Last but not least, let’s close the #15anniversary
interviews with the one and only Christophe Coutat – Advent’s Founder and CEO. In his inspiring interview, you will get to know how the company was created, where the first One-to-One event took place as well as some funny stories from the different events that you just can't miss. Check them out 👇 ❓ How did you start Advent Group and how has it grown in 15 years?
🎤 The idea on which I founded Advent Group, back in 2004, was to help prospective students to find the right school for them. To make orientation personal and for free. With the globalisation of international graduate studies, the challenge is to find where to study, and individuals need a free service to guide them. It could take months to browse and get to know all the programmes. Education is an important investment and can be a life changer, so everyone should make the right informed decision.
Our business intelligence service enabled us to create a totally new kind of event for the education industry back in 2004 – an event based on one-to-one meetings with the best-matching schools.
The first One-to-One MBA event took place in Copenhagen, with five international business schools and about 25 aspiring MBA students participating. Today, we hold over 200 MBA and Masters One-to-One events around the globe every year with 300 business schools. Our team has grown to 150 professionals located in several continents.
However, we strive to keep our events personal and small. Our team of experts select candidates individually, matching and guiding them towards their 20-minute meetings with admissions directors. We now also propose online meetings via our own platform, with the goal of connecting business schools and candidates anytime and anywhere.
We have recently extended the orientation scope to the best 1,000 accredited schools in the world with a platform called Unimy that makes use of AI technology. Nevertheless, we have kept the human consulting touch and for free.... 👉Read out the rest on our FB page #adventgroup #adventteam #employeetalks #CEOtalk #employeetalks #CEOinterview