From Chennai to Bordeaux…
A foreign management degree is definitely a privilege, and if you had done an Indian MBA post a considerable work experience, this foreign management degree is an incentive. MBA from France – the fashion, luxury and business destination of the world is one of the finest among the many options one could think of. Thanks to my
While I was working as a software engineer and decided to pursue MBA, I was in a fix – whether to look within India or go for a foreign MBA. I was skeptical of doing a European or US MBA considering the risk of fluctuating value of the Indian currency.
I still remember the
Nineteen Great Lakers were selected for the program and we moved to Bordeaux in the first week of May 2015. Bordeaux is a beautiful city in the
As soon as we landed, we were thrilled by the beautiful city, pleasant weather, the river Garonne through its center, the scenic beaches and the historical and archeological treasures and most importantly its world famous wineries and chateaus. Six weeks went in a jiffy. Accustomed to a diverse peer group even at Great Lakes, adapting to the environment at Bordeaux was not difficult. All of us were intrigued by the diverse peer group, teaching methods, thought
The whole Bordeaux experience has widened my horizon and thinking – the term ‘Global Mindset’ has never made more sense. Thanks to Uncle Bala and Great Lakes for giving us this once in a life-time opportunity.
Jyothish Jayan V
Business Development Analyst, Cognizant
PGPM Class of 2015
Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai