About GLAA

Great Lakes Alumni Association

The Great Lakes Alumni Association (GLAA) is a body formed for and by the Alumni of Great Lakes. The GLAA has a formal senate including a President, Secretary, Treasurer, Regional Directors, and other Great Lakes alumni. There are various regional chapters alongside the Core Committee of the GLAA in prominent cities such as Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. A few international chapters have recently been inducted. The chapters include Houston, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Stockholm, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney.

GLAA's mission is 3 Cs – "Connect, Communicate, and Create" by focusing on relations between Great Lakes Institute of Management and its alumni. This association aims to promote and support all events and activities of Great Lakes Alumni to bridge the bond between the institution and its alumni. GLAA strives to provide support to the alumni who are the brand ambassadors of the institution in all industries and fields of work and support in the continuous development of all alumni.

Some of the initiatives that alumni participate in throughout the year are:

  • Regional & Global Chapter Meets: Networking Events with Alumni, Current Students, Management, Faculty and Staff
  • Great Circle - Alumni Talk Series: An initiative for our current students to know their alumni and learn from their vast experience during the course of their program and their journey after Great Lakes
  • Buddy Program: An informal mentoring program that goes on throughout the specially crafted for the current and incoming students, where alumni highlight their journey at Great Lakes, best practices to excel at academics and career thereafter
  • SWIM & Back to Work Initiatives: Successful Women in Management Program highlighting accomplished alumni journeys and lending a helping hand to women who want to get back to corporate life after a break due to reasons such as maternity, marriage, relocation etc.
  • Campus Events: Alumni have access to events held online and on campus where they can participate, learn and give back. These events are the perfect mix of work and fun. They are business and management based, cultural ones such as the Alumni Sangamitra and many more
  • Great Lakes Insider - Loyalty & Rewards Program: Great Lakes alumni have access to world class rewards for travel, holidays, merchandise and much more. These rewards are accumulated over time based on the number of activities alumni participate and can be redeemed on our state of the art rewards portal specially created for alumni
A Message for our Alumni

Dear Lakers,

Alumni of institutions are the roving ambassadors of that institution and alumni build institutions into great brands. Great Lakes is no exception. From about 130 in 2006, today we boast of a strength of 10,000 + graduates. Our alumni network is spread over all the continents both, across corporate and academia. We also now have a Great Lakes Institute of Management Alumni Association that is a registered body with close to 20 chapters in India and overseas. Alumni chapters meet on a regular basis but at least once per quarter. Apart from India we have had alumni meets in North America, Europe and the Middle East. Our Alumni have a made a name for themselves be it a PE Fund, start ups, Agro-Tech, Fintech, photography or stand up comedy that has gone a long way in accreditations such as AMBA, SAQS and also made it possible that we are in the top 10 of various B School rankings . Now that we have more than threshold numbers, it is time for the alumni to build this connection further into an emotional one and give back to the alma mater. We appeal to all our Great Lakers to collaborate with us in Research, building Case Studies, Placements and Corporate Connect, Training Programs besides creating scholarships and faculty chairs so that Great Lakes moves from success to substance.

GLAA-Apex Body
  • President – Mr Nischal Ram, PGPM 2006
  • Vice President – Mr. Abhishek VN, PGPM 2005
  • Secretary – Mr. Lakshmikanth PB, PGPM 2006
List of Chapters
  • GLAA Chennai Chapter
  • GLAA Hyderabad Chapter
  • GLAA Mumbai Chapter
  • GLAA Bengaluru Chapter
  • GLAA Delhi NCR Chapter
  • GLAA Kolkata Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA Pune Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA Australia Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA Singapore Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA Hong Kong Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA London Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA Sweden Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA New York Chapter (Proposed)
  • GLAA San Francisco Chapter (Proposed)

*Proposed - Virtual/In person meetups have happened since 2020. The chapters are yet to be registered under the GLAA.

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