WWU Exchange in India:
Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies
At RCBS, the curriculum is designed to enable students to develop their competencies and capabilities so that they excel in every domain of life. The Rajagiri Immersive Learning Experience Methodology is a pedagogical innovation of Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies. Along with academics, students are exposed to programs and activities which prepare them to manage and lead in challenging environments. The methodology is based on four dimensions: Conceptual Learning, Experiential Engagement, Executive Modeling and Corporate Competency. The various activities under these dimensions help transform the Rajagirians into professionally competent and socially sensitive individuals. All courses are taught in English.
- Accreditations: The MBA, MHRM and PGDM programs at Rajagiri have been accredited by ACBSP accreditation, which is the world's largest international accreditation council and a leading specialized accreditation association for business education.
- Facilities are friendly to differently abled individuals - Rajagiri provides facilities such as Lifts, Toilets, Wheel chairs and alternative paths to stairs for differently abled individuals in all of its buildings in the campus.
- Housing costs are covered for Western students. You will stay at a brand new facility outside the school campus. Regular transportation to and from campus will be provided.
- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner will be provided to Western students.
- This exchange is only available Fall quarter
Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies is situated in Kakkanad, a pleasant green suburb of Cochin, outside the hustle and bustle of city life. Rajagiri Valley, which houses the RCBS campus, is a sprawling 95 acre estate on the banks of the Chithrapuzha. It is close to the IT hub, Info Park and only 2.6 kms away from the Cochin Special Economic Zone. It enjoys the advantage of being located close to the proposed Smart City and industrial heart of Ernakulam.
Academic Program and Courses
Students may select courses from the MBA, MHRM and PGDM programs. Students are advised to restrict the selection of subjects being offered in any one trimester so as to avoid clashes in class timings. Course offerings include such subjects as: Cost and Management Accounting – Macroeconomics – Foundation and Financial Management – Process Management – Sales Management – Quantitative Technics – Organizational Behavior.
The campus offers excellent hostel facilities for international students with resident tutors to look into their welfare. The Hostel has a full time cook to cater to their needs and other modern amenities including 24x7 Wi-Fi. The college provides efficient public transportation facilities for staff and students to nearby places and towns.
Exchange program participants will pay WWU in-state tuition and mandatory fees. Housing and Meal expenses will be covered for the student by Rajagiri. All other costs associated with participation in the program (including transportation, visa application expenses, insurance, and personal expenses) are the responsibility of the individual student.
The program may allow for time which can be spent in non-program activities. Participants may wish to travel, sightsee or participate in activities or events in which they have a personal interest. Please note that the participant is fully responsible for making arrangements and for all costs of transportation, lodging, food and additional expenses that may be associated with any non-program activities.
There are two applications for exchange students to complete. Students should start the Education Abroad application by clicking the Apply Now button on this brochure page. After completing the first part of the Education Abroad application and completing the interview, students will be notified of their nomination status. Students who are nominated will then complete the application process for the host institution.
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