Atlanta (PRWEB) May 08, 2014
Atlanta’s RentPath, the premier vertical search company for apartment and home renters, and The Home Depot®, the world’s largest home improvement retailer, recently hosted Executive MBA students from Kennesaw State University’s Michael J. Coles College of Business.
A key component of Michael J. Coles College of Business Program is its international emphasis, including a partnership with ASEBUSS, the largest MBA-only educational institution in Eastern Europe. The attendees of these corporate visits primarily included ASEBUSS students from Romania. Ken Greer, Vice President of Sales at Apartment Guide, is currently enrolled in the Coles Executive MBA program and acted as a host for their visit to RentPath.
“Presenting RentPath financial and business strategy to a group of executive students was a pleasure,” said Kim Payne, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RentPath. “RentPath’s industry leading brands, including Apartment Guide and Rent.com provide consumers the information and tools they need to ease the pain of searching for a new apartment by leveraging cutting edge technology and the power of information. We are continually innovating new methods and technology to meet and exceed these demands. It was evident that this group of highly motivated Executive MBA students is forward thinking and shares our thirst for innovation. I hope we have the opportunity to work with them again in the future.”
Dr. Alison M. Keefe, Executive MBA Interim Director of Coles College of Business added, “Being able to experience and learn business practices in another country is invaluable. These ASEBUSS EMBA students walked away from Home Depot and RentPath with unique and different perspectives, which I suspect will be thoroughly discussed within their domestic companies. This is the heart and overall purpose of the Coles College of Business Executive MBA International Residency that has continued to flourish and grow for over 11 years.”
The Coles Executive MBA students visited RentPath and The Home Depot on Thursday, April 24th. On Friday April 25th until Sunday, April 27th the Romanian and American students worked together on International Capstone projects at Michael J. Coles College of Business.
RentPath, a leading digital media company and a TPG portfolio company, has a long-standing heritage in the real estate industry to empower millions of people nationwide to find apartments, houses for rent and new homes for sale. RentPath’s category-leading brands include Apartment Guide, Rent.com, Rentals.com, RentalHouses.com, and New Home Guide. All total, its network of websites reaches over 7 million unduplicated unique visitors monthly.
The company’s flagship brand, Apartment Guide, is the most trusted rental resource that connects apartment consumers to their ideal place to live. With an unmatched search capability, amplified by constantly refined tools and industry insights, Apartment Guide provides consumers with a clear and simple guide to apartment living through content-rich apartment listings in a user-friendly format with Internet, mobile and social media solutions. Leading the industry with first-to-market mobile introductions of iPad™, iPhone® and Android™ applications, as well as Reputation Monitor and SocialMedia Manager, Apartment Guide’s multi-platform search capability allows renters and property managers to connect wherever they are, whenever they want, in the medium that works best for them. The brand’s commitment to maximizing owner and manager value makes Apartment Guide a leading multi-family housing industry partner.
RentPath, Inc. has its headquarters in Norcross, Georgia (outside of Atlanta). For more information, visit http://www.rentpath.com or http://www.apartmentguide.com. For additional insight on moving and more, visit Apartment Guide’s blog and connect with Apartment Guide on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Google+.
About Coles College of Business
An Executive MBA from Coles College of Business provides the strategic planning, leadership and management expertise to take one’s career to the next level. Our students experience cutting–edge global teaming, program-long executive coaching and a customized curriculum designed for ambitious executives.
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