MDI.TOKYO has three great Program options. The table below gives you a snapshot of the Programs to help you choose the one that is best suited to your needs.


PROGRAMLaunching New Ventures (LNV)
Program
Best for Everyone
Young Leaders Development Program (YLDP)

Best for Young Professionals

Building Successful Organizations Program (BSOP)

Best for Busy Professionals

Duration12 months (10 sessions, approximately once per month ex March & August)12 months (25 sessions + self- and partner-directed Career Planning module) 12 months (10 sessions, approximately once per month ex March & August)
Meeting ScheduleWeeknights Evenings – Monthly Format

Saturday Evenings – Weekly Format

Monday NightsWeeknights (most sections)
Participant Profile1) companies interested in getting their employees to embrace innovation and new business creation initiatives, or

2) individuals and groups interested in systematically applying concepts from business and entrepreneurship to their idea(s) for a startup.

Tailored for young professionals preparing to apply for admission to a top 30 MBA ProgramDepends on Section Cohort
Maximum No. of Participants/Section60/Section 60 45/Section
Average Career StageEarly- or Mid-Career Early CareerDepends on Section Cohort
Program FormatIn Person In Person In Person
Unique FeaturesReview the fundamentals of business and entrepreneurship while learning how to build a startup.Program admits high potential talent at an early career stage.Meets approximately once per month, Cohorted/Segmented
Time Commitment
  • 1-2 hours individual preparation and Journal Entries before each Learning Session
  • Time Allocated to Optional Supplemental Readings
  • Attending Learning Sessions
  • Completing Post-Learning Session Journal Entries
  • 2-4 hours individual preparation before each Learning Session
  • Time Allocated to Optional Supplemental Readings
  • Meetings with Teammates
  • Attending Learning Sessions
  • Completing Post-Learning Session After Action Reports
  • 2-4 hours individual preparation before each Learning Session
  • Time Allocated to Optional Supplemental Readings
  • Meetings with Teammates
  • Attending Learning Sessions
  • Completing Post-Learning Session After Action Reports
LocationCentral Tokyo Central Tokyo Central Tokyo
Certificate ReceivedCompletion Completion  Completion
HousingNone None None
Program StartSeptember or April September April
Reading Materials IncludedYes Yes Yes
Meals IncludedNo No  Yes
Total Program Cost100,000 JPY (+8 % tax) per Participant 755,000 JPY (+8 % tax) per Participant 500,000 JPY (+8 % tax) per Participant