Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • ESTD 2004
  • AICTE
  • Private

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by College

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Post Graduate Program in Management Flex
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹365,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Program in Operations Management [PGP-OM]
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹789,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Program
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹789,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Programme in Management
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹425,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM]
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹577,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Program in Management
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹789,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Diploma in Operations and Information Technology
2Years Full Time
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹577,000 per year Apply Now
Certificate Course in Business Analytics
6Months Correspondence
7.0 ₹125,000 totalfees Apply Now
Post Graduate Program in Business [PGPB] (Business Analytics for Decision Making)
1Year Correspondence
25-Nov-2018
Examination Date
7.0 ₹465,000 per year Apply Now

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Faculties

Dr. S Elankumaran
Principal
Bala V Balachandar
Professor
Sriram D
Associate Professor
M.Muthuraj
Assistant Professor
Dr. Bappaditya Mukhopadhyay
Professor
Dr. Elankumaran S
Professor
K.S. Meenakshisundaram
Professor
Ponmythili. M
Assistant Professor

About College

Great Lakes Institute of Management a top flight business school and one of the best institutes in southern states was founded by US based management guru Dr. Bala V Balachandran in 2004.

  • Institute offers two full time and many corporate courses and is approved by AICTE. The PGPM Course at Great Lakes is the only One-year management course in India approved by the AICTE.
  • In 2011 as part of its plans to expand its presence across India, Great Lakes Institute of Management launched its campus in Gurgaon.
  • Great Lakes has a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Stuart School of Business at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, University of Houston, and IIT Madras for academic exchange programs.
  • The Yale-Great Lakes Research Center has been established with the objective of pursuing advanced research in management in partnership with Yale University of the USA.
  • Accepting GMAT, CAT and XAT scores, this college demands an average of three years of work experience for the admission
  • Ranked among the top management institutes this college offers a tremendous amount of campus placements in very good known companies like Microsoft, Bajaj Capital, Ranbaxy etc.

Academic Overview: The two full time courses offered by this institute include PGDM and PGPM. These programs are offered in specializations- Finance, Marketing, Operations, IT& Economics, Business Analytics, OB & Strategy.

 Great Lakes offers some corporate courses too. Some of them are following-

1. Postgraduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM)

 2. Postgraduate program in management flex (PGPM Flex)

 3. Postgraduate certificate program in Healthcare Management (PGCP-HCM) etc.

Being a hub for management research and leadership, Institute has also created multiple Centers of Excellence-

  • Yale - Great Lakes Centre For Management Research
  • Centre For Excellence in Retail Management
  • Centre for Excellence in Technopreneurship [CET]
  • Kotler - Srinivasan Centre for Research in Marketing
  • Centre for Excellence in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence.

Placement Details: Great Lakes has developed into one of India's leading business schools in a short span of 9 years and is being looked at by the corporate world as a Centre of Excellence in Management.

Institute witnessed another successful placement season for the PGPM 2013 BATCH. The key factors of the placement are following-

Graduation class size                                       

358

Number of companies participated

200

Number of students who took up job offers

314

Highest domestic package

INR 26.72 lpa (Microsoft)

Highest international offer

USD 65000 pa

Average CTC of the batch

INR 11.03 lpa

 

  • The highest number of offers were from corporates Consulting, followed by Marketing , Sales & Analytics offering  diverse roles like ERP Associate Consultant, L&D Consultant, Senior Business Research Analyst, Business Planning Manager, and Strategic Growth Manager.
  • Function wise leading recruiters were-

Function

Major recruiters

Consulting

CBC, Deloitte, KPMG, Musigma, Universal Consulting, Accenture, TCS, Infosys, Wipro, L&T Infotech

Marketing/ Sales

Atlantic Lubricants, Tasty Bites, Axis Bank, Cognizant, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Analytics

Blue Ocean Market Intelligence, iNautix Technologies

Finance

Axis Bank, Bank of America, Citi Bank, Dell International, Al Ahmadi

General Management

Apple Coal Group, CSS Corp, Kenafric Industries Ltd

Human Resource

L&T, Wells Fargo, Financial Software Services

Operations/ Supply Chain

L&T, KEF Company, Visteon Automobile System, ISS SDB Security Services

IT/ Systems

Apollo Hospitals, Cheers Interactive, HCL, Microsoft, Photon Infotech, Syntel.

