If you are thinking about becoming a New Horizons English franchisee, you probably have a lot of questions. We want to make sure that you find the answers you are looking for quickly and easily, so that you can determine whether New Horizons English is right for you. Below are some questions that are frequently asked by prospective New Horizons franchisees.
Q. How long has New Horizons been in business?
A. New Horizons was founded in 1982, giving us more experience in the industry than average education and franchising companies. New Horizons began franchising in 1992.
Q. How big is the New Horizons Worldwide, Inc. network?
A. Across our two brands, there are presently over 300 New Horizons locations in over 70 countries.
Q. Who are New Horizons English Customers?
A. In short; anyone who cannot speak English! The English language learning market is estimated to be worth over 35bn USD annually, so you will be entering a massive and growing market.
Q. What does New Horizons offer customers?
A. New Horizons English offers a unique blend of live virtual learning online and teacher supported coaching in conveniently located and student centered learning centers to give an unparalleled learning experience. Students learn both in a virtual environment and in a physical premises.
Q. What marketing advantages do New Horizons franchisees enjoy?
A. New Horizons franchisees are automatically affiliated with a brand name that is recognized and trusted around the globe, which instantly reduces marketing needs. New Horizons’ International Marketing Department assists franchisees with marketing. A New Horizons website is maintained, reducing the need for individual site maintenance, though local social media maintenance and marketing efforts are recommended.
Q. How long does it take to open a New Horizons English learning center?
A. It typically takes about four to six months to open a New Horizons English learning center after the initial steps have been taken. The amount of time may vary based on franchisee training needs, center renovation or construction needs, and how long it takes to select and train staff.