Testimonials from Other Companies

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  • Scientific director, Solvay, “Very interactive. Very fruitful. Good conditions.»
  • Marketing manager, Essilor, “Very satisfied. The tools and methodology are strong points»
  • Marketing manager, Mediapost, “Good combination of examples, theoretical and practical»
  • Marketing manager, SAF, “Practical approach, shrewdness, well applied. Methodology advocated by an expert in this practice.»
  • Consultant, SVP, “I liked the attention of the presenter, the workshops.»
  • Departmental head, Peugeot, “I quite liked the method, the practice.»
  • Marketing manager, AOL, “Practical and operational nature of the course, with many concrete examples. The speaker is excellent in all aspects.»
  • Marketing project manager, Invesco, “Concrete, practical, directly applicable.»
  • Manager, Jeanne Sauvé foundation, “Just a few words to let you know how much I enjoyed Yves-Michel’s course. Although I’m already well versed in using research tools on the Net, I benefited greatly from his teachings concerning a major element in the success of efficient and performant intelligence gathering: methodology. Yves-Michel turns out to be a structured trainer, clear and precise, an expert in competitive intelligence and very approachable. I hope that one day in the near future I can benefit once more of his expertise during another seminar.»
  • Project manager, Essilor, “Much that can be put into practice directly. This allows you to realise quickly»
  • Department manager, Arianespace, “Very complete presentation of Internet commands and options-GREAT»
  • Competitive intelligence manager, Aventis, “You’ve brought us an amazing methodology! I’ve discovered many new things. There are plenty of small things that you said that come flooding back easily»
  • Researcher, Valeo, “Concrete approach of problems and solutions. I now have a whole new panel of tools at my disposal, which is exactly what I was looking for.»
  • Technological intelligence manager, Pechiney, “This two day course was crammed with practical tips and also presented clear methods on how to find more difficult information. We’ve learnt of some valuable methods for each stage of the intelligence cycle, which are often obvious but rarely followed up methodically.»
  • Investment manager, Soparind, “An excellent presentation, well mastered field»
  • R&D, project manager, Brossard, “Useful workshops on research and methodology.»
  • Legal Manager, Crédit Lyonnais, “The most interesting contributor. Brought concrete and surprising examples forward.»
  • Brand manager, Beghin Say, “”Rich, pragmatic, empiricism»
  • R&D, Manager, EDF, “Many examples, well presented, good teacher»
  • Production manager, Continent, “Clever and demonstrative»
  • First assistant, Conseil Général Hauts de Seine, “Good balance between theory and practice»
  • Head of intelligence, Sanofi Synthélabo, “Impassioned speaker, with a capacity to share his knowledge, his experiences and his competencies»
  • External relations manager, L’Oréal, “I’ve taken three theories back to work which I shall put into practice immediately»
  • Head of projects, Thomson Multimédia, “Practical and immediately realisable»
  • Research manager, Alcatel, “Concrete and immediately usable»
  • Analyst, Bombardier aeronautics “I loved it! This seminar leaves you wanting to know more»
  • Research director, Michelin : “Excellent preparation of our researchers. Totally satisfied»
  • Client manager, Saatchi & Saatchi, “Presentation full of useful information, which can be converted into added value for the business»
  • President, Creamark, “Friendly and competent speaker»
  • Sales director, The Dialog Corp., “Very practical. Full of solid examples»
  • Marketing Director, Pfizer, “Much time devoted to practical applications»
  • R&D, Manager, Valeo, “Case studies, clear examples»
  • R&D, Manager, Rhodia, “Very good presentation. Arguments backed up by precise examples»
  • Analyst, Société Générale de Financement, “Very professional. Thank you!»
  • Strategy and investments manager, Ontario Hydro, “Very useful. Excellent tips! A very good program, very informative. Well prepared and superbly presented. Yves-Michel Marti is very competent»
  • Marketing Analyst, Transalta Utilities Corp., “I found the course extremely useful and valuable. Please contact me for purchasing your CD Rom. I enjoyed Yves-Michel very much. Very impressed. All excellent. Could spend up to a week on the entire course.»
  • Researcher, Barclays Capital, “Some good advice, useful tips, a simple and enriching method»
  • Marketing manager, Banque Pictet & Cie, “Logical approach. Pragmatic and realistic.»
  • Marketing Analyst, Rohmax Corp., “Clear and precise presentation. Interactive. Excellent examples.»
  • Researcher, Fédération Continentale, “Professionalism, exhaustiveness, clear. The course is well run.»
  • Researcher, Cofinoga, “Superb introduction. Excellent mastery of the subject matter. Entertaining aspect to the course.»
  • Project leader, Sanders Aliments, “Good balance between examples and theory. This seminar provided concrete ideas for my work.»
  • Détective, Groupe Chartrand-Laframboise, “Thanks for your professionalism, competence and the friendly atmosphere which you manage to create»
  • Marketing Manager, Bayer, “Good strategic and methodical approach. A critical vision of economic intelligence. Real exchange of ideas»
  • Product manager, Bayer, “Two days after my valuable training with you, I led a very important and confidential mission for the research of information. Thanks to your advice, I was able to deliver a detailed report with action points the very next day. My line manager was very impressed and would like to attend your next training course»
  • Business director, Banque de France, ““ Well matched theoretical and solid aspects. Good trainer, teacher, brilliant, perfect English.»
