Business Process Optimization in Fuel Stations

This empirical study was conducted to find out how fuel stations can increase their profitability by optimizing their business processes parameters like EOQ and mainly deals with various ways to reduce carrying costs and transportation costs by having better reorder points.
TSanchit Kishan, Sri Sathyanarayanan G, Anand Narayanamoorthy and Badri Toppur

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Drivers of Quality Management in Select Pharmaceutical Companies in Tamil Nadu – a Rotated Factor Matrix Approach

This study was undertaken to extract and examine the factors influencing quality system management in selected pharmaceutical firms and to examine relationship between selected factors and level of quality system management in Tamil Nadu, India.
Swaminathan, T.N. and Balasubramanian, G

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Corporate Engagement

Certificate Program in Hospital Management

Open Enrollment Program

The two-day Certificate Program in Hospital Management exposed owners of hospitals and those at middle level who are graduating to next level of management in hospitals to key concepts and trends in Hospital management.

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Leadership Training Program

Hindustan Coca-Cola

Hindustan Coca-Cola conducted a 5-day Leadership training program for their GMs across various functions at the Great Lakes campus from Aug 5 – Aug 9, 2013.

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2nd Karma-Yoga Convention held on 24th August, 2013

Karma-Yoga, in the literal sense translates to the path of union through action. And, in the practical sense, it is the process of transforming lives through action. To move ahead on this path of transformation, Great Lakes welcomed the members of its extended family encompassing 21 villages to the 2nd Karma Yoga convention held on Aug 24, 2013.

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Great Lakes Union Bank 4th Annual Financial Conference held on 3rd September, 2013

Great Lakes Institute of Management held its fourth Annual Financial Conference on 3rd September, 2013. The conference was graced by Dr. Subir Gokarn, Director, Research at Brookings India (Brookings Institution, U.S.A.), Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Mr. Pankaj Sharma, General Manager, Union Bank, Chennai.

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Successful Women In Management (SWIM) Conference held on 4th September, 2013

Great Lakes Institute of Management organized its ‘Successful Women in Management (SWIM) 2013’ conference to honour women who have proven themselves and succeeded in their respective fields. Ms. Renuka Ramnath, Founder, Managing Director & CEO, Multiples Alternate Asset Management was the chief speaker of the Conference.

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Student Achievements

Swati Kaul, PGPM, 2013-14 won the Article writing competition

Swati Kaul, PGPM, 2013-14 won the Article writing competition on the theme “GENDER EQUALITY-Are Mars and Venus treated equally in the corporate universe?” conducted at SWIM 2013, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

‘The Changing Face of Finance Consultancy: Boutique Investment Banks’ has been published in the May, 2013 edition of IIM- Shillong Conquest Magazine (Consulting Club) as ‘featured article’

Ankur Baj of PGDM (2012 - 2014)

Best silent voice entry for the June, 2013 Edition of Markathon-The Marketing Magazine of IIM-Shillong

Pulkit Kohli and Ankur Baj of PGDM (2012 - 2014)

Winner of Ernst and Young Knowledge Quiz

Lathish Venugopal, Viral Patel. More than 2000 teams across India participated in this

Runners up at TATA Crucible Campus Quiz

Lathish Venugopal and Viral Patel.

Article published in March edition of Markathon – Marketing magazine of IIM- Shillong

Kriti Dua and Sankalp Parihar. The article was on Marketing Trends 2013

Winner at Hyundai Global Youth Marketing Camp

Shouvik Das. The event was held in S.Korea and the team comprising of 4 Korean students, 4 Indians and 1 Chinese student won the award for the Best BTL Strategy

Second Prize for Article writing in NMIMS Banking

Namratha and Mahesh. The article was on “Policy expectations for the Indian Economy” and was published in the BankAge Magazine of NMIMS.

First Place- The Clan,IFMR

Krishnan Chidambaram and Hariharan Subramaniyan. The event was Abhyudhaya, the flagship HR event of IFMR. They competed in the finals against teams from K.J. Somaiya, IIT Madras, BIM, Welinkar and LIBA

I Runner up at Goa Institute of Management

Gajendra Sisodia and Kriti Dua. This was a national level case study competition (Samiksha 2013). Total of 127 teams participated in the event

Article published in NITIE’s In-Fin-NITIE

Manshi Gandhi. The article was on “Quantitative Easing”

First prize in case study competition at SIMC

Harleen Wahi and Abhishek Jain. The case study was a real case of declining sales of next gen publishing magazines a unit of Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Ltd. Great Lakes competed with 11 teams in the final campus round with the likes of SIMS,MICA, NITIE, Narsee Monjee,etc