Business Administration 350 - Doing Business in Asia: Culture, Society & Politics in India
Students will learn about how business is done in India by visiting and interacting with Indian and international business managers. Meetings and tours will focus on multinational businesses and not-for profit organizations. An appreciation of the cultural, social and political differences between Asian consumers, business people and Westerners should be gained. Students will examine emerging trends and explore global business strategies. Students will identify the challenges in ethically and legally adapting Western business concepts and methods to the Indian business environment.
Course: BUSA 350
Planned business visits: CitiGroup, General Electric, SONY, Kellogg India, IBM India, State Bank of India, Taj Hotel Group, Tata, Infosys, FabIndia, WIPRO
Base locations and planned cultural visits:
Mumbai - Marine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Malabar Hill & Gateway of India;
Bangalore - City Market, Nandi Temple & Dance Village
New Delhi - The Taj Mahal, India Gate, Lodi Gardens & Red Fort
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing; recommended preparatory course: BUSA 350: Doing Business With Asia (offered September 2013)
Program leaders: Pinki Srivastava and Penny Wightman
Curricular requirement: EL
Length of program: 24 days
Meals: All meals included
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