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Course Description

Are you considering purchasing a franchise? This course is designed to help you evaluate the quality of a franchise concept and understand what encompasses?purchasing and operating a franchise. This course will cover financial requirements necessary to own and operate a franchise, as well as other critical variables and information. Finally, you will be exposed to vital information to help determine if you are best suited to become a franchisee. 

Course Outline

  • Course Introduction 
  • Variables That Impact Success 
  • Doing Your Homework 
  • Franchising Advantages/Disadvantages  
  • Evaluating Franchisors 
  • Critical Franchisor Information 
  • Is Franchising Really For You? 

Learner Outcomes

  • Learn how to evaluate the quality of a franchise opportunity.
  • Be informed about the pros and cons of owning and operating a franchise.
  • Gain a better understanding of financial requirements needed to purchase a franchise.
  • Obtain better understanding of whether owning a franchise fits your lifestyle goals

Notes

A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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Section Title
Buying a Franchise: Is it Right For You?
Type
Online - Fixed Date
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Aug 17, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $39.00
Instructors
  • Rick McMurtrey
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Garrison Boling at augusta@georgiasbdc.org or call 706-650-5655.
Section Title
Buying a Franchise: Is it Right For You?
Type
Online - Fixed Date
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Sep 21, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $39.00
Instructors
  • Rick McMurtrey
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Garrison Boling at augusta@georgiasbdc.org or call 706-650-5655.
Section Title
Buying a Franchise: Is it Right For You?
Type
Online - Fixed Date
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Oct 19, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $39.00
Instructors
  • Rick McMurtrey
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Garrison Boling at augusta@georgiasbdc.org or call 706-650-5655.
Section Title
Buying a Franchise: Is it Right For You?
Type
Online - Fixed Date
Days
Th
Time
11:30AM to 1:00PM
Dates
Oct 21, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $39.00
Instructors
  • Rick McMurtrey
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Deborah Free at dfree@georgiasbdc.org or call (706) 569-2651.
Section Title
Buying a Franchise: Is it Right For You?
Type
Online - Fixed Date
Days
T
Time
9:00AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Nov 16, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
1.5
Hosting Center
  • UGA SBDC Webinars
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $39.00
Instructors
  • Rick McMurtrey
Section Notes
All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.  Contact Garrison Boling at augusta@georgiasbdc.org or call 706-650-5655.
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