Course Name
Doing Business in India

Contact Hours: 10

Course Description

In everyday business, it’s more and more common to meet, hold conference calls, and travel overseas. When you’re working with people from an unfamiliar country, how can you gain the knowledge to ensure smooth communication and to avoid an offensive faux pas? Our Doing Business In India courses will quickly give you the background to confidently reach across any cultural divide. In the course, you will be introduced to the culture of India, including greetings, business meetings, and dining. Each lesson includes a video overview to quickly present the most important facts.


This series is for anyone interested in learning about the etiquette of doing business in India.

Course Features:
  • Flash and audio provide animated, interactive Lesson Introductions, Activities, and Simulations.
  • Flash scenarios use real world situations to illustrate course concepts.
  • Streaming video scenarios illustrate real world issues and solutions discussed in the course.
  • Audio accompanies each lesson page throughout the course.
  • MindNotes provide printable quick-reference sheets and other files to be used as learners apply their skills on the job.
  • Decision Point activities allow learners to work toward an outcome in an interactive environment.
  • Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
  • Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
  • A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
  • Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
  • Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
  • Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
  • A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
  • Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.

By completing this course you will learn to:
  • Discuss some of the operant values that affect your ability to connect with your Indian business associates
  • Describe ways to prepare for a business trip to India
  • Describe a typical first-time business meeting with Indian associates
  • Describe a dining experience in an Indian home
  • Identify considerations for hosting Indians

Students may master the course/s by achieving a percentage at or above 70% for each individual lesson, through their scoring results of the course questions, the skill assessment, or a combination of both.


  1. Lesson 1 Considering Culture
  2. Lesson 2 Preparing for Business
  3. Lesson 3 Meeting for Business
  4. Lesson 4 Dining with Indians