Deciphering India during 70th year Swiss-India Cooperation

Divya Susan Varkey

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Date(s) - 29/01/2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


As Switzerland and India celebrate 70 years of cooperation, this webinar intends to help participants navigate some of the complex cultural peculiarities of a changing India. A fast developing economy, a growing middle class and a very young workforce in India has made global businesses vie for a piece of the Indian pie. However, for these very reasons, India can be a complex cultural puzzle to solve, especially due to its extremely heterogeneous population. Generational, linguistic, professional, religious and socio-economic differences within the country make it a glaring mosaic of contrasts, paradoxes and mazes and understanding these can be key to succeeding in the country.

Divya Susan Varkey
Intercultural Communications Trainer, Certified by Hofstede Insights Master in Intercultural Communications, Universita della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland

Ph: +91-9741756500

Divya Susan Varkey, will shed light on some of these differences and how to navigate them.

She has, in the last four years, trained people from 21 different nationalities on successfully working in India, including entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers through Swissnex India, 20% of whom have successfully set up businesses outside their home country. She holds a Masters in Intercultural Communications from the Universita della Svizzera italiana and conducts trainings for well known global brands such as the Boeing Company, Unilever, Goldman Sachs, General Motors, etc. She held a similar discussion on “deciphering India” at IBM Amsterdam in September 2017 for a primarily northern European audience which was received with much appreciation.

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This webinar is free for  SIETAR Switzerland members
Friends and Followers
 : CHF 25.-/participant.
Other SIETAR Associations : A limited number of places are available on a complimentary basis to members of other SIETAR Associations. These places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis provided there is room after our members are registered.

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Account no. 1100-6323.482
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