Great Lakes' Convocation 2012

Great Lakes' Convocation 2012

Great Lakes’ Convocation 2012 presided over by Shri. N. Chandrasekaran and Ms. Jennifer A. Mclntyre.

Two Great Lakers receive Merit cum Means Scholarship of Rs. 5 lakhs.

Awards were given to deserving students for their outstanding academic achievements.

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai and Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, held its Convocation of the Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM), Class of ‘12 (Spartans) and the Post Graduate Global Executive Program in Management (PGXPM VI) – Academic Year 2010-12; and welcomed the next batch of PGPM students (Mighty Mamallas) in the presence of distinguished guests Shri. N. Chandrasekaran, CEO & MD of TCS Worldwide, Ms. Jennifer A. Mclntyre, Consul General US Consulate General in Chennai, and others.

While welcoming Mamallas, Dean announced the signing of MoU’s with 3 leading Universities namely Fudan University, China; CUOA University, Italy and Bordeaux Business School, France. The MoU in effect facilitates academic collaboration, International immersion, students exchange and also for exploring research opportunities in various areas.

With these kinds of agreements and many more to follow, Great Lakes will be developing best-in class contents for the students which will enhance the learning values and make them Business Ready Managers.

Student Achievements

Akshata Pai and Shashikala Kannan

First place, National Social B plan contest-Kalpavriksha, Ahvan’12, IIM Indore

Anup Pandit, Satish Rajagopalan, Harish Krishnan, Gaurav Bhandari and Sunny Bhambhwani

2nd in the All India Strategy competition, 5 Samurai, the flagship competition at 'Samanvay', DoMS, IIT Madras

Gaurav Bhandari and Jayashree Ramamoorthy

First prize in Battleground-Conquest, strategy competition conducted by IIM-Shillong

Hemant Grover, Jitin Mehndiratta and Namita Joshi

First prize in "HR Cut – Video Making Competition" organized by IIM – Ranchi

Kishore Kumar and Sri Hariharan Subramaniyan

1st prize, Silent Voice ad competition, IIM Shillong

Abhash Nigam, Sathya Udayakumar, Shreya Sharma

3rd position in Circus Maximus event held by the Marketing Association at XLRI (MAXI) during Ensemble 2012 at XLRI, Jamshedpur

Nandita Krishnan, Harish Vijayarangan

Third place, Quest, live case study competition, NMIMS

Kriti Dua & Sankalp Parihar

Regional Winners, 9th National Competition for Management Students, AIMA, Bangalore