Vicky Bhakta’s experience in enrolling her children with Kumon’s Math and Reading Program showed her what makes an education franchise an attractive opportunity.
Like many parents, Bhakta had a passion for education when it came to her children’s studies. The academic growth and independence she saw her kids develop from Kumon had Bhakta wondering about an educational franchise opportunity. That curiosity led her to become the owner and Instructor of Kumon of Houston – Vintage Park.
“Simply knowing that I would have the ability to help more children benefit from the Kumon Method is what inspired me to open this center,” Bhakta said. “The lifelong problem solving and independent thinking skills that I have seen my own children develop from the program is what makes me so excited to be a part of that same journey for countless area students.”
Bhakta’s previous career experience in both the hospitality and insurance industries helped to equip her with advanced customer service skills. Combined with her familiarity with the program in her own family, she was a great candidate to become a Kumon Franchisee.
Becoming a Kumon Franchisee is an attractive business opportunity for many aspiring entrepreneurs looking for their next venture. The program offers Instructors opening new centers up to $37,100 in startup cost assistance is available to further assist them, along with an extensive network of support.
Kumon is a supplemental education program that aims to unlock students’ full potential by increasing academic independence, confidence, and study skills. Through daily worksheet study, students enrolled in Kumon often end up mastering material far beyond grade level. Learn more about the Kumon Method today.
“The best thing about Kumon is the fact that it isn’t based on a child’s age or grade, but rather their ability,” said Bhakta. “That’s the key, and I’m excited to show that to countless families in my community.”
Kumon is an after-school math and reading enrichment program that unlocks the potential of children, so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. The learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills.
Kumon is an ideal small business for professionals. Kumon Franchisees must have a four-year college degree, be proficient in math and reading, have investment capital of $70,000 and a net worth of at least $150,000. Founded in 1958, Kumon has over 4 million students enrolled at nearly 26,000 learning centers in 55 countries and regions.