Exchange programmes

A delegation of senior faculty and 20 students from HR College visited Stanford Center for International Development led by
Dr. Indu Shahani, Principal
Dr. 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 Professor
Mr. 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 Society
Doing Business in India: Dr. Navin Punjabi of H.R. College
Diver City – Exploring Resistance to Exclusion and Intolerance in Mumbai: Prof. Anjali Monteiro & Prof. K.P. Jayashankar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Project Chirag and the Importance of Social Entrepreneurship: Mr. Jyotirmoy Chatterji, Founder Chirag Foundation
India's Success in the Field of Health: Ms. Shweta Mangal, CEO, 1298 Ambulance Service
Innovations at BOHECO (Bombay Hemp Company) by the BOHECO team
Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Mr. Ameya Ambulkar
Social Development in India: Ms. Hema Vishwanathan
Social Entrepreneurship models, Policies for change, Entrepreneurship in Action and the legal aspects of Social Entrepreneurship: Dr. Mahatapa
Palit from BMCC

Adobe Photoshop: Mr. Ramakrishnan Murthy
Digital Story Telling: Ms. Shamira Abdulla
Innovation and Creativity: Mr. Subrato Bhat
Academics 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 Prince
of 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 Berkeley
May 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 of
Accountancy who audited two courses - Leadership and Marketing.