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Program Offered for 2017

MBA in Technopreneurship

Course Overview:

The MBA in Technopreneurship program is a blended learning program which prepares aspirants for the world of Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership in the VUCA world. This program is offered collaboratively by the Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago, and Great Lakes Institute of Management – Chennai. The MBA Technopreneurship degree is AACSB accredited, and can be completed with minimal disruption to your current work life. The course is conducted in 3 legs - the first leg at Great Lakes Chennai campus (about 150 hours of weekend contact classes staggered over 4 months), the second leg administered online by Illinois Institute of Technology (spread over 5 months), and the last leg on-campus at IIT-Chicago for a duration of 6 to 8 weeks.

Duration: 11 Months (Blended: Weekend residencies at Chennai, online learning, 6 to 8 weeks residency at Chicago)

Who can Apply

  • Any graduate with 5+ years of experience, either as a professional, or in running her / his own enterprise.

  • Updated Resume - Selection into the program is based on one’s professional background and achievements, demonstrated passion for entrepreneurship and technology, and strong verifiable letters of recommendation from subordinates, peers, and superiors.

  • A valid GMAT score is an added advantage, though not mandatory.



Prof. Bala V Balachandran

L Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Accounting & Information Management (Emeritus in Service), Northwestern University, USA Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management, India Chancellor, Great Lakes International University, India


Director of Graduate Business Programs Associate Dean, and Professor of Marketing, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA


Bala V. Balachandaran & Vasantha Balachandaran Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Analytics & Operations, Principal and Associate Dean, Co-director - Technopreneurship Program, Great Lakes Institute of Management, India


Great Lakes was founded in 2004 by Dr. Bala V. Balachandran with a vision of becoming the leading Management Institution in India providing Quality Education and exceptional academic faculty with an outstanding advisory council and buoyed by the international collaborations.

World Class Faculty

Academic Alliances with 9 World-class Institutes

Global Associations