New Horizons Worldwide to enter Scandinavia
New Horizons, one of the world’s largest independent I.T. training companies, has announced plans to enter the Scandinavia region with a newly formed franchise partnership in the country of Sweden. According to the information provided by the company, the U.S.-based franchisor has entered a 10-year agreement with Kompetenskonsulterna AB to open and operate New Horizons centers in the cities of Stockholm, Malmo, and Gothenburg. The Stockholm center is expected to open in early 2010 and will serve as the group’s flagship location.
The business will feature New Horizons award-winning Mentored Learning™ delivery methodology, and other products and programs, all delivered in state-of-the-art training centers at locations throughout Sweden.
“As we continue to grow our 45-location Europe network, and our 300-location global network, Sweden, and the Nordic Countries generally, will play an important role,” said Darius Shey, Group Vice President International, New Horizons Worldwide. “We are confident that in dynamic, highly sophisticated markets like these, our differentiators like Mentored Learning will have an immediate and positive impact for customers. We are excited to bring the world’s best I.T. training to the Swedish market.” (kbp)