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Each exclusive Academy territory is a full county.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What level of training is provided at The Academy?
A: Absolutely professional-level training for all course Students and all Seminar Attendees. All instruction is provided in the classroom setting.

Q: Does The Academy employ formal curriculums?
A: Yes! Each course and each seminar is guided by a written curriculum designed to formalize each presentation. Each Student and each Seminar Attendee receives a bound copy of the apropos curriculum.

Q: Who are the Instructors in each Academy unit?
A: Instructors are all professionals in their respective fields of expertise.

Q: Where are the Academy units located?
A: Go to our Franchising Locations for a current full list of Academy units across the USA.

Q: Is The Academy just designed for practicing professionals?
A: Actually, The Academy provides instruction to individuals seeking entry into the field of investigation (High School Senior Course of Instruction and Core Course of Instruction) as well as practicing professionals through advanced courses and seminars. Seminars are additionally offered to parents and grandparents as well as educators regarding child protection and Internet child safety.

Q: How frequently does The Academy conduct each course and each seminar?
A: The Academy sets its training schedule based upon Student and Attendee demand. A maximum of 25 Students or 25 Attendees are enrolled in each course and in each seminar to maximize the training experience. Each course and seminar must be offered by each Academy unit on a quarterly basis, at a minimum. Many courses and most seminars are designed to be offered on a more frequent basis.

Q: When are courses and seminars offered at The Academy?
A: The Academy conducts courses and seminars weekdays, evenings, and weekends to accommodate the schedules of Students and Attendees. Schedules for each local Academy unit are posted by the unit on its individual website. Each Academy unit posts their extended specific schedule on their own Academy website.

Q: How do Students and Attendees enroll?
A: Students and Attendees go to the web site link for The Academy unit closest to them and follow the instructions.

Q: Who are The Academy's Students and Seminar Attendees?
A: Private Investigators, Loss Prevention Professionals, Security Agents, Law Enforcement Officers and Agents, Investigators, Human Resources Professionals, expert witnesses, business owners, business executives, managers and supervisors, management trainees, staff, attorneys, and educators, parents and grandparents. This is a very wide range of Students and Seminar Attendees.

Q: How long is the Franchisee selection process at The Academy?
A: The Franchisee selection process is typically of a one-month duration and is a thorough examination of the interests and qualifications of the Candidate by the Franchisor coupled with a thorough examination of the Franchise by the Candidate and the Candidate's advisors.

Q: What is "Discovery Day?"
A: Discovery Day is the day selected by the Franchisor to meet with the Candidate, at which time personal meetings occur between the Franchisor's staff and the Candidate. The Franchisor reviews the franchise in detail, including materials, and the Candidate relates plans to own and operate Academy units within the desired exclusive territory(s). It is also known as "Decision Day" when the Franchisor and Candidate decide whether each is a proper fit for the other.

Q: How many franchised Academy units are planned across the USA?
A: The Academy plans to have over 200 individual Academy units in operation across the USA.

Q: Will The Academy consider other counties for franchised territories?
A: Yes! The Academy will consider other counties for franchised territories with a strong recommendation from a Candidate, Regional Developer, or Franchisee.

Quick Facts About The Academy
  • The Academy began offering franchise territories on January 31, 2021.
  • Territories are exclusive.
  • Territories are delineated by full county. County lines are territory boundaries.
  • The Academy plans to award over one hundred territories across the USA in major metropolitan areas.
  • The Academy does not plan to operate "company" units, instead devoting all of its resources and talent to its Franchisees.
  • More than 20 professional-grade courses of instruction and more than 20 seminars are offered by each Academy unit. Some states have additional courses and seminars that are available, frequently as part of continuing education requirements in their respective states.
  • Over 25 proprietary textbooks written by experts accompany courses and seminars presented by The Academy.
  • Franchise Fee per territory: $50,000.00
  • Franchise Royalty Fee: 5% of Gross Revenue (monthly)
  • Franchise Marketing Fee: 1% of Gross Revenue (monthly)
  • Franchisee participates in an intensive two-week training session.
  • Instructors are trained by the Franchisee and certified by the Regional Developer in its classroom using the corporate Instructor training program materials.

Contact Information:

Academy Franchise Partnership, Inc.
P.O. Box 20654
Mesa, AZ 85277

(602) 799-0950       Corporate Office

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