The Post Graduate Program in Management (PGPM), is the flagship full-time MBA program offered by Great Lakes since 2004. The PGPM is a one year MBA program custom designed to help transform high potential professionals into competent business ready managers and leaders with mentorship from world class faculty, unparalleled industry interface and cutting-edge curriculum.

The Great Lakes PGPM is among top ranked one year MBA programs and is meant for achievers, high performers and go-getters who want to change the world for the better. The carefully crafted MBA course is designed to develop business administration competencies, effective team-work and leadership skills to set you up for an accelerated career growth. The program experience is further enhanced by the fact that the class comprises students from very diverse backgrounds and across industries which provides incredible peer learning and sharing of perspectives based on real world experiences. The PGPM is accredited by AMBA, UK, one of the world’s most prestigious accreditation bodies for MBA institutes. Discover more about Great Lakes PGPM here and start your journey of transformation.


The rigorous one year residential program is designed to make the students business-ready and capable of responding to complex business requirements that arise in a changing global business environment. The course has 7 terms, term 1 to 3 having core courses and terms 4 to 7 having elective courses. Empirical study aimed at solving practical business problems is an integral part of the course and usually runs from term 2 to term 6.

Term – I Term – II
Statistical Modelling and Optimization Methods Cost Control and Strategic Profitability
Financial Reporting and Analysis Corporate Finance
Strategic Marketing and Customer Focus Analytical Techniques for Business and Marketing Research
Principles of Economics Competitive Strategy in A Digital Age
Business Communication Business Communication
Empirical Study
Term – III Term – IV
Business Analytics Negotiations and Bargaining
Organization Behavior and Human Resources
Operations Management
Business and Government
Business Communication
Integrated Case Study


Term – V Term – VI
Ethics and Leadership Entrepreneurial Mindset Business Analytics


Marketing Finance
Consumer Behaviour Financial Statement Analysis
Sales and Distribution Management Managing Personal Investments
Brand Management Options Futures and Derivatives
Marketing Metrics Financial Modelling
Consumer Focused Product Planning* Trading Strategies
Predictive Analytics for Marketing * Financial Risk Management
Digital Marketing Mergers Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring
Customer Relationship Management Investment Banking
Services Marketing Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring
Consumer Insights Financial Risk Analytics*
Integrated Marketing Communications
B2B Marketing
Markstrat Simulation
New Product Development
Advanced Marketing Strategy
India Marketing
Marketing Analytics***
Negotiation and Bargaining***
OB/HR/Strategy & General Management AIMLAB
Economics of Strategy Consumer Focused Product Planning*
Strategy Execution Predictive Analytics for Marketing *
Design Thinking and Innovation Deep Learning – AI
International Business Strategy Marketing Analytics*
Business Strategy Simulation (Board Room) Data Visualization and BI *
Management Consulting Multivariate Machine Learning Algorithms
Time Series Forecasting
Web & Social Media Analytics
Natural Language Processing
Business Applications for AI
Financial Risk Analytics*
Supply Chain Operations & Analytics *
OPS/Information Technology
Supply Chain Operations & Analytics *
Enterprise Resource Planning
Project Management
Data Visualization and BI *
Business Enterprise for Performance Excellence*
Strategic Operations Planning
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Consulting
Demand Planning and Forecasting
Total Quality Management
Services Operations Management

As per the B-School, eligibility criteria and other requirements are as follows:

Valid CAT* / GMAT / XAT+ / CMAT score

For PGPM 2021, Great Lakes Institute of Management will accept scores of GMAT taken after 1st January 2017, CAT taken in 2018/2019, XAT taken in 2019/2020 or CMAT taken in 2019

A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized institution

A minimum work experience of two years by March 31, 2020

Candidates with less than 24 months of work experience by March 31, 2020 can apply to the Great Lakes PGDM Program

*Great Lakes uses CAT scores only for screening applications for admissions and IIMs have no role in the conduct of Great Lakes academic programs

+Great Lakes is not an associate institute of XLRI and uses XAT scores only for screening applicants for admission. XLRI has no role to play in the conduct of any of Great Lakes programs.

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Fees: – 20,75,000/-
Duration: 1 Year
Study Mode: Regular
Approved By: AICTE

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