Why attend Doing Business in India? Indian culture is a complex one, having been shaped by a variety of influences ranging from Hindu philosophy to British colonialisation. 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 public cultural awareness course, Doing Business in India, is ideal for professionals and teams who need to build more successful business relationships with Indian colleagues, suppliers and clients. Doing Business in India 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 course 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 doing business or working in India
The Doing Business in India course 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 Course Trainer*
Detailed below is the profile of a member of our Doing Business in India 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.