to become a TIM Associate?
Institute of Management (TIM) has
ambitious expansion plan through a
franchising model. You can start a
profitable venture in Training, by
associating with TIM. How does one
get associated with TIM?
TIM adopting Franchise Model?
As an ambitious
plan to take the vocational education
to the doorsteps of students and
make it affordable to them, Trade-wings
has adopted a Franchise model for
growth. TIM is working on a plan
to have Franchisees in each and
every small & medium, city &
town all over India, so that –
- Students in every
corner of country benefit from it.
- Tourism awareness
will get created helping the tourism
- Travel Agents
/ Tour Operators / Hotels can take
up a TIM franchise to add additional
revenue streams and also use students
in their businesses effectively.
can develop training as a new business
- Training Institutes
can add new courses to its revenue
be a TIM Associate?
Travel Agent, Tour Operator, Hotel,
Training Institute, who has premises
which is conveniently located, has
some experience in either Tourism
or Training industry & aptitude
of teaching, can be a Franchisee
is TIM’s offer to the Associate?
Here is an
opportunity for you as an entrepreneur,
to start up your own Travel &
Tourism Training Institute. Under
the Franchise model TIM offers the
following things to its franchisees
- A License to
operate under the brand name of
TIM, along with its reputation and
- TIM’s courses
to the students in your area.
- TIM’s certificates
and study material to every student.
- Know-how to run
- Constantly upgraded
and newly created courses with its
- Guidance and
does TIM’s License Offer to
a License to operate under the brand
name of TIM for a period of 3 years.
During this time, the Associate
can use TIM’s logo, market
its ready-made courses, gets TIM’s
support for the operations, gets
TIM’s courseware for students
and finally the certification from
TIM. TIM charges one time License
Fee for the duration of the License.
This fee varies from city to city.
Kindly contact Head office of TIM
for the same.
is the royalty charged by TIM per
of students fee collected by the
Associate, is charged by TIM as
a royalty per student depending
upon the course enrolled for. Against
this royalty, TIM provides courseware
per students, I-cards and certification
after successful completion. The
royalty generally varies from 20%
to 30% depending upon the courses.
Service Tax is applicable on this
Infrastructure is required to become
the following infrastructure:
- At least one class
room with a capacity of 15 / 20
students with a white board
- Counseling Area
- 2 computers with
- Overhead Projector,
LCD projector if possible.
- Display area
outside the premises to put up the
- Total area of
around 500 Sq Ft.
manpower do I require to run the
Franchised Centre of TIM?
of the manpower is as follows:
- A counselor
- A faculty cum
- Office boy
Associate manages to get the faculties?
you should identify professionals
from Travel Agencies / Airlines
/ Hotels who would be interested
to teach on a part time basis like
visiting Faculties and are staying
/ working in areas near your premises.
These professionals can be given
and the guidelines to teach.
Once adequate number of students
are enrolled, you can have full
time faculty recruited. If you are
already having activities in Tourism
industry, you can also depute any
of your staff as Faculty. For those
who are already in Travel &
Tourism, there is quite a lot of
synergy in the businesses.
is the Procedure to Obtain TIM’s
conduct small survey to check how
many students you can enroll in
one financial year, make feasibility
calculations and once convinced
about it, call TIM and ask for Franchise
Fill the Form and send it to TIM
HO at the following address –
Institute of Management Ltd
Plot No 171 / 173, 2nd floor,
Gauridutt Mittal Vidyalaya, Fax:
Sion (East) Tel : 00-91-22-66627193
E-mail : email@example.com
Contact Person : Mr Rajan Dani,
Once the application is approved,
you can enter into a MoU with TIM
and make full payment of the License
Fees You will get 3 months period
to create the infrastructure required
for the institute. Once the infrastructure
is ready, TIM will inspect the infrastructure
and will give NOC to launch. At that
time first advertisement can be released
in the media.
do the advertising for Franchised
is totally a responsibility of Franchisee.
However, various artworks for advertisements,
brochures, banner will be provided
by TIM. Over and above advertising
/ promotion on a national level
in will be done by TIM by way of
participating in various exhibitions,
web site advertising, attending
responsible for Profitability of
this Franchised Centre?
is going to be In-charge of the
Franchised centre. He / she gets
to use the goodwill of TIM, its
courses & certification, guidance.
However making use of all this in
the given territory, and make money,
is the total responsibility of the
the right time to take a Franchise
Yes, this is the right time for
taking up a Franchise, since Tourism
industry is now once again growing,
economic growth is fuelling business
travel and more disposable incomes
with middle classes is fuelling
more Leisure Travel. Due to this
requirement of trained manpower
is growing in India.
areas are of interest to TIM to
Mumbai (Andheri (W), Borivali(W),
Dadar, Mulund, Vashi, Thane, Dombivali,
Kalyan), Nasik, Ahmednagar, Rajkot,
Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota,
Chandigarh, Shimla, Ambala, Amritsar,
Ludhiana, Jammu, Srinagar, Pathankot,
Bareily, Nainital, Allahabad, Varanasi,
Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Raipur,
Bilaspur, Patna, Ranchi, Silliguri,
Silchar, Aizawl, Agartala, Vizag,
Trichy, Madurai, Pondicherry, Mysore,
Davangere, Hubli, Dharwad, Mangalore,
Calicut, Cochin, Trivendrum, Kolkata
(South), Chennai (Annanagar, Adyar),
Bangalore (all areas beyond 5 kms
from city centre)