Is Teaching Entrepreneurship, The Teaching Of Getting Rich?

    Is Teaching Entrepreneurship, The Teaching Of Getting Rich?  That question was the point of discussion yesterday at Great Lakes, when the EDF(Entrepreneurship Devolopment Forum) of Great Lakes, hosted faculty and students of GSU(Georgia State University). The Entrepreneur Development Forum (EDF) of Great Lakes Institute of Management (Chennai) played host to the Entrepreneurial Team …. Read More

Ajay Piramal: A Business Magnate with a Heart of Gold

  During the month of July, we had the honor of hosting Mr. Ajay Piramal, Chairman, Piramal Group & Shriram Group, as the Chief Guest for our Annual Convocation. Before the convocation day, the current batch students were privileged to have a one-hour guest lecture session with this magnificent business leader who shared his journey, success, failure …. Read More

The Entrepreneur Mantra – Fail, Fail, Fail, Succeed. Repeat.

Lakshitaa from PGPM Class of 2018 writes about the Guest Lecture that was organized last month at the campus where Mr. Sanil Sachar, Author & Entrepreneur, known well among the millennials, delivered a motivational speech, inspired and interacted with students on moving towards success after failure.  “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” – …. Read More

One Year PGPM At Great Lakes – A Complete Package

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is one of the most coveted b-schools of India. It is ranked as one of the top 10 b-schools in India due to its fast track one year course -PGPM (Post Graduate Programme in Management). Yes, you heard it right the course is fast track as you have to …. Read More

Exploring Fintech as an enterprise – Part 01

In the race for developing innovative and disrupting ideologies Fintech has managed to stay relevant for a couple of decades. Fintech has been a buzzword and still is. Fintech is the enabler of technology that lets you carry your wallet on your smartphone and bank deposits to loans, investments to expenses, can be made by …. Read More

Nuggets of wisdom from the big basket

The 8th Human Capital Management Conference at the Great Lakes Institute of Management was inaugurated with great aplomb. Speaking at the conference, Mr.Hari Menon, the founder of, India’s largest e-commerce portals for food and grocery, he shared some invaluable lessons from his journey of serial entrepreneurship over the last sixteen years. Excerpts from his …. Read More

Paisa Vasool: From buyer’s dilemma to seller’s victory

A blog post by Vaishal Shah, PGPM 2017 The day was finally unraveled. The flamboyance at every stall caught attention even under the stifling heat. The far-fetched truth that I was finally one of the consumers made me feel disconsolate. My gloominess still drew me out of my territory, my canopy. The stall owners were …. Read More