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Recruiters have their say
Jean-Pierre Mocho -
of the Fédération Française du Prêt-à-Porter Féminin and Co-President of the
Française des Industries de l'Habillement).
''The apparel professionals desired the creation of MOD'SPE Paris which provides our
industy with skilled marketers who are indispensable for its development and
are perfectly adapted to the
international perspectives of today's marketplace. Our Federation supports it
Caroline Pavaux and Véronique
Bolze - People to People Recruiting Services
"We especially appreciate the fact that MOD'SPE Paris offers a very thorough as well as
realistic education that covers the numerous aspects of many fashion fields.
We have found MOD'SPE Paris
graduates to have a very professional attitude. They are flexible, possess a
very good fashion culture and work well with designers. We have placed several
with our clients and they have all progressed to interesting executive
positions-retail network coordinators, visual merchandisers, etc."
Geneviève Moreno - Geneviève Moreno Consultancy
specialized recruiters, we associate with the industry's major players: young
designer brands, luxury brands, manufacturers and retail chains. For each of them, today's economic
imperatives are clearly expressed
through product marketing, supply-chain management and retailing. Product marketing is the key to optimizing
their brand's positioning and product offer in different markets while the buyers,
logistics coordinators, quality controllers, etc. of their supply chains contribute
to a better control of margins, something that has become increasingly complex with
the predominance of off-shore production.
Finally, their retail networks must rely on effective professionals such
as retail coordinators and visual merchandisers to face the challenges of the inevitable and expensive management of
turnover growth and brand image.
an education tuned into today's economic reality, MOD'SPE Paris graduates are able to respond quickly
and efficiently to issues arising from these recent problems. I think that the students' considerable
adaptability which at times is even more like anticipation, is the direct
result of the school's continual interaction with industry professionals. Our
annual academic commission for example, is a perpetual review of possibilities
with which to optimize the different curriculums. This has lead notably to
MOD'SPE Paris' pursuit of a more international slant through
partnerships with schools, companies and even industries abroad as well as the
creation of a postgraduate program in international marketing with a concentration
But it is
in effect the MOD'SPE Paris alumni, through the
exemplarity and diversity of their careers, that best illustrate the success of
a MOD'SPE Paris
education. They have come to occupy key positions and are sought after
professionals recognized for their efficiency, pragmatism, versatility, and
open minds. From Galliano or Yves Saint
Laurent to Armand Thiery or Système U, from group manager to international
buyer or account executive, they are among the central players of the fashion
As job recruiters, we share a close and
dependable partnership with the school and its students that is enriching and
constructive. I'm very proud to be one
of MOD'SPE Paris'
Caroline FEYTE, HRD of Eurodif
What can a company expect from a higher
education curriculum based on the specificities of fashion professions ?
That it be as
operational and as close to the reality of today's market as possible; these
are the underlying precepts of MOD'SPE Paris' academic
programs. The complementary nature of the
course work furnishes each student with an astute perception of business and
special projects in addition to developing their creativity. MOD'SPE Paris graduates arrive on
the job market with an open mind, strong motivation and a pronounced preference
for fashion merchandising careers!
teaching and administrative staffs forge students' academic and professional
confidence through their ongoing reflection on the axis of improvement or the
adaptations to be implemented in order to better respond to the evolving
demands of companies and professionals.