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Day 1 – Company visit Grundfos, Mumbai

Day 1 – Company visit Grundfos, Mumbai

We arrived in Mumbai early in the morning after more than 24 hours of travelling. With only time for a quick shower and no sleep, we had our first encounter with the traffic in Mumbai and the concept of “Indian Time” as we rushed off to our company visit at the Mumbai Grundfos office. The office is located in Thane…read more →

Study Trip Destination 2012: India

November 14: The destination for the BIA Study Trip 2012 has been chosen and the association has now started planning the trip to India. Our main focus will be on Mumbai since many international companies specializing in consultancy & business intelligence have their Indian headquarters in the big city (21 million people). Mumbai is the commercial and entertainment capital of India…read more →

BIA study Trip meeting

20. October: The first Business Intelligence class from ASB went last spring on a study trip where they visited several different companies in Moscow, Russia and the new class have the intention of doing the same. That is going on a study trip but not necessarily to Moscow, as we have different ideas and ambitions as a group. We have…read more →

Last Day in Moscow

We left Moscow with many memories and good experiences and could all agree that it had been a fantastic trip to a city we would not have visited on our own. BI – year 2010/2011 thanks our sponsors for making this trip possible.  

Day 7 – Moscow Trip

Day 7 – Moscow Trip

We spent our final day doing some more sightseeing where we among other things went to the National Museum, walked around the small streets of the city and saw many more of the dome churches that are in the city. We also did some shopping and ended the day by going to a very nice steak house and then had…read more →

Day 6 – Moscow Trip

Sunday was Labor Day and we went to see the demonstrations on the main streets, which were all closed due to the arrangement. The streets were filled with red flags and posters and people held speeches, quite like we do back home. At 1 PM we had arranged to meet with the student from Logistic and all take a guided…read more →

Day 5 – Moscow Trip

Day 5 – Moscow Trip

Saturday was soccer day. We all went with the subway to the stadium, together with hundreds and hundreds of other fans. The two teams, CSKA Moscow and Spartak Moscow, are archrivals and therefore the game was controlled by lots of police, security guards and dogs. It was very fascinating watching the fans in the metro before the game and throughout…read more →

Day 4 – Moscow Trip

Day 4 – Moscow Trip

Our last company visit was at a Danfoss factory in one of the big industrial areas in Moscow. At Danfoss the General Manager gave us an introduction to quality control and a guided tour around the factory. We had hired a small bus to take us to the factory and when we drove back into the city we found the…read more →

Day 3 – Moscow Trip

Day 3 – Moscow Trip

The next day we visited Microsoft, where Chief of Staff (and also Lau Geckler’s wife) Aliona Geckler, gave us a general introduction to how business planning works in Microsoft, Russia. It was sometimes quite the challenge since Russia spans over nine different time zones, and the trip from Moscow to Vladivostok takes longer than from Moscow to New York –…read more →