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Program Overview

Great Lakes Institute of Management is a premium MBA institute whose brand is making rapid strides. The institute’s flagship program PGPM - Post Graduate Program in Management is a one year full time program. This is a fairly elaborate and intensive program on the lines of ISB PGP. It is affiliated to Stuart Business School and Illinois Institute of Technology for its PGPM course.

It also has MoUs with premium universities like Yale, Illinois Institute of Technology and Nanyang Technological University to its credit.

The faculty is world class and includes professors from various b-schools/ universities such as Kellogg School of management, Carnegie-Mellon University, Stern School of Business, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Florida International University, University of Illinois, IIMA, IIMB and others.


The program makes the students business-ready and capable of responding to complex business requirements that springs up in a dynamic global business environment. Throughout the course of study, emphasis is also placed on skill development, team-work, inclusivity principles and value-based management. The PGPM offered at Great Lakes Institute of Management is an accelerated program of one year duration divided into 7 terms.

Core Courses (Term 1 to 3)
Term 1
Course Name  Faculty Affiliation
Intelligently Interacting with Others Dr. I.S.F. Irudayaraj XLRI Jamshedpur
Financial Accounting Dr. Krishnamurthy Suryasekar Florida International University
Statistical Methods for Decision Making Prof. P.K. Vishwanathan IFMR
Micro Economics Dr. S.K. Shanthi Great Lakes Institute of Management
Marketing Management I Dr. Tapan Panda Great Lakes Institute of Management
Business Communication - 1 Prof. Lalitha Maheswaran Management Consultant
Business Communication -2 Prof. P.B. Varadharajan Management Consultant
Empirical Study - Topic selection (5 sessions) Dr. Tapan Panda Great Lakes Institute of Management
Term 2
Course Name  Faculty Affiliation
Managerial Accounting Dr. Bala v. Balachandran Dean-Great Lakes Institute of Management
Financial Management Dr. Narendar Rao Northeastern Illinois University
Macro Economics Dr. Rakesh Singh Director -DSIMS
Marketing Management II Prof. T.N. Swaminathan Great Lakes Institute of Management
Operations Management Prof. Vaidy Jayaraman University of Miami
HRM Prof. A.G. Bala Subramanian Goa Institute of Management
IT for Managers Prof. S Ramanathan CEO, Param Consulting
Term 3
Course Name  Faculty Affiliation
Strategic Management Prof. S Sriram Great Lakes Institute of Management
Quantitative Methods Dr. T.N. Badri Great Lakes Institute of Management
Organizational Behavior Dr. ISF Irudayaraj XLRI Jamshedpur
Market Research Dr. S Bharadwaj Great Lakes Institute of Management
Management Information Systems Prof. Sridhar Nerur University of Texas
Investment Analysis Prof. B Venkatesh Great Lakes Institute of Management
Mandarin Ms. Devakunjari Independent Consultant
International Entrepreneurship Dr. Ashok Vasudevan CEO -Tasty Bites Inc., USA


From Term 4 to Term 7 electives are offered in the following specializations

  • * Marketing area.
  • * Strategy and Leadership
  • * Finance
  • * Operations, IT and Economics


  • * All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT*/XAT + before applying to GLIM
  • * For PGPM 2012, Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept CAT scores of the year 2011 and 2012, XAT scores of the year 2012 and 2013 or GMAT scores taken after Jan 1, 2010
  • * A minimum work experience of two years
  • * All applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized institution

Application process

Application needs to be submitted (including the following details)

  • * Marks obtained (with mark-sheets) in Class X, XII, graduation and post graduation (if applicant is post graduate)
  • * A digital photograph
  • * Extracurricular achievements
  • * CAT/GMAT Score
  • * Professional information
  • * Essays

Shortlisted candidates need to go through group discussion (GD) and interview

Loans/ Financial Aid

Great Lakes has tie-up with Indian Bank for educational loans. PNB & HDFC are the additions in pipeline


  • Highest Domestic Salary : INR 24 lacs PA
  • Avg Domestic Salary : INR 9.5 lacs PA
Great Lakes placements


3i InfoTech  HP  Robert Bosch
Accenture  HTC Scope International
ADP  IBM  Spark Capital
Axis Bank  ICICI Bank  Sun Edison
Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd  IMRB Symrise
BILT iNautix Tasty Bites
CGN  Infosys  TCS
Cognizant  Kaseya TechZone
Congruent  Kotak Mahindra Bank Tecpro Systems Ltd
Deloitte  L & T Infotech TVS Logistics
E & Y  L&T - Engg TVS SONS
EDSERV Levers for change Universal Consulting
Everonn  Mahindra Holidays Vista Soft
Galaxy  Mahindra Satyam WAI
Gameshastra  Manipal Education Wipro
Global scholar  Mind tree Yes Bank
Godrej  Optima ZS Associates
HCL Puma Zuari Furnitures
HIRCO PWC Zycus Infotech
Hospira Healthcare  Ramco Systems  

Program Fees

  Cost in INR Cost in INR
(Single Accomodation) (Married students Accomodation)
Tuition & Program Fees 1200000 1200000
Accommodation 160000 250000
Food 60000 120000
Total 1420000 1570000
Alumni Subscription 5000 5000
Caution Deposit 20000 20000
Attire 5000 5000
GRAND TOTAL  1450000 1600000