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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is St. Roberts International Academy?
    St. Roberts International Academy (SRIA) is an international school offering world-class academic programs for business and entrepreneurship.
  • What type of franchise is offered?
    SRIA is offering a SINGLE unit franchise for the operation and development of a unit within a trade area.
  • What is the total investment for St. Roberts International Academy?
    The average initial investment for an SRIA franchise for an average unit of 2,100 sq.m. costs an average of Php 12M (with building) and Php 32M (without building) inclusive of the Franchise Fee of Php 1.5M +VAT.
  • What does the total franchise investment cover?
    The total investment covers the following:
    • Use of licensed trademark, name ,and logo
    • Site selection and evaluation assistance
    • Architectural design and construction assistance
    • Pre-opening and start-up assistance
    • Comprehensive Franchise Operations Manual
    • Training on management, operations and customer   service
    • Initial inventory and supplies
    • Grand opening and local store marketing assistance
    • Total support package given to franchisees to be able to   open and run a franchise unit smoothly and profitably.
  • How much is the royalty fee?
    SRIA charges a royalty fee of 10% to cover ongoing support and continued use of the brand name.
  • What do the system wide and advertising fees cover?
    Franchisees are required to spend 1% of gross sales monthly for local advertising and promotion. Franchisees also give a systemwide contribution of 2% of gross sales to a corporate advertising and development fund to be used for digital marketing and social media promotions.
  • What training will we receive as franchisees?
    The franchise owner and the designated management team and outlet personnel will be given extensive training both at the franchisor headquarters, as well as the franchisee store. including a dry-run or soft opening. The training will be conducted within xx days before grand opening of the franchisee store. Covering all aspects of the business operation and management as well as customer service.
  • What other continuing support will I receive?
    As our franchisee, you will receive continuing support from us during the term of the franchise as follows:
    • Technical support
    • Sales and operation performance reporting guidance
    • Regular field visits and business guidance
    • Updates on new products and services
  • Will I have an exclusive territory?
    You will not be granted an exclusive territory. SRIA shall grant a single unit franchise for every 300,000 population in a given trade area. However, franchisor will see to it that each site will service the population to the fullest to make the business viable.
  • What is the term of the franchise agreement?
    The initial term of the franchise agreement is 5 years, renewable to 2 additional terms of 5 years each for a total of 15 years.
  • Who will look for the location?
    The franchisee searches for their location and submits the sketch location map and details of the proposed location to the franchisor for evaluation and approval.

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