Strengthening Skills on Commercial & Economic Diplomacy

Training Programme for Indian Government Officials and Business Executives( CDS.06) August 18–21, 2008, Jaipur, India

Resource Persons

The resource persons for the training programme comprise eminent experts, practitioners and academicians in the field of trade and commercial diplomacy and related matters, both from India and abroad.

Kishan S. Rana
Former Ambassador of India
Course Director of the CUTS CDS Programme
B. K. Zutshi
Former Indian Ambassador to GATT,
S N Menon
Former Secretary
Department of Commerce
Raymond Saner
Diplomacy Dialogue
Siddhartha Mitra
Director (Research), CUTS


The methodology adopted for undertaking the training programme includes lectures, case analysis, simulation exercises (including mock negotiation), interaction with experts, group discussions, etc.

The methodology will provide strategic understanding, develop core skills and encourage in-depth knowledge of the dynamics involved in commercial diplomacy

Who Should Attend

Government: Senior-level officials such as as Joint Secretaries, Additional Secretaries in Government of India and Principal Secretaries, Additional Chief Secretaries in State Governments

Non-government and overseas: Officials at senior-level handling International Business Development, Business Directors in International Organisations and Chambers of Commerce

What else do you get

  • Course Materials
  • Boarding and Lodging
  • Publications of CUTS


Chokhi Dhani
12, Miles, Tonk Road, Via Vatika Jaipur 303 905, India
Tel: 91-141-2770555, 2770556
Fax: 91-141-2770558