On November 26 and 27, Institut français en Inde (Embassy of France in India) Alliance Française India and Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI)
are pleased to host an international forum on French language in professional domains in India. This forum is in response to the concern raised by the Indian and French companies in India as well discussions undertaken by the French language departments of various universities in India regarding the increasing demand of employees with a high competence level in French language.
Several Indian higher education institutions preparing future leaders for Indian economic scene offer French language courses in addition to the main stream programs. Additionally, the Indian universities and the Alliance française institutes are developing French language courses catering to the professional needs of students enrolled in various specializations.
This forum thus seeks to provide an overview of these developments, by bringing together companies, universities and language training centres, resulting in development of French language course content that meets the need of the corporate world.
We invite you to attend this forum and share your viewpoint in various interesting round table discussions and presentations that will highlight the key features of the issues.
Round table discussions range from topics that go from the development of language skills in the HR policies of a company where companies in India share their experiences, or encounter of cultures or “cultural clash” in the world of business, or French language as part of technical or scientific higher education: Testimonies of institutions preparing engineers, managers, scientists… and proposing them French language training. What is the place of French language and other foreign languages in the training of engineers, scientists, managers?… and more.
These will make for interesting debates.
The forum will be organised at:
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