Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai hosts Indra Nooyi, Preetha Reddy and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw as part of its annual Successful Women in Management (SWIM) series

  • Jul 04, 2020 | Media Coverages

Indra Nooyi, former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo, will address the students, as a part of Great Lakes’ Founder's Day celebrations, on Sunday, July 5. She is also one of three keynote speakers for the B-school’s annual Successful Women in Management (SWIM) series, which will take place online this year.

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H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say, experts - Quoting Dr Vidya Mahambare

  • Jun 24, 2020 | Firstpost

The Donald Trump government’s latest salvo with regard to H-1B visas is not a surprise. Since Trump’s election in December 2016, the H-1B visa has been a focal point of discussion and has come in for a three-pronged attack from the Justice Department, Department of Homeland Security and the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. Trump, who campaigned on an ‘America First’ platform of favouring Americans for hiring, has remained true to his promise by putting in jeopardy jobs and lives of IT professionals from across the world who work in the US.

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Great Lakes Institute of Management to augment digital transformation with AI, AR and VR - Dr Suresh Ramanathan

  • Jun 22, 2020 | Express Computer

The Covid-19 crisis has acted as a catalyst for digital transformation initiatives in the higher education sector. In an interview with Express Computer, Dr. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, shares more about the IT infrastructure at the institution and what are the new digital focus areas

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B-schools seek classroom dynamics as they wrestle with online classes - Quoting Dr Suresh Ramanathan

  • Jun 20, 2020 | Business Line On Campus

Soumyashanto Mandal was understandably nervous when he started online classes for the one-year executive post graduate programme in management at IIM Bangalore in early May. An architect with a master’s in urban planning, Mandal had decided to take the plunge despite the challenge that online classes posed. “The importance of being on campus in the heart of activities and the strong peer learning experience in the classroom cannot be emphasized enough. The initial days of online were confusing and challenging,” he says, though he and his batch of 73 students adapted quickly.

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The Rise of the Sales Woman - Dr K Rajeshwari

  • Jun 19, 2020 | BW BusinessWorld

Women contribute close to 50 per cent of B Schools graduates- yet hardly 10% take up sales as a career, But with the above changing scenario, organisations would do well by recognizing the rising power of the women in the function.

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Role of data science in a post COVID-19 world - Dr Angeline Fernando

  • Jun 17, 2020 | Express Computer

In the tumultuous times we face, data science has been at the forefront of detecting and predicting COVID-19. Organisations like Tableau offer trackers and community-based visualisations that provide intuitive and insightful information about the pandemic. Data scientists at John Hopkins have been leveraging machine learning to predict risk scores for the disease based on clinical data. However, the impact ofthe pandemic indicates that uncertainty would be a significant hallmark of a post-COVID world. Consequently, data science would consider the ambiguous nature of the environment to play a key role in the coming times. A look at how the world has altered hints at the changes to come.

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What will consumer behaviour post lockdown look like? - Dr Sridhar Samu

  • Jun 09, 2020 | The Hindu Business Line

It is June, and the end of the long lockdown is in sight with the opening of the stores planned in stages. An earlier article, had identified the emergence of three types of shoppers. This categorisation was based on intuitive understanding of consumer behaviour and observation of other markets that had ‘opened up’.

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Bala V Balachandran: Here's why an MBA degree with an IT edge is a must to succeed in Industry 4.0

  • Jun 08, 2020 | The Times of India

Management guru Bala V Balachandran holds forth on the many facets of managementeducation and how B-schools graduates need to constantly update themselves with‘next’ practices

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