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KUMON is the largest and most established after-school enrichment programme in the world, with over 4 million students enrolled across 50 countries and regions. We constantly seek like-minded individuals who are committed to shape the future generations of Malaysia.

Things Covered During The Briefing Session


How to set up a Kumon centre (including the initial start up cost)


How to prepare a Kumon Franchise Business Proposal


A short interview session


A quick Mathematics & English Test

Inspiring Stories After They Joined Kumon Franchise

More Reasons To Join Kumon Franchise


Established Worldwide

As one of the most well-established franchises in the world, with more than 24,700 centres globally, Kumon serves more than 4 million children across 50 countries and regions.


Franchise Fee

You don't have to pay a premium to partner with us.* Kumon has the lowest franchise fee(s) in the industry.

* Based upon review of information from and reported figures of other education franchises.



Our training and support begins from day one. You'll never be alone on your journey. Our trainers and fellow franchisees are ever ready to give you a hand.

There will be various platforms organised by Kumon Office for instructors to continue to learn from one another annually:

  1. Annual Direction Seminar
  2. National Instructor Conference
  3. Instructors seminar
  4. Study Group


Proven Franchise Business Model

Tried and tested since it was created 60 years ago and proven with over 4 million students, you can count on our simple but effective business model to ensure you have better odds to succeed in the education business.

Day-to-Day Roles as a Kumon Franchisee

Is a KUMON Franchise
Right for You?

Yes! As long as you fulfil the following requirements:


Malaysian citizen and a Degree holder in any discipline or professional qualification with a credit in Mathematics & English in SPM


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Able to commit full time. Kumon Franchisees are required to be the instructors for their respective centres.

Our Recruitment Process

Our recruitment process is stringent as we believe that it is our responsibility to ensure that each child is able to achieve their fullest potential and excel in their academics. As such, franchisees / instructors carry great responsibility to ensure this. All applicants are required to undergo the recruitment process as reflected below. Applicants who have passed the process below will be selected as Kumon’s next franchise/instructor.


Submit Kumon Franchise Application Form


Attend Kumon's Franchise Briefing & First interview


Mathematics & English Test


Attend Kumon's Franchise Orientation


Franchise Proposal Presentation & Final Interview


Attend 4-week New Instructor Training Course by Kumon HQ


Franchise Agreement Signing and Centre Opening

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What type of questions are covered in the proficiency tests?

    Each test covers a range of basic arithmetic and reading comprehension exercises in English and/or native language.

    Where is the training for new Instructors conducted?

    Typically, training takes place at the local offices. It is compulsory for candidates to attend this training. Upon completion of the 4-weeks New Instructor Training course, follow-up trainings are provided after the commencement of your centre to ensure that the operations of your centre meets the strict requirements of Kumon.

    What is included in the training for new Franchisee / Instructors?

    Topics covered in the training include:

    • Kumon principles
    • The Kumon Method, curriculum, and learning materials
    • Student assessment and enrolment
    • The effective implementation of study programmes
    • Communication with parents and students
    • Centre management strategies
    • Centre administration, policies, and procedures

    How are the available locations selected?

    At Kumon, we believe in providing greater accessibility for students to attend Kumon. As such, we will evaluate the opportunity in locations nationwide. The decision will be made and discussed during the application process.

    I thoroughly enjoy my role
    – Instructor Ms. Goh Su Yee, Chloe

    After years working in an automotive company, I felt that I needed a change to spend more time with my children. Considering the flexible work arrangement and my passion towards children, I decided to join as a Kumon franchise owner. I feel happy when I see my students improve academically and become more disciplined and responsible.

    I feel motivated because of the support
    – Instructor Ms. Nurul Dini bt Omar

    Being part of the Kumon team makes me enjoy my work and feel motivated because of the supportive team. Other instructors will share their struggles and find solutions to a certain problem together with you so that you feel like you are not alone. Not only that, the Kumon Field Development team will give you endless appreciation for your effort in nurturing young minds.

    Making a difference to children’s lives
    – Instructor Ms. Gawri Karuppiah

    I’ve always wanted to make a difference in the lives of children and Kumon made that possible for me. From the beginning of my journey as a Kumon Instructor till today, the progress and visible results that I see in my students give me a sense of joy and pride and continues to motivate me to do more.