Franchise Council of Australia

Welcome to Franchising

This course covers the fundamental skills and knowledge Franchisor team members and Franchisees need to commence their career in franchising.

Franchising is a fascinating, complex and dynamic sector. There are specific skills and specialized knowledge required to thrive in this type of business arrangement as a franchisee or as a member of the franchisor team.

Welcome to Franchising lays the foundations of the knowledge and skills new starters need to successfully commence their franchise journey.

Built by experienced practitioners, Welcome to Franchising is jam packed with case studies, best practice examples and lessons from subject matter experts, tips from practitioners and relevant cautionary tales. The course utilises the insights and skills of some of the leading thinkers in our sector. Case studies and examples bring the theory to life in an interesting, engaging and informative way.

This course is suitable for new starters to the franchise sector and those wanting to refresh their skills.

“Welcome to Franchising is exactly what Franchisors need in the current climate. A best in breed program that supports new franchisees to make informed decisions and understand the nuances of the franchise relationship. For franchisor team members it’s a comprehensive review of the basics, with a focus on the legal frameworks currently in the spotlight. We’re putting our entire team through it as a refresher and embedding it into our induction program. Thanks for making our jobs easier World Manager.”

– Natalie Brennan, General Manager, Muffin Break.

In this course:

  • Module 1 Defining Franchising
  • Module 2 A Global Perspective
  • Module 3 Franchising in Australia
  • Module 4 Rules and Regulations Governing Franchising in Australia
  • Module 5 Franchise fees and Royalties
  • Module 6 Due Diligence
  • Module 7 Ways to Grant a Franchise
  • Module 8 The Rights and Responsibilities Of the franchisee and franchisor
  • Module 9 Benefits and Challenges of franchising
  • Module 10 The Role of the Franchisor
  • Module 11 The Role of the Franchisee
  • Module 12 The Franchise Relationship
  • Module 13 Dispute resolution

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“Welcome to Franchising is highly informative and easy to understand. It covers all of the relevant legal and regulatory requirements of franchising, and most importantly, I believe it will drive behavioural change in participants. By learning from experienced practitioