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 ? Spr Sum Fall
Basic Primer on Contracts (8 Weeks) BPC101 Fri 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Business Law (8 Weeks) IBL101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Intellectual Property (8 Weeks) (Online) INP101 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999    
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 - -    
Business and Human Rights (One-day Workshop) BHR101-SP Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 - - 2021/04/10
Introduction to Paralegal Studies (Online) IPS101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Legal English (Online) LLE101 Sat 09:00-10:50 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Legal Translation Skills LTS101 Sat 13:30-15:20 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Legal Writing LLW101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥59,999 - -  

Professional Writing

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Spr Sum Fall
Effective Business Writing (Online) 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 - -    
Copy Editing CES101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥51,999 - -    
Creative Writing:Telling the Story (Online) ICW102 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥51,999 ¥44,199 ¥46,799
Financial Media Literacy FIL101 Thurs 19:40-21:30 20 ¥51,999 - - TBA
Writing Engaging Content: Strategies and Tactics MFW101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥51,999 - - TBA
Legal Writing LLW101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥59,999 - -  
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 ? Spr Sum Fall
Effective Language Teaching (12 Weeks) TEJL-1 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 - - TBA
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 - -    
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) (Online) TEJL-8 Sat 14:30-17:50 42 ¥89,999 ¥76,499 ¥80,999    
Constructivist Pedagogy 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 ¥21,249 ¥22,499  

Social Sciences

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Spr Sum Fall
Basic Counseling Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) BCS101 Sat 11:00-13:20 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999    
Basic Counseling Skills for Managers and Team Leaders (8 Weeks) BCS103 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Design Thinking (8 Weeks) PSY201 Wed 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Exploring Bilingualism BIL101 Thurs 19:40-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Journalism Studies 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 - -  
Introduction to Psychology PSY100 Tue 19:10-21:00 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Social Psychology PSY103 Tue 19:10-21:00 20 ¥49,999 - -    
Developmental Psychology: Stages of Life (8 Weeks) (Online) PSY105 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999    
Cognitive Psychology: Understanding the Human Mind (8 Weeks) (Online) PSY107 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999  
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 - -    
Introduction to Western Civilization IWC101 Sat 11:00-12:50 20 ¥45,999 - - TBA

NGO Management

Course Title Course No. Day Time Hrs Fees Early-Bird ? Friend of TUJ ? Spr Sum Fall
Building Partnerships and Collaboration (8 Weeks) NGO102 Tue 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 - - TBA
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 - - TBA
SDGs: Issues in Sustainable Development (8 Weeks) (Online) SDG101 Tue 19:10-21:30 20 ¥49,999 ¥42,499 ¥44,999    
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 ? Spr Sum Fall
Technical and Scientific Translation (5 Weeks) (Online) TTS101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 10 ¥29,999 ¥25,499 ¥26,999  
Intermediate Interpretation Skills (8 Weeks) BIS201 Sat 15:00-17:20 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Interpreting for Marketing Management Meetings (One-day Workshop) BIS203-SP Sat 10:00-16:30 6 ¥17,999 - - 2021/04/17
Interpreting Business Speeches and Presentations (Online) BIS204 Sat 13:00-14:50 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Basic Interpretation Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) BIS101 Sat 15:00-17:20 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
Interpretation for Business Purpose IBP101-S Sat 15:30-17:20 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Translation Skills (8 Weeks) JSL401 Thurs 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Intermediate Translation Skills (8 Weeks) (Online) JSL501 Mon 19:10-21:30 20 ¥59,999 ¥50,999 ¥53,999  
News and Media Translation MTS101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 20 ¥59,999 - -    
Business Translation Skills (5 Weeks) (Online) BTS101 Thurs 19:10-21:00 10 ¥29,999 ¥25,499 ¥26,999  
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 November 17 and December 14, 2020 and make full payment by December 14, 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.