A delegation of senior faculty and 20 students from HR College visited Stanford Center for International Development led byDr. Indu Shahani, PrincipalDr. Lavanya Rekha Bahadur, Vice Principal Ms. Heena Thakkar, Vice Principal Ms. Shamira Abdulla, Director International Prog. Ms. Meena Desai, Assistant Professor Dr. Navin Mukesh Punjabi, Assistant ProfessorMr. Deepak Lulla, Registrar & Chief Accountant
Learning objectives -• To appreciate the evolution of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and its contribution to the American dream.• To understand the liaison between the corporate-government relationship.• To understand the dynamics and trends shaping the digital future.• To develop an appreciation for inter-cultural influence in business.• To learn and acquire the skills appropriate for designing careers for the global workforce.• To draw similarities and devise key result areas between the silicon valley and the Indian it hubs.
B.M.C.C. at HR
Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies Programme
11th June to 8th July, 2015
Thirteen students led by faculty escort Dr. Mahatapa Palit from BMCC experienced India to participate in a 'Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies'Programme at H.R. College. The lectures, visits and workshops rendered a holistic experience of the Indian educational, cultural and social scenario.Lectures and Workshops included:Mumbai – A Cosmopolitan City: Mr. George Jose, Former Head of Asia SocietyDoing Business in India: Dr. Navin Punjabi of H.R. CollegeDiver City – Exploring Resistance to Exclusion and Intolerance in Mumbai: Prof. Anjali Monteiro & Prof. K.P. Jayashankar, Tata Institute of Social SciencesProject Chirag and the Importance of Social Entrepreneurship: Mr. Jyotirmoy Chatterji, Founder Chirag FoundationIndia's Success in the Field of Health: Ms. Shweta Mangal, CEO, 1298 Ambulance ServiceInnovations at BOHECO (Bombay Hemp Company) by the BOHECO teamFortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Mr. Ameya AmbulkarSocial Development in India: Ms. Hema VishwanathanSocial Entrepreneurship models, Policies for change, Entrepreneurship in Action and the legal aspects of Social Entrepreneurship: Dr. MahatapaPalit from BMCC
Workshops:Adobe Photoshop: Mr. Ramakrishnan MurthyDigital Story Telling: Ms. Shamira AbdullaInnovation and Creativity: Mr. Subrato BhatAcademics were interspersed with visits to Dharavi, NGO Dasra, NGO Pukar, Mani Bhavan, Nehru Centre, Hanging Gardens, places of worship like the Mahalaxmi temple and Haji Ali and other places of interest like Elephanta Caves, the Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya formerly known as the Princeof Wales Museum and VT station.
The programme included an outstation component to Ahmedabad.
International Rotary Youth Exchange students in Nidda, GERMANY - May 2015
Christa and Manfred Knoll with the ten young people from India, which was an initiative of the Rotary Club Nidda, Germany.
Summer Sessions UC BerkeleyMay 26 - July 2, 2015
12 H.R. College students attended Summer Sessions at University of California, Berkeley accompanied by Faculty Mrs. Rekha Verma, Faculty Department ofAccountancy who audited two courses - Leadership and Marketing.