Opportunities in the Global Knowledge Services: India
Travel Dates: November 1 through November 17, 2013
Offered in collaboration with the Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME) in Bangalore, India, this program offers an exceptional opportunity for participants to study the Indian economy and explore the marketplace for global knowledge services. It blends classroom time with corporate visits and sightseeing trips to many of India's most renowned destinations, including New Delhi and the Taj Mahal.
- Indian Economy, Management and Education
- Indian Knowledge Services Industry: Critical Issues
- Management of Human Resources in India
- Project Management and Cross Cultural Management Issues
India is the world’s largest democracy with over 1.1 billion people and is predicted to be home to 20 percent of the world’s population by 2050. Its cultural heritage, history and diversity is unparalleled, and its vibrant and growing economy offers students a great lab to study a variety of business issues relevant in today’s expanding global economy. The lectures and site visits show students how India’s economy impacts all of us. Learning about India’s history, culture and management style provides a unique window into the future of global business.
Tentative Itinerary for 2013 Travel (dates are not accurate)
Information Session PowerPoint
Faculty Leader: Avijit Sarkar
Travel Cost: $3,400 (does not include tuition)
$500 Deposit Due: July-August 2013
Leadership Application Deadline: September 1, 2013
Students interested in leading the India trip, should contact the faculty who teaches the course or the international program director, Michael MacQueen at their earliest convenience with a letter of interest and a copy of your resume. Leaders who successfully complete their assignment receive a $ 1,000 -- tuition remission ($500 at the beginning of the trip and $500 upon return to the US).
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. The virtual travel journal includes photos, journal notes and videos of our students/faculty experience.