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Great Lakes Chennai unveils Cutting-Edge Fellow Programme in Management

Great Lakes Chennai unveils Cutting-Edge Fellow Programme in Management

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, announces the launch of its innovative Fellow Programme in Management (FPM), a rigorous doctoral program designed to equip aspiring scholars with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in academia and research. The programme was launched by Dr. C Rangarajan, renowned economist, the 19th Governor of the RBI, former Governor of Andhra Pradesh and current Chairman at Madras School of Economics along with Prof. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean and Principal of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. 

Speaking at the launch event, Chief Guest, Dr. C Rangarajan emphasised, "Research is as important as dissemination of knowledge. Ultimately an institution is justified by not only what is conveyed through existing stock of knowledge but also to create and grow new knowledge. 

Dr. Suresh Ramanathan, Dean & Principal, Great Lakes Institute of Management, highlighted, "Putting India on the global research map is important. We are proud to launch a programme that is truly benchmarked to global standards and will draw upon a network of highly accomplished scholars globally which will lead to highly impactful research.” 

The FPM at Great Lakes Chennai is helmed by Prof. Vidya Mahambare, Union Bank Chair Professor of Economics and Director- Research at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai. 

Mr. Gautam Lakhamraju, COO & Admissions Director at Great Lakes, added, “For the Doctoral Program, in the first year we are looking to select 5-6 scholars with demonstrated potential for research and these candidates will be chosen based on a rigorous selection  based on the competitive test scores as well as academic and professional track records.”