Great Lakes Institute of Management (GLIM) Chennai held a two-day annual alumni meet recently on its Manamai campus. The event witnessed a homecoming of nearly 400 alumni of the Institute’s full-time and executive programmes, in which the old students met their friends and faculty.
Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management Chennai, Suresh Ramanathan, added, “This is my first alumni meet at Great Lakes. We have a number of plans to further involve our alumni in Great Lakes’ journey from “Good to Great”. I look forward to collaborating with them in a number of areas such as mentorships and continuous learning, besides supporting them in the coming years.”
The highlight of the event was the panel discussion on alumni relations moderated by Dean Dr Suresh Ramananathan with alumni panellists Malhar Lakdawala, Lakshmikanth PB, Nischal Ram and Siddharth Mehta. The panellists discussed suggestions on strengthening the community.
On the second day, a carnival was conducted and a cricket match was held between the students and alumni, which was won by the alumni team. The event concluded with a masterclass on healthy living by the dean.
In his concluding remarks, professor Bala outlined Great Lakes’ commitment to entrepreneurship with the set-up of the Atul Great Lakes Bala Incubation (AGBI) Centre, which aims to foster disruptive innovations.