Corporate Profile

Corporate name Waseda University Academic Solutions Corporation
Founded August 2, 2004
President Norio Takagi
Address 2F Okuma Square Building
1-9-12 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051 Japan
Staff 306 employees (As of Jan 2017)
Capital 50 million yen
Shareholder Waseda University Group Holdings Inc.
Sales 4.3 billion yen (Jan 2016 to Dec 2016)
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Board Members

President: Norio Takagi (Manager, General Affairs Division, Waseda University)
Senior Managing Director: Yukihisa Nakao
Managing Officer: Koichi Yamashita
Director: Toru Ochiai
Director: Hiroyuki Igawa
Director: Yoshiharu Ito
Director: Youichi Shimada(Senior Executive Vice Presidents, Waseda University)
Director: Yoshinari Hanao(Vice Presidents, Waseda University)
Director: Yokoyama Katsunobu(Director, Academic Affair Division, Waseda University)
Director: Makoto Nakamoto (Director, Research Promotion Division, Waseda University)
Director: Shinichi Adachi (Director, IT Strategies Division, Waseda University)
Auditor: Haruhisa Saoyama (Administrative Director Financial Affairs Division, Waseda University)

Description of Business

We provide solutions and consulting services ranging from university administrative services, systems development, teaching material and curriculum development and alumni data administration. We share our accumulated knowledge and accomplishments from these services with society.

Corporate Philosophy

We aim to support people from around the world who have a need to study, along with those who want to foster learning. We aim to support continued development throughout peoples’ lifetimes.

It is our intention to provide various opportunities to bring together people looking to learn and people wanting to support learning. By doing this, we strive to contribute to a society in which individuals can develop and enhance themselves.

We respect the importance of academics and aspire to combine this respect with research to promote the development of communication.

It is our vision that through the utilization of knowledge and through the application of progressive ideas, we can create a global learning environment.

The greatest strength of our company lies in the wealth of knowledge and skills accumulated through the services we provide Waseda University. These services are in the form of information systems, international services and services for society. This knowledge combined with an international staff allows us to have a diverse and flexible business culture.

Our company strengths derive from our experience and ability in providing support for teaching staff and students alike; in administering English communication classes; in planning lectures including for Waseda University’s Open College via e-learning; and in providing training programs in Japan for overseas business persons.

In addition, our company contributes globally by combining the wisdom, knowledge and progressive ideas developed in universities, societies and companies around the world. We consider the joy of learning to be a key asset of society, and we wish to share it with people regardless of status, age or nationality.

Action Agenda

  1. To provide a learning environment where one’s own individual skills and abilities to work in a team are developed.
  2. To provide an environment that is conducive to learning in the eyes of our customers.
  3. To appreciate the satisfaction of our customers as though it is our own.

Access

address 2F Okuma Square Building
1-9-12 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051 Japan
TEL

03-5291-2130 FAX: 03-5291-7730
+81-3-5291-2130 FAX: +81-3-5291-7730

E-mail info@w-as.jp
URL http://www.w-as.jp/

Description of Business

University management solutions and consulting: sharing our knowledge and accomplishments with society.

We provide solutions and consulting services ranging from university administrative services, systems development, teaching material and curriculum development and alumni data administration. We share our accumulated knowledge and accomplishments from these services with society.

Information Systems

We provide support for the advancement of integrated information systems at universities. Our services include the development and management of information systems, the production of on-demand learning materials, and the management of online distance-learning courses.

System Solutions and Support

We provide systems solutions and support the increase of integrated information systems at universities in areas like IT centers by drawing on our operating experience at Waseda University.

Administrative Support for Universities

We provide integrated administrative support by standardizing university academic affairs management system and providing comprehensive support services for students and faculty staff.

Production of On-demand Learning Materials

We produce on-demand lessons through a Learning Management System and manage e-learning courses for the School of Human Sciences at Waseda University.

Internationalization

We provide training to individuals in order to become valuable human resources that possess practical business skills, language abilities and cross-cultural awareness. We offer various language education programs, support distance-learning between foreign universities, and conduct training programs for executives from overseas.

Language Education

We provide language education solutions by developing content and curricula, administering lessons, and recruiting and training our own teaching staff, such as the Tutorial English program.

Collaboration with Foreign Universities (Distance-learning)

We provide administrative support and coordinate courses taught between Waseda University and overseas universities via video-conferencing systems.

International Training

In collaboration with Waseda University, we plan and conduct training programs to meet the needs of governments and corporations internationally, mainly in China and the EU.

Services for Society

We provide face-to-face and on-demand education and training programs for individuals (adults and children), corporations, organizations and local government authorities. We offer planning and administrative services for Waseda University's Open College. Furthermore, we provide support for NPO administrations and create regional development projects.

Language Education

Training and Development

We utilize the university's expertise to provide business-focused training programs, such as problem solving and negotiation skills.

QuonNet

We provide planning and administrative services to support various types of learning through our own social networking system, called QuonNet. It includes an online community related to Waseda University and supports individuals who want to continue to learn. It also provides a variety of functions to assist in the coordination and interaction of alumni groups.

NPO Administrative Support

We provide administrative support for The Accreditation Council for Practical Abilities (ACPA), Forum for On-demand Lecture Circulation (FOLC), and Waseda University Digital Campus Consortium (DCC), The Japanese Accreditation Board for Archaeological Researcher and The Union of the River.

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