In an era where all businesses are global, and integration of Indian economy with the global economy is now an irreversible process. This calls for professionals who are well equipped to handle the new demands of industry in leading their businesses, successfully. PGDM program in IAMR strives to prepare students for a successful and rewarding career in the field of global business and groom them so that they eventually develop them into credible Global Professionals. Against this prelude, a Foreign Educational Tour for PGDM final year students, batch (2013-15) held for 5 days Thailand- Bangkok and Pattaya (11-15 April 2015).
Objectives of tour-
The main objectives of tour were-
- To get International Exposure.
- To know different cultures of people in Thailand.
- To get business exposure.
Students started their journey from IGI Airport, New Delhi and landed on Bangkok Airport on the 10th April 2015. The itinerary as following-
Day 1: 11/04/15 09.15 Reached Bangkok International Airport, cleared immigrations and met the Guide at Gate No.10. Transferred to Pattaya. Checked in at Sunshine One Hotel Pattaya and took lunch at Annapurna Indian Restaurant. Rested for a while and left at 18.00 for Alcazar show ( a famous show of Pattaya). Followed by Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight stayed in Pattaya.
Day 2 : 12/04/15 08:00 hrs Breakfast at hotel and left for Coral Island(a famous Pattaya Beach) at 8:30am. Enjoyed the water sports out there and took lunch at Indian Restaurant and visited Pattaya Market, conducted Market Research (survey) and learnt consumer behavior of Thailand consumers and rested for a while at night Dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight stayed in Pattaya.
Day 3: 13/04/15 08:00 hrs Breakfast at hotel. Visited the Gems Gallery Pattaya , got lesson of Gems business including Gems manufacturing process, trading, marketing of Gems products and tour with laser Buddha Pattaya City Lunch at Indian restaurant and and checked out of hotel room transferred to Bangkok.. Reached Bangkok at 7 pm., Checked in at The Season Huamark ( four star Hotel) Bangkok, and rested for a while. Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight stayed in Bangkok.
Day 4 : 14/04/15 08:00 hrs Breakfast at hotel and left for Industrial visit in Bangkok, Thailand. Visited various industries include automobile sector like two wheeler brand Harley Davidson, four wheeler brands Toyota, Nissan etc. After industrial visit went to world known Safari world & Marine Park , took Lunch after that shopping tour and Dinner at Indian Restaurant. Overnight stayed in Bangkok.
Day 5: 15/04/15 09.30 hrs Breakfast at hotel and visited various departmental stores like Tesco Express Retail, McDonalds, KFC, GUCCI, Family Mart etc and got exposure of retail sector, then market survey and shopping at Bangkok , after that around 7 PM. checked out of room, left for Bangkok International airport to catch flight to India.
The tour was memorable and successful .Students got International exposure with Global brands like Harley Davidson, KFC, McDonalds, GUCCI, and Nissan etc. Students enjoyed a lot with learning and enjoyment.