Emergence of India and Bangalore as IT hub, entrepreneurship in India, doing business in India, microfinance and political economy of Indian development
Wed 9 Jan 
2:00-3:30pm - Walking tour of Bangalore
3.45pm - Welcome by Professor Rajan and Michal Malur.
4:00-6:00pm - Rajeev Gowda, Indian Institute of Bangalore (IIMB), "Introduction to India's Politics, Society and Economy (including Centre-State Relations) and Overview of Program"
Thu 10 Jan
9:00-10:30am - Rishi Krishnan, IIMB, "Innovation in India or Uday, CISCO Product Development out of India"
11.00-12.30pm - Ramanujan Sridhar, CEO BrandComm, "India’s IT Sector"
2:00-5:30pm - Field trip to Electronic City: Narayana Hrudayalaya and Infosys
Fri 11 Jan
2:00 – 3:30pm - CEO Ujjivan, “Microfinance and Financial Inclusion in India”
4:00 – 5:30pm - Manish Sabharwal, CEO Teamlease, “An Indian Entrepreneur’s Story”
Sat 12 Jan
9:00 - 10:30am - Debriefing session with Professor Rajeev Gowda
10:45 - 12:15am - Discussion with Professor Rajan
Are India's cities engines of growth? What is the role of civil society and the non-governmental organizations in the Indian transformation? Will India become a manufacturing export powerhouse? How stable is the Indian financial system? What makes India an attractive investment destination?
Equity in the Time of Recession: Mumbai Youth Struggle to Bridge Yawning Opportunity Gap
Sun 13 Jan
10:30 - 5pm - City Tour of Mumbai
Mon 14 Jan
9:00-10:30am - Saugata Bhattracharya, Axis Bank, “ Mumbai as an International Financial Centre - Aspects of the Indian Economy ”
11:00-12:30pm - Poornima Dore, SDTT, “ Role of Civil Society and NGO sector in development. What has been the contribution of Civil Society to Growth and Development? ”
1:30-5:30pm - Field Trip to Dharavi, Asia's largest “ slum ”, home to nearly a million people and contributes extensively to the national product in terms of manufacture of goods and services.
Tues 15 Jan
9:00-10:30am - K Balachandran, IRIS, “ Improving Governance and Transparency - The Role of XBRL: What is being done to improve governance and transparency in the financial system? ”
11:00-12:30pm - Dimple Bhandia, Reserve Bank of India, “ Financial Stability Report ”
2:00-3:30pm - S. Chandrashekar, Associate Prof Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, “ India's Urban Growth: Are India's Cities Engines pf Growth? How broad-based is urban development and what is its trajectory? ”
4:00-5:30pm - C. Veeramani, Associate Prof Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Studies, Tentative Title: “ International trade: An China India perspective ”
Wed 16 Jan
9:00-10:30am - Professor Rajan Final Review and Class wrap-up