Great Lakes institute of management is one of the prominent institutes in the beautiful city of Chennai. The institute provides quality education in the field of management. It came into existence in 2004 and has received the affiliation from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). It has a Strategic alliance with Institutions such as Yale School of Business, Stuart Graduate School of Business - Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Nanyang University, Singapore and Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
It is one of the best management schools in Chennai and has an excellent placement cell of its own. The institute is consistently ranked higher by various magazines and publications. It offers courses such as PGPM. The admission to the institute is done through an entrance exam CAT.
The institute has an outstanding Wi-Fi enabled greenish campus situated in a peaceful environment at a walking distance of Mahabalipuram beach. The campus is stretched on twenty seven acres of land and it is having a Latin designed entrance. It has a huge computer lab with hi speed internet connectivity. The institute has huge circled type management classrooms with air-condition facility along with proper seating arrangements and projectors.
24 hours cafeteria is provided with delicious Chinese and Indian cuisine. It offers excellent residential accommodations which gives comfort like home for students all over the country. The institute has made a complete use of technology; this can be seen in the resource centre which consist a wide range of literature and electronic databases like EBSCO.
All management level books are available at online catalogues and tracked using RF ID technology. Audio video room is also provided to view interesting videos in management. Medical facilities are also provided to the student whereas it is not mostly offered in all the institutes. There is a huge space in the middle of the institute where a tower is placed with a seating arrangement around it, this tower is made up of polished steel and it is so attractive that can catch anyone’s attraction. The institute’s infrastructural facilities have set an example for all the other management institutes in the country.
Great Lakes Institute of Management Admissions
Eligibility:- Candidates must require a bachelor degree from any recognized university with 50% marks or aggregate.
Exams:- The aspirants who are interested in seeking admission in this institute require to appear for GMAT/CAT*/XAT+
Dates:- Admission process mostly starts in the month of october.
Great Lakes Institute of Management Faculty
Prof. Bala V. Balachandran
Experienced:- J. L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor (Emeritus in service) of Accounting and Information Management,
Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. Founder and Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India. Executive Professor and Strategy Advisor to the Dean, Bauer College, University of Houston, Texas, USA.
Designation:- Executive Director
Great Lakes Institute of Management Placements
Great Lakes Institute of Management's placement cell not only provides placement assistance to the students in relevant organisation but it also helps the students of the institute in their career planning, preparation for selection tests, summer placement, internship and final placements. Students have picked up the profiles of their choice from across a variety of domains including Finance, Operations, Marketing, Consulting and Systems.
The summer internship is considered to be a part of the curriculum and the student has to be in constant touch with faculty members on campus and mentors in their workplace who act as guides and monitor their progress. Such focus on creating value out of summer internships, a rarity elsewhere, is a feature of Great Lakes Institute of Management campuses. The companies participating were Deloitte, Mercados Consulting, CRISIL Advisory, ICRA Consulting (IMaCS), Energy Alternatives India (EAI), Consolidated Energy Consultants Limited (CECL), SN Power, Wartsila, Emerson, Navayuga Power, Meenakshi Energy, Energy Infratech, Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL), Bharat Petroleum (BPCL), Abir Infrastructure, Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), East Coast Energy, Teesta Urja Limited, Power Finance Corporation (PFC), Reliance Power, GMR, etc.
A total of 285 students were offered placement from 121 comapnies. 30% of the students were placed in Consultaning sector, 20% in sales and marketing sector, 11% in Business Research sector, 9% in Finance sector, 23% in Technological sector and the rest were placed in general management sector. The companies particpating were Deloitte, PwC, Ernst and Young, Cognizant Business Consulting, Yes Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, TCS, Wipro, HCL, Mindtree, Mahindra Satyam.
Highest Package - 24 lakh p.a.
Average Package - 12 lakh p.a.
Lowest Package - 9.2 lakh p.a.
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