Professor Mari Iizuka has a vision of educating the Japanese about regions around the world and the challenges they face, through the eyes of her students. With a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Professor Iizuka wishes to build a bridge between Japanese business and these various regions around the globe with the aim of creating tangible solutions.
Professor Iizuka obtained her MBA and MA (development economics) from Stanford University and her Ph.D. degree from Kyoto University by conducting an in-depth study of management in an Asian developing society.
After a stint at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. working on projects for East Europe, Asia and Africa, she was a faculty member of the Asian Institute of Management in the Philippines, known for its diverse students from Asia. Prior to joining Doshisha Business School, Prof. Iizuka was a professor at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. The courses she teaches and have taught are Strategic Management, International Business Management, Business Ethics and CSR, Asian Business Management, and among others.
Through her long experience in the MBA and executive education in Asia, Prof. Iizuka has taught students from more than 100 countries and regions around the world.
Professor Iizuka now wants to create a platform for not only her students but international students from all higher learning institutions around Japan, so that they can tell their story.
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