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Kumon Math and Reading Centres

Franchise Fee: $1K

Startup Capital Required: $70,000

Investment Required: $63K-$160K

Available Territories: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon Territory, Single Units

Franchise Opportunities Available: Single Units

Training : Yes

Franchise Units Canada: 345 USA: 1489 International: 24338

Corporate Units Canada: 4 USA: 32

In Business Since : 1958

Franchising Since: 1958

CFA Member Since: 1998

Kumon Math & Reading Centres is one of the largest & most established franchisors in the supplemental education industry. Kumon offers individualized, self-paced learning programs that have proven highly effective in helping children meet & exceed their grade level, regardless of age or ability. In the last 50 years, the Kumon method of learning has helped over 16 million students in over 50 countries achieve remarkable results by improving their subject proficiency & overall study.

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Kumon Franchisee candidates must meet the following qualifications to be considered for a franchise opportunity:

• A passion for and dedication to education and working with children
• Post-secondary education (University degree or college diploma)
• A full-time commitment to Kumon
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Adequate capital to aggressively develop your Kumon Centre
• Minimum $70,000 liquid capital and at least $150,000 net worth
• Excellent customer service skills
• A good understanding of your area of opportunity and strong ties to the community

Kumon Training & Support
Kumon trains qualified franchisees in the Kumon Curriculum and the Kumon Learning Method as well as in business strategies for owning and operating a Kumon Centre. Initial training consists of 3 courses over a 4-5 month period at our local and regional Branch Offices, as well as our Kumon University training facility in Teaneck, New Jersey. Kumon Centre owners also take part in our continuing professional development programs.
Kumon Branch Office staff take an active role in supporting franchisees in both the administration of programs and centre growth and development. As an example: Student materials are continually reviewed, updated and supplied to our centres. Both internal communications and customer communications are produced and disseminated regularly. In addition, Kumon provides national and local marketing and franchisee support programs.

Kumon Franchise Initial Investment
The estimated range for the initial investment of a Kumon Franchise is $63,870 to $160,395 for the initial investment. The retail location of the centre must be at least 1,000 useable square feet. You will find that Kumon has a much lower start-up cost than other supplemental learning franchises. If you are an enterprising individual interested in starting your own franchise business and contributing to the community, contact us today to find out whether Kumon is the right franchise opportunity for you!