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Capacity Building Programme on International Business, conducted by Indian Institute of Foreign Trade – India, 24-28 february 2014

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Three faculty members from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) – India, will be conducting a Capacity Building Programme on International Business, in Madagascar, from 24-28 February 2014.

The aim of the programme is to develop required skills and professional competency among entrepreneurs, government officials, professionals and corporate executives in African countries which includes the following:

-          Enhance awareness about international business environment

-          Help develop international marketing strategies among the stake holders

-          Develop an understanding about export-import procedures and documentation

-          Understand the international trade logistics and supply chain management

-          Increase proficiency in issues related to international business and trade diplomacy

-          Enhance overall skills and competency in international business among the participants.

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade was established by Government of India in 1963. It is one of the premier institutes in the area of International Business. The Institute offers long-term educational programmes such as Ph.D Programme, MBA(International Business), Post Graduate Diploma in International Business etc. It also conducts a two year MBA Programme in International Business at Dar-es-Salaam in collaboration with Institute of Finance Management (IFM), Tanzania.

As part of decisions taken at India Africa Forum Summit on 8-9 April 2008, the IIFT  has been entrusted the responsibility to conduct customized Capacity Building Programmes on International Business by Department of Commerce, Government of India over a period of five years in various parts of Africa.