The Vaccine Dilemma - Stop Spreading, Start Living - Prof. Rajeshwari K & Shaina Dewan

  • Jun 01, 2021 | ET BrandEquity

This is the topic of discussion in India today, where we have begun vaccinating1.39 billion people. It is the first time that we are attempting this scale- the earlier mass vaccination drives were aimed at segments of pregnant women or children under 12 years of age. Whereas the current drive is targeted towards all adults.

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Shantanu Gandhi (PGDM Co'22) Wins InsideIIM's Most Employable CA Challenge

  • May 25, 2021 | InsideIIM

With the belief that one needs to constantly evolve in order to change the world, Shantanu has never limited himself to fixed views and ideologies and has always tried to be flexible to changes. With his interests spanning from Audit and Taxation to business analytics and also trying his hand on open-source satellite imagery, he has always been open to new ideas that can change the norms of the business. All of this has led him to become the Winner of InsideIIM’s Most Employable CA Challenge. Know more about Shantanu here.

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A gender gap in ideals of weight reveals lack of progress - Prof. Vidya Mahambare

  • May 25, 2021 | LiveMint

According to the World Health Organization [WHO], obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century". This is the opening line of the abstract of an NBER working paper released this month. Given the apparent emphasis on health, it comes as a surprise when the abstract ends with: “Married couples, therefore, agree on one thing, that keeping the wife svelte is even more valuable than keeping the husband fit." The abstract doesn’t mention the country under consideration, and we presume somewhat naively it must have been based on data from a developing country with deep-rooted beliefs about gender identities. The country in question, however, is seen as among the world’s most progressive: Switzerland.

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How does one begin to save - A personal finance article by Prof. Vidya Mahambare

  • May 25, 2021 | Outlook Money

Ask yourself, are you impatient? Do you fail to stick to your plans and New Year resolutions? Do you worry about your social status and public image? Are you a spender or a saver? If your answer to the first three questions is yes, then it is more likely that your answer to the last question would be a spender. Here, a spender refers to a person who overspends today, which may have adverse long-term consequences on their material well being, and hence their welfare.

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Higher-education should instil social consciousness

  • May 17, 2021 | Education Today

The corporate world has the potential to make business leaders become ‘greedy’ and they could encourage unethical behaviour and malpractices. These practices are largely an outcome of false justifications and any means whatsoever to win the rate race prevailing in the society. Be it companies influencing their credit ratings or automobile organisations lying about the emissions level testing or various other instances- these reinforce the need for ethical education and social consciousness in future business leaders .

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Stockal: A Startup that helps you buys stocks abroad - A Great Lakes Alumni Venture

  • May 05, 2021 | Livemint

In a world where goods and services move fairly easily across borders, it seemed rather restrictive that an Indian investor couldn’t buy shares of companies like Tesla and Amazon. So Bengaluru-based startup Stockal, registered in New York, has created a platform to make it easier for Indians to buy shares of companies in the US—even if it’s meant that they had to jump through a few hoops.

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Easy-Cups: A Sustainable, Myth-busting Great Lakes Alumni Venture

  • Apr 29, 2021

Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art it is a practice. There lies a unique joy in seeding an idea and watching it grow into a fruitful enterprise. Our very own Kishan Barchha, a graduate of PGPM batch of 2020, did just that with his venture “Easy Cups”, http://celebratingwomanhood.in/. He started the company in 2020 with his co-founder, Sashi Bothra an alumnus of IIM- Indore.

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Riddhima Arora (PGDM Co '15) launched Namhya Foods in 2019, which sells a series of healthy products ranging from herbal teas to regulate liver and heart health, to instant breakfast mixes, immunity-boosting lattes, healthy snacks, and PCOS and diabetes controlling teas.

  • Mar 05, 2021

My 59-year-old father was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis, and doctors said there was nothing they could do, because his condition was worsening rapidly. While he was at home, I spent my time ensuring he ate nutritious food that is clean and locally sourced,” Riddhima tells The Better India.

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Great Lakes Chennai announces unique “Term Zero” with Global Thought Leaders for incoming students

  • May 14, 2020

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, has announced its unique and path-breaking “Term Zero”, a high-impact initiative to support the incoming students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will help the students gain insights and perspectives from some of the world’s leading Management Gurus and CXOs apart from masterclasses and workshops which would give them a head’s start in their journey to building leadership and business skills.

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12th International Entrepreneurship Conference held at Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai

  • Feb 20, 2020

Chennai, February 20, 2020: Great Lakes Institute of Management, one of India’s premier B-school, recently hosted its 12th International Entrepreneurship Conference at the campus premises. The theme of this year’s conference was UNICORNS, ZEBRAS, OR….?! EXPONENTIAL - VIRTUOUS - PROSPEROUS The event witnessed eminent industry professionals, senior academicians and students’ participation.

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  • Cornell University
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