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 ? Online Course Fee Sum Fall Spr
Legal English LLE101 Sat 09:00-10:50 20 ¥61,699 ¥52,444 ¥55,529 ¥46,274  
Legal Writing LLW101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥61,699 ¥52,444 ¥55,529 ¥46,274  
Introduction to Paralegal Studies IPS101 Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥61,699 - - - TBA
Introduction to American Law IAL101 Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999 ¥44,999    
Introduction to Business Law (8 Weeks) IBL101 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥61,699 - - -    
Basic Primer on Contracts (8 Weeks) BPC101 Fri 19:10-21:30 20 ¥61,699 ¥52,444 ¥55,529 ¥46,274    
Intellectual Property (8 Weeks) INP101 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥61,699 - - -    
Legal Translation Skills LTS101 Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥61,699 - - -  
Legal Writing and Contract Drafting (One-day Workshop) PLW101-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥18,299 ¥15,554 ¥16,469 -    
Introduction to Japanese Law IJL101 Wed 19:40-21:30 20 ¥60,999 - - -    
Japanese Labor/Employment Law (8 Weeks) JLL101 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,499 - - -    

Professional Writing

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Online Course Fee Sum Fall Spr
Financial Media Literacy FIL101 Thurs 19:40-21:30 20 ¥50,899 - - -    
Effective Business Writing BWT101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥50,899 - - -  
Business Report and Technical Writing BWT202 Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥50,899 - - -  
Creative Writing:Telling the Story ICW102 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥50,899 ¥43,264 ¥45,809 ¥38,174
Copy Editing Skills CES101 Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥50,899 - - -  
Article Writing for Online and Print Media MFW101 Sat 13:00-14:50 20 ¥50,899 - - -  
Writing for the Communications Professional WCP101 Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥50,899 - - - TBA

Education

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Online Course Fee Sum Fall Spr
Constructivist Pedagogy EDU102 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥59,499 - - - TBA
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 - - -    
Language Course Design and Assessment (12 Weeks) TEJL-4 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 ¥76,499 ¥80,999 ¥67,499    
Teaching Young Learners (12 Weeks) TEJL-8 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 - - -    

Social Sciences

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Online Course Fee Sum Fall Spr
Exploring Bilingualism BIL101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥45,399 - - -    
The Human Body: Mobility, Movement and Pain Management HTP102 Sat 13:00-14:50 20 ¥45,399 - - - TBA
Psycholinguistics LIN103 Mon 19:10-21:00 20 ¥45,399 - - -  
Understanding Japanese Society UJS101 Tue 19:40-21:30 20 ¥45,399 - - -    
Introduction to Psychology PSY100 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥45,399 ¥38,589 ¥40,859 ¥34,049    
Cognitive Psychology: Understanding the Human Mind (8 Weeks) PSY107 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥45,399 ¥38,589 ¥40,859 ¥34,049  
Social Psychology PSY103 Tue 19:10-21:00 20 ¥45,399 - - -    
Basic Counseling Skills BCS101 Sat 09:00-10:50 20 ¥45,399 - - -    
Basic Counseling Skills for Managers and Team Leaders BCS103 Sat 11:30-13:50 20 ¥45,399 - - -    
Journalism Studies JRN101 Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥51,899 - - - TBA
Introduction to Western Civilization IWC101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥45,399 - - -    

NGO Management

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Online Course Fee Sum Fall Spr
Building Partnerships and Collaboration (8 Weeks) NGO102 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥44,299 - - -    
Global Issues and How International NGOs Tackle Them (8 Weeks) NGO201 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥44,299 - - - TBA
SDGs: Issues in Sustainable Development (5 Weeks) SDG101 Mon 19:10-21:00 10 ¥22,699 - - -    
Social Issues Through Drama (8 Weeks) SID101 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥44,299 - - - TBA
Japanese Society & Nonprofit Organizations (8 Weeks) NGO212 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥44,299 - - -    
Community Organizing for Social Change (One-day Workshop) COS101-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥18,299 ¥15,554 ¥16,469 -    
Coaching Skills for Managers, Team Leaders, and Self (One-day Workshop) COA101-SU Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥18,299 ¥15,554 ¥16,469 -    
Conflict Resolution and Transformation CRT101 Wed 19:10-21:00 20 ¥59,499 - - -    

Translation and Interpretation

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Online Course Fee Sum Fall Spr
Basic Interpretation Skills (8 Weeks) BIS101 Sat 15:00-17:20 20 ¥61,599 ¥52,359 ¥55,439 ¥46,199  
Translation Skills (8 Weeks) JSL401 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥61,599 - - -    
Intermediate Japanese Translation Skills JSL501 Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥61,599 - - -    
Interpretation for Business Purposes IBP101-S Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥61,599 - - -  
Business Translation Skills (5 Weeks) BTS101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 10 ¥30,699 ¥26,094 ¥27,629 ¥23,024    
Legal Translation Skills LTS101 Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥61,699 - - -  

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 16 and April 13, 2020 and make full payment by April 13, 2020, 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.