IMA FRANCHISE INTRODUCTION
The term "franchising" covers a variety of arrangements in which the owner of a product, process, service, system or even a name allows someone else to use it in exchanging for some sort of payment. It can take the form of :
Distributorship / Dealership
These are essentially only a license to distribute a product. A licensor grants a license to a licensee.
Here the agent "on-sells" the products on behalf of the supplier for a commission.
All our franchisees and teachers constantly improve their teaching skills, create a good learning environment and implement vivid in lively teaching technique. Our main purpose is to create the students' learning interests and self-reliance, enlighten their brains and improve their reaction capacity in order to activate their stimulate potential. Over the years of implementation, IMA has trained numerous excellent students. They are not only performed well in the international and national competition, but also receive the recognition from our Prime Minister and chief officers of Ministry of Education. To enhance and glorify the method of calculation with an abacus and mental-arithmetic and the quintessence of abacus - magical calculation tool, and to enable most students to have the opportunity in learning them to enhance their IQ (Intelligence Quotient), we will establish children's classes for the age of 3 to 12. In short, as a professional mental-arithmetic education academy, we pursue high teaching quality and affirmation from the societies. With our professional training and consultation, your children's excellent performance in calculation is obviously exposed.
IMA Franchising Opportunity
IMA has a complete and comprehensive supports system in place to assist our franchisees in developing a good educational programme. Our staffs consist of professionals experienced in market, education, technology, finance and administrations, each ready to help you to the road of success. IMA is not just a business consultant, but savvy veterans in the industry and of the supplementary education academy. They are from a powerful in-house support system that provides invaluable consultation assistance.
After joining the IMA Education Group, franchisees will attend a comprehensive and intensive training programme. Here you become familiar with product, marketing and implementation strategies for each component of the IMA business. From business planning to pricing and staffing, you'll leave here with the knowledge you need to build your own IMA business.
Following the initial training, franchisees will receive follow-up field consulting and support during the initial launch and ongoing development of your business. Periodical Regional Franchisee meeting as well as annual international convention will also provide exposure in the educational business and opportunities in networking with your peers throughout the world.
IMA also work closely with franchisees in helping them to establish their centre in the most advantageous location. With our experience in designing centre, we will be able to help franchisees to set up their centre quickly and efficiently.
IMA highly visible national advertising is just one of the ways that we help you to deliver the IMA name into virtually every household in Malaysia and other countries. You'll also receive professionally researched ad slicks, brochures, television and radio commercials, and direct mail campaigns.
IMA will continue to invest in the ongoing development of products, programmes, and tools system that meet the needs of the growing technology education market today and the future. With our growing Franchise-network and support system, we will continue to maintain the standard of Abacus and Mental-Arithmetic's education worldwide.
Benefits to become IMA Franchisee / Access to capital
This is somewhat overcome as commercial banks and development corporations recognize the lower risk profile of franchising and consequently prefer financing a franchisee. Financiers know they have a " safety net " in the franchiser who has tested and fine-tuned the franchised system.
Experience of the IMA Franchiser
Our franchise package comes along with years of experience and proven methods. This eliminates many of the start-up problems and enables someone with little or no experience in a particular industry to become part thereof.
IMA Professional Training
The franchiser provides both initial and ongoing training to a new franchisee. This helps to prepare the franchisee in all facets of the business. This method of skill transfer takes place at all levels i.e. management training, technique, preview, promotion, presentation, as well as employees training at all levels. This is a particular benefit for people who do not have the experience, knowledge or the skills of Mental-Arithmetic, which they wish to enter. Upon approval of an application, signing of the franchise agreement and the successful purchase of your franchise, the franchisee and / or employees will undergo an intensive training programme. During the training, all aspects of the company's unique and specially developed computer programmes, all legal aspects of the business and the marketing of the business is discussed in detail.
The franchiser provides the franchisee with ongoing assistance throughout their term of business relationship. In addition, the franchiser is also in a position to provide continuous research and development, contributing to new products and services.
IMA Business Synergy
Purchasing a franchise means to become part of a " family " where all members work together for the good of the whole. All franchisers contribute and share ideas for the benefit of the franchise.
Maintaining and upholding clearly defined operating procedures and quality standards. Contribute to grow through feedback, promotion, research and development.
Reasons for Success in IMA Territory
- A proven concept
- A mentorship that last the life of the franchise agreement
- Lower risk and lesser chance of failure
- Not being a "master / servant" but a business relationship
Who can be IMA Franchise or IMA Master Franchise ?
- All those interested in setting up centre with a minimum investment and good returns.
- All those with entrepreneurial skill, achievement orientation, ability to manage the administration, operation, and marketing in the local areas, love of children, benefit of participating in a wonderful pioneering effort in developing the youth of tomorrow.
- Employment will be challenging, mentally and financially very rewarding and will help chalk out a remarkable career with great growth potential for yourself and others.
- Who wants the younger generation to improve.
- Who loves marketing and it's interested in big business.
- Who wants to reach out into the homes and help the parents develop their children.
- Who wants to be an entrepreneur.
- Who is interested in building the future of the country.
- Who wants to be your own boss.
- Who loves challenges.
- Educated housewife, who wants to earn a good income, yet wants to take care of her family.
- A good husband who wants to build up a good career for his educated wife.
Who can be IMA Courses Instructor ?
- Any individual with high school education or more.
- A person with a great love of children and learning ability to keep updating oneself in the latest research and innovative methodologies.
- Who loves teaching and training children.
- Who likes to learn and challenge himself.
- Who likes to have a part time work.
- Who enjoys achievement.
The Procedure of the Application to the IMA Franchisee
- Collect the application form.
- Determine location / Approved by the company.
- Examine and verify a budget.
- Accept the application / Sign an agreement.
- Pay the franchisee fee.
- Training the programme instructors.
- Prepare a report / Hold discussion.
- Conduct a publicity / Start doing business.