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This year, we will be going to India. India is classified as a newly industrialized country by Political Scientists and Economists. This means they have outpaced their developing counterparts. It has the world's second fastest growing automotive industry. Its pharmaceutical industry is significant and Bio-Tech is growing. Services contribute 56% of GDP while Agriculture contributes 18%. No doubt, it is a market that every forward looking company executive and entrepreneur should be interested in playing in.

Lagos Business School, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore, India, is pleased to invite you to the 2015 Study Tour, Reinventing Business in Emerging Markets. This is an intensive 5-Day program that would combine classroom sessions with field trips to successful Indian companies.


The objectives of the programme are to:

· Provide an understanding of emerging trends and opportunities in the Indian Business environment

· Provide mechanisms to interpret these trends and contextualize them

· Aid in formulating suitable strategies to penetrate and succeed in India

The Program Content will cover:

· Economic Environment

o    Indian Economic Outlook

o    Linkages to the Political Economy

· Indian Financial Sector

o   Institutional Framework

o   Governance Issues

· Indian Software Industry

· Entrepreneurship in India

· Governance and Sustainability

· Guided Tour of Bangalore

· Heritage Tour to the city of Mysore


The programme is scheduled to hold as detailed below:

Date: SEPTEMBER 14th  – 18th, 2015

Arrival in Bangalore – Sunday September 13th, 2015

Departure to Lagos – Saturday September 19th, 2015

Venue: Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Programme Fee: $4,200.00 PER PERSON, covering Tuition, Course materials, Accommodation, Meals and Visa processing only). Payment deadline is August 14th, 2015

 Flight Ticket: Tickets can be arranged individually. The Alumni Department can help with tickets at a  group discount if a sufficient number of participants request our help with the tickets.


Prior registration is mandatory to ensure a place in the programme. Please register by filling out the form on our website: 

Payment is required in full to secure a place and must be made before the deadline, August 14, 2015.


Payment in USD should be made to the following account:

Lagos Business School,

Standard Chartered Bank

Account Number 0000000303


If you must cancel your registration for any reason, please notify us by sending an email to at least two weeks prior to the start date of the programme. Refund of fees paid will be made less a 20% administrative charge if a notification is received at least two weeks to the date of the seminar. Alternatively, you may use fees paid to attend any other program at the Lagos Business School. No refunds will be made if less than 2 weeks' notice is given and for no-show situations.

​For any enquiries, please contact:

Dianabasi Akpainyang

Tel:   0812-912-0797