Dates May 12,2010 - August 12,2010
Location Indore, INDIA
Organization Alesco Business School
Area(s) of Work Business Administration,
Finance, Marketing, Other Studies, Human
Issue(s) of Focus Corporate
Responsibility, Education, Entrepreneurship
Host Local Committee AIESEC INDORE
Name Mikalai Andreyeu
Date of Birth 22.08.1980
Experience Business Administration,
Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource,
NGO Activism, Journalism, Web Projects, etc.
Local Committee AIESEC KYIV, UKRAINE
On the 12th
of May 2010 I’ve landed in India. Now, after spending some
time in Indore and having my traineeship completed, I’m filing my report.
Generally speaking, it has been quite an experience, indeed!
AIESEC Internship in India IS a life-changing exercise, if you ask me.
Give me some free time, some blank paper and a pack of pencils – and
you will get a fascinating book on India, its education, business style;
you will get a vivid still-life picture plus philosophical reflection.
It is a mid-term feedback because I’ve stayed in India and currently
working as a Spoken English & Personality Development Trainer in
Indore. So, India is my present location and, one might say, my state of
First of all
I would like to thank AIESEC Ukraine team
for information and support provided on-line.
Up till now Belarus has no AIESEC presence,
therefore everything’s happened with the
responsiveness and assistance of:
• Liubov Shlapai
• Svitlana Kohut
• Daria Kohut
My mother Mariya Andreyeva /Belarus/
Domanscy family /Poland/
Rose Griffin /England-Russia/
Oxygen Web Studio /Belarus/
I’ve made friends and experienced famous Indian
Hospitality from the very first night of staying in Indore.
I want to thank all the people who made it happen so
nicely. First of all:
AIESECers of Indore.
& UDAY Hostel team
& DemonTechnoSoft team
& IndiaInfoLine team
all students & faculties of
Alesco Business School
& its Marketing Dept,
Mohit Kurana & Incisive HRT;
Ida Røisgård Pettersen
& other foreign interns
for a good company.
I was her first intern.
Teaching Project Management, III Sem.
Teaching Russian Language, II + III Sem.
Tutorials of Multimedia to an IT specialized
Presentations and Business Games
Occasional mock interviews
Just keeping myself in the campus/office
Meetings and marketing speeches with
potential students and their parents
‘Educational Fair’ three-days exhibition
A hoarding and newspaper ads using my
name and picture
How to Become a Global Leader in Just 7 days
Actually, I’ve never
thought of myself as of
a global leader in
Many times I’ve
been thinking that it
is rather a Marketing
then an Educational
But in Indore
What I disliked about my
name and picture usage for
This activity is supposed to be paid for.
I had never been neither asked nor informed
about my appearance in media.
Both my name & surname were misspelled.
The information displayed was false.
The light side
of the internship
was about the
of most students
& faculties of the
School, as well
as of the
Other pleasant detail:
Accommodation was provided on my choice
A mobile phone was provided
Regular safe food was provided
Transportation was provided, sometimes V.I.P.
Relative curriculum freedom
Special attention by staff
… please remind me if I have forgotten something
Negative office admin
Complete failure in planning: all activities are
performed on the spot
Rapid personnel changing policy
Preference to quantity rather then quality of
Problem of delegating tasks and caste style
Poor organizational skills of office staff
Impossibility to reach an executive via e-mail and
Negative campus admin
Need to stay in the campus for the whole day
Against the agreement:
no fixed working place was provided
no fixed computer system was provided
Constant electricity and Internet failures
Lack of fans/ACs in the heat peak of the year
No shower: impossible to use the gym
Negative curriculum detail:
The internship started in the end of semester
No prior information on cirriculum
Russian was a part of Soft Skills (PGP), not a
No tests after the courses
Full academic freedom in Project Management
No attention to an IT specialized student
Positive campus detail:
Library updated in July 2010
Interest of some students
Friendliness of most faculties
Free tea provided 3 times a day
Now about India & Indore
Enough about the internship
I hardly remember the
names of Indian
festivals, let alone Gods.
There are lots of
occasions to sing and
this is Shree Ganesha’s