One-week Residential Course on the Indian Business and Entrepreneurial Environment.

IBSP launched by ISME (International School Of Management Excellence) is an AICTE , ministry of HRD , Govt . Of India approved Institution which focus on attaining Global Standards in management Education providing Quality inputs and academic excellence.

ISME is an active member of:

Bangalore Chambers of Industry and Commerce(BCIC)

Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) is the Apex Chamber of Commerce representing large and medium industries in the State of Karnataka. The Chamber represents 95% of the capital investment and 90% of labour employed in the State of Karnataka. BCIC presently has a membership of 600 companies representing various sectors of industry such as – Manufacturing, IT/ITES, Biotechnology, Engineering, Consultancy and Legal firms etc.

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded in 1895, India’s premier business association has over 8000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 240 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

National HRD network(NHRD)

The National HRD Network is the National Apex body of professionals committed to promoting the HRD movement in the country and enhancing the capability of human resource professionals to compete globally and thereby creating value for society. Towards this end, National HRD Network is committed to the development of human resources through education, training, research and experience sharing. Established over 28 years ago, NHRD is autonomous, not-for-profit professionally managed organization, playing a catalyst role in grooming Leaders for Tomorrow. It has 12,500 members representing, Multinationals, Public & Private organizations including Government, MSME & NGOs spread across 30 chapters in India and serves as a reference point for HR Professionals in Indian Industry.


MTC Global is a global think tank in higher education having presence in over 30+ countries, over 1000 B-Schools, 30,000 + members, 45 national chapters, 32 international chapters and connected with millions of people across the world through its different initiatives. A participant in United National Global Compact program, United Nations Academic Impact and ISO 9001: 2008 certified organization.

Program Objective

The India Business Study Program will expose students to business opportunities in India and the knowledge about doing business in India. It will enable students from around the world to visit Bangalore to experience and understand the Indian Industry, the challenges and opportunities of doing business in India and understand the Start-up Ecosystem.
The program exposes students to the best practices in the industry and provides insights into how Indian Industry is thriving despite the challenges in a very competitive global economy.


‘Incredible India’ has undergone a paradigm shift owing to its competitiveness in the world.
The Indian economy is on a robust growth trajectory and boasts of a stable annual development
rate, rising foreign exchange reserves and booming capital markets among others. Some facts
of the Indian economy are:

  • Fastest growing economies in the world with a growth rate of over 5.56%
  • Most preferred investment destinations amongst global investors with total FDI investments in FY 2016-17 of over US$ 60.1 billion
  • India is not just one of the demographically largest, but one of the most skilled and talented young countries
  • One of the world’s largest consumer markets, with a robust economic growth and household incomes expected to increase consumer spending to US$ 3.7 trillion by 2020
  • One of the world’s largest IT hubs, with the IT industry growing at over 30% a year in the last two and a half decades
  • ‘Make in India’ campaign, is becoming the manufacturing hub for the world while the ‘Digital India’ campaign is enhancing its online infrastructure rapidly


Bangalore is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. A city sought for its pleasant climate throughout the year, it’s known as one of the most dynamic cosmopolitan cities of India. Here’s what makes ‘Brand Bangalore’:

  • Known as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’.
  • Largest population of expatriates in India
  • 63% of population under the age of 25
  • Home to top institutions like Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), National Law School (NLSIU) and National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).
  • Numerous state-owned aerospace and defence organisations such as ISRO, BEML, Bharat Electronics, Hindustan Aeronautics, National Aerospace Laboratories are located here
  • Forbes rated Bangalore as one of ‘The Next Decade’s Fastest-growing Cities’
  • Bangalore is also the start-up hub of India
  • Known for numerous sporting, culture, nightlife and leisure facilities


India’s ‘Start-Up Ecosystem’ has blossomed and is getting accelerated by the ‘Start-Up India’ policy of the government. The program was initiated to promote an environment that will accelerate proliferation of digital India to a wide variety of sectors including manufacturing, social, healthcare etc. Some highlights of the Indian Start-up story are:

  • 70% of all jobs created by start-ups and SMEs.
  • 50 million jobs likely to be created by 3 million new entrepreneurs by 2020.
  • India will overtake UK to become the second largest from fourth largest ecosystem, in terms of number of start-ups from 3500+ existing to 10000+
  • Indian start-ups were funded with over $9 billion in 2015
  • Women entrepreneurs and investors to bag a large share of start-up ecosystem by 2020.

Experiential Learning

Three major aspects of IBSP are:

Industry Visits: WIPRO, Infosys Technologies ltd. , Bosch , Landmark Group , IMBR , HCL technologies , Café Coffee day , Maini Global Aerospace , AZ research etc



Mr. Nitin Garg hold a Masters of Business Administration from Tepper School of Management, Carnegie Mellon University, USA and Bachelors & Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay.
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Mr. Vivek Garg holds a Masters of Business Administration from Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, USA and Bachelors in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Allahabad.
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Mr. Tanuj Garg is the Director of the real estate development company of NVT Group – NVT Quality Lifestyle that has recently launched a villa township in Bangalore. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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Dr. Swaroop Reddy has done his Masters, from Delhi School of Economics; Ph.D. from Texas A&M University; Former Professor, University of North Texas, U.S.A. Dr. Reddy has diverse research interests and has presented papers in International Conferences and symposiums and published in refereed international scientific and management journals.
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Mr. Chandramouli is currently heading as Managing Director of Starrag India which is a greenfield venture of Starrag Heckert AG from Switzerland, He worked as the CEO of Makino India Pvt. Ltd. for 6 years leading various operations including machining centre manufacturing at Bangalore, He also worked as the managing Director for Cooper Busman India Pvt. Ltd, as a General Manager for Amtreex Hitachi Appliances, and as an Operation Manager for Hindustan Lever ltd.


