Faculty of Policy Management
Department of Policy Management

For students seeking to become an event producer, an entrepreneur or a self-employed professional.

3 Courses of Study

Public and Social Contribution Course

Covering the political science and law as the main components, and sociology and the communication studies as subsidiary components, this course will train students to succeed in such fields as political administration, police, fire services, education, and welfare.

Management Planning Course

Involving economics and business administration as the main components, and law and politics as subsidiary components, this course will improve students' business acumen and will train students to succeed as entrepreneurs or corporate managers, as well as in the business development departments of companies.

Business Professional Course

With sociology and communication studies as the main components, and economics and business administration as subsidiary components, this course aims to train business personnel who can provide advanced-level customer services.

Students' Benefits from the Department

Point 1

Helps students develop a sense of independence through 3 courses.

Point 2

Choose the courses that match your interests by the second year of study

Point 3

Acquire the ability to understand problems comprehensively by learning the main and sub aspects

Diploma Policy

The Faculty of Policy Management aims to nurture students to become individuals capable of confronting a variety of policy issues in modern society within a diverse range of fields to formulate policies based on problem detection and problem solution thought patterns.

Characteristics of Class Subjects

Public Administration

Mechanisms of central government and municipal governments are explained in simple terms What mechanisms are behind Japan's government administration, and how do they function? In this class, students find answers to these questions and examine the problems the nation holds. They acquire the abilities to think deeply and solve problems.

Business planning

Students will learn practically about how to start a new business, the know-how required to make the business a reality, and the considerations that should be made for business profitability.

English (elective)

By actually using English to communicate with other students, skills of speaking and listening to English will be acquired which will be useful in a business context.

Future Vision (Aspired Occupations)

Public and Social Contribution
  • Local Government Worker
  • Police Officer
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • (NPO) Employee
  • ...and more
Management Planning
  • Entrepreneur
  • Small Business Owner
  • Corporate Planning Officer
  • Corporate Business Development Officer
  • ...and more
Business Professional
  • Corporate Business Department Worker
  • Corporate Sales Department Worker
  • Shop Assistants
  • Service Industry Worker
  • ...and more

Faculty Members

Department of Policy Management, ChairmanProfessor Masayuki Ito, PhD (伊藤 雅之)

Born in 1955 in Miyagi Prefecture and graduating from the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1979, he majored in Information Science and received a MA in Computational Intelligence and System Sciences in 1981. He started working at the Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc., where he was involved in the vision establishment of social infrastructure and performed research regarding the measurement of construction effectiveness. Joined the Tohoku Bunka Gakuen University in the Department of Policy Management as an Associate Professor in 2007 and became a Professor in 2008. He obtained a PhD in Agricultural Economics in 2011 from the Tokyo University of Agriculture. In 2014, he became a professor in the Department of Policy Management at Shobi University. His main publications include “New Trends of Vegetable Consumption” (Tsukuba Shobo, 2016) and “Strategy of Selling Agricultural Products Through Channels” (Tsukuba Shobo, 2018).