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|Trans-global Executive MBA Program (T-GEMBA) from Saint Mary's School of Economics and Business Administration, California, USA from 15th to 19th July, 2013
Mahatma Education Society's Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research, Navi Mumbai once again played hosts to management students pursuing the Trans-global Executive MBA Program (T-GEMBA) from Saint Mary's School of Economics and Business Administration, California, USA visited the Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus, Panvel for a four day cross cultural business studies program from the 15th to 19th July, 2013.
During this visit, the Saint Mary's students' provided a Project report and presentation to three social service organizations with whom they have been working for the past one year in collaboration with the Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research viz. 1298 Dial an ambulance, Balprafulta and Don Bosco Research Centre on the specific areas investigated by them. The students were warmly welcomed in these organizations and the presentations made by them were appreciated. In the evening the students were taken to "Shelter" an orphanage run by Don Bosco, Matunga where they interacted with the underprivileged children.
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On Day three, the students had site visits at top ranking companies like Hindustan Unilever Ltd and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. where they were given a broad idea of strategies and perspectives especially in CSR by the CEO's of these companies. They also visited the US Consulate where they attended a lecture on emerging business opportunities for India and USA.
On day four, the students spent a day at the various campuses of the Pillai group of institutions where they were warmly welcomed with a cultural performance by the students of the various schools and colleges of the Pillai group. The Pillai Institute had organized a lecture series on Entrepreneurship and Turnaround Strategies by top business leaders at the Panvel Campus. They also visited a municipal school run by the Zilla Parishad at Tara Village, Rasayani to understand the differences in private and government education systems.
All in all the four day cross cultural business studies program was an enriching and wonderful experience for all of them.