31 May 2019 10:37:47 IST

‘Find a way to teach students to think broadly’

Dr Sudhakar Balachandran outlines the uniques mix of skills students are exposed to at Great Lakes

Dr Sudhakar Balachandran, faculty member, Dean’s Forum, at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, spoke to BL on Campus about what it means to be a business-ready manager and what makes Great Lakes unique.

Balachandran believes that the institute excels because of its approach towards the curriculum, that emphasises a mix of technical and soft skills. This core principle was articulated by Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Great Lakes Institute of Management, who said that the goal of Great Lakes should be to create managers who possess not only a good understanding of business fundamentals but also strong leadership skills.