  • Manager, KPMG Canada, “I reiterate how well this course is run. The structure, the style of presentation and the content are superb and far outweighed my expectations. It was a seminar of outstanding quality.»
  • External relations director, Carte Bleue, “Very solid. Case and examples»
  • Project Manager, Reckitt & Colman, “Clear and well structured presentation. Something new. Punchy presenter»
  • Director, Usinor, “Pragmatic and flexible presenter. Professional in his field.»
  • Marketing Manager, Snecma, “Lots of questions and answers in real time. Practical and concrete information on research methods.»
  • Economic forecasting manager, France Déchets, “Excellent mastery of the subject. Clear speech. Personalises the course in practical terms»
  • Strategy director, Essilor, “Fascinating! Logical and progressive advance of the course. Good team work and solid cases»
  • Educational manager, Insead, “Clear and appealing presentation. Very stimulating!»
  • Communications manager, Rhône Poulenc Rorer, “Complete and intensive program. Thank you for making us discover many facets of the Net which I didn’t realise existed till now»
  • Manager, FIEV, “Good focus to the expectations of the audience»
  • Analyste, Hydro-Québec International, “The dose between practicalities and theories is well balanced, which allows us, novices and experts, to learn new things.»
  • Licence manager, Urgo, “Practical, human, low-tech and concrete dimensions»
  • Marketing Manager, France Déchets, “Competent presenters, lively presentation”, “brilliant, mastery of the subject»
  • CEO, Isochem (SNPE group”), “Clear, constructed, examples, convivial»
  • Conference manager, Les Echos, “Captivating, alive, exemplified. Ahead of their time, refreshing and healthy teaching»
  • Project leader, ELF, “Very competent presenter. Capacity to adapt to the audience despite a mixed assistance»
  • Development director, Editions Juris Classeur, “Well seconded by a competent and prepared team»
  • Research manager, Pharmascience, “Excellent motivated trainers, close to our needs»
  • Project leader, Direction Générale de l’Armement, “Very professional, remarkably competent. We think we know Internet, and Mr. Marti made us discover a whole new world, well done!»
  • Head hunter, Caldwell Amrop Intl, “thanks, I learnt a lot, and it’s given me lots of ideas.»
  • Researcher, Lipha “Pragmatic and convivial exchanges, open to everyone’s needs.»
  • Strategy department, EDF, “Clear and experienced»
  • Strategy department, Sodexho : “Very educational, many outlined answers to spur of the moment questions»
  • Project leader, Matra BAE Dynamics, “Well absorbed and adapted teaching»
  • Product manager, Saft, “Clear, concise. Lots of use of different tools. Well presented, expressed, convivial, mastery of the subject»
  • Project leader, Sagem, “Lots of concrete examples, and practical tips»
  • Case studies manager, Merial, “Great practical value of all the small personal things to the speaker»
  • Marketing director, Sommer Allibert, “very competent and at the leading edge of the subject. Good distancing from the subject despite the complexity of the subject»
  • Researcher, Développement Economique du Canada, “Excellent! I learnt a lot. Dense content, but well recycled. Very professional»
  • Researcher, Technologies ABN, “The subjects covered fulfilled my expectations. Added to that, the presenter was very generous in his approach, which isn’t always the case.»
  • Researcher, Sanofi, “Very clear, well demonstrated, complete»
  • Marketing manager, Crédit Commercial de France, “Mr. Marti is fascinating…and fascinated»
  • Project leader, Gaz de France, “Clear and simple presentation : we can see the value of Internet»
  • Manager, Direction Générale de l’Armement, “Coherent, clear, methodological and good availability of the team»
  • Database manager, France Télécom, “An interesting course, as the information was axed on intelligence»
  • Technological researcher, Total, “Good trainers who know their subject well»
  • Economic analyst, EDF, “Quality of information and trainers»
  • Security manager, Sextant Avionique, “Very professional»
  • Strategic Analyst, Société Européenne de Propulsion, “Valuable and dense content»
  • R and D Director, Rumpler, “Much information, well balanced between technical teaching, workshops and freedom of speech given to participants.»
  • Marketing Manager, Carrefour, “Very good presenter, clear, precise and impassioned»
  • Researcher, Moulinex, “Very practical course. Easily put into practice»
  • Customer service manager, Alstom, “Competent presenter»
  • Marketing Manager, Outils Wolf, “I enjoyed listening to the speaker and his excellent knowledge of the subject»
  • Business Development Director, Solvay, “Complete and structured presentation with solid applications to be put into practice»
  • Financial director, Oce Graphics, “Well structured information backed up with practical experience»
  • Engineer, Crédit Mutuel, “Immediately applicable concrete training»
  • Product manager, Pierre Fabre, “Competent speaker supported by concrete examples»
  • Marketing manager, EDF, “Many tools. Good advice and tips»
  • Engineer, Dassault Aviation, “I very much enjoyed the way of working. Very competent teacher»
  • Participants of the conferences at the Institute for International Research: “Very interesting, fascinating even. Impassioned, brilliant. Lively, opens horizons and debate. A global perspective. Gives solid examples. One wants to take it further. Very good speaker.»