Participant Profile

EMBA participants

Today’s EMBA graduates face many challenges. It is no longer sufficient to master the functional skills of traditional MBA programmes. To lead in the globalised world they have to learn about emerging market realities, understand the dynamic and innovative business models that deliver value in these markets and appreciate the differences in cultural nuances and consumer behaviour across geographies. In tune with this, the best EMBA programmes now incorporate understanding of the emerging market issues as a core part of their curriculum.

The ISB is the strategic partner for providing insights into emerging markets through the Inside India programme for some of the best international EMBA programmes. Each of these programmes is custom designed, keeping in mind the specific needs of the partner business school. By incorporating Inside India programme into your curriculum, you can make your programme more globally relevant and provide a winning edge to your participants.

Growth-focused Multinationals

With the shifting balance in global economic power, it is evident that tomorrow’s growth will not come from today’s market. India, with its rising middle-class population is poised to be one of the largest markets in near future. The key to unlock this market potential can be a strategic competitive advantage to your organisation.

The Inside India programme, with its unique blend of academic learning and practitioners’ insights will provide you with the toolkit to lead in the Indian market. You will also learn to appreciate the underlying market forces and apply the learning to other emerging market situations. If your organisation is vying for leadership in tomorrow’s markets, the Inside India programme will give you the insights about how best to leverage these opportunities. Global companies that have partnered with the ISB for this programme include Ericsson, Legrand and Areva.

Global policymakers

Its growing economic, military and diplomatic powers have made India a key player in the global arena. Hence, it is imperative for western policymakers, regulators and decision makers to understand the socio-political realities, the policy regime as well as the cultural sensibilities of India. The Inside India immersion programme provides a holistic overview of the Indian context as well as specific insights into policy and regulatory issues that is customised depending on the needs of the participants. 

Expatriates in India

A growing number of multinationals are deputing their best talent to India at senior levels for delivering value in the India business. Indian companies are also turning to foreign leadership in an increasingly competitive market. However, it takes more than just functional skill to succeed in leadership roles in India. Understanding the Indian context, culture and business realities are equally important for delivering effective results. The Inside India immersion programme can act as an induction programme for the expatriates in your organisation by providing them the necessary insights about doing business in India.