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Japan's first “International IT Business Course” will be established in FY2013

In April 2013, KCGI will establish an “International IT Business Course” aimed at developing specialists such as offshore development (* 1), BPO (* 2), and IT services for Japanese companies.Many IT-related companies are now ordering software development overseas.Graduates are expected to find employment in such companies and play an active role as cross-border development specialists.There are no examples of courses for learning and studying such content at Japanese higher education institutions.

The features of the new course include:

  1. Learn English or Chinese from the basics
    You can study foreign languages (Chinese and English) that are indispensable for becoming an international engineer.Even if you are not good at foreign languages, you can study from the basics.
  2. Learn foreign languages of IT
    In addition to basic language studies, students will learn language to play an international role as an IT specialist.
  3. Learn about business around the world
    Instructors with experience in offshore development as IT specialists will give you the knowledge to stay on top of business in the world.
  4. Technical guidance practice in China
    There is a chance to teach IT as a dispatch teacher at a KCGI partner school.As a valuable cross-cultural experience, it is a great weapon for employment.
  5. Learn both IT and business
    KCGI is open to students majoring in IT as well as students majoring in humanities.Learn IT and management in a well-balanced manner, and train professionals involved in development and systems from a business perspective.

* 1 To order software development overseas.Nowadays, it is generalized globally. In the IT world, language and culture barriers are crossed, and development is progressing with engineers in each country sharing their goals.

* 2 Total outsourcing of business process planning / analysis / design (consulting), IT technology introduction, human resource and equipment preparation (temporary staffing, etc.), and process operation.