New Delhi: Great Lakes International University, launched recently by CM of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Chandrababu Naidu, is introducing a unique educational experience blending cutting edge technology and management basics with a foundation of liberal studies. This amalgam will inculcate strong values and confidence among its students while preparing them for the challenges of tomorrow’s world.
Great Lakes International University is among the first few private Universities being set up in Andhra Pradesh. It is located at Sri City, a hub of multinational companies on the outskirts of Chennai, which enables it to integrate industry exposure closely into the educational experience as well enable impactful research that can provide solutions to practical problems faced by industry.
Great Lakes International University recognizes that the biggest challenges facing society today are too complex to be tackled by any single discipline and has imbibed a multi-disciplinary approach to its education and research. Its innovative undergraduate business degree (BBA) offers specializations in Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, E-Commerce & Supply Chain, Financial Analysis Technology, while its B.Tech (Computer Science) degree offers specializations in Cloud Computing & Security, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things and Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Founder & Chancellor, Great Lakes International University and Founder & Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, ”Great Lakes has been able to develop one of India’s top 10 business schools in 10 years using its twin mantras of ‘Global Mindsets, Indian Roots’ and ‘Blending Academic Excellence with Business Relevance’. It will build upon these principles and create a truly world class educational experience at Great Lakes International University”.
Dr. Parag Diwan, Founder & Vice Chancellor, Great Lakes International University, added, “Great Lakes International University offers highly industry – integrated and globally-benchmarked business (BBA) and technology (B. Tech) programs for eg., we have collaborated with IBM for our B. Tech programs in developing curriculum in cutting edge technology areas. As a leading B-school, Great Lakes has a legacy of strong industry relations and this will also benefit GLIU”.
Mr. Mohan Lakhamraju, Founder & Pro – Chancellor, Great Lakes International University and Vice-Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management, said, “Great Lakes International University aims to become a globally recognized center of academic excellence and to nurture future leaders armed with intellectual curiosity, confidence derived from values and a global perspective”.
Great Lakes International University already has international collaborations with leading global universities like Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) in Asia, Bordeaux University in Europe and Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago in North America, with several more tie-ups under development.