This is an experiential course which will allow students to gain a greater appreciation of the influence of culture on human relations in general and business interactions specifically. Through pre-trip readings, presentations, writings, and discussions, students will be introduced to the cultural differences between and India and the US, building a better understanding of life in India. This understanding will become the foundation for a cultural immersion in country during a 10 day trip to India. Students will experience Indian culture in person and gain insight into the country’s business environment. Students will also explore and reflect on the growth of the Indian economy and form conclusions regarding the sustainability of this growth. This is a team intensive experience and students are required to participate in group activities.