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Franchise 101: The Basics of Franchise Ownership

Wednesday, October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm • Organized By Enterprise University
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In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of what makes a business a franchise, how franchising works, the regulatory rules that franchise companies must follow and what to expect from a franchisor. The course will also introduce the Franchise Continuum™, which describes the range of business models available in franchising based on owner involvement. The general process for franchise investigation and specific steps for becoming a franchisee will be presented, including research, investigation, financing options, legal and other considerations. • Study the basics of franchising rules and regulations • Understand the general process of finding, investigating and financing a franchise opportunity • Learn how to start a franchise business as either a full time or part-time option
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