Program Director's Message
It is a real pleasure to welcome you to the exciting world of the one year post graduate program at the Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon.
The intent and outcomes of the one year program at Great Lakes is regularly validated by various rankings in which this program lists among the top ten programs in India. This is on one hand a validation for the program design and delivery and on the other it clearly proves the success of the program in providing you with that transformational boost in your career that you are so looking for.
Our greatest strength is our faculty and the same has been echoed by most of the graduating classes who have experienced learning from the world class faculty drawn from top B-Schools from around the globe such as Kellogg’s, Stanford, Harvard, IIT Chicago, Columbia, Michigan, the IIMs, TISS, XLRI, MDI, IMI etc., along with CEOs and other industry experts.
The Great Lakes’ one year program especially focuses on two of the contemporary high growth areas, namely – Internet/Mobile businesses and the world of Analytics. The program provides you with a clear edge in the context of the interface of technology and business, wherein it not only trains you in – the application of technology in business, but also in managing and leading technology and technology-led businesses.
The focus of the PGPM at Great Lakes is to create decision makers who can succeed in the increasingly dynamic world of business, with foresight, expertise and fortitude.
The course curriculum integrates business foundations and applications through a suitable mix of quantitative techniques, analytical reasoning and intuitive explanations. Live Industry projects are integrated as a compulsory component of the program, enhancing the application skills amongst participants who grapple with current issues in real companies.
In June 2016, we have also moved to our own fully residential campus located in Gurgaon, enabling you to focus completely on the learning process and enabling us to continue to network with - corporations and professionals; thought leaders and entrepreneurs - leveraging their experience and expertise in the design and delivery of the program. This community living provides you with greater possibilities in making lifelong friends and supporters, while working in close-knit teams of highly motivated co-learners.
We have clear evidence that the Great Lakes PGPM is that launch-pad that you are looking for to make that quantum leap in your careers. I invite you to join the one year program at Great Lakes to be part of this transformational learning process.
DR. VENKATESH UMASHANKAR
Director – PGPM