It was years ago that SSi Education committed itself to developing manpower for India ‘s slowly awakening IT sector. In doing so, it not only pioneered a brand new industry—the IT training segment—it also fuelled the fire of entrepreneurship in the country.
Within a few years of rapidly expanding its presence in the country, SSi Education launched its most impressive innovation yet—a path-breaking franchisee-based business model. Using this model, SSi Education transformed many young Indians from good families, into ambitious entrepreneurs, focused on providing high quality IT training, efficiently and profitably.
It was this unique effort, its completely fresh approach to developing and growing the IT training market that enabled SSi Education to achieve its vision of the early days and emerge as a leading global technology education brand.
This Web site is in honour of to all the SSi Education’s extremely robust network of Business Partners, which has helped the company, spread its wings to varied countries and cross significant milestones over the years. Through this initiative potential Business Partners can at a glance get all information about SSi Education as far established and growing the relationship.
SSi Education’ Business Partners remain its key strength, the company also imparts a special edge to its Partners , particularly in the highly competitive global IT training landscape. Entrepreneurs that join the SSi Education family gain the advantage of the powerful SSi Education brand, which accords them immediate recognition wherever they go. Companies also benefit from participating in the IT training sector, a rapidly expanding segment, which is expected to snowball into an even bigger business opportunity in the future.
In India alone, there will be a requirement for 10 million IT professionals by 2022, according to premier industry association, NASSCOM. SSi Education needs many more Business Partners to help it face the IT manpower challenge and redress the looming demand-supply gap in the area of skilled manpower.
Today, using a balanced mix of Instructor-led, Computer-based and Web-based training, SSi Education is poised to enter the unexplored markets where there is a demand for quality computer education. The company is on the look out for partners that can share its vision and goals and deliver on its promise of “bringing people and computers together. “Individuals or Companies with fire in their bellies that want to make a difference by transforming lives are invited to join the SSi Education Family.
- Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline.
- The individual should possess the ability to mobilise resources through internal and external means.
- He/she should have the capability to personally invest around 70 % of the total project cost.
Business experience and skills
- The individual should possess 1-3 years of experience in any functional area, preferably at the middle management level.
- Be a First time Entrepreneur.
- Be Self employed in Business.
- Alacrity to share vision and values of SSi Education in the field of IT education.
- Commitment to devote full time attention to the venture or to source professional help in running the venture.
- The candidate should have complete knowledge of the regional market.
- SSi Education organizes induction programmes for new Business Partners and their staff.
- It undertakes Faculty and Counsellor training and certification.
- It hosts sales and marketing training periodically.
- SSi Education conducts on-going training on new products.
- The company designs the admission process.
- It conducts online examinations for students.
- SSi Education offers a special data management system for maintaining student records and managing centre operations.
Marketing and Advertising Support
- SSi Education takes marketing and advertising initiatives at a national level.
- For region specific advertising SSi Education provides aid to Business Partners, which is subject to minimal charge.
- SSi Education offers new Business Partners an initial start-up kit containing product brochures and promotional material, which is subject to a minimal charge.
The SSi Education Advantage
With more and more students opting for IT as a career and SSi Education being their preferred destination for quality IT education, this doesn’t really call for much explanation. Still, here are some of the highlights that have made thousands of entrepreneurs, join hands with SSi Education
- Unique Franchise Business Model
- Equips franchisees with cutting-edge curriculum that makes it a preferred choice of individuals & enterprises
- The family of a highly reputed and credible Brand name
- SSi Education is a household name in India and a leading global IT education provider
- Detailed operation manuals and processes
- The Authority to provide Official Curriculum Training from Leading Technology Providers
- Recognition to Business Partners for outstanding performance
- Rewarding the Business Partner
- Involvement of Business partners in strategic initiatives
- Allows Franchisees to grow by providing them with the facility of multiple education centres
- SSi Education offers Franchisees a wide array of products to choose from.
- It nurture openness mutual trust and respect for its Business Partners
SSi Education has standard guidelines for the layout of a training centre. These will be provided in the form of a “Retail Model Implementation Manual” once the new business partner completes the sign-up process.
However, here’s a sample layout of a typical SSi Education Retail centre:
Profitability will depend on the investment made, the revenues earned and the expenses incurred. It really depends on how effectively you can manage your business.
Once the sign up process is over, you will be provided with a “Retail Model Implementation Manual.” This manual will assist you with complete details of the centre setup.
Yes, it is possible to set up more than one SSi Education Centre. Many of our existing Business Partner’s have done so in a very profitable manner.
SSi Education has been always in search of people who have an ambition to be entrepreneurs. Other than this, they have to fulfil the following criteria:
- Hold a graduation degree
- Have the ability to invest full time in the venture.
The Minimum initial investment for the project varies from Rs. 15 – 20 lacs . The investment varies with various factors such as the Centre Location, Student Capacity, Duration and the Types of courses to be offered by the centre.
It is recommended by SSi that you do not have more than three partners for the venture.
No, SSi doesn’t offer any financing arrangements. The applicant has to arrange for all the finances.
Once the application is received from the potential applicant, it takes 2-3 weeks more for the Business Partner selection process.
After you submit your personal response form, a mail will be sent to you which will act as a confirmation to the receipt of your application. Soon you will be contacted by our Channel Development Team officials for further details.
The initial validity for the license with SSi is for three years. The license will be renewed after the end of third year depending on the terms and conditions prevailing at that point of time.
The manpower requirement varies and is based on centre capacity and location.
Initially, however, you will need the following:
- Centre Head
- Faculty members
- Business executive
- Student Counsellor
The profile of the manpower will need to be drawn up by the Business Partner/ Centre head, though the final approval will have to come from SSi Education.
Initially Business Partner has to enumerate a list of possible site locations for the new centre set up. In latter stages SSi Education will single out the best of all the locations suggested.
SSi Education provides on-going support to Business Partner in the area of Sales, Marketing, Education Delivery & Centre Management through regular support visits by SSi Education officials.
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