19th September, 2019, Gurgaon:Great Lakes Institute of Management, one of the premier B-schools of the country with campuses in Chennai and Gurgaon has announced admissions open for itsfull time One Year Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM) for academic session 2020 – 21, which will commence in April/May2020.
The Great Lakes PGPM, is a fast track one year MBA program for professionals with 2+ years of work experience. It leverages a global faculty pool, peer learning among the diverse pool of experienced students, extensive industry networking and experiential learning. The Great Lakes PGPM (both Chennai and Gurgaon campuses) is among the few programs in the country to have the prestigious global accreditation from AMBA, UK with Chennai campus having SAQS accreditation as well. ThePGPM program has been consistently ranked in the top 10 one year MBA programs in the country. For the years 2017-2019, the program was ranked 3rd by Outlook India, 4th by Business World,9th by Business India and was also ranked 18th by NIRF.
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There will be two cycles of admission and the deadlines for applying are 30th November, 2019&31st January, 2020 respectively. Students need to have at least 2 years of experience by 31st March, 2020 for applying and should have valid GMAT/CAT/XAT/CMAT scores.
Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online on the institute’s website -www.greatlakes.edu.in
Speaking about the commencement of admission process,Dr. Easwar Krishna Iyer, Admissions Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management mentioned that “year on year the school is witnessing an improved quality in student intake, both in terms of diversity of educational background and interms of sectorial spread of industry work experience, resulting in a rich peer group inside the classroom. We are looking forward to be on-track with this growth trend this year as well.”
Admission for Two year PGDM – Admissions are also open for two year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) for students with 0-2 years of work experience. The application deadline for PGDM 2020-2022 is 25th February, 2020.
About Great Lakes Institute of Management:
Great Lakes Institute of Management, founded in 2004 by Padma Shri Dr. Bala V. Balachandran is one of the premier B-schools in India. Great Lakes has, within a short span of 15 years emerged as a top-ranked business school. Great Lakes has 50+ full time faculty and 150+ visiting faculty including over 25+ international faculty from top global schools like Yale, Kellogg, Stanford and Harvard. Further collaborations with world’s leading institutions like University of Houston, University of Bordeaux, Hongkong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), University of Missouri, Kansas, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Babson College etc., have helped Great Lakes in globally benchmarking its programs.
Great Lakes, Chennai was accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA), UK in 2014 and became the youngest B-school in India to receive this prestigious international accreditation. In 2015, Great Lakes, Chennai also received international SAQS accreditation and in 2017, its two year PGDM program was accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA). For the years 2017-2019, Great Lakes was ranked No.1 in India by Analytics India and 3rd in the world by Analytics insights for its Analytics program. For its one year program, Great Lakes, Chennai was ranked 3rd by Outlook India & 4th by Business World and was ranked 9th by Business India and 18th by NIRF among top 10 Indian B-Schools.
Led by exceptional academic faculty, steered by an outstanding advisory council and buoyed by the international collaborations, Great Lakes has been constantly innovating to stay ahead of the needs of our businesses and community. It is the first B-school in India to offer full time specialization in Analytics and also first to introduce AI and Machine Learning specialization. Great Lakes has a 30 acre LEED Platinum rated green campus in Chennai and a second campus in Delhi-NCR. In the year 2019, Great Lakes Gurgaon campus received the prestigious AMBA accreditation and was also ranked among the top 5 emerging business schools by the National HRD Network (NHRDN) for the year 2018-2019.
Great Lakes offers One Year full time MBA (PGPM) for experienced professionals, Two year MBA (PGDM), Part Time Executive MBA for senior managers, and Weekend Executive MBA Program. Great Lakes alumni currently numbering 8800+, work at world renowned organizations both in India and overseas across 30 countries.