 

Extracurricular: Students of Great Lakes are involved in various extracurricular activities such as- publishing, conferences and social work-

Publishing: The students have their own bi-annual magazine called GRAVITY.

  • This magazine provides students, faculty and other stakeholders a platform to write about the topic of their interest. Articles are invited from colleges across India and the theme of the magazine is in accordance with the latest trends in the management space.
  • It portrays the culture of learning and innovation.
  • It contains brilliant articles and interviews that reflect the spirit of entrepreneurship.
  • It also encapsulates the success stories of the best entrepreneurs of the world.

Conferences:

  • North American Society for Marketing Education in India Conference
  • International Entrepreneurship Conference
  • Successful Women in Management
  • Yale – Great Lakes International Research Conference
  • Great Lakes Financial Conference
  • HR Conclave
  • International Business Analytics Conference
  • ISDSI Conference

Social Work: US President and Great Lakers are involved in the noble cause of doing social work in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Lonavala. Around fifty student associates along with the faculty are involved in this type of contribution to the society on a regular basis.

Facilities: Being one of the best infrastructures in the world and spread across 27 acre of land it is one of the few LEED Platinum rated green campus. College provides following facilities-

Resource Center

The total size of the Resource Centre surpasses 5000 books and    more than 1000 AV resources.

 It also includes various research databases like ISI Emerging Markets, Proquest, EBSCO, CMIE and Indiastat.com.

Using OPAC, users can search and know the latest additions of books and periodicals and the status of a document.

Recreational Center

It has excellent recreation and sports facilities on campus for Yoga, Basketball, Badminton, Table Tennis etc. 

Gymnasium is equipped with latest fitness tools such as exercise bikes, stability ball, Multi stations, treadmills, slant board, and free weights.

 

Other Amenities

Bajaj Bistro, Auditorium, Amphitheatre, Alcove

 

Festivals/Events: Great lakes organizes a lot of programs for its students or the other way round, the students of Great Lakes are very active and organizes many events and festivals for their college.

  • L' ATTITUDE 13Ëš05’-  L' Attitude 13Ëš05’ is the annual inter B-School festival of Great Lakes. The festival features a potpourri of events and competitions that encompasses various spheres of management education in the field of marketing, finance, operations, strategy and Human Resources.
  • Karma Yoga Annual Convention- This convention was started a year before. This time August 2013, was its second phase. It incorporates a Leadership Experiential Project (LEP).
  • Sanghamitra- Sanghamitra is an intra-college cultural and sports event that springs the students a stand to showcase their talents. A range of games –Chess, Throw ball, Basketball, Table Tennis, Kho Kho, Volleyball Badminton, Cricket etc. are there in this event.

Ranking:

  • Business World magazine has ranked Great Lakes 15th in intellectual capital and 18th in overall.
  • Ranked 19th amongst Indian B-schools by Business India.
  • It bags MMA Award for ‘Managerial Excellence’.
  • The college bags the Gold Award at the 4th Indian Management Conclave Awards. 
  • Great Lakes was placed at rank 16th with JBIMS and MICA by a Carrres360 CNN-IBN survey.

Scholarship: This college does not provide any type of scholarships. Only it has certain tie ups with banks and financial institutions for loans.




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Contact Details

Phone No: 0443-0809000
Address:
Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus , East Coast Road, Manamai Village
Chennai - 603102
Tamil Nadu , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Periyamet Bus Stop bus stand 0.18Km
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College Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹2.85 L

The hostels have air conditioned single and double accommodations arranged around shared courtyard. The hostels are off campus with transpotation facility. Hostels are provided with best accommodative facilities.

Hostel For : Female ₹2.85 L

The hostels have air conditioned single and double accommodations arranged around shared courtyard. The hostels are off campus with transpotation facility. Hostels are provided with best accommodative facilities.

Hostel For : Unisex ₹4.8 L

The hostels have air conditioned double bedroom accommodations arranged around shared courtyard. The hostels are off campus with transpotation facility. Hostels are provided with best accommodative facilities.

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