Quelling the blaze…

12 AM ( 0000 hrs) Between 12th and 13th Feb : A few of us were sitting in the college library reinforcing our management ideals. By 11 :59 , just when the closing bell was rung, our security guards came running in, frantically yelling “Firing!!” four times. That was too unusual under any standards. Instantly …. Read More

International Study tour

Catch hold of any Great Laker and ask which has been the most eventful week yet. I bet a majority would say September 6- 14, 2008. That’s when we had our hugely successful International study tour to Singapore and Malaysia. As is the custom with any Great Lakes event, this tour too was student- run …. Read More

Ni Hao Ma!

We Great Lakers dont really wish in  Chinese, or IM in Chinese, but we would get a fair hang of a Chinese movie than most others 🙂  and NDTV acknowledges the fact that Great Lakes is the only B school thats realised the importance of Chinese in adding a dimension to understand the culture of China, which …. Read More

Bauer College , Houston was here.

A bunch of 20 students from the prestigious Bauer College, Houston(http://www.bauer.uh.edu/mba/) visited Great Lakes as part of their India visit. The group comprised under-graduates, MBA students and scholars doing their PhD. An enriching discussion on students’ profiles in India and the US helped many to get a better feel of the diversities in management studies. …. 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

A Fortnight After the PGPM Degree.

Its been a fortnight, since we the batch of 08, were conferred our PGPM degree. It suddenly feels eerie and lonely to get out of the student life mode. Gone are the days we chatted galore over special tea at Tamil Nadu stores, the endless Ghee dosais at Purushottam, night Noodles in the Canteen, Midnight …. Read More

Farewell Party for Jaycees at Flame

Fresh from a two day outbound at the scenic Green CoconutsResort, I was high on the newly formed friendships and hung over on the fun we had there as a team.Everyone I knew was desperately looking forward to test their newly learned salsa skills on the dance floor. The opportunity came to us in the …. Read More

Power Talk: Mr. Rajesh Gupta, MD, Bearing Point

MD, Bearing Point, India addresses students at Great Lakes   In continuation of power talks arranged at Great Lakes in the month of September Mr. Rajesh Gupta MD & General Manager of BearingPoint India entity (a captive unit of BearingPoint, Inc.) addressed students at Great Lakes here. Mr. Rajesh Gupta is responsible for development of …. Read More