In an increasingly competitive market, making your school more accessible and convenient to reach compared with your competitors, is a vital tactic to enhance market share. With the trend towards personalisation of education it’s no longer enough to provide a few mini bus routes. Accessibility and convenience is an intrinsic part of your marketing strategy. This seminar will give practical advice on how to make a difference at your school.
This event will tell you all you need to know about establishing a successful transport system, or developing your existing system to make a difference in recruitment, including:
Trends that will impact on your recruitment
Why allocate resources to accessibility and convenience?
Defining your strategy and targeting the best places for recruitment
Case Study: Turning a threat into an opportunity. How a prep school developed an innovative market beating transport system to ensure the future success of the school. Claire Brighton Marketing Manager of Prince’s Mead Preparatory School Winchester
Practical issues: Recruiting and training drivers, vetting procedures, recruitment and safety matters
Financial matters: How much does it cost and what are the benefits?
Who is it for?
Heads, Bursars, Marketing Managers, those who have responsibility for transport.
Claire Brighton worked for 20 years with the Ministry of Defence in corporate services and logistics, with a senior role ensuring expenditure proposals across the Army delivered value for money. Combining this experience with an MBA from Henley Business School, she has now applied it to developing the transport system for Prince’s Mead School, incorporating it as a unique element of the School’s Marketing Plan.
Melanie has worked with many independent schools, helping them to develop effective business models and marketing strategies. She has a track record of increasing recruitment and income. She is an innovative thinker and an expert in business strategy. She has worked as a senior manager in independent boarding education and held chief executive posts in the world of business and education. She was the first to establish a company specialising in marketing and business strategy for the independent education sector.
Gavin Humphries Analyst MTC
Gavin’s areas of expertise comprise consumer research, market analysis and inspiring new products and services. Formerly the Research & Analysis Director at Datamonitor, Gavin has an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from the London Business School.
Head of Community Development
Hugh J Boswell Insurance Brokers
Rachele acts for a number of independent schools, advising them on risk management and insurance issues. She delivers a bespoke insurance programme that delivers cost-effective protection against a wide range of risks facing the sector today.
This event commences at 10.15 a.m. and concludes after lunch at 2.15 p.m.
It is limited to c25 delegates and likely to be over subscribed. Early booking is advised.
£195 per delegate
Early bird booking reduction £175