Ms. Shoma Bakre was co-founder of Empower Research, now a part of Genpact. Empower Research was started by Shoma and three other partners from scratch and grown to a multi-million-dollar offshore media research and analytics company. Shoma was featured in the “My Mentor” series launched by Ember in Australia at NASSCOM, She was the first woman entrepreneur to be featured in the Indian Start-up EMERGEOUT initiative by NASSCOM.”.


Mr. Rao has done his PGDBM from IIM, Ahmedabad (1979-1981) and B. Tech (Civil) from IIT Madras (1974-1979). He had held a number of senior level corporate positions such as Director – Global Marketing, Cyber Tech Systems and Software ltd., (Brussels / Chicago / Bangalore) and VP Sales & Marketing, 3SE, Bangalore. He has been teaching as a Visiting Faculty in some of the reputed Management Institutes in Bangalore for the last nine years.


Dinesh has over 25 years’ experience in Corporate Finance functions spanning across several companies and industries including ten years in the Tata Group.


Some of the marquee names include Allergan, Café Coffee Day, Cap Gemini, Evonik, Future Group, GlaxoSmithKline, Honeywell, Infosys, Mahindra, Tanishq, Tata Steel, Thermax, Team Lease, Titan, Total, Wipro and World Trade Centre. Pavan has also delivered talks on innovation at several MNCs, including 3M, Bosch, HP Enterprise, Johnson & Johnson, SAP Labs, Dell, Ericsson, Northern Trust, Oracle, PepsiCo, Philips, SABIC, Samsung, Tech Mahindra, TVS Motor Company, and Xerox Research, among others. Pavan works closely with the Karnataka Knowledge Commission, FICCI, NHRD, Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, CII, and European Business Group, among other industry bodies towards shaping their innovation activities.


Mr. Gupta is PGDM, IIMC; BE; Civil Engineering, Kolkata, 1998. Professional with a distinguished career of over ten years in strategic planning, business development, key account management, client relationship management, and team management. Worked as Senior Consultant with KPMG Advisory Services, Pvt. Ltd. and Corporate Manager, ICICI Bank Ltd. Engaged as guest faculty at various Business Schools including Wellinkar’s School of Management & Christ University.


Col. Vijay Batra, Owner and Founder of Corporate Pathfinders brings a rich and varied background. He is an Attitudinal, Motivational and Behavioural Facilitator. Vijay’s signature programs, Bullet-proof Leadership, Bullet-proof Motivation and Bullet-proof Attitude have been appreciated immensely. Vijay has trained more than 8000 delegates through his various customized programs.


Kiran Kumar K V, ? ?Faculty, Researcher & Consultant? – Finance with a post graduate in finance from SDM-IMD?. Currently pursuing his academic and research pursuits at ISME, a reputed B-School in Bangalore. Seasoned Wealth ?M?anager ?with ?C?orporate exposure, Kiran has a learned experience of industry through companies like MetLife and HSBC.

CULTURAL EXPOSURE Like Nrityagram, Bangalore palace, Nandi hills, Lal Bagh , Cubbon Park , Vidhan Saudha , Art of Living International Centre etc.

Program Structure

Module 1: Overview of the Indian business environment

Learn the basics of the Indian economy, sectors, businesses and opportunities via classroom sessions and industry visits.

Module 2: A taste of India’s rich culture and Bangalore’s buzz

An introduction to India, its people, cultures, traditions, cuisines and art. Why Bangalore is the most happening city of India

Module 3: Doing business in India

Whether you are seeking to import or export or start an offshore subsidiary or invest in the country, this module tells you all you need to know about the regulatory framework and policies.

Module 4: Start-up ecosystem primer

What makes Bangalore the start-up capital of the country, why entrepreneurs have carved a niche of excellence in the city and what it means for you as a business person? The program participants will get to visit start-ups and incubation centres in Bangalore, which will help them see the future of technology and business, drawing inspiration for new ideas and insights

Program Schedule

Duration: 8 days {5th May (Sunday) to 12th May (Sunday), 2019}
Day 1 (Sunday): Arrival, shuttle pick-up at airport and hostel drop-off
Day 2 (Monday): Classroom session – exposure to business environment
Day 3 (Tuesday): Industrial visit
Day 4 (Wednesday): Classroom session
Day 5 (Thursday): Industrial visit / visit to incubation centres
Day 6 (Friday): Cultural tour
Day 7 (Saturday): Motivational and business talks
Day 8 (Sunday): Send off


On successful completion of the course, the student will be awarded a certificate of global excellence by ISME.


₹ 35,000 /- or $500 USD per student for 7 days.

The cost includes:

  • Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner facilities for the day’s student is on the campus
  • All course modules, industry and site visits
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off

Airfare, visa fee, personal expenses, health and travel insurance are not included

To know more about the program contact

Prof Pallavi Jain, Director, International Relations
Email: Ph: +91 99015 00770

Prof Shurlly Tiwari
Email: Ph: +91 98194 22812

Prof Sudhir Kumar
Email: Ph: +91 9349755595

Prof Bholanath Dutta, Founder and President MTC Global Chairman-Global Entrepreneurs Grid (GEG)
Email: Ph: +91 9632318178