Great Lakes Institute Of Management Kanchipuram

Tamil Nadu

Great Lakes Institute of Management a top flight business school and one of the best institutes in southern states was founded by US based management guru Dr. Bala V Balachandran in 2004.

  • Institute offers two full time and many corporate courses and is approved by AICTE. The PGPM Course at Great Lakes is the only One-year management course in India approved by the AICTE.

  • In 2011 as part of its plans to expand its presence across India, Great Lakes Institute of Managementlaunched its campus in Gurgaon.

  • Great Lakes has a memorandum of understanding (MoU) withStuart School of Businessat theIllinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, University of Houston, andIIT Madras for academic exchange programs.

  • The Yale-Great Lakes Research Center has been established with the objective of pursuing advanced research in management in partnership withYale Universityof the USA.

  • Accepting GMAT, CAT and XAT scores, this college demands an average of three years of work experience for the admission

  • Ranked among the top management institutes this college offers a tremendous amount of campus placements in very good known companies like Microsoft, Bajaj Capital, Ranbaxy etc.

Academic Overview: The two full time courses offered by this institute include PGDM and PGPM. These programs are offered in specializations- Finance, Marketing, Operations, IT& Economics, Business Analytics, OB & Strategy.

Great Lakes offers some corporate courses too. Some of them are following-

  • Postgraduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM)

  • Postgraduate program in management flex (PGPM Flex)

  • Postgraduate certificate program in Healthcare Management (PGCP-HCM) etc.

Being a hub for management research and leadership, Institute has also created multiple Centers of Excellence-

  • Yale - Great Lakes Centre For Management Research

  • Centre For Excellence in Retail Management

  • Centre for Excellence in Technopreneurship [CET]

  • Kotler - Srinivasan Centre for Research in Marketing

  • Centre for Excellence in Business Analytics and Business Intelligence.

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About Great Lakes Institute Of Management Kanchipuram

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East Coast Road, Manamai Village, Near Anupuram Thrukalukundram Taluk, Kanchipuram District, Tamilnadu-603102

District Kanchipuram
State Tamil Nadu
Pin code 603102
Phone 44 - 30809000
Fax 30809001
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Courses Offered at Great Lakes Institute Of Management Kanchipuram

  • P.G.D.M. Post-graduate Diploma In Management (Pgpm)

    Course Level
    Full Time
    1 Year Years
    Affiliated To
    Tests Accepted GMAT/CAT


    To pursue PGPM at students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

    All applicants are required to take GMAT/CAT before applying to Great Lakes Institute of Management.
    For PGPM 2010-2011, Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept CAT scores of the years 2008 and 2009 only. Similarly, GMAT scores older than 2007 will not be accepted.
    All applicants should have at least a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized institution.
    Full time work experience of minimum two years is desirable.
    Outstanding graduates with less than two years of experience would be considered on a case to case basis.

    Admission Procedure

    College Kanchipuram follows admission procedure given below.

    Applicants for admission are evaluated based on GMAT/CAT (2008 and 2009) score, past academic performance, essays and letters of recommendation, and performance in the interview and group discussion.
    Letters of recommendation are required to be submitted online along with the application. Recommendations should be from professionals and superiors with substantial work experience.

    Tentative Schedule

    Issue of application starts from Oct 15, 2009

    Last Date for Submission

    For GMAT & CAT 2008 Jan 3, 2010

    For CAT 2009 Feb 7, 2010

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  • P.G.D.M. Post-graduate Diploma In Management (Post Graduate Global Executive Program In Management)

    Course Level
    Part Time, Pt
    2 Year Years
    Affiliated To
    Tests Accepted GMAT/CAT


    To pursue Post Graduate Global Executive Program in Management at students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

    1. Minimum Bachelor degree.
    2. Minimum 5 years of experience in Managerial Level for the Corporate Participants.
    3. For family managed business segment, (of size min inr 10 crore per annum) - who are active/hand-on in managing the business, to be part of the class, complementing the senior managers.
    4. GL MAT TEST (conducted by great lakes one-on-one) Recommendation letter from organization.
    5. 9 days of leave to absence to attend the residential quarter.

    Tentative Schedule

    Please note that all seats would be filled on a first come basis (Progressive Admission).

    Admissions will close on fillup of seats

    � 50/Batch(40 for corporates + 10 for member of Family business)

    The date of commencement - 2nd week December 2009


Maximum salary offered 3550000
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Average salary offered 1230000


Course Exam Category Cutoff Year
PGDM Human Resource Management And Organizational Behavior CAT General 90 Percentile 2014


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