Thank you for having been with us since our foundation in 1992.
Here is the overview of our history that we developed thanks to your support.
Relocated to Omotesando Kotto-Street
The first edition of Zettai Naitei, a must-read book for job hunters, was published
Relocated to Omotesando Kita-Aoyama
Gakyukan-Shakaijinko (for businesspersons) opens
Taro Sugimura was admitted to Harvard Kennedy School John F. Kennedy School of Government
TOEIC test 900-ten, TOEFL test 250-ten heno Oudou was published. The book was written by Sugimura Taro, based on his life-experience. (In May 2008, the title was changed to TOEIC test 900-ten, TOEFL test 100-ten heno Oudou)
Presence was set up. Sugimura’s language learning methods were systematized in this TOEIC & TOEFL coaching school
Sugimura finished his studies at Harvard Kennedy School (MPA)
The Conversational English course opened at Presence
Atsui Kotoba was published.
Sugimura joined the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, as a researcher
Relocated to the Ao Building, 11F
The Chinese course opened at Presence
Taro Sugimura, the founder of Japan Business Lab, passed away
Presence started services for corporations
Online course opened at Presence
Prospective employee training service for corporations started at Presence
Consulting service for universities started at Gakyukan
Consulting service started at Presence
Zettai Naitei 2018 and Zettai Naitei 2018-Internship were published by Gakyukan
As of July 2016, the Zettai Naitei series has sold 1.56 million copies since 1993. A total of 80,000 copies were sold with Atsui Kotoba and 70,000 with TOEIC test 900-ten, TOEFL test 100-ten heno Oudou (newest: 15th revised edition)
Number of Graduates (as of April 2017): 8,500 with Gakyukan, 21,000 with Presence
Sugimura Taro, Ai to Sono shi was published
The logo mark and corporate message of Japan Business Lab were created.
Work-Life Design was set up
Accent reduction course opened at Presence
Gakyukan Kioicho campus was set up
Zettai Naitei Techo were published by Gakyukan
The Zettai Naitei series was the best selling book at the university co-op for 10 consecutive years.
Relocated to the Ao Building, 2F
Group online course opened at Presence
Online class opened at Gakyukan
Relocated to SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE, 38F (February 2024)
We work as one with the slogan: We are a value-creating enterprise that brings out dreams, hopes, and pride in people.