Successfully serving customers in seven states with solutions, viz. single phone lines, T-1s, Gigabit Ethernet circuits and other fiber services, Global Vision is a rapidly rising Immigration and Overseas Education Consultant in India. In a dialogue with Sakshi Arora, Manish Srivastava, Country Head, Global Vision Edu n Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd., shares the future expansion plans of the brand.
Tell us something about Global Vision.
It takes time for any business to create a niche in its market. Global Vision, ever since its inception in 1996, has joined hands with as many as 10 business partners across India. Our brand offers overseas education programs and immigration services to its clients.
Different courses fall under the study-abroad programs, which our counseling team makes the students understand. Students’ thoughts are given a right direction and ideas related to career choices and professional goals are shared with them.
On the other hand, the services offered by us are based on immigration needs of an individual.
What challenges have you faced during the journey and what steps did you follow to counter them?
Initially, it was a challenge for us to grow as a brand and gain trust of our valuable customers. In order to take the booking amount from the students and see their case, we had to go against the industry trend. We followed a policy of not charging anything from the students until they started their career. In case of immigration also, we thoroughly analyse the case before suggesting a career option to him. Owing to the same, we have been able to taste 98% success rate in immigration business.
How did you get inspired to take franchise route for expansion of your business?
Franchising is a unique concept to grow in this industry. We feel that it is important to keep in touch with like-minded people in different geographical areas of the nation. Rather than opening a company-owned branch, a franchisee with complete know-how of language, attitude and behaviour of localites is preferred to run the business. And training of franchisees can prove cherry on the cake for the business.
What kind of support do you provide to your franchisees?
We provide complete training along with advertisement of their outlet through print or web. Seminars are conducted by us and our partners are provided with all the printing material.
What services do you offer?
We offer complete solution in overseas education and immigration.
What is the USP of your brand?
We believe everyone should have the chance to grow, succeed and prosper in their country of choice. Thus, our USP is the clear, jargon-free advice and practical solutions offered by us to our clients. We offer No visa – No Fee service! And it means one’s application and money is in safe hands.
How competitive is the Indian education market? What qualities do you seek in a prospective franchisee?
Indian overseas education market is slowly becoming competitive, since many strong players are entering this field. We are seeking partners with a go-getter attitude, who could keep themselves updated with current scenario, while keeping transparency and being ethical.
Share with us your expansion plans. Which cities are in pipeline to be tapped via the franchise model?
We are looking forward to expand pan-India. We are seeking atleast one franchisee in one city.
|Area||300-500 sq ft|
|Investment||Rs 4-5 lakh|
|Breakeven||Within 3 months|
|Current franchise centres||Amritsar, Ludhiana, Sri Ganganagar, Gurgaon, New Delhi, Salem, Pune, Mumbai and Kolkata.|