Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai Kickstarts its 12th edition of Management & Entrepreneurship Program for City School

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The institute, in collaboration with P.S. Senior Secondary School, Chennai, hosted the inaugural event for the twelfth batch of the GLPSS Management & Entrepreneurship programme; Chief Guest of the event was veteran journalist Shri. S. Gurumurthy

Chennai, June 2023: Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM), Chennai, in collaboration with P.S. Senior Secondary School, hosted the inaugural event for the twelfth batch of its GLPSS Management & Entrepreneurship program. The extensive  program aims to equip the students with the fundamentals of management education, through an interactive pedagogy of theoretical and experiential learning.

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The mission of the GLPSS Management & Entrepreneurship program is grounded in these ideas, as it aims to build up (and develop on) a strong foundation of the fundamentals of management skills in school students, educating the next generation to be competent and successful managers and leaders.

The program aims to do this with a hundred hours of learning spread over twelve  months. The core curriculum is designed over three aspects – capstone, functional and foundational – and will include courses such as Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Capital Markets, and Business Communication (all taught by leading faculty in the field). It will also include field visits to corporate establishments, guest lectures by management gurus and industry leaders, and focused activities under the entrepreneurship forum to stretch skills of time management and prioritization. The students will also have a transformational three-day residency at the Great Lakes campus.

The program was inaugurated by Swaminathan Gurumurthy – one of the Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Chartered Accountant and Editor of a Tamil weekly Magazine, ‘Thuglak’.

Great Lakes, Chennai, Dean, Dr. Suresh Ramanathan said, “It is a matter of immense pleasure for me to be part of the inauguration of the 12th batch of the GLPSS Program on Management & Entrepreneurship. This is the best time to inculcate the fundamental values, principles and ethics that are cornerstones of our ethos and upon which skills of Management and Entrepreneurship could be nurtured. I am delighted that we are able to partner with PSS school on this initiative and make a useful contribution to the future of India. I wish all the students a fantastic learning experience and I sincerely hope that they are able to derive maximum benefit from this excellent program.”

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About Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai is a not-for-profit organization deemed as one of the top 15 business schools in India. It was founded by Dr. Bala V. Balachandran, a J. L. Kellogg Distinguished Professor of Accounting and Information Management, who has also co-established IIM Bangalore, MDI Gurgaon, and ISB Hyderabad.

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).
Led by exceptional academic faculty, steered by an outstanding advisory council, and buoyed by 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 first to introduce AI and Machine Learning specialization.

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 10,000+, work at world renowned organizations both in India and overseas across 33 countries.

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