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Experiential Learning in India

The Global Executive MBA program incorporates unique, engaging learning activities. You will learn by doing and by seeing. This is the best way to create a lesson that sticks and may be re-applied in other settings.

Experiential learning opportunities include:

Live Case Studies: Leading companies present you with case studies related to their unique challenges.

Corporate Visits: You'll get an in-depth look into how global businesses are run with company visits and access to leading corporate executives. Although every residency is different, past corporate visits have included:

Experience Days: During each residency, you will participate in unique experience days where you will be taken outside of your comfort zone and immersed in the local culture to gain first-hand experience at navigating cultural differences, both personally and professionally.

Distinguished Speaker

Daniel Stone, VP of Strategy & Corporate Development at Lenovo, is one of many executives who have shared their business insights and strategies with students.

Speaker Events: During speaker events, executives discuss insider challenges and solutions that you won't hear anywhere else. Past speakers have included:

  • Martin Rastellino, COO, Despegar (Santiago)
  • Dr. Edward Tse, CEO, GAO Feng Advisory Company
  • Christine Ching, Category Director, Starbucks China
  • Briand Greer, President, Honeywell Aerospace Asia-Pacific (China)
  • Alberto Aleman, CEO, ABCO Global Inc. (Panama)
  • Sandeep Sharma, Managing Director-South Asia, NICE Systems (India)
  • Mike Lamach, Chairman & CEO, Ingersoll Rand (Durham)
  • Mumin Azamkhuzhaev, Country Manager, Russia & CIS, Caterpillar
  • Thomas Frist, Co-Founder, China Healthcare Corporation Limited
  • Bidisha Ganguly, Head Economic Research Unit, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) 
  • David Michael, Sr. Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group - Beijing
  • Atul Midha, Country Manager, Giorgio Armani, India
  • Shivinder Singh, Managing Director, Fortis Healthcare (India) Limited
  • Ahmad Sharaf, Head of Transition Management, Office of Dubai Holding
  • Stephan Solzhenitsyn, Partner, McKinsey & Company (Russia)
  • Daniel Stone, VP of Strategy and Corporate Development, Lenovo
  • Pakpoom Vallisuta, Managing Partner, The Quant Group
  • Chris Viehbacher, CEO, Sanofi-Aventis