Futura vs Grade Learning Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Futura vs Grade Learning including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

 
Futura Franchise
Grade Learning Franchise
Investment $33,000 - $45,000 $85,000 - $100,000
Franchise Fee N/A $30,000
Royalty Fee - 10%
Advertising Fee - -
Year Founded 2001 1993
Year Franchised 2006 1993
Term Of Agreement - -
Term Of Agreement - -
Renewal Fee - -


Business Experience Requirements

 
Futura Franchise
Grade Learning Franchise
Experience We are looking for professionals with a passion for teaching Spanish to children in the community and who have a desire to grow and manage a successful business. The ideal franchisee is also an excellent communicator both verbally and written, who has an absolute motivation for success. This individual should also be organized and successful at multi-tasking. It is not necessary to have a teaching background or even fluency in the Spanish language. You will be trained on the various Futura curriculums, our teaching methods, as well as techniques necessary to train your local instructors. You should have a love for working with children and a passion for the Spanish language and its many cultures. These two things make promoting Spanish instruction for children contagious! -

Financing Options

 
Futura Franchise
Grade Learning Franchise
  In-House/3rd Party In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees -/- -/-
Start-up Costs -/- -/-
Equipment -/- -/-
Inventory -/- -/-
Receivables -/- -/-
Payroll -/- -/-

Training & Support

 
Futura Franchise
Grade Learning Franchise
Training

Training at our headquarters for four intensive days *Additional training onsite at your location *Monthly conference calls *Unlimited electronic and telephone support.

Prior to opening, the franchisee attends our initial training program that lasts approximately eight days. Training will, unless otherwise stated, take place at our Head Office in Mississauga, Ontario. The franchisee and their staff must also attend such additional or supplemental training courses and seminars and franchisee meetings of such duration as the franchisor may deem reasonably necessary.
Support - Operating assistance and training on a continuing basis. Our franchisees attend quarterly franchisee meetings, regular conference calls, webinars, conventions and manager meetings, where they have the opportunity to learn new skills, stay up-to-date with Grade Learning news and provide input, assistance and support in the building, launching and refining of current and new programs.
Marketing - -
Operations Your primary responsibility will be growing Futura in your specified territory, by selling and promoting the program to schools, Community Education/Recreation Departments, and parents. You will manage the schools and recreation departments with whom you partner, as well as the local teachers who work for you. You will be also responsible for training all of your local teaching staff and assuring their success in Futura classrooms -

Expansion Plans

 
Futura Franchise
Grade Learning Franchise
US Expansion - -
Canada Expansion - Yes
International Expansion - -

Start-Up Costs and Fees Mobile

Investment
Futura Franchise
$33,000 - $45,000
Grade Learning Franchise
$85,000 - $100,000
Franchise Fee
Futura Franchise
N/A
Grade Learning Franchise
$30,000
Royalty Fee
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
10%
Advertising Fee
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
-
Year Founded
Futura Franchise
2001
Grade Learning Franchise
1993
Year Franchised
Futura Franchise
2006
Grade Learning Franchise
1993
Term Of Agreement
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
-
Renewal Fee
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
-


Business Experience Requirements

Experience
Futura Franchise
We are looking for professionals with a passion for teaching Spanish to children in the community and who have a desire to grow and manage a successful business. The ideal franchisee is also an excellent communicator both verbally and written, who has an absolute motivation for success. This individual should also be organized and successful at multi-tasking. It is not necessary to have a teaching background or even fluency in the Spanish language. You will be trained on the various Futura curriculums, our teaching methods, as well as techniques necessary to train your local instructors. You should have a love for working with children and a passion for the Spanish language and its many cultures. These two things make promoting Spanish instruction for children contagious!
Grade Learning Franchise
-

Financing Options

  In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees
Futura Franchise
-/-
Grade Learning Franchise
-/-
Start-up Costs
Futura Franchise
-/-
Grade Learning Franchise
-/-
Equipment
Futura Franchise
-/-
Grade Learning Franchise
-/-
Inventory
Futura Franchise
-/-
Grade Learning Franchise
-/-
Receivables
Futura Franchise
-/-
Grade Learning Franchise
-/-
Payroll
Futura Franchise
-/-
Grade Learning Franchise
-/-

Training & Support

Training
Futura Franchise

Training at our headquarters for four intensive days *Additional training onsite at your location *Monthly conference calls *Unlimited electronic and telephone support.

Grade Learning Franchise
Prior to opening, the franchisee attends our initial training program that lasts approximately eight days. Training will, unless otherwise stated, take place at our Head Office in Mississauga, Ontario. The franchisee and their staff must also attend such additional or supplemental training courses and seminars and franchisee meetings of such duration as the franchisor may deem reasonably necessary.
Support
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
Operating assistance and training on a continuing basis. Our franchisees attend quarterly franchisee meetings, regular conference calls, webinars, conventions and manager meetings, where they have the opportunity to learn new skills, stay up-to-date with Grade Learning news and provide input, assistance and support in the building, launching and refining of current and new programs.
Marketing
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
-
Operations
Futura Franchise
Your primary responsibility will be growing Futura in your specified territory, by selling and promoting the program to schools, Community Education/Recreation Departments, and parents. You will manage the schools and recreation departments with whom you partner, as well as the local teachers who work for you. You will be also responsible for training all of your local teaching staff and assuring their success in Futura classrooms
Grade Learning Franchise
-

Expansion Plans

US Expansion
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
-
Canada Expansion
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
Yes
International Expansion
Futura Franchise
-
Grade Learning Franchise
-

Company Overviews

About Futura

Are you a professional who is interested in owning your own business? Bienvenidos! Congratulations on choosing Futura Language Professionals as your franchise of choice. With our ever growing global nation, the need to learn Spanish at a young age is becoming of utmost importance. A Futura Language Professionals Spanish language franchise allows you to do what you love-Promote a love of the Spanish language and its many cultures to children. Since 2001 our long-term Spanish enrichment programs have positively affected the lives and growth of thousands of children in the local community. Futura Language Professionals' Spanish programs are completely community-based and all classes are held onsite in the local community in collaboration with local schools, recreation departments and community education departments. This means that our classes are not only very convenient for our students and families, but also that there is no need to lease or rent any space, eliminating high overhead costs. Futura Language Professionals' Franchise Owners work from their homes, creating a cost savings to both the owners and Futura families. By working within the community, we continue to foster our mission of being a Community-based Spanish school. Territories throughout the United States are available. "If you don't follow your dreams, you will be working for someone who did."-Anonymous

About Grade Learning

With our GRADE heritage of success and growth, we create futures for you and your students. Make a Difference. Supported by a system that has been perfected over more than 17 years, our owners are trained to start and manage thriving campuses. When you join the Grade Learning family, we become your partners in making your campus a success. From site selection to decor, from training to marketing, we provide you with all the tools to develop a thriving education business that will surprise you with its performance. Fast Facts Grade Learning campuses provide education and training to people of all ages. We are Canadian owned and operated with locations throughout Ontario. Our staff of certified (B.Ed., TESL and Microsoft Office Specialist) teachers and qualified Career College Instructors lead small classes in comfortable, professional environments. Our proprietary teaching methodology is designed to help students achieve better educational and employment outcomes.