Winter 2014: Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi
December 28- January 12, 2014
This program is a winter session course. It is designed for MBA students who seek to understand the rapidly changing global forces of the health sector as they intersect with the dynamics of an emerging country. Following a series of meetings in Boston, students will travel through India for 15 days (14 nights), visiting Delhi, Mumbai, and Bangalore. The field study program will include visits to a combination of government agencies, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, health sector start-up companies, health centers, research laboratories, private equity, law firms and academic research settings.
The Indian Field Seminar is designed to help students:
- Examine the emerging global market in the health sector.
- Understand the complex interacting dynamics of economic development, international competition, government policy, and entrepreneurial initiative in a key emerging country.
- Evaluate more efficient and effective development and delivery models created in an environment of limited resources.
- Identify business opportunities in the health sector presented by rapid development in India and other emerging countries. Understand the long-term trends of linkages that will develop and the complex market dynamics that will be created.
- Understand the role of entrepreneurial initiative in creating new ventures across the life science product and delivery arenas.
- Analyze and compare business strategies that seek to align business goals with both societal goals and emerging markets and revenue streams.
- Explore and evaluate the use of strategic alliances, public-private partnerships, and multiple financing mechanisms to support new venture development.
Check out this video about last year’s trip: IFS 2013 Video
Please contact Professor Andrea Sodano with any questions about the trip at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617.633.3398. For questions regarding registration, contact Alicia Clemente at email@example.com or call 617.353.2315.