2008 India Today: Innovation, Industry and Education
99- 331; 3 units/1 credit hour
Carnegie Mellon University:
The H. John Heinz III College, the Office of the Provost, and The Division of Student Affairs
The University of Pittsburgh:
Katz Graduate School of Business, the Swanson School of Engineering, and the Asian Studies Center
As a rising state in the world economy, India’s status is shifting. India Today is a 3-unit course, consisting of 14 hours of classes over a weekend, with a major paper assignment to be completed for credit. The course will explore:
• How has India’s capacity for innovation and education kept up with its industrial growth in recent years?
• What are impediments to India’s economic and business growth?
• What are the challenges of multinational firms in developing countries and how can those challenges be overcome?
Ashish Arora, Patricia Beeson, Lee Branstetter, Loren Brandt, John Camillus, Rabikar Chatterjee, Arvind Panagariya, Smita Srinivas, Sunil Wadhwani
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