What You Need to Know before Buying a Franchise
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002
Franchise ownership is one of the fastest growing segments of business ownership, and with good reason. It is affordable, offers a proven method of success, allows for easy entry, and provides options for a variety of backgrounds and skill levels. But before you take the plunge attend this interactive session and walk away with a better understanding of how franchising works and if it’s the right option for you.
An important feature of this workshop includes a hands-on look at an actual franchise disclosure document. The document discloses extensive information about the franchisor and is intended to give you enough information to make an educated decision regarding your investment. Key areas include initial franchise fees and expenses, obligations of the franchisor and franchisee, territory restrictions, renewal and termination, franchisor financial statements, plus much more.
- Franchising overview
- Pros and cons of franchising
- An up close look at an actual Franchise Disclosure Document
- Tips for estimating income potential
- Franchise fees
- How to find right franchise
- Types of franchises
- Financing options
Stephen Maeker, Senior Franchise Consultant, MBA
Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain. Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.
No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.
Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.
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