Industry Engagement

Global Thought Leader Series

Great Lakers get a chance to interact with Thought Leaders, Management Experts and Global Academicians every year through Leadership Talks, Masterclasses and Conclaves. The result is a holistic grooming of students in business acumen, leadership and value systems which have been shaping the contemporary industry.

Dr. Ram Charan

Dr. Ram Charan
What the CEO wants you to know
World Renowned Business Advisor

VG Narayanan

VG Narayanan
Thomas D. Casserly Jr. Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

Dr. Hayagreeva Rao

Dr. Hayagreeva Rao
Atholl McBean Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
Stanford GSB

Sunil Chopra

Sunil Chopra
IBM Professor of Operations Management
Kellogg School of Management

John Bilson

John Bilson
Dean and Endowed Chair Professor of Finance
Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology

Dr. Seenu Srinivasan

Dr. Seenu Srinivasan
Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Emeritus
Stanford GSB

Industry Leadership Series

Great Lakes, Gurgaon, has 100+ CXOs, Policy Makers and Senior Management Executives engaging with our students every year. Students get an opportunity to interact with industry leaders who have been at the helm of innovation and transformation in their organizations and industries. Apart from regular guest lectures, industry interactions during the academic year 2019-20 have been facilitated through two major events:

Sapience 2019

Sapience 2019

Sapience is the flagship management conclave conducted by Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon. Sapience 2019 was conducted on the theme – Industry 4.0: Managing Downstream Innovation. The conclave featured 20 CXO’s and Senior Management Executives from various companies including Amazon, Axis Bank, AIG, Whirlpool, Bharti Airtel, American Express, Cognizant and S&P Global.

HR Conclave 2019

HR Conclave 2019

Great Lakes, Gurgaon, conducted the HR Conclave based on the theme Millennials and the Evolving Work Environment. Ms. Niti Khosla, Global Head of People Analytics and Business Impact at Novartis International, and Dr. Manoj Varghese, former HR Director (APAC) at Google, delivered the keynotes. This was followed by panel discussions on ‘Managing Millennial Motivations’ and ‘Navigating the Technology-Impacted Workspace’, with top executives from renowned firms including IndusInd Bank, Infosys, Reckitt Benckiser and Genpact.

Recent Industry Guests

Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi
Former Chairman & CEO
PepsiCo

Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Founder
Jaipur Rugs

Dr. Suresh Narayanan

Dr. Suresh Narayanan
Chairman & Managing Director
Nestlé India

Ganesan Ramachandran

Ganesan Ramachandran
Managing Director
Accenture Strategy

Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Chairman & Managing Director
Biocon Limited

Dr. Preetha Reddy

Dr. Preetha Reddy
Vice Chairperson
Apollo Hospital Enterprise Limited

Associations

  • IIT Stuart School of Business
  • BABSON
  • BAUER
  • University of Bordeaux
  • HKUST
  • UMKC
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