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Bachelor Students from French Guiana visit the Lok Jack GSB for their summer session

French Guiana students from (name of the University) were hosted by the Bachelor of International and Sustainable Business at the Lok Jack GSB North Campus for their summer session during 27-29th of May. 

Visiting students were exposed to different sessions such as: Campus Tour and offerings of the Lok Jack GSB, topics such as  ‘Conducting Business in the Caribbean & Latin America’ facilitated by Dr. Mahindra Ramesh Ramdeen, CEO, Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA) and  Youths in Business’ presented by Mr. Surrendra Maharaj, Chief Coach and Principal Consultant, Boundless Consulting and Mr. Sedron Collings, Managing Director, Youth Business Trinidad and Tobago 


Mr. Ramesh Ramdeen, CEO at TTMA speaks to French Guiana students on ‘Conducting Business in the Caribbean & Latin America.’  


During these sessions, students were presented with various topic related to exporting in the Caribbean and Latin America including Caribbean Single Market Economy (CSME), Trade Agreements, Ease of Doing Business and more.  Students were challenged to make comparisons with Doing Business in French Guiana.  


Students also engaged in numerous workshops such as design thinking which highlighted the transition from inspiration, ideation towards implementation.  They were exposed to tools like visualization, mapping, and storytelling to create solutions.  They also engaged in testing, refining, and improving new ideas, business models, and processes. To wrap up the sessions students who developed a business idea had the opportunity to present it to entrepreneurs. 

Students from French Guiana and Lok Jack GSB Bachelor of International and Sustainable Business (T&T) mingling in front of the “Future of Trends Map” at the Atrium of the Lok Jack GSB campus. 


Students Exchange and Study Tours are initiatives and service offered by the UWI-Lok Jack GSB through the Institutional and International Relations Centre. For more information about student exchanges or study trips please contact 645-6700 ext. 139 or email: 


To learn more about the Bachelor of International and Sustainable Business programme, please contact  or. 645-6700 ext. 200  

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