Waseda Business School
(Graduate School of Business and Finance)


NISHIYAMA Shigeru, Professor



Upon graduation from WASEDA University, Professor Nishiyama started his professional career with Tohmatsu & Co., which is a member firm of Deloitte in 1984. After obtaining MBA from University of Pennsylvania, he performed various kinds of projects, such as auditing, IPO consulting, M&A consulting, management control system consulting and training for managers in many Japanese companies through Tohmatsu & Co. and his own firm as a Japanese CPA. He has taught Accounting and Corporate Finance from perspectives of general management at WASEDA since 2002. His current position has begun since 2006 and served as the Assistant Dean of WASEDA’s Graduate School of Commerce from 2008 to 2010 and from 2012 to 2014.

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University, 2006

MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1990

BA, Economics, Waseda University, 1984

Selected Publication

<Papers in Japanese> 

”History and present situation of Tax Heaven Region-Focusing on Cayman Islands” Waseda Bulletin of International Management, Vol. 46,pp.29-47,2015.

’The Present Situation and Problems of Japanese Consumer Products Companies Expanding into Vietnam” Waseda Bulletin of International Management, Vol. 45,pp.1-16,2014.

’The Present situation and Problems of Japanese Companies Expanding into Vietnam” Waseda Bulletin of International Management, Vol. 44,pp.31-44,2013.

“Supporting Activities for Venture Companies by Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group Focusing on Contents of Support, Lending Policy and Profit Model” Bulletin of Financial Management, Vol.23,pp.80-87,2012.

“Chapter 14th Contribution of Corporate Disclosure to the Refinement of Corporate Valuation, focusing on the Disclosure of Intellectual Asset and Intellectual Capital” Near Future Modality of Corporate Management, Chuokeizaisha,pp.225-241,2012.

“Collaboration between industry and academia at Tsinghua University-With supporting system for venture companies at Zhongguancun in Beijin-” Waseda Bulletin of International Management, Vol. 43,pp.29-41,2012.

“Management System for active Innovation―Comparison of R&D function between 3M and Google―” Waseda Bulletin of International Management, Vol. 41,pp.15-28,2010.

“Integration of BSC and VBM for the Corporate Value Creation” Managerial Accounting for Corporate Value Creation, Dobunkan,pp.87-97,2007.

“Applying KPI and BSC Model in successful Mergers and Acquisitions-Based on the Case Study of GE Consumer Finance and Advantage Partners-” Bulletin of Financial Management, Vol.17,pp.22-31,2006.

“EVA and the Challenge for Corporate Value Creation” ABC and Balanced Scorecard for Corporate Value Creation, Dobunkan,pp.339-355,2002.

<Books in Japanese> 

Basic Knowledge of Accounting in English 2nd Edition, Japan Times, 2015.

Learn the Accounting and Corporate Finance together to be a Good Manager, Kobunsha, 2014.

Strategic Managerial Accounting 2nd Edition, Diamond,2009.

Introduction of Business Finance, Toyokeizai,2008.

Applying the BSC Models in successful Mergers and Acquisitions Hakuto,2007.

Financial Analysis Scenario 2nd Edition Toyokeizai,2006.

Courses in charge

Managerial Accounting

Financial Accounting

Financial Analysis and Financial Management


Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Pigeon Corporation

Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Astellas Pharma Inc.

Auditor of Japan Vietnam Economic Forum

Vice Chairman of WICI Japan

Auditor of Institute of Strategic Leadership


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