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Your ideas. Your vision. Our perfect MBA program.

The MBA in Technoprenuership opens doors to venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs. Offered in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, grab the opportunity to be the next big thing in the market.

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Why Technopreneurship

US Certification

MBA degree from one of the top US universities

Flexible Schedule

Online and offline classes spread over 11 months

Global Visibility

Access to renowned alumni of IIT Chicago, international venture capitalists and networking event

Stronger Job Prospects

Multicultural learning environment

Access to US investors

Great Lakes Story

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.

About the Course

The MBA in Technopreneurship program is a blended learning program which prepares aspirants for the world of Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership. Offered in collaboration with the Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago, and Great Lakes Institute of Management-Chennai, this degree is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB)

The accelerated 12-month curriculum develops successful, thoughtful leaders and entrepreneurs who create value for their organisations and their communities. Conducted over 3 legs – the first leg is at Great Lakes, Chennai campus covering over 150 hours of weekend contact classes staggered across 4 months. The second leg is administered online by Illinois Institute of Technology which is spread over a period of 5 months. For the third and final leg, students travel to IIT Chicago where they finish their remaining course on campus for the duration of 6 to 8 weeks.

Weekends

@ Chennai

4 Months

Online

@ Your Location

5 Months

USA

@ IIT Chicago

6 - 8 Weeks

Curriculum

Fall Semester (Great Lakes, Chennai)
  • Building an Innovative & Sustainable Business (Business Fundamentals)
  • Accounting for Strategic Decision Making
  • Business Analytics for Competitive Advantage
  • Spreadsheet Modeling: Analytics for Decision Making
  • Financial Management in a Globalized World
Spring Semester (IIT Chicago, online)
  • Contemporary Economic Analysis and Game Theory
  • Leading and Managing Knowledge-Intensive Organizations
  • Marketing: Creating, Communicating, and Delivering Customer Value
  • Creating and Financing New Technology Ventures
Summer Semester (IIT Chicago, USA)
  • Supply Chain Operations & Management
  • Capstone Course – Building Technological Enterprises
  • Advanced Technopreneurship
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Reach us at

Dr. Bala V. Balachandar Campus,
East Coast Road, Manamai Village,
Thirukazhukundram Taluk,
Kancheepuram District,
Manamai, Tamil Nadu 603102.

Phone: +91 44 3080 9000

Testimonials

Apurv Mishra
PGPM Student

The whole campus is full of energy. Great Lakers know how to prioritize tasks, and thus from project to party, they put their heart and soul into whatever they do.

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.

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Your ideas. Your vision. Our perfect MBA program.

The MBA in Technoprenuership opens doors to venture capitalists and serial entrepreneurs. Offered in collaboration with Illinois Institute of Technology, grab the opportunity to be the next big thing in the market.

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