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Corporate Information

Company name Management and Communications Consultancy, Inc.
(macc)
Date of incorporation February 10, 1984
Share capital 30,000,000 yen
Managing Director T. Kitayama
Services offered Corporate Japanese language lessons, non-Japanese language training, Culture programs, Business consulting, Language services
Clients Foreign and Japanese corporations, foreign government agencies operating in Japan, and educational/research organizations
No. of corporate trainee Approx. 500
No. of instructors 60

Message from Managing Partner

MACC was founded in 1984 by a group of Western and Japanese business executives then employed in senior positions within American and European corporations in Japan, and Japanese companies in the West. In addition to many years spent in Japan, MACC's directors and consultants have lived and worked in countries which include the USA, the UK, Germany, France, Canada, Australia and China. They have had successful careers in, and extensive experiences of, businesses as diverse as: Japanese & non-Japanese language training and cultural education, financial services, marketing, human resources, energy, plant & machinery, rolling stock, construction & civil engineering, consumer durables, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, logistics, etc.

More than 1,000 corporate clients in over 50 industries and from over 30 countries, including those listed in Fortune 500 or Forbes 2000, have enjoyed our professional services over the past 35+ years.

All this has been made possible with our most valuable assets: qualified and dedicated training and administrative staff.

MACC operates for the financial/operational benefits of our clients in pursuit of everlasting happiness of our people.

T. Kitayama

Mission Statement

  1. To bridge the cultural gap between Japan and the rest of the world
  2. To support foreign corporations and government agencies in their efforts to succeed in the Japanese market as well as Japanese companies pursuing successful operations overseas, by offering professional language training and consulting services of the highest quality
  3. To establish and sustain mutually rewarding relationships with our clients based on long-term commitment and dedication

Management Team

Throughout our many years’ service in the field of Japanese language education, we have always listened to our clients' voices in order to produce the most cost-effective programs and accumulate incomparable expertise in this particular field of corporate training.

With our sincere approach, we have attained mutual trust and friendship with more than 20,000 people of over 35 nationalities.

Corporate Training Team

T. Maeda, Director of Corporate Training

Ms. Maeda is a specialist of contrastive linguistics, sociolinguistics and cross-cultural communications. Since she obtained Master of Arts in England, she has developed and provided corporate training programs of Japanese language and culture to numerous corporations and government agencies as well as universities and research organizations operating in Britain, Japan and globally. In her career spanning over 30+ years as one of the MACC's founding directors, Ms. Maeda has been instrumental in developing businesses, designing new programs and continually upgrading the quality of MACC’s training services and overall operations to achieve the utmost satisfaction of the clients.

I. Akizuki, Program Executive, Tokyo

Ms. Akizuki was involved in hospitality industry after obtaining Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese Language. During that time, she acquired the Certificate for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language and completed a long-term training course for professional teachers. She joined MACC in 2006, and taught Japanese to businesspeople of various nationalities at all levels to suit every requirement of corporate clients. She resumed her teaching for MACC after returning to Japan with Master of Language Learning and Teaching earned in the U.K. in 2016. She has been holding a very important role as Program Executive in organizing and administering training programs in the MACC Kanto area.

M. Mori, General Manager of Japanese Studies, Kansai

Ms. Mori obtained Bachelor of Education, and spent two years in Ghana, as instructor representing an international cooperation agency in a public sector. After returning to Japan, she obtained the Certificate for Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, and took a new position to teach Japanese to overseas students. She joined MACC in 1990, and has since developed and administrated MACC's language training programs in the Kansai region. Ms. Mori's job functions as General Manager cover all areas of the company’s training programs including customer relations, marketing, human resources and career development, quality control, development of teaching materials and office operations.

Our Offices & Schools

  • Tokyo Office

    3F Kanda-Kawazen Bldg.,
    2-3-14 Uchikanda,
    Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    101-0047, Japan

    Phone: 03-6260-9081

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  • Tokyo School

    3F Kanda-Kawazen Bldg.,
    2-3-14 Uchikanda,
    Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
    101-0047, Japan

    Phone: 03-6260-9081

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  • Kansai Office

    Suite 301, Koei Bldg.,
    5-1-1, Shimoyamate-dori,
    Chuo-ku, Kobe
    650-0011, Japan

    Phone: 078-341-0546

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  • Kobe School

    Suite 301, Koei Bldg.,
    5-1-1, Shimoyamate-dori,
    Chuo-ku, Kobe
    650-0011, Japan

    Phone: 078-341-0546

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  • Osaka School

    25F,
    Osaka Ekimae#3 Bldg.,
    1-1-3, Umeda,
    Kita-ku, Osaka
    530-0001, Japan

    Phone: 078-341-0546

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For Our Users

  • Confidentiality

    Our clients may be assured that, at all times we operate to the strictest standards of confidentiality and discretion. We have a regular staff training and conclude signed agreements with each of them regarding protection of the clients' information.
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    Management & Communications Consultancy, Inc. (MACC)
    3F Kanda-Kawazen Bldg. 2-3-14
    Uchikanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0047
    Japan
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