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case Study

Education International Expansion

We advised an international school group on its global expansion strategy, across market selection, school model design, and partner operating model.

Client Description

Largest International School Organisation in Hong Kong

Our client is an international school group operating 22 English-medium schools in Hong Kong. While the client follows a comprehensive and non-selective philosophy, the client’s students have consistently achieved strong academic results in the International Baccalaureate examination.

Problem Statement

Witnessing saturation in the international school market in Hong Kong, the client wished to seek growth opportunities overseas.

Project Approach

Markets Evaluation

We determined assessment criteria with the client’s mgmt. team and reviewed four target markets accordingly.

Opportunity Prioritisation

We evaluated the target markets based on strategic, operational, and financial alignment to shortlist a target market.

Strategy Execution

We designed school operating models based on the market’s regulations and prepared all supporting documentation

Key Achievements

Management Buy-In

Development of business case to secure buy-in and endorsement from the client’s Board.

Implementation Guidance

Establishment of relevant school operating model and identification of partner shortlist.

Partnership Reach-Out

Production of partnership proposal collateral to drive outreach and negotiation efforts.

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