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Frequently Asked Questions

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To own or manage an Inspiration Learning Center franchise do I need to have a background in education, or be a licensed teacher?
No! Some experience with education will be helpful, but teaching is not necessary. People from all backgrounds can successfully run a learning center. Areas of business, retail, management, economics, administration, or sales and many more are strong starting foundations to be the owner of a learning center. At Inspiration Learning Center, we offer franchise owners comprehensive training in both high school and tutoring systems and how to successfully hire excellent tutors and principals.

How much does it cost to open a franchise of Inspiration Learning Center?
The total cost of opening a franchise depends upon the location. Our typical range is in the area of $150, 000 to $360,000. The cost includes an initial franchise fee. 

Is there a royalty fee?
Yes. The royalty fee is calculated based on 10% of the gross sales. The royalty fee is due on a monthly basis.

Is there a franchise fee?
Yes. The franchise fee is $48, 000 plus tax.

Do you provide help with financing?
No.

How many students do I need to make a profit?
Inspiration Learning Center makes no promises for earnings. Franchise owners must factor in their costs including rent, utilities, and staff payroll. We encourage all potential franchisees to perform their due diligence.

Is training and support available?
Extensive education training, administrative training and sales training are provided. Continued support is made available to all franchise owners from our franchise support center.

How long is the training?
The length of training is two weeks in a center, one week in your center and three days to train the Principal .

Is there an advertising fee?
Yes. A monthly brand development fee of two percent of gross sales is paid by each franchisee.

Do I have to be involved in the day to day management and operation of my franchise of Inspiration Learning Center?
The onset of any business requires committing to longer hours. It is important for franchise owners to be involved in all areas of training, sales, and set up. The retention of a capable staff and the delegation of duties will lessen your work load.

How do I know that I will make a good franchise owner?
Thinking about becoming an owner and researching the opportunity is a good start. Franchise owners should be strong leaders, with a lot of energy and motivation, and the willingness to put time and effort into their franchise. Accountability to parents and the students and a gift for sales are a must.

What do I need to do to be considered as a franchise owner?
For Inspiration Learning Center to accept the franchisee’s application, the franchisee must have a good credit score and financial rating, and must have the financial capital to start a business, and to operate their franchise. The franchisee must demonstrate good people skills, a love for education and must be able to follow the Inspiration Learning Center’s system. A franchise owner must pass an assessment interview before their application will be considered.

Can another Inspiration Learning Center open near my location?
No. Each geographical location is divided into different territories.

Are other locations of Inspiration Learning Center permitted to advertise in my territory?
No. They are not permitted to actively promote or advertise in your territory, but franchise owners should provide clients with referrals to other locations as needed.

What is the average size for an Inspiration Learning Center?
Inspiration Learning Centers are typically between 900 – 1500 square feet.

Will it be hard to locate qualified tutors?
No. Many teachers, recent university graduates and other professionals can be counted on to work part-time tutoring hours.

What are the qualifications for a tutor?
Tutors must be university graduates, or senior university students. A certification in teaching is an asset but not a requirement

What is the schedule of the Center?
The center is to be open Monday to Saturday during the school year and in the summer.

How is advertising handled?
Each franchise pays 2% into the Brand development fund. Any other advertising and promotion is the responsibility of each individual learning center. A local marketing spend of 1% is also required.

How do I attract and maintain students?
Enrollment and sales will be covered extensively and comprehensively during training.

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