PGPM Placement Snapshot 2013

With an increasing demand for talented business ready managers Great Lakes is being looked at by the corporate world as a Centre of Excellence in Management. International IT heavy weight, Microsoft Corporation, a first time participant in recruitment drive at Great Lakes this year, offered a package of INR 26.72 Lacs per annum, which is the highest domestic offer; while Kenafric Industries Ltd., a Kenya based FMCG major, made the highest International offer of US $ 65,000 per annum, a testimony to the quality and potential of Great Lakers. The average annual salary offered this year is INR 11.03 Lakhs per annum, and the median salary is INR 10.25 Lakhs.

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai witnessed another phenomenal placement season for the flagship Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM 2013). The batch of 2013 (Mighty Mamallas) comprising of people from diverse backgrounds and work experience were offered challenging roles, opportunities and profiles with an equally impressive set of quality recruiters from all over the country and the world.

Placement snapshot

Great Lakes observed an increase of 28 % in the number of recruiters during this season, spread across various sectors selected from one of the best talent pools in the country with an experience ranging from 2-9 years. In the graduating batch of 358 students, 314 students took up job offers on campus, 15 returned to companies with which they were working prior to the program and 21 took up offers off-campus. 8 students set out on entrepreneurial journey either starting their own companies or joining their family businesses.

Placement snapshot

Corporates offered diverse roles during the placement season of 2013, including roles like ERP Associate Consultant, L&D Consultant, Senior Business Research Analyst, Business Planning Manager, and Strategic Growth Manager. Candidates were also chosen for senior level position like Senior Area Sales Manager , Associate Vice President, Lead consultantetc. The highest number of offers from Corporates was in Consulting, followed by Marketing & Sales & Analytics.

Recruitment Details

Recruitment Details

Others include Education, Media, Logistics, Facility management, Real Estate

Industry-wise Major Recruiters

Industry Major Companies
BFSI Bank of America, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Dunia Finance, iNautix, Citi Bank, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Prizm Payments
Conglomerate AM International, Al Ahmadi, KEF Company
Consulting CBC, Deloitte, KPMG, Musigma, Universal Consulting, ZS Associates
E-commerce Carwale
Energy/Power SunEdison, Indus Green Gold
Engineering / Technology Larsen & Toubro Limited (Hydrocarbon & Construction Pipelines)
FMCG/Retail Atlantic Lubricants(Motul Group), Tasty Bites, Kenafric Industries, Apparel Group
IT Microsoft, TCS, CTS, Infosys, ITC Infotech, HCL, L&T Infotech, Wipro, HCL, Accenture, Mindtree
Manufacturing/Automotive Bosch & Siemens, Ford, Visteon Automobile
Others Damco, ISS SDB Security, The Hindu, Marg
Pharma / Healthcare Cipla, Xcode Life Science, United Health Group, Apollo Hospitals
Real Estate Century Real Estate, MARG Group

Function-wise details

Function-wise details

Function-wise Major Recruiters

Function Wise Major companies
Analytics Blue Ocean Market Intelligence, iNautix Technologies(A BNY Mellon Company), Musigma
Consulting Accenture Services, ADP, KEF Company, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, Dolcera,Infosys, ITC Infotech, KPMG, L&T Infotech, Mahindra Satyam, Maveric Systems, Mindtree, Optimal Strategix, Ramco Systems,TCS, Universal Consulting,Virtusa, Wipro, ZS Associates
Finance Axis Bank, Bank of America, Al Ahmadi, Cognizant Research, Dell International, Ford, ICRA, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Dunia Finance, CitiBank
General Management Apple Coal Group, CSS Corp, Fourth Dimension Software Services, AM International Holdings Pvt Ltd (SPIC Group), Kenafric Industries Ltd,
Human Resource Larsen & Toubro (Hydrocarbon & Construction Pipelines), Wells Fargo, Financial Software Services
Marketing/Sales Atlantic Lubricants(Motul Group), Apollo Hospitals, Axis Bank, Carwale Automotive, Cipla ltd, Cognizant Technology, Damco India, Dolcera, Dunia Finance, GAEA Technologies, iMerit Technology, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ManipalGroup, Marg Group, Nippon Paints, Tasty Bites, SunEdison Energy
Operations / Supply Chain KEF company Calicut Property Services, ISS SDB Security Services, Larsen & Toubro Limited (Hydrocarbon & Construction Pipelines), Visteon Automobile System
Systems / IT Apollo Hospitals, Cheers Interactive, HCL, Microsoft, Photon Infotech, Syntel

Associations

  • IIT Stuart School of Business
  • Babson
  • Bauer
  • Universite De Bordeaux
  • Hkust
  • UMKC
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