AMBA accredits all programs offered by Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai


Chennai: Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India’s premier B-School, has been accredited for all its full-time and executive programs by the Association of MBAs (AMBA, UK). The Programs which have received this international accreditation include the flagship one year program of Great Lakes – Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM), two year full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Post Graduate Executive Program in Management (PGXPM) and PGPM – Flex program. The accreditation has been received for a period of four years, valid until 2021.

The accreditation has placed Great Lakes Chennai among some of the renowned business schools such as INSEAD France, London Business School, HEC Paris, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan and IIM Calcutta. Earlier in 2014, Great Lakes Chennai received the AMBA accreditation for its flagship one year program – PGPM and for its executive program PGXPM. After careful evaluation process, the AMBA board has accredited all the programs offered by the institute starting from academic year 2017.

Announcing the news, Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean and Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management and Chancellor – Great Lakes International University said, “I am extremely proud and delighted that Great Lakes Chennai has received the prestigious AMBA accreditation, thereby joining an elite group of only 2% of top B Schools in the world to have received this accreditation until now. All this has happened in a short span of 12 years since Great Lakes’ inception and this shows the quality of our B-School.” The news has come at the right time as we step our foot forward to begin the next academic year and eagerly look forward to welcoming the new batch in few weeks, added Dr. Bala