Business in a Box: Franchising for Entrepreneurial Success!

Topic: Franchising
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Are you looking for a career change or an investment alternative for your retirement dollars? Is the idea of coming up with a new business idea or creating a business from scratch more challenging than expected? Are you looking for a business opportunity that has a proven success rate and ready to take over current market potential? Then perhaps Franchising is for you! This seminar will look at pre-formatted franchise ownership solutions to help you leverage existing business models to:
• ramp-up faster
• mitigate risk
• benefit from training/mentoring
• attain assistance with marketing,staffing/other support
• leverage scales of economy/collective knowledge
• be enabled to work ‘on’ vs. ‘in’ your business

Join us to see if franchises have a ready-made formula that may be right for you. Specialists with FranNet will compare business models, detail the basics of franchising, bust its myths and address whether/how it can suit YOU.

Other topics to include:
• Best practices for researching to find business that matches your needs and budge
• Low cost options/financing vehicles
• Business ownership models compared
• Franchise ownership rewards and risks
• Best opportunities (full/part-time owner involvement) - See more at:

Speaker(s): Ted Fireman, Franchise Expert, Consultant & Coach

Co-Sponsor(s): Xavier University Division of Business

The location of this event at Xavier University is subject to change based on space availability. After registering, location updates will be emailed to you.

Fee: Free

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