Graduate School of Governance Studies

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Field A:Basic subject - Policy, administration, management

Governance Studies 
Intergovernmental Relations 
Urban Spatial Policy 
Urban Management Policy 
Introduction to Public Policy Analysis 
Evaluation Theory and Practice 
Comparative Local Government 
TQM in Public Sector 
Quality Management in Japanese Public Sector 
Spatial Planning 
Negotiation in the Public Sector
Government and Politics in Developing Countries
Global Governance (Theory)
Global Governance (Institutions)
NGO/NPO Policy
NGO/NPO Management
Crisis Management for Natural Disasters

Field B:Basic subject - Economic, finance, development

Public Financial Management 
Public Finance 
Macroeconomics A 
Macroeconomics B 
Microeconomics A 
Microeconomics B 
Growth Theory and Developing Countries 
Economic Development 
Politics and Economics in East Asia 
Economic System and Environment 
Social Policy 
Social Development 
Tax Policy and Tax Administration

Field C:Applied Policy Study

►Policy, evaluation 
Current Development in Public Policy and Management
Consensus Building in the Public Sector
Public Policy
Policy Evaluation

►Public administration management
Japanese Politics and Society
Comparative Public Administration
Comparative Study of Corruption
Civil Service Systems in Japan and Abroad
Human Resource Management
Leadership Theory and Practice

►Local government

Japanese Local Government (Management)
Japanese Local Government (Finance)
Human Resources Development in Local Government
rban design
Urban Design
Introducing Spatial Planning in Tokyo
Urban Management and Environment

►Crisis management
Education for Crisis and Contingency Management
Crisis Management and Civil Society
Crisis Management and Public Administration
Crisis and Contingency Management

►Economics, finance

Japanese Economy in International Environment
Japanese Economic Policy
Planning, Finance and Management for Development

►Community/Regional development

Community Engagement and Facilitation
Planning Regional Economic Development
Urban and Regional Development Planning


Environmental Governance
Environmental Management
Environmental Assessment


Comparative and International Education
Japanese Education in Comparative Perspective

►International issues

Japanese Foreign and Development Policy
Political Economy of Development
Theories and Experience of the Developmental State
International Economics and Finance


Private Sector Development
Business, Policy and Environment

Field D:Practical seminars

Social Research Method 
Introductory Statistics for Social Research 
Qualitative Research Methods 
Masters Thesis Development
Analyzing and Writing in Qualitative Research 
Elementary Academic English 
Intermediate Academic English (Writing)
Intermediate Academic English (Communication)
Advanced Academic English
Speech, Presentation and Performance
Research Method 1
Research Method 2
Research Paper 1
Research Paper 2

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