IndSearch Study Abroad Program (ISAP) 2017

The IndSearch Study Abroad Programme (ISAP) 2017 was jointly organized by Indian Institute of Cost and Management Studies & Research (IndSearch), Pune, India and CMA Sri Lanka from 28th March 2017 to 2nd April 2017. The ISAP aims to educate students about the business practices of different countries and the cultures and their impact on the Business in the respective country.

The group comprised of ten students from the MBA programme and two faculty members. Names of the Group members are: Dr. SuwarnaShidore - Faculty, Dr. Sandeep Gokhale - Faculty, Ms. Sneha Bellubbi, Ms. Sanika Karjatkar, Ms. Saee Masodkar, Ms. Aarti Parinchekar, Ms. Divya Shetty, Ms. Kartika Varma Ms. Asmita Sant, Mr. AkshayBhavsar, Shantanu Pendharkar, Mr. Prashant Jiani.

The ISAP 2017, included visits to Biyagama Export Processing Zone, AGIO Tobacco Ltd, LALAN Rubbers (Pvt) Ltd, Lanka IOC PLC, CKT Apparel (Pvt) Ltd, Noritake and Colombo Stock Exchange. At all the organizations students were given information about the organizations as well as taken on a tour to visit the plant and the manufacturing operations.

The group also visited the Tea factory, the Spice Garden, a Gems Museum gaining information about the diverse types of Industries in Sri Lanka.

The highlight of the ISAP programme was the Tea Auctions at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and presentations by the members of the Chamber.

The 6 days programme also had the group shopping and sightseeing at NuwaraEliya, visiting Seetha Eliya, and a visit to Kandy and to the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela.

Biyagama Export Processing Zone

CKT Apparel (Pvt) Ltd

Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

Colombo Stock Exchange

With Professor Watawala and CMA Team at Hotel Renuka, Colombo