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Share Opening my own language school... Buying Furniture
2012-5-10 15:30
Once we had the contract sorted, we all jumped in a car and headed for the furniture market. I had priced furniture on the internet, so I had an idea of how much we would spend and set a budget for the things we needed. Top of the list of things we needed was student chairs. We asked around in the market and got some ridiculously high quotes, with the highest quote being 160RMB per chair if we bought more then 50. This was twice our budget, so we quickly moved on. The ...
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Share Opening my own language school... Finding a Location
2012-5-9 16:42
Once the business plan was completed, we started to look for a location. Having lived in Nanning for almost 3 years, I know the city quite well, so I had my own ideas about where we should locate, but Barry and Jack also had their own ideas. I evaluated a number of locations across the city, considering average prices, apartment sizes, local schools and local competition, and I came to the conclusion that locating a school in the northern area of ...
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Share Opening my own language school... Business Plan
2012-5-8 15:18
A few weeks ago, 2 of my Chinese friends asked if I would be interested in opening an English language school with them, this blog will talk about the ups and downs and ins and outs of opening my own school. It sounded like an easy project, each of us would chip in some capital, we would find a suitable location, buy furniture, find a few teachers and voila, we would have a school, but after over 2 months of preparations, we are still not ready to open. Aft ...
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My name is Daniel, I am 27 and I come from The UK. I have been in China since September 2009.

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