Experts to discuss Innovative Business Strategies in Times of Covid-19 Crisis at Great Lakes, Gurgaon’s Virtual Management Conclave

Gurugram: Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, one of the premier business schools in the country is hosting Sapience 2020-21, its annual management conclave this month with the theme of “Crisis Inspiring Innovation”. The conclave, which goes digital this year, will be between 16th-31st, January featuring keynote talk, and panel discussions on innovative business strategies across different industry verticals in the backdrop of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.


Sapience 2020-2021 will have six-panel discussions, spread across 15 days, on Marketing, Finance, Analytics, Operations, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource & Organizational Behavior.Captains of the industry, entrepreneurs, and management experts from different sectors are set to take part in the event.


Commenting about the event, Dr. Debashis Sanyal, Director, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, said, “The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic dealt a big blow to the businesses globally. However, it has opened avenues for lateral thinking. Businesses have come up with several innovations and adopted new tools and techniques to accommodate the new normal. Our annual management conclave, Sapience 2020-21, will serve as a platform for industry leaders to share those innovative ideas that have helped businesses across industries emerge stronger and better prepared.”


DrSanyal pointed out that from time to time, the world of business has faced many economic, natural, and social crises in the past. “But crises have always inspired innovations. There is a need for businesses to be resilient, and agile, especially at times of unprecedented crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic,” he emphasized.


The Keynote session will be held on January 16th. The panel discussion on Marketing is slated for January 18th followed by Entrepreneurship on January 21st, Finance will be held on January 23rd and Analytics on 29th. The panel discussions on HR & OB, and Operations will be organized on January 30th, and 31st respectively. All the sessions are scheduled between 4:30 – 6:00 PM.




About Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon


Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon, established in 2010, has emerged as one of India’s most innovative business schools pioneering the adoption of cutting edge technology in business decision making. In the year, 2019 Great Lakes, Gurgaon received the prestigious AMBA accreditation and became the youngest Indian B-school to receive it and the institute was also ranked among the top 5 emerging management business schools by the National HRD Network (NHRDN) for the year 2018-2019 and was ranked 12th among top one year programs by Business World in the year 2020. It is the second campus of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, which is ranked among the top business schools in India (3rd by Outlook & 4th by Careers 360 among top standalone institutions, 9th among top one year MBA programs by Business India, ranked in Super League 2 by Business Standard & was ranked 23rd by NIRF among top B-Schools between the year 2017-2020). The Gurgaon campus has extensive engagement with corporates catering to their human capital requirements while also befitting from the perspectives of senior leaders actively participating in design and delivery of our programs. Great Lakes, Gurgaon, was the first b-school in India to offer an Analytics specialization in 2012 and to launch a world class executive program in Analytics (PGPBABI) which is now ranked No.1 business analytics program in India for 3 years in a row. Great Lakes, Gurgaon is also the first business school in the country to offer specialization in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. The Gurgaon campus offers two full time programs – PGPM & PGDM – apart from executive programs. With a strategically located residential campus in the corporate hub of Gurgaon, students have access to extensive perspectives from CXOs as well as gaining practical experience through live projects helping them develop into Business Ready managers ready to deliver from Day 1.