Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, welcomed its 8th batch of PGPM on 14th May, 2019 at its scenic lush green campus. The inaugural address at the event was delivered by honorable Chief Guest, Mr Gautam Ray – Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration, CESC Ltd. and President HR – Power Sector companies, RP Sanjiv Goenka Group.
Dr. Debashis Sanyal, Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, addressed the newly instated batch of PGPM students, as he congratulated them for their well-deserved candidature. He began his speech by expressing his pride and gratitude over the recent AMBA (UK) Accreditation that Great Lakes Gurgaon has received, bringing it on par with other AMBA Accredited institutions worldwide in terms of quality of curriculum, delivery and infrastructure. He then spoke about the institute’s renowned faculty of the highest caliber, especially Dr. Umashankar Venkatesh, Director - PGPM, and Prof. SK Palhan, who would be conducting the Karma Yoga, an experiential leadership program which aims to shape future leaders by letting them experience and solve problems of rural India. Inspiring as he always is, Dr. Sanyal had a few pearls of wisdom for the new batch as well. Staying relevant, working hard, making the most out of one’s time in campus, taking care of one’s health, building one’s network, and not finding faults in one another were some of the most important words of advice he had for the students.