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World’s renowned Management Gurus and thought leaders are a part of our Academic Advisory Council who help us continuously innovate and globally benchmark our one year PGPM curriculum.
Full time faculty with rich academic and industry experience from across the world ensure that you learn business management from the best of the best.
International visiting faculty from the best colleges for MBA in the world, the Ivy League schools such as Kellogg, Stanford, Yale, etc., provide global perspectives to our PGPM students.
In line with our motto of Global Mindset - Indian Roots, Great Lakes has consistently attracted global thought leaders to share their perspectives with the students in the past. The students of the one year program get a once in a lifetime opportunity to interact with management doyens from some of the best MBA Schools of the world like Harvard, Stanford, Booth, Yale, INSEAD, Kellogg, etc - people who have impacted management education, written textbooks and advised CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.
Every year India’s leading companies vie to recruit from the PGPM Batch leading to 100% of the class getting placed consistently before the completion of the program. The recruiters represent a wide range of industries and offer diverse roles across functions. Irrespective of where they work, Great Lakers are equipped and driven to outperform with well-rounded competencies and strong values.
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Full time member strong Business Advisory Council headed by Dr. Ratan Tata and comprising the who’s who of business helps us stay connected and business relevant.
Adi GodrejChairman, Godrej Group
Vijay GovindarajanProfessor, Tuck
Ram CharanGlobal Thought Leader
Philip KotlerProfessor, Kellogg
Ratan TataChairman, TATA Sons
Indra NooyiEx-Chairperson & CEO, PepsiCo
Each year, Great Lakes hosts top executives from the world's largest organisations and most well-known brands. CXO talks present interactive sessions with business leaders on several topics which include management functions, AI, data science, digital transformation and evolving business models.
Mr. R. Seshasayee Fmr Chairman, Infosys
Mr. Ganesan Ramachandran MD, Accenture Strategy
Mr. Suresh Narayanan Chairman & MD, Nestle India
Mr. Ananth Krishnan CTO, TCS
Mr. Mohan Nair SVP & CIO Cambia Health Solutions
Mr. Shrijeet Mishra CIO, Aditya Birla Group
As an MBA student, experiential learning helps the participants put into action the concepts learnt in the class - be it developing leadership and managerial skills, honing strong analytical skills or understanding and analyzing business cases.
Indian Navy Pilot who loves bike riding, and photography
From whimsical adventures flying the Pilatus PC 7 MK2 for the Indian Navy, Vagish wanted to pursue an MBA to get into a strategy consulting role. After serving in the Navy, his driving force to pursue the PGPM at Great Lakes was the industry-ready curriculum and management competencies that he would develop. Vagish aims to specialize in strategy.
Architect who designed the Bengaluru Metro
Shireen has worked in the real estate space for 7 years prior to her MBA and led design operations for high-impact projects pan India. She wants to move to Consulting and leverage her MBA skills along with the data-driven decision-making approach that Great Lakes teaches. Her artwork has been featured by Google on their Instagram handle too!
Turning his love for sports into a profitable idea
A sports fanatic at heart, Archit turned his passion into his entrepreneurial venture when he founded Playspace, an organization that offers a means for sports enthusiasts to find places and opponents to play sports with. He created the first cricket arena in Jaipur and was able to build on problem-solving and analytical skills while working on his startup.
Aerospace engineer with a passion for Operations
Having landed project management roles early on, Murali has worked across roles and responsibilities that have enriched his personnel skills. Alongside Operations, he also wishes to minor in Finance and Marketing. A movie buff and a language lover, he enjoys watching movies in all languages!
Avid reader with a financial risk appetite
Soumya has worked for 4 years of experience in EY’s financial risk consulting practice on digital transformation projects across industries. Wanting to pivot to product management roles, Soumya aims to collaborate with cross-functional industry experts to create minimum viable products. She is also fond of reading psychological thrillers and cooking.
Data Engineer who loves Trekking and Photography
With a special interest in AI and Data Analytics, Sudeep is looking to pursue a career in business strategy. He looks to find ways to integrate technology with day-to-day business processes and customer acquisition. He likes to explore new things very often and believes the MBA will enable him to learn the know-how of businesses and how decisions are made.
"One year at Great Lakes with experiential learning, multiple team projects and deadlines trains you well for the highly demanding leadership roles"