Breaking all Stereotypes

The culture at Great Lakes is not just about knowledge, but about passion too. The passion to be the best, the excitement to do out of the box, and the willingness to make it possible. This is why when Great Lakers face the corporate world, they strive to bring in fresh ideas in whatever arena …. Read More

The Selling Foray @ Great Lakes

The evenings at the Institute is actually a boring affair. Bland food to the palette and a lot of assignments to bear the burden of! But, the last 3 days was all about frenzy festivities. The Great Lakers had all geared up for going in 60 hours to set up their mini ventures and mint …. Read More

When Miami meets Chennai

Students from the University of Miami learn leadership lessons from Great Lakes “Leadership cannot be learnt in the classroom but only with experience and concern for others” is the motto of Karma Yoga, a leadership experiential program founded by Dr Venkat R. Krishnan. On 4th March, 22 management students of 7 different nationalities representing University …. Read More

Having a ‘Genie’ in your pocket is not enough!

Entrepreneurship, I asked myself often – what is it??? Is it a new bull in a china crockery shop shattering many a traditional beliefs and value systems or is it something more relevant; perhaps an idea whose time has come for most of us!!! “Should I develop my own idea or should I join a …. Read More

Fifth Yale-Great Lakes Conference – Highlights

The Yale-Great Lakes Center for Management Research aims to promote, facilitate and advance India-centric Management related research, which contributes to the development of basic and applied knowledge in the field of management. The fifth conference was conducted by the center on 26th December 2010 at the Great Lakes campus here. Dr. Venkat.R.Krishnan, Director of the …. Read More

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