Introduction to Franchising

Course Description

The basics every potential & start-up franchisor & franchisee should know.

(And essential training for new franchisor staff who have no prior franchising experience. 1-day workshop 9am-5pm)

Earn 100 education credits if enrolled in the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) program.

Why attend this course?

  • Perhaps you already have a business and would like to grow it by franchising?
  • Or are you an established franchisor with new staff who need some franchise training in order to be job ready?
  • Are you looking to buy a franchise and need to build your knowledge to make a well-informed investment decision?

This one-day course will give you an understanding of:

  • The main franchise business models;
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of franchising;
  • Requirements of the Franchising Code of Conduct;
  • Fees and royalties applicable in franchising;

This course is provided by the Franchise Advisory Centre.

Who Should Attend

Business owners thinking about growing their business through franchising;

  • Potential franchisees (people looking to buy a new or existing franchise);
  • Accountants, Lawyers & Business Consultants
  • New franchisor staff who have no prior franchising work experience.

Learning Outcomes

  • A working knowledge of franchising to assess your own suitability to franchising as a business option;
  • Sufficient knowledge to undertake further self-directed research or formal study into your franchise area of interest;
  • Ability to critically assess franchise offerings;
  • Ability to recognise the requirement for & appropriateness of professional advice in relation to franchise offers;
  • Wider understanding of franchising to enhance job integration and performance (for franchisor personnel);
  • Gain valuable insight into this growing business method (for business advisors).

Course Length

1-day course


  • Single Registration: $395.00
  • Multiple Registration (from the same organisation): $370.00 per person

2017 Scheduled Dates

Brisbane 07 February 12 May 8 August 14 November
Sydney 13 February 23 May 17 August 8 November
Melbourne 16 February 25 May 15 August 9 November



To register click here.

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