Coto Business Communication School

Grow your business with the right communication skill. 

Online Course ・English

Built with Your Success in Mind

CBCS is the premier Business Japanese communication class for professionals seeking to advance their careers and drive business success in Japan. Our comprehensive curriculum offers a blend of cultural education, practical training, and personalized coaching.

Through collaborative learning, we aim to not only improve your Japanese fluency but also your ability to build trust with Japanese clients, partners, and colleagues. You will gain the confidence and skills needed to navigate complex business scenarios and communicate effectively to inspire and motivate.

Your Growth is Our Growth

4 Modules

The CBCS program consists of four thoughtfully designed modules that promote effective business communication.

Small class

With a maximum of eight students, we ensure that you receive personalized attention.


Our corporate trainer provides support for students to realize their own insights and discoveries

CBCS Programs

Based on your employment history and goal, our modules are divided into three courses.

For Individuals Who Have Never Worked in Japan

Get to Know Japan

Gain a deep understanding of modern Japanese thinking and business landscape, informed by insights into demographics, culture, and socioeconomics. Here, you’ll develop essential business etiquette skills for successful communication in Japanese professional settings

Sessions: Twice, 1-hour session
When: June 24, July 1
Time: Saturday, 8:50-9:50 AM (JST)

Working in Japan 1

Discover the hidden influences of Japanese aesthetics on daily life, and gain invaluable insights into effective communication and collaboration with Japanese colleagues in the workplace. 

Sessions: Twice, 1-hour session
When: July 8, July 15
Time: Saturday, 8:50-9:50 AM (JST)

For Individuals Who Have Worked in Japan

coto business communication school

Working in Japan 2

Gain the essential skills to effectively communicate with Japanese colleagues, clients, and partners by uncovering the 5-dimensional model of Japanese culture. With a deep understanding of your own communication tendencies, you’ll learn practical strategies for success in cross-cultural communication.

Sessions: Four times, 1-hour session
Schedule: June 10, June 17, June 24, July 1
Time: Saturday, 10:00-11:00 AM (JST)

Meet Your Executive Coach

Ryan Bodine

Corporate Trainer

Ryan has been instrumental in assisting multinational companies achieve their objectives through tailored coaching and training since 2008. His extensive experience spans diverse industries such as tech, entertainment, finance, construction, automotive, and education, catering to professionals from various backgrounds. Ryan’s expertise has been further strengthened by his I.C.F. coaching certification and an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from National University in San Diego. Additionally, he has been helping students reach their academic aspirations at Montana State University.


To join our courses, fill out the contact form below. You can proceed with payment immediately to expedite the process.

The deadline for applications is June 3.

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Course Fee

The course fee is 44,000 Japanese yen. Please note that any bank transfer fees must be covered by the student. You can proceed with the payment immediately to expedite the process. Payment in full is required within 2 days of submitting your application form.

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How can we apply?Please fill out the form, and proceed with payment through the available options. 
Will the course be online or in-person?Courses will be held online and fully in English.
What is the minimum and maximum numbers of participants?Each class has 2 to 8 students. 
What happens if I can’t attend the class?We will provide you with a video recording of the training session that you can review at your convenience. The video will be accessible for two weeks. If no student attends the class, the class will not be moving forward and no Zoom recording will be provided.
Can I attend the class with my camera off?While we understand the need for flexibility, we kindly request that all participants keep their cameras on throughout the training session. This is because there will be pair work involved, and having your camera on will enable effective collaboration and communication with your partner.

Which Japanese level is required? No Japanese level is required as the lessons are in full English.