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IT 690C Travel Course to India: Managing Technology Outsourcing

Course Description: This course studies the phenomenon of information technology offshore outsourcing. The course examines the strategies, benefits and pitfall of offshore outsourcing, how the culture and politics of the receiving countries play a role in the success of the outsourcing business model and the effect of outsourcing on US economy, job market, and politics. During travel to India students will visit Indian companies doing US outsourcing as well as US companies in India. The trip incudes sightseeing (e.g. Taj Mahal) and the exploration of Indian culture.


3 credits