Summer Abroad: Doing Business in Japan

Catalog No.: 944

Course Description:

There are three components that constitute the singular core class of Doing Business in Japan.The program begins with an introduction to the Japanese Legal System, which in the past has been taught by Professors Taniguchi and Abe. Students will explore court structures and basic principles of the civil law as adopted in Japan. The following weeks will include a lecture on Regulation of International Trade (in the past taught by Professor Matsushita) and an introduction to international contracts and financing by Professor Jimenez. The classes will be held at the Asia Center of Japan. The students will be evaluated by an examination administered by each professor.

Site may visits include:
National Diet (parliament)
Supreme Court
National Patent Office

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