International Immersion is designed to expose students to work practices in an environment different from “home culture”. It helps students understand macro-economic situation, various economic parameters of the host country from business management perspective. During the immersion, students interact with leading Chamber of Commerce, global companies; attend lectures by eminent professionals and business heads on global economy & business practices. International Immersion Programme for the Management students is a unique initiative and a major differentiator with the other B-schools.
It provides the PGDM students with an in-depth exposure to the business environment, geo-political and cultures scenarios of other nationalities of a significant world market, thus preparing them better for a career in the integrated global economy. It further helps to create global consciousness and promote cultural sensitivity. It facilitates to establish network of overseas institutions for mutual exchange and learning.
This also helps students to get first-hand experience of the country and get acquainted with culture, work ethos, education, industries, economic and business policies which are instrumental in the accelerated growth of the nation. By traveling abroad to meet and interact with local business leaders, government officials and also academicians of some reputed universities, students have the opportunity to learn from a tremendous group of professionals while also immersing themselves in another culture and building life-long relationships.
The students are oriented and get a thorough hand on knowledge about the PESTEL analysis related to the international setting. The entire programme is oriented towards ensuring that the participants get a chance to relate their classroom learning to a real life situation and the vice a versa. It also provides insights on the various dimensions of international developments and Geopolitical system. Students are required to submit a report of their learning to ensure adequate absorption through this exposure. They are prompted to draw comparisons between different economic set-ups across the globe. Students are graded based on the knowledge gained during the immersion.
Students of the institute in consultation with a faculty co-ordinator, research and narrow down the countries and the industries or firms they would like to visit. The programme generally includes visits to places like Educational Institution of international repute (preferably a B School), Financial Institution (Bank, NBFC etc), Stock Exchange, Manufacturing Units, etc.