Women in Business Program 2023

We are pleased to introduce the 3rd edition of the Women In Business Program designed for women in the Japanese workforce aspiring for, or already in managing positions. By launching this training, we offer a unique opportunity for organizations in Japan to become truly inclusive, help talented woman grow & accelerate their leadership skills.

This 7-day program aims to help talented women grow, accelerate their careers and strengthen participants with the following skills & knowledge:

  • Enhance leadership skills and strategic thinking needed to achieve results and overcome challenges unique to women leaders
  • Learn how to build and enhance their credibility across an organization
  • Develop a strong personal mission that enhances their career and resilience as a leader

The learning modules will provide practical professional skills, and will help to develop an exclusive business network.

The program will be delivered in Japanese by professors from Globis Corporation in Tokyo, the largest business graduate school in Japan. A certificate will be delivered by Globis upon completion of the program.


We are honored to present Ms. June Miyachi, Regional Director, President and CEO of Cartier Japan as the Women in Business Program’s Ambassador. With her impressive background in the luxury industry, her experience and insights are valuable to all women.




Through the following 7 days, participants are taken through the fundamentals of what give you real leadership skills today.

Module 1: Leadership

September 7, 2023 (Thu) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This session will kick-off with team-building designed to create an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual growth among the participants. This session will explore the process of Leadership in general as well as specific challenges faced by female professionals. The facilitator will help participants identify what it takes to grow and succeed as a female leader in Japan as well as identify issues related to their own leadership development and obtain direction for future action (create a commitment sheet).

Module 2: Strategic Thinking

September 21, 2023 (Thu) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This session will focus on the role and importance of strategy in corporate and business management and explore fundamental strategic frameworks and analytical methods. Participants will also learn about the strategic elements needed to establish competitive advantage in business. This course will enable participants with a toolkit to analyze their own business environment, customer needs and well as the current strategy of their own company. They will also learn how to identify gaps in strategy which will enable them to make better decisions and proposals within their company and business. 

Module 3: Organizational Leadership

October 4, 2023 (Wed) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This session will focus on Organizational Leadership and the leadership skills needed to lead organizational change as well as teams in the practical business world. Participants will also explore the challenges of navigating this process as a female leader as well as brainstorm solutions on how to overcome them in their organizational and business contexts. This session will wrap up by exploring agile team management and organizational change methodologies in a rapidly changing environment.

Module 4: Power and Influence

October 17, 2023 (Tue) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Participants learn how to influence action in others by exercising the appropriate use of influence and personal power. Different types of power and influence will be explored in the context of inspiring subordinates, supervisors, members of other departments, or organizations with a different cultures. The above will also explore the unique challenges faced by female professionals: how to build credibility in a male-dominated business environment, how to influence stakeholders with very different experiences and mind-sets, etc. This course will enable participants to overcome challenges, achieve personal goals and work successfully at broader and higher levels.

Module 5:  Negotiation and Intercultural Session

November 7, 2023 (Tue) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Negotiation : Participants learn the basic ideas of "negotiation".

After grasping the key points of negotiations between two parties, they will learn how to proceed with value creation on both sides when a conflict occurs, factors that hinder value creation, and they will deepen their understanding of their own negotiation stance and style by role-playing.

Intercultural Session: Participants learn to better understand their non-Japanese colleagues and adapt in order to work and communicate more efficiently. They will gain a deeper understanding of key concepts and work practices and how they differ from yours. They will also become more familiar with business protocol and etiquette.

Module 6:  Personal Mission and Reflection

November 21, 2023 (Tue) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Participants will learn about the importance and impact of having a Personal Mission as a female leader and staying true to their authentic values in the business world (through a case study analysis). Participants will spend time identifying their core values as a female leader, build their Personal Mission and make a presentation in the session. Finally, participants will receive feedback and comments from the lecturer and other participants and gain insights about themselves and the aspiration and challenges of other female leaders here in Japan. Through sharing goals and experiences as leaders, this session aims to build a strong network among the participants.

Module 7:  Coaching and Networking with Alumni;  Roundtable Discussion and Certificate Ceremony

November 27, 2023 (Mon) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 Participants from our Women in Business 2022 will be invited to this session. This will bring an active participation among all participants from both editions. During the morning session we will hold a Coaching Session with FUMI Consulting on "How to Empower Ourselves, adding testimonials from last year's participants". 
Later on we will have a roundtable discussion organized by the CCIFJ, inviting business leaders from our exclusive network with a Q&A session.
Finally we will have a cocktail to hand out the Certificates.


GLOBIS provides corporate and executive programs in English, Chinese, and Japanese, both online and on-location, to develop the next-generation of global leaders. GLOBIS powers the business microlearning platform, GLOBIS Unlimited, giving busy professionals the opportunity to learn the essentials of an MBA and business trends anywhere, anytime. GLOBIS is Japan's No 1 MBA school offering MBA qualification in both English and Japanese. With GLOBIS, everyone has what it takes to be a great leader.

Title: Women in Business Program 2023
Time: from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Program audience: High potential women employee with current of future management role
Location: L'Espace, CCIFJ Event room in Nihonbashi
Language: Japanese
Deadline: July 30, 2023

Fees : 690 000 JPY excluding tax for CCIFJ members;

950,000 JPY excluding tax for Non-members                                                                                                 

This price included materials from the professors, Globis e-learning platflorm for 3 months, lunches and the cocktail party.

For non-members who wish to register, please contact training(@)ccifj.or.jp.

To sign-up: Please contact training(@)ccifj.or.jp



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