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Great Lakes Institute of Management, India - Class of 2013 Post Mon May 30, 2011 6:29 pm
Hi All,

I am Ganesh Kumar, currently pursuing my MBA from Great Lakes Institute Of Management.

To all those who want to know more about Great Lakes and want to participate in the admission process for 2013, do use this forum.

Happy to help!!

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Great Lakes Institute of Management, India
Class of 2012

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Post Mon May 30, 2011 6:36 pm
Great Lakes is one of the top Business schools in India. The college is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Website : www.greatlakes.edu.in

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Post Tue May 31, 2011 4:29 am
thanks for starting the thread ganesh, just posting here so that I am informed about the happenings on this thread. BTW what do u reckon of operations are GLIM ?

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Post Tue May 31, 2011 5:39 am
Hello bblast,

Could you be more specific about your question? What information do you want with respect to the Operations vertical at Great Lakes. For your info, this area takes care of 3 aspects - IT, Operations and Supply Chain Management. This is preferred mostly by students who want to work in the manufacturing sector or as a consultant in the supply chain management space. Various industries are covered as a part of the curriculum and courses are taught by senior industry professionals.

Most of the IT courses are taken by students who want to pursue a career in project management, program management, procurement and vendor management.

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Post Tue May 31, 2011 7:18 am
Thanks indraneel for the prompt responses on the thread. My interest is operations/SCM.

I started my career in IT SAP. Worked for just over 2 years and then switched to join my Dad's group of companies. Here I handle a small manufacturing plant which I took from almost scratch and took it to a turnover of say a million rupees a month in around 1 year. So I am basically building a market for my product and also taking care of inventory/payment/SCM procedures and also process optimizations.

By april 2012 my work ex would be around 4 years.

2 IT + 2 Entrepreneurship.

Interesrtingly even in IT I was in manufacturing(PP) module of SAP for 2 years.

Would love to take insight of a Bschool student like you on my prospects and GLIM's offerings that would be useful to me.

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Post Tue May 31, 2011 9:11 am
bblast,

If you look at going back to your family business, then I think the learning you would have would be immensely helpful.

From the perspective of jobs, you can read our placement statistics.



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Post Tue May 31, 2011 9:26 am
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Post Tue May 31, 2011 6:36 pm
For all those who do not know about the college, a small background -

Great Lakes Institute of Management is a leading B-school in India founded in 2004 by Prof. Bala V. Balachandran J.L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Accounting and Information Management Northwestern University, USA . The campus has been built on sprawling 27 acres and is LEED Platinum rated .The institute has academic alliances with Stuart Graduate School of Business USA , Yale University USA., and Nanyang Technical University, Singapore. In a short span of 7 years since inception, it is ranked in the Top 20 B Schools of India ( Business World & Career 360 )

The institute offers a flagship one year Post Graduate Program in Management besides Two 2 year Executive MBA Programs that are of international quality. It will be commencing, in August 2011, a Global Executive MBA in Energy Management in association with Bauer college, Houston Texas.

Great Lakes Institute of Management is guided by a Business Advisory Council chaired by Mr. Ratan Tata, and comprises of corporate stalwarts like Mr. Jamshyd Godrej, Mr. S Ramadorai, Mr. Kumaramangalam Birla, Mr. Narayana Murthy to name a few. The Academic Advisory Council chaired by Dr. Bala V Balachandran includes world renowned management gurus including Dr. Philip Kotler, Dr. Seenu Srinivasan, Dr. Raghuram Rajan and Dr. Aswath Damodaran amongst others. Mr. Jamshyd N Godrej is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Great Lakes Institute of Management.

Faculty from leading business schools such as Harvard, Stanford, Stuart , Kellogg and Florida teach at the institute. Chinese is a mandatory course for the students at Great Lakes. Eminent personalities like Dr. Ratan Tata, Dr. Deepak Chopra, (Late) Dr. C.K. Prahalad, Dr. Y.V. Reddy, Dr. Philip Kotler, Dr. Finn E Kydland , Mr. Vivek Paul, and Mr. Rahul Bajaj have visited the institute and have addressed the students.

