December 12, 2007 // Franchising.com // Anaheim, Calif., — New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, the world's largest independent IT training provider, is pleased to announce the opening of two new centers in Bulgaria and Romania.
"We are pleased to see the New Horizons brand expand into Bulgaria and Romania and offer our brand of exceptional IT training in these two countries," commented Mark Miller, CEO of New Horizons. "With our best-of breed content blended with cutting edge and time-honored training approaches, I am confident that our new centers will provide these two Eastern European countries with first class training to help further enable local businesses and individuals reach their career goals."
The franchisee, CTEC-BG, Ltd., is now in the process of converting their existing IT training business to New Horizons Computer Learning Centers. They are a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, operating a 5-classroom center in Bulgaria's capital city of Sofia. In 2008, the Sofia location will move to a brand new building that will be custom-built to host the New Horizons location. The customized layout was designed to be most conducive to the learning process for the students, ensuring a learner-focused environment.
"We are very excited to join the New Horizons family with our centers in Bulgaria and Romania", said Nikolay Penev, general manager of New Horizons Bulgaria and Romania. "With this new partnership we will deliver to our customers an even better and broader set of learning services." New Horizons of Romania will be in the capital city of Bucharest, and is scheduled to open in early 2009.
About New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
With over 300 centers in 60 countries, Anaheim, California based New Horizons Worldwide, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NEWH) is the world's largest independent IT training company. Through an integrated learning approach that ensures that new knowledge can be applied to real life situations, New Horizons delivers a full range of technology and business skills training from basic application and desktop productivity tools to complex and integrated business systems. Over the past 25 years, New Horizons has provided innovative learning solutions that have transformed businesses and helped over 25 million students reach their goals. New Horizons continues to expand its offerings, locations, and solutions to meet the growing demands placed on organizations and their employees. For more information, or to find a local New Horizons Computer Learning Center, visit www.newhorizons.com.