Report on Global Immersion Program (Dubai)

The Global Immersion Programme (GIP), Dubai was a weeklong experiential learning engagement organised through Ureka Education by Ramaiah institute of Management, Bangalore from 28th March 2022 to 2nd April 2022 . Ten students and one faculty member comprised GIP (Dubai) of which nine were from Batch 2021-23 and one student from Batch 2020-22, they were Aditya Bhardwaj, Sahana R Dixit, Darshan C Shetty, Karthik K, Sushma Singh R, Suraj Aravind M, Abhijith Raj, S Dinakar, Simranjeet Kaur and M  Guna Reddy Varimadugu. The student team was accompanied by Prof. Niharika Mishra, Department of Marketing and international Business and Coordinator, International Relations.

The program commenced on Day 1, with Dubai Business Challenge Rollout and International Strategic Consulting Project rollout followed by city tour.

Day 2, began with an early morning session with Apple Workshop which also highlighted on learning the essentials of photo skills through iPhone, experiment with portraiture and rules of more artful photos. This was followed by visiting Expo, an opportunity to explore 192 countries in one place, where the students were given their task to make a vlog.

Day 3 witnessed visiting Concord Alliances for a welcome session at Jumeirah Plaza by Concord Alliances CEO, followed by sessions on Supply Chain by Mr. Arif Durrani and a session on mergers and acquisition. Later part of the day students attended a conference on Climate Week in Atlantis.

Day 4 involved second task on business model canvas, followed by a visit to Dubai Technology Entrepreneur Campus (Dtec), a platform for startups, for a Sandbox Entrepreneurship Session by DTEC SVP This was followed by Digital Marketing Workshop by Founder – EZMARTECH. Later part of the day was free time for tourist activities.

Day 5, set off with second Industry Visit to Intel Innovation Centre followed by International Communications workshop by University of London alum and Desert safari.

On Day 6, students had final presentations for Dubai Business Challenge including consulting Project followed by awards ceremony and free time in Dubai for shopping

The advantages of Global Immersion Program Dubai were:

Students got exposure to various problem-solving techniques that can be used in professional and personal life.

They gained international industry exposure through industrial visits.

Networking which gave students an opportunity to connect with people and may help in enhancing career opportunities.

Students got exposed to the culture of that country which increases the overall well-being for both individuals and communities.

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International Connect

Global exposure for management students at RIM is provided for those aspiring to manage beyond borders. Global Enterprise management requires exposure to foreign culture and education.

RIM has established partnerships with Frankfurt School of Management and ESC Clermont in France for offering students Global mobility. During the six month of the study duration our students get to attend classes and network with students and build lifelong connects.

Students attending Frankfurt School of Management get alumni status and access to opportunities that are open to the student community of that institute.

RIM works with Campus France to offer students the guidance to visa interview, access to scholarship to study in France, internships information and legal guidance for stay back. All these initiatives of RIM allow our students to study abroad at a reasonable additional tuition cost to be paid to the respective university and access university accommodation. Even though additional living and traveling costs are involved, the six-month global study program provides life altering exposure to students. Taking courses from some of the best faculties who are authorities in the subject and attending industry and career fairs meeting companies that come to campus.


Academic Engagement

International Guest Lectures

RIM and the Ramaiah Group routinely conduct international guest lectures wherein the speakers of repute from our various foreign partner universities address our students on pressing topics captivating organisations around the world. This lecture series is highly anticipated and is intense experience in learning. These lectures add to the body of knowledge of students and cuts through the clutter of information flow to provide insights.

The following are a few of the guest lectures that have been organized in the recent
past.

 

Speakers Name

Topic

Organization’s Name

Date

1

Mr. Arshad Amir Labba

Business Management in
Banking Technology & Operations

Bank Of Montreal

May 1, 2021

2

Mr. Mohammed Shadab Faisal P K

Marketing Mix for Business Marketing and its Implementation
Control Techniques

Product Head - Satellite
Data Services (VSAT &
Maritime) Emirates
Telecommunication

April 9, 2021

3

Ms. Mansi Bhat

Using Analytics to drive Digital Marketing Decisions

Analytics Consulting, Business Development, and providing Marketing Analytics Strategy to Fortune 500 Tech and CPG-Retail Companies out of Mountain View, California

February 18, 2021

4

Ms. Nikita Nanaiah

Product & Promotion Mix in International Marketing

Assistant Marketing Manager, Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites in Dubai, UAE

February 19, 2021

5

Dr. Deepak Iyengar

Role of Supply Chain Management in Retail

Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Georgia Southern University

February 16, 2021

6

Mr. Parthasarathi Dutta Sharma

Strategy and Product Management @ Amazon

Sr. Product Manager, Amazon Seattle, Washington, United States

January 11,  2021

Mr. Arshad Amir Labba

Mr. Mohammed Shadab Faisal P K

Ms. Nikita Nanaiah

Dr. Deepak Iyengar

Ms. Mansi Bhat

Mr. Parthasarathi Dutta Sharma