India: Doing Business in Asia
Location: Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi
Course: BUSA 350, offered every other year
Students examine emerging trends and explore global business strategies by visiting Indian and international business managers, along the way developing an appreciation of the cultural, social, and political differences between Asian consumers, business people, and Westerners. Meetings and tours focus on multinational businesses and not-for profit organizations. Students identify the challenges in ethically and legally adapting Western business concepts and methods to the Indian business environment. Business visits include: CitiGroup, General Electric, SONY, Kellogg India, IBM India, State Bank of India, Taj Hotel Group, Tata, Infosys, FabIndia, and WIPRO.
Prerequisite: Junior or Senior Standing; recommended preparatory course: BUSA 350: Doing Business With Asia
Instructors: Professor of Business Administration & Accounting Stephen Kolenda, CPA, and Executive-in-Residence Pinki Srivastava, Ph.D.
Length of program: 24 days