Frequently Asked Questions
What sets Great Lakes apart?
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 at an affordable cost and Human Capital for Emerging Economies. Led by exceptional academic faculty, steered by an outstanding advisory council and buoyed by the international collaborations, Great Lakes has, within a short span of 12 years, emerged as a top-ranked Business school. In 2014, Great Lakes was accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA, UK) for its PGPM and PGXPM programs in Chennai and became the youngest B-school in India to receive this prestigious international accreditation. Great Lakes offers One Year full time MBA for experienced professionals, Two year MBA with focus on Emerging Markets, Part time Executive MBA Program, Weekend Executive MBA Program, Specialized sectoral management programs in Analytics and Energy.
Stuart School of Business
Established in 1969, the Stuart School of Business has grown to be the 6th largest Business School in the US today with over 700 full and part time graduate students and more than 150 undergraduate students from all over the world enrolling every year. Located in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, Stuart offers bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and non-degree programs, as well as graduate certificate programs, dual-degree programs, and several interdisciplinary specializations. The Stuart School of Business at Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
Is the degree equivalent to an USA MBA?
Yes, the degree certificate is similar to what is handed out to their students in the FT MBA program. So, the MBA degree certificate will be from the Stuart School of Business, IIT-Chicago. In fact, you obtain a full fledged US MBA degree from IIT-Chicago
Is this program accredited?
Yes, in fact MBA in Technopreneurship is International accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB – International)
Can I apply online?
Yes. You can apply online by making a payment through any Credit/Debit card. Alternatively you can purchase the key (required to unlock the online application) from IMS centers, Great Lakes City office and the Campus.
Do we get to spend time at the IIT Chicago campus?
Yes. Students will spend 6 – 8 Weeks in IIT, Chicago and take classes, participate in several industrial visits and meet up with venture capitalists, serial entrepreneurs and start up gurus to foster and exchange ideas.