Management 3033W: Business Communication
PROGRAM CLOSED for Spring 2013
Location: Delhi and Bangalore, India
Dates: May 19 - June 2, 2013; Mondays and Wednesdays 8:15-9:30am Spring Term B
Term: Spring 2–8 weeks
Objective: Successful professional communication is a vital component to any business degree. This course will give students opportunities to develop professional critical thinking and communication skills through discussing, speaking, and writing assignments that focus on business communication both in the United States and India. In India they will meet business professionals, tour company sites, and take part in an India-focused case competition.
This program is open to University students in good academic standing, with a GPA of 2.5 at the time of application or instructor permission.
Students must have completed Freshman Composition by the end of fall term 2012.
The application process is competitive, and space is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
Delhi is the capitol of India. As the national seat of political power and a center of commerce and culture, Delhi has grown rapidly in recent decades to become a cosmopolitan city of nearly 22.2 million residents. With a relatively high personal income level, Delhi has India's largest retail industry. As a result, land prices are booming and Delhi is ranked the 7th most expensive office city in the world. In 2001, the manufacturing sector employed 1,440,000 workers while the number of industrial units was 129,000.
A demographically diverse city, Bangalore is the fastest growing major metropolis in India. The city is home to many of the most well-recognized colleges and research institutions in India and has become known as the Silicon Valley of India because of its position as the nation's leading IT exporter. Public sector heavy industries, software companies, aerospace, telecommunications and defense organization are also located in Bangalore.
In Delhi, students stay in conveniently-located hotels and will share a room with one or two classmates of their same gender. In Bangalore, students will stay at Christ University Guest House, and will also share a room with one or two classmates of their same gender. Because networking and community-building are key parts of the program, students will not have the option of a single room. Guests are not permitted during the program. Breakfast daily, a welcome dinner, and closing dinner are provided.
These estimates will vary based on student preference and exchange rates. All details subject to change based on economic and international factors. Most financial aid may be applied to study abroad programs.
|2012-2013 Tuition for 4 academic credits (included in the 13-19 credit tuition plateau. Please see One Stop for more information about tuition rate)||$0|
|Program Fee (including international airfare between Minnesota and India, transportation from Delhi to Bangalore, Indian tourist visa, hotels, program events, two group meals, transportation, and international health insurance*)||$5,100|
|International and domestic airfare||$0|
|Hotel Accommodation (including daily breakfasts)||$0|
|Passport and Photos*||$145|
|Meals (lunch and dinners not included in the program fee)||$200|
|Daily Living Expenses (local transportation, incidentals, internet, laundry)||$300|
*Students should also maintain their U.S.-based health insurance plan while abroad.
To apply, please visit the Apply page. Students will be charged a $50 application fee.
The priority deadline is October 1. Applications for programs that do not fill by the priority deadline will be accepted on a rolling basis until full.
Students will be informed of their status within 4 weeks of the application deadline.
Carlson Global Institute
Department of Strategic Marketing and Organization