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Mumbai, The Leela Mumbai

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

9:30 to 17:30

The two prestigious business education events offer a unique opportunity for qualified MBA and Masters candidates to meet with an elite selection of international business school representatives.

On March 17th the Access MBA event will be held for the first time in Mumbai, giving experienced business professionals the chance to meet face-to-face admissions directors from top ranked universities. For the first time, we are simultaneously organizing the Access Masters event destined for students in their last year of university study and residents interested in pursuing a specialised masters programme abroad.

Taking Careers Further with an MBA Degree

As many companies struggle to rebuild and expand their activity after the economic crisis, an increasing number have shifted their hiring focus and are now recruiting qualified MBA graduates. Two-thirds of the companies participating in the latest Graduate Management Admission Council’s Corporate Recruiter’s Survey planned to hire MBA graduates for mid-level positions. Now almost a prerequisite for a business management position, the MBA degree is a great asset for career-focused individuals. The general consensus is that MBA graduates are more qualified to take on business-building tasks than employees without such experience.

The Access MBA Tour’s One-to-One format is a unique and effective way to match MBA candidates who meet schools’ admissions criteria. When registering online, candidates provide information about their personal and professional profile. Before the event, Access MBA matches the candidates with the MBA programmes that meet their needs and criteria, and at the event the candidates speak with MBA Admission Directors during 20-minute meetings. Event participants can also benefit from free orientation sessions with Access MBA’s experienced consultants and GMAT test preparation advisors.

The MBA One-to-One format that we created 8 years ago has become the new standard of graduate recruitments amongst top international business schools” says Christophe Coutat, founder and CEO of Advent Group, organizer of the Access MBA and Access Masters Tours.

MBA candidates can register for the event free of charge at

A Masters Event with a Personalised Approach

The MS/MSC/MA is a specialised graduate degree that focuses on practical knowledge and vocational or technical expertise in a specific career field. It is awarded upon completion of one to two years of advanced graduate study after completing a Bachelor’s Degree.

The Access Masters event orientates candidates towards Masters programmes that correspond to their profiles and preferences. Candidates are placed in small groups based on their background and area of study, and thematic meetings are organized with a school representative. Personalised discussions with business school representatives has become an effective method for hundreds of students to choose the Masters degree that meets their requirements.

Access Masters consultants review each candidate’s educational and professional plans, anddetermine which are the best programmes for them to meet at the event.

Masters candidates can register for the event free of charge at


About the Access MBA and Masters Tour

The Access MBA and Access Masters Tour features top ranked universities at each event, including IE Business School, Hult Business School, Robert Gordon University, Bentley University etc.

The eventsarefree, but applicants must register on or www.accessmasterstour.comin order to be invited to the personalised meetings.

The Tour holds 55 MBA events annuallyin over 40 cities worldwide. Access MBA is a project of Advent Group, a Paris-based media agency that coordinates educational and recruiting events throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

The Access Masters Tour is a new series of events dedicated to international specialised business programmes, and an adaptation of the successful Access MBA Tour that has taken place around the world since 2004. The Access Masters Tour continues its steady growth with events in 16 international cities this year.