Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

One Year Full Time Post Graduate Program in Management
One Year Full Time Post Graduate Program in Management Academic Year 2006


The postgraduate program in Business Management at Great Lakes Institute of Management is intended to prepare the students to understand the key interactions among the functional areas of a business system, appreciate the need to have a cross-functional perspective to analyzing issues in business systems and apply key concepts in addressing these issues to arrive at meaningful solutions.

The program is designed to prepare the student to respond to the complex business decisions that arise in modern changing environment. This eight-term program encompasses a set of core courses in Strategy, Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Entrepreneurial Economics, Organization Behavior, Operations and Quantitative Decisions . The program is designed to meet the emerging trend for acquiring management skills among the students irrespective of the undergraduate specialization and therefore the program is structured to cater to a wide variety of undergraduate degrees. Students without appropriate business coursework or substantial relevant business experience will be required to complete additional coursework in quantitative methods, economics and business psychology. The proposed program focuses on Marketing, Finance and Control, Production, Systems and Information Technology and Entrepreneurial Management including Family Business. These specializations are offered in the form of Streams, each stream consisting of a set of courses, which the students have to choose starting fifth term.

Admission Requirements

Great Lakes believes that to fulfill its vision of producing entrepreneurial managers, the applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution and preferably with 2 years of work experience. Outstanding graduates with no experience would be considered on a case to case basis. All applicants are required to appear for GMAT/CAT before applying for Great Lakes Institute of Management. In case the applicant is not able to complete GMAT before applying, outstanding candidates with excellent track record can appear in the institute’s GET during the admission process.

Applicants for admission are evaluated based on GMAT/CAT/GET score, academic performance in school and under-graduate courses, essays and letters of recommendation, and performance in the interview and group discussion.

Letters of Recommendation are required to be submitted along with the application package. Professional recommendation for candidates with substantial work experience is preferred. Applicants with no work experience can source their recommendation letters from their faculty members.

Great Lakes Institute of Management Entrance Test [GET]


Great Lakes Institute of Management Entrance Test [GET] is an online test conducted at Great Lakes Institute of Management’s campus and at select cities at the time of registration of candidacy for admission. GET consists of questions that evaluate a candidate’s quantitative, verbal, logical and data interpretive abilities.


Applications will be available from 24th October 2005. Walk in or write for application form and prospectus at the institute address with a demand draft for Rs. 900/-, favouring “Great Lakes Institute of Management”, payable at Chennai.

Important Dates

Date from which applications will be issued: 24th Oct 2005

Last date for issue of applications: 17th March 2006

Last date for submission of application: 24th March 2006

Contact Details

Officer (Admissions),

Great Lakes Institute of Management,

Srinagar Colony, Off Raj Bhavan Road,

24, South Mada Street,

Chennai – 600015 (India).

Phone: 91-44-52168228

Fax: 91-44-52049920



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