Class sessions will involve visits by local CIOs to understand their IT challenges, then visits to their outsourcing operations in India over spring break. Visit companies involved in IT services industry, including Indian services companies (Tata Consultancy Services, KPIT Cummins, HCL) and US and Indiana companies (Cummins Inc., CNO, Roche). Visit universities in India and conduct exercises with Indian students. Some of the universities this program visits, include: Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune MS Ramaiah University, Bangalore BS Abdur Rahman University, Chennai Hindustan University, Agra Cultural and historical sightseeing: Agra – Taj Mahal and Red Fort Pune, Bangalore, Chennai – local sites as time allows
Global IT Management
Application Opens: TBA
- Program DatesMarch 10 - 19, 2017
- Academic Program
The goal of this program is for CIT students to learn about the challenges faced by Chief Information Officers, experience first-hand the Indian IT services industry, and learn about the various models used by companies to manage outsourced and offshored work. The course will involve classroom sessions once per week during the semester with an embedded study abroad program to India over spring break.
Undergradaute students earn 3 credits hours in CIT 49000 - Global IT LEadership: The CIO & Global IT Outsourcing. Go here to review a draft syllabus of CIT 49000. For CIT majors, this course counts as a CIT Selective. Non-CIT majors can receive elective credit.
Graduate students earn 3 credit hours in TECH 58100. Go here to view a draft syllabus of TECH 58100.
The available coursework is particularly suited for, but not necessarily limited to, the following academic interests: Computer Science/Informatics, Engineering and Technology, and Business.
- Additional Information
For more information about the program, please contact Rob Elliott (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All information is subject to change. This site is neither a contract nor an offer to make a contract. The Office of International Affairs reserves the right to change or discontinue a program at will. Please contact our office if you have a disability and need assistance or special arrangements.
- HousingStudents will be housed in shared rooms (2 to 3 to a room) with single beds and a shared bathroom. Meals will be eaten together either in the dining area at the guest house, university cafeterias, or in local restaurants.
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
All applicants must meet IUPUI’s minimum standard eligibility requirements. Additional requirements for this program include:
The following must be true at the time of applying to the program:
- Program is open to all students in the Indiana University system.
- Students must have a sophomore standing or higher, and have completed 21 hours of CIT coursework (or its equivalent). Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Masters students are also welcome to apply.
- Students from Purdue University campuses will be considered based on their academic preparation. They will be expected to participate fully in the coursework associated with the program through video or online conferencing.
Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant.
Students must be able to demonstrate flexibility, resilience, and self-reliance.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid