New Horizons is continuously seeking new franchisee candidates to join the existing network of successful owners. New Horizons is committed to providing world-class English language learning and creating satisfied customers, so we look for candidates that share our level of passion. Ideal franchisee candidates should also have a high degree of financial stability. Certain types of experience have shown to be conducive to success, as well.

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Franchisee Profile

Successful New Horizons franchisees come from diverse backgrounds, but are committed to changing lives by providing high quality English learning. Individuals such as English language professionals and franchisees of other companies often find success with New Horizons. Companies that are looking to expand into the English learning field may also find the New Horizons model to be compatible with their goals.

Ideal New Horizons franchisee candidates may have experience in the following areas:

  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Business and Operation management
  • Franchising
  • Education Management
  • Education Delivery
  • Service Industry Professional
  • Recruitment Professional
  • Small & Medium Business Ownership

Personal Requirements

Franchisee candidates should be able to speak English fluently. Initial franchise training is conducted in English and a strong understanding of the English language is conducive to franchise success after learning centers are opened. Franchisee candidates should also have a strong network of local contacts and a good understanding of the culture and English language learning needs in the area where the learning center will be opened. Candidates should be driven to dominate the local market and have the business knowledge, energy, and enthusiasm needed to do so.

Flexibility and Leadership

Franchisee candidates should be willing and able to follow the New Horizons business model, but should be flexible enough to adapt to market demands and local culture in the area where the franchise is opened. Franchisees should be able to lead and manage their team, taking a proactive approach to the business and guiding success. Franchisee candidates should also be able to manage conflicts and make tough decisions when necessary.

Financial Requirements

New Horizons franchisees should have access to financial resources in order to support the business through initial opening phases and to overcome obstacles while getting the business up and running. Franchisee candidates should have a net worth of at least $250,000 USD. To be considered, franchisee candidates must also have at least $150,000 in liquid assets. Exact costs and financial needs may vary slightly depending on the area in which the training center is opened; a Development Director may be able to provide more specific information regarding financial requirements.