Why Doing Business in India? Indian culture is a complex one, having been shaped by a variety of influences ranging from Hindu philosophy to British colonialistion. More recently, spectacular economic growth and the explosion of offshore outsourcing in India have brought even greater economic and social changes to India and its population.
Communicaid’s Doing Business in India cultural awareness courses are ideal for professionals and teams who need to build more successful business relationships with Indian colleagues, suppliers and clients. A Doing Business in India course will provide you with the tools to maximise the competitive advantage of doing business in India through a mixture of in-depth background information on India and hands-on practical tips and solutions to how to do business more effectively in India.
Communicaid’s Doing Business in India courses will provide you with:
- A clear understanding of the key drivers and motivators when dealing on a business and
social level with your Indian counterparts
- Greater awareness of how to leverage the immense ability of your Indian workforce
- Practical strategies for working more effectively with Indian counterparts
- Better understanding of the potential issues and solutions involved in establishing or doing
business in India
- Understanding of how to work remotely with your Indian colleagues, partners and suppliers
- The inside knowledge to represent your Indian colleagues “back in the office”
Who should attend
A Communicaid Doing business in India course will be of benefit to you if you are:
- Considering doing business in India
- Establishing a network of Indian suppliers
- Outsourcing your customer service, back office or tech support to India
- Already experiencing the challenges of working in India
All our Doing Business in India training courses are designed to meet the specific needs of our clients depending on their specific requirements and existing skills set. A Doing Business in India course typically includes:
- Historical and political overview of India
- Indian culture: religions, beliefs and customs
- Indian economic and business environment
- Indian cultural values and attitudes in the workplace: hierarchy, status authority
- Management and working styles for doing business in India
- Indian communication styles when doing business
- Challenges and solutions for doing business in India
Doing Business in India programmes are available seven days a week, 365 days a year, either at one of our training centres in London, Paris, Frankfurt and New York or at your offices in any location worldwide. We usually recommend a one or two day course but can also offer a more flexible format to suit your schedule.
Suitably tailored materials will be used throughout your course and your trainer will provide a balance of structured input and discussion of case studies and scenarios relevant to your own particular context.
The most appropriate training format, content and approach for your Doing Business in India course will be discussed during your diagnostic consultancy.
Doing Business in India Course Trainer
Your Doing Business in India trainer will be assigned to you following the results of your diagnostic consultancy according to your objectives and areas of focus. Detailed below is the profile of a member of our Indian culture training team.
JS is retained by the Department of Trade & Industry to provide British companies with support and assistance in entering and conducting business in India.
During his 25 years with Rank Xerox Ltd., JS established Xerox in India where he set up a manufacturing and marketing joint venture with Modis. Subsequently, as director of international operations for Vax he established a joint venture with Videocon - one of India's leading white goods manufacturers.
From 1988 to 1992 JS was chairman of the then British Overseas Trade Board's area advisory group for south Asia. He was awarded the OBE for services to exports in 1992 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries. JS joined Communicaid’s cultural awareness training team in June 2003 and has delivered Doing Business in India courses for a number of our key clients including Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank, GSK, Pfizer, JCB and Rolls Royce.