Gladiators embark on a transformational journey!

All of us reach a stage at some point, where we pause, introspect and take life-changing decisions. When we do take those decisions – in the case of gladiators (the Great Lakes class of 2010-11), the decision to pursue the PGPM course at Great Lakes – We tend to get a little apprehensive. With industry …. Read More

L’Attitude 13’05 – Phew! Whatte rush!

The blogging committee has been on a hiatus for a few weeks. Please don’t yell or scream at any of us, we were just too busy having a brilliant time at college. I’m going to start listing out some of the really amazing events that have been keeping the students at Great Lakes busy. Let’s …. Read More

Mr. S. D. Shibulal, COO Infosys Technologies On “Technology and innovation”

Great Lakes institute of Management today played host to one of the leading lights to our generation. Entrepreneurship wasn’t this close to Great Lakes, when one of the cofounders of Infosys visited the sprawling campus. Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Dean Great Lakes introduced the guest by referring to the spirit of entrepreneurship that we know …. Read More

Nirman 2010 – B-model Competition

Great Lakes announces launch of Nirman 2010. Entrepreneurship is more than a fad; it is the need of the hour. With India poised for rapid growth, we are at the cusp of a major upheaval. The amount of innovation from India has increased tremendously with major companies considering India as their strategic innovation hub. But …. Read More

“Challenge the status quo” – Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

From L to R: Professor Krisna Ram, Ms. Radhika Sarathkumar Creative Director, Radaan Mediaworks (I) Limited, Dr. Bala V. Balachandran, Dr. Ms. Kiran Majumdar Shaw CMD, Biocon Limited, Professor Sriram August 26, 2009: The fifth edition of SWIM – Successful Women in Management was held in the sprawling campus of Great Lakes today. The theme …. Read More

Away from the Mundane..

Today after the flag hoisting in Greatlakes, I was just sitting on a rock looking at our beloved Uncle Bala speaking with a few students. Just a few minutes ago he told us the story of a 4 year kid blessed to be sitting on the lap of the Father of our Nation, Mahatma. Gandhi …. Read More

Mr. A. Mahendran, MD Godrej Sara Lee at Great Lakes

Who created GoodKnight brand right from scratch? Yes its Mr. A. Mahendran Managing Director, Godrej Sara Lee Ltd and deputy chairman, Great Lakes. Mr. A. Mahendran visited Great Lakes on 11th July. His visit preceded the distribution of ‘Goodnight-low smoke mosquito coil’ to the students. An open invitation, Mr. Mahendran threw to the Patriots (Batch …. Read More

A day with Babson,M.A.

Entrepreneurship is a path less taken. There is no method to it. But when a group of young and confident MBA grads come together and discuss it, it generates a lot of interest and enthusiasm. This is exactly what happened on May 31st, 2008. Around 15 students from Babson College, the #1 in Entrepreneurial courses, …. Read More