An Eight Month Program to Become a Nurse Entrepreneur

About Entrepreneurship Training Program

The Program, run by SHF, one of the partner organizations supported by The Nippon Foundation, is a nurse-centered entrepreneurship training program. It consists of an eight-month curriculum to prepare experienced nurses to start and operate home-care nursing centers. During the course, nurses are trained in management skills, financial, legal and administrative matters, as well as research methodology and communication skills.


Curriculum Structure

Business Operation and Management Skills

  • Business Management
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Law
  • Financial Accounting

Practical Nursing Skills

  • Physiology
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Nursing Practice and Ethics

Public and Social Administration Skills

  • Long-Term Care Insurance System
  • Outline of Social Welfare
  • Healthcare Administration

 Interprofessional Collaboration Skills in Healthcare

  • Home Dentistry and Oral Care
  • Acupuncture and Moxibustion
  • Nutrition Management


  • Lectures by Graduates of the Program
  • OJT
  • Academic Conference Participation

Our Nurses in Demograph

Curriculum Enrollment by Age

The largest groups are “40s and 50s”

Experience in Nursing Practice

The largest group is “over 20 years”

Experience in Home-Care Nursing

The largest group is “none”