Professional Development and Training

To respond to Tokyo’s need for continuing professional development opportunities, TUJ has developed a robust profile of courses aimed to help individuals enter or advance within particular fields, such as law, teaching, interpretation and translation, the nonprofit sector and more. Certificate programs in many of these specialized areas aim to develop a full suite of knowledge and skills needed to establish oneself in the field.

The below tables provide information on course schedules and fees. Courses run for ten weeks unless otherwise specified. Please note that not all courses run each semester. The columns on the right indicate which semesters the course is scheduled. Schedules may be subject to change, so please check for updates on this website periodically.

Click the course title for further course details and to apply for that course.

Professional Development and Training

Legal Assistant Studies

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Sum Fall Spr
Basic Primer on Contracts (8 Weeks) (Online) BPC101 Sat 14:00-16:20 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999    
Business Law (8 Weeks) IBL101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Intellectual Property (8 Weeks) INP101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -      
Introduction to American Law (8 Weeks) IAL101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Introduction to Japanese Law IJL101 Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Business and Human Rights (One-day Workshop) BHR101-SP Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 - - 2021/04/10
Introduction to Paralegal Studies IPS101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Legal English LLE101 Sat 09:00-10:50 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Legal Translation Skills LTS101 Sat 13:30-15:20 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Legal Writing (8 Weeks) (Online) LLW101 Sat 11:00-13:20 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Japanese Labor/Employment Law (8 Weeks) JLL101 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -  

Professional Writing

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Sum Fall Spr
Effective Business Writing (Online) BWT101-O Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥51,999 ¥44,199 ¥46,799    
Creative Writing: Jump-Starting Your Story (One-day Workshop) ICW103-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 ¥15,299 ¥16,199    
Effective Business Writing BWT101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥51,999 ¥44,199 ¥46,799
Business Report and Technical Writing BWT202 Sat 13:30-15:20 20 ¥51,999 ¥44,199 ¥46,799  
Copy Editing (Online) CES101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥51,999 ¥44,199 ¥46,799    
Creative Writing:Telling the Story ICW102 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥51,999 - -  
Financial Media Literacy FIL101 Thurs 19:40-21:30 20 ¥51,999 - -      
Writing Engaging Content: Strategies and Tactics (8 Weeks) MFW101 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥51,999 - -    
Writing for the Communications Professional (8 Weeks) WCP101 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥51,999 - -      

Education

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Sum Fall Spr
Effective Language Teaching (12 Weeks) TEJL-1 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 - -    
Teaching Vocabulary and Reading (12 Weeks) TEJL-3 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 ¥76,499 ¥80,999    
Language Course Design and Assessment (12 Weeks) TEJL-4 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 - -    
How to Teach Writing Online (One-day Workshop) TEJL-9-SP Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 - - 2021/04/24
Teaching Young Learners (12 Weeks) TEJL-8 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 - -      
Constructivist Pedagogy (Online) EDU102 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Facilitating Learning Online (FLO) - Fundamentals (5 Weeks) (Online) EDU103 Tue 19:10-20:00 10 ¥24,999 - -    
Developmental Psychology: Stages of Life (8 Weeks) PSY105 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -      
Cognitive Psychology: Understanding the Human Mind (8 Weeks) PSY107 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    

Social Sciences

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Sum Fall Spr
Understanding the Foundations of Language UFL101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Life Planning: Take Charge of Your Life Now! (One-day Workshop) FPL101-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 ¥15,299 ¥16,199    
Basic Counseling Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) BCS101 Sat 11:00-13:20 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Basic Counseling Skills for Managers and Team Leaders (8 Weeks) (Online) BCS103 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999  
Design Thinking (5 Weeks) (Online) PSY201 Wed 19:10-21:00 10 ¥24,999 ¥21,249 ¥22,499  
Exploring Bilingualism BIL101 Thurs 19:40-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -      
Journalism JRN101 Mon 19:10-21:00 20 ¥49,999 - -      
The Human Body: Mobility, Movement and Pain Management HTP102 Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Understanding Japanese Society UJS101 Thurs 19:40-21:30 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999  
Introduction to Psychology PSY100 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999  
Social Psychology PSY103 Tue 19:10-21:00 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Developmental Psychology: Stages of Life (8 Weeks) PSY105 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -      
Cognitive Psychology: Understanding the Human Mind (8 Weeks) PSY107 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Psycholinguistics LIN103 Mon 19:10-21:00 20 ¥49,999 - -      
The Psychology of Judgment and Decision-Making (8 Weeks) PJD101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    

NGO Management

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Sum Fall Spr
Building Partnerships and Collaboration (8 Weeks) NGO102 Tue 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -      
Global Issues and How International NGOs Tackle Them (8 Weeks) NGO201 Tue 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Japanese Society & Nonprofit Organizations (8 Weeks) NGO212 Tue 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -      
SDGs: Issues in Sustainable Development (8 Weeks) SDG101 Tue 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Community Organizing for Social Change (One-day Workshop) COS101-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥18,299 ¥15,554 ¥16,469    
Conflict Resolution and Transformation (8 Weeks) CRT101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -    

Translation and Interpretation

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Sum Fall Spr
Technical and Scientific Translation (5 Weeks) (Online) TTS101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 10 ¥29,999 - -    
Translation for Advertising (One-day Workshop) ADT101-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 ¥15,299 ¥16,199    
Interpreting for Medical/Pharmaceutical Meetings (One-day Workshop) BIS202-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 ¥15,299 ¥16,199    
Interpreting for Marketing Management Meetings (One-day Workshop) BIS203-SP Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 - - 2021/04/17
Basic Interpretation Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) BIS101 Sat 15:00-17:20 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Intermediate Interpretation Skills (Online) BIS201 Sat 13:30-15:20 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Interpreting Business Speeches and Presentations (Online) BIS204 Sat 13:00-14:50 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Interpretation for Business Purpose (Online) IBP101-S Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Translation Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) JSL401 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Intermediate Japanese Translation Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) JSL501 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -  
News and Media Translation (8 Weeks) (Online) MTS101 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999    
Business Translation Skills (5 Weeks) (Online) BTS101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 10 ¥29,999 - -    
Legal Translation Skills LTS101 Sat 13:30-15:20 20 ¥59,999 - -    

Certificates

Certificates offer proof of concentrated study in a particular field and can be earned by completing designated courses in a particular program area.

Professional Development and Training Certificates

About Early-Bird Discount Price

Fees for people who register between March 15 and April 12, 2021 and make full payment by April 12, 2021, are shown in the "Early-Bird" column below.

About Friend of TUJ Discount Price

Fees for employees of member companies/organizations enrolled in the "Friend of TUJ" Discount Program are shown in the "Friend of TUJ Price" column below. To become a member, please see the "Friend of TUJ Discount" page for the procedure.