Executive Training

Executive Training

Tailor-Made Short-Term Training

The Executive Development Center for Global Leadership


The Executive Development Center for Global Leadership (CGL) was established in 2013 in response to an increasing demand for short-term training for government officials, particularly for senior executives, middle management level officials and public policy professionals.


GRIPS has responded to specific requests from foreign government organizations by providing tailor-made short-term training programs matched to specific requests and necessity. By establishing CGL, GRIPS can provide various kinds of short-term training programs more proactively and systematically.




Examples of Themes

  • Leadership development and management in the 21st century
  • Public management in general
  • Structure and process of government
  • Organization management
  • Civil service system and human resource management
  • Tools of government
  • Legal systems and legislative review
  • Administrative reform and innovation
  • Good governance
  • Trust in the government
  • Ethics and anti-corruption
  • Local governance in general
  • Local government administration
  • Local government financial administration
  • Management of inter-governmental relations
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Specific Substantive Policies


Components of Training Programs


In response to specific demands, the short-term training programs are composed of the following components.

  • Lectures (by professors from GRIPS and other universities, government officials, business executives and specialists in research institutions, etc.)
  • Field trips or visits to government offices and other places of interests related to themes of training
  • Group discussions and workshops with government officials and GRIPS students (foreign government officials)
  • Writing policy papers and presentations
  • Exchanges with people from Japan


Number of Trainees

2015 487
2014 347
2013 356
2012 399
2011 265
2010 459
2009 503
2008 417
2007 198


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