries. He also worked for Nissay Capital Co. Ltd., before joining Waseda Business School. His research interest includes corporate strategy, global management, new business development and global leadership. He is a member of international committee of JAIBS (Japan Academy of International Business Studies). He is also an outside company auditor of Toyo INK SC Holdings.


Eric Floyd’ s research is focused on transparency regulation, healthcare reimbursement and field experiments in Accounting and Finance. His research is field-driven and policy relevant to be accessible decision-makers and applicable to solving real-world problems.
Floyd was awarded a Kauffman Foundation Research Grant and a PRIME Research Grant in 2015. He also received the Sidney Davidson Doctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago in 2013, the Charles T. Horngren Fellowship, University of Chicago, in 2011 and the Pichler Fellowship, University of Chicago in 2010.
Floyd earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago. He also earned an MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.