For more information visit our website www.greatlakes.edu.in

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Post Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:23 am
Great Lakes in the Super League among top MBA Universities in INDIA.

Source : http://business-standard.com/bschool/all_ratelist.php

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Great Lakes Institute Of Management
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Post Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:40 am
Hi Ganesh.Could you tell me what's the probable GMAT cut-off score for GLIM for a course which is starting in 2012?
Also, is a GMAt score accepted for the new 2 year mba program there?

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Post Sun Jun 05, 2011 8:07 am
Hey!

There is no cut-off score for GMAT as such. Great Lakes looks at your entire profile and does not concentrate on a single criteria.

Yes GMAT score is accepted for the 2 year program. For more details check out the following link -

http://greatlakes.edu.in/programs/pgwpm/how-to-apply-2.html

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Great Lakes Institute of Management
http://greatlakes.edu.in

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Hi Ganesh.Could you tell me what's the probable GMAT cut-off score for GLIM for a course which is starting in 2012?
Also, is a GMAt score accepted for the new 2 year mba program there?

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Post Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:46 am
It is with pride I mention that mention Great Lakes has added yet another feather to its achievements. Great Lakes Institute of Management has been applauded with the Green Chariot Gold Award by the Rotary Club of Madras for its 27 acre first and only Platinum rated campus. The award was presented on Saturday 4th June 2011, at Dr. M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation.
https://picasaweb.google.com/117935060372953034543/GreatLakesInstituteOfManagement?authkey=Gv1sRgCMqf_5jn0K2nkgE&feat=directlink

Below are some links to give more details about the campus and infrastructure.
http://greatlakes.edu.in/campus/facilities.html
http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/lifestyle/Conserving-energy-Colleges-take-the-lead/Article1-705725.aspx


Cheers!!
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Student-PGPM (class of 2012)
Great Lakes Institute of Management.

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Post Thu Jun 09, 2011 7:31 pm
I am pleased to inform that we have figured in the top 20 Amazing Green Corporate offices in India and we are the only non corporate office to figure in the list that appeared in Rediff today.

Excerpts and the full story link is attached here below.

http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-world-environment-day-indias-amazing-green-corporate-offices/20110609.htm

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai
Rating: LEED Platinum


Great Lakes's sprawling new campus inaugurated in April 2009 at Manamai near Chennai houses environment friendly buildings.

The building is designed with the concept of 'Global mindset-Indian roots.'

It is one of the few campuses in India with a LEED rating. The campus recycles water and waste and uses recycled products.

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Great Lakes Institute of Management
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Post Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:09 pm
Ramachandra Sundaralingam - A Super Hero


Yesterday, we had one of the most interesting and charismatic leader sharing his experiences. An international drugs expert, he has served 185 member countries for 17 years. He was granted European citizenship for his extraordinary service to the international police community.

Mr. Ramachandra was here @ Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai to give us a presentation on the war against drugs, money laundering and on several other topics. He spoke about the dangers associated with drug addiction and how India as a country is becoming a slave to Drug criminality. The plight and fate of some of the undeveloped countries and their exposure to drug trafficking was stressed on and Mr Ramachandra factually stated that 80% of the cocaine is produced in Columbia and 80% of heroin is from Afghanistan. He pointed out two role models who has affected the present day youth - Sachin Tendulkar and Osama Bin Laden. A 14 year old in Afghanistan finds refuge in AK-47 aspires to become Osama and a 14 year old in India with a cricket bat in his hand dreams of becoming Sachin one day.

He finished by saying “The drug war must be won in the class room and not in the court room. India is a great country, has great traditions and a lot of family values. We should embrace our culture and not fall prey to drug abuse”.

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Great Lakes Institute of Management
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:57 pm
MBAUniverse.com interviewed the dean and founder of Great Lakes Institute of Management - Dr.Balachandran on several issues pertaining to Indian management education. Please find below the link for the same -

http://www.mbauniverse.com/article/id/4668

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