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

An academic who left behind a Legacy

It was a rude shock for the entire Great Lakes family when the unfortunate demise of Prof. S. Sriram happened. Prof. Sriram, Former Executive Director and a member of founding team of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, passed away on April 29, 2016 around 7:00 pm after a brief spell of illness. His death …. Read More

B-School Events and What They Do For You

Campus to Corporate American journalist, Margaret Fuller once quoted, “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader”. Business schools are the rearing grounds of these ‘readers’ or students of today and leaders of tomorrow. Subjects that are important to the world of business, such as Finance, Management and Human Resource Management can be learnt, albeit theoretically, through …. Read More

An Opportunity at Every Step of the Way

To quote Thomas Edison, the man that designed the electric bulb, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Being a management fraternity, we couldn’t have agreed more. What differentiates an entrepreneur is his or her ability to identify opportunities in the most trivial of things. What …. Read More

Rendezvous with Mr. R Gopalakrishnan

This blog post is about Mr. R Gopalakrishnan’s interaction with about 25 students which happened during his recent visit for the 10 hour global thought leadership series lecture. Mr. R Gopalakrishnan, Director, Tata Sons was recently at Great Lakes, Chennai as one of the eminent speakers for the Distinguished Thought Leadership series. He delivered a …. Read More

IMPRESA – Do the New!

L’Attitude13° 05′ was all about doing the new and creating positive energy and optimism in the business context. The two-day inter B-School fest of Great Lakes Institute of Management was met with much admiration and enthusiasm. Now in its 9th edition, L’Attitude13° 05′ began with Founder and Dean Dr. Balachandran welcoming the chief guests at …. Read More

Paisa Vasool, Yeah!

Plan. Setup. Run. All in 60 hours. Paisa Vasool, the most awaited event for all the budding entrepreneurs was a huge hit among students at Great Lakes. It was a two day event which started on August 29 and went on till the mid night of August 30. Around 69 stalls were setup around the …. Read More