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Global Trade Nexus: Insights into Trade Practices Across Nations

Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research in collaboration with IWFCI India National Chapter and IWFCI South Africa launched the Certificate Course titled “Global Trade Nexus: Insights into Trade Practices Across Nations” on 16th March, 2024. A memorandum of Understanding in this regard was signed on 11th March, 2024. The course is designed for high-level business delegates in South Africa who are aiming to expand their business opportunities with a special focus on Singapore and Australia and going for a trade mission at the end April 2024. The program will be conducted for six hours over 5 Saturdays beginning 16th March, 2024. Participants will gain insights into the business landscapes of these two countries and create effective plans for successful international business ventures. Speaking at the launch of the program, Dr. Daphne Pillai, Founder President of IWFCI India said that “This course is to equip delegates from South Africa to Singapore and Australia with all aspects of trade. We have all realised in the past couple of years that the world has changed in all respects. We have to adapt to this new changing scenario to build up businesses as trade and commerce had taken a beating during the pandemic and is still to pick up speed. South Africa has great export import potential. This course will provide valuable information on export import procedures, legal compliances, raw materials, logistics, the insurance requirements, the business culture of the countries doing trade amongst others. I wish the program all the best.” Dr. R. Chandran, Director of Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research who has designed the curriculum for this course said that this course will help stimulate domestic economic activity in participants which in turn will help facilitate international trade. The programme is being coordinated by Dr. Celina Joy, Director Administration of IWFCI India and Professor at PiMSR. She spoke about the limitless opportunities that courses such as these provide to entrepreneurs who are looking to cross borders with their products and services. Twenty small scale entrepreneurs have registered for the course which is being facilitated by Ms. Vino Pillay, Founder President- IWFCI South Africa. The following modules will be conducted as a part of the programme and will be conducted by industry professionals in International Business from India and South Africa :

Module 1: International Business Trends
Module 2: Business opportunities for South Africa in Singapore and Australia
Module 3: Market Research and Modes of Entry
Module 4: Developing cross-cultural business skills
Module 5: Creating Business Plans
Module 6: Negotiation and Techniques of Clinching Deals
Module 7: Legal and Regulatory Compliances
Module 8: Promotion of Business in Singapore and Australia

Collaboration with the St. Mary’s College of Economics and Business

PiMSR has collaborated with the St. Mary’s College of Economics and Business for the SOSERVMAN (SOCIAL SERVICE MANAGEMENT) PROJECT for the students pursuing T-GEMBA program at Saint Mary’s College.

PiMSR has identified three social service projects in Mumbai namely –

  1. 1298 Ambulance Project,
  2. Connect All India Project
  3. Don Bosco Balprafulta Project

The Trans-Global Executive MBA program (T-GEMBA) provides working professionals with the skills to take on global leadership responsibilities while providing real, tangible assistance to organizations and governments around the world. They will prepare business models for these projects for revenue generation and operational efficiencies aligning them with the best practices in the industry. A presentation will be made to the top management of these organisations in July 2013 in Mumbai. Faculty members and students of PiMSR will faciliatate the ground and on field research work for the above mentioned projects.