Learning Experience


Great Lakes' proposed full time Post Graduate Certificate (PGC) is uniquely designed to deliver customer-centricity, meritocracy and corporate ethics in one year. It facilitates students' understanding of the interaction between the various functional areas of a business system and offers specializations in Marketing, Finance, Operations and Analytics thereby appreciating the need for developing cross-functional perspectives in business. The program has been designed by the Academic Advisory Council, which comprises the best in the world of managerial academia. This in turn has been streamlined with inputs from the Institute's illustrious Business Advisory Council, to keep it in sync with the needs of an ever changing market place.


The learning experience in the proposed PGD would combine the academic rigor of world-class management programs with the hands-on application and skill development immensely valued by future employers. The salient features are:

  • Rigorous academic program with over 1000 hrs of classroom interaction.
  • Extensive case-study driven pedagogy.
  • Frequent guest lecture and classroom participation by relevant executives.
  • Projects relevant to industry regularly undertaken by students.
  • Substantial practice in teamwork via group projects in most courses.
  • Compulsory 8-week summer internship with leading Indian and multi-national organizations
  • Regular visits to project sites and company facilities for hands-on experience and appreciation of practical issues faced in the industry.
  • Exposure to multinational companies for understanding of best practices from the developed world.
  • Multiple student-led initiatives with compulsory participation by all students to inculcate leadership skills and sense of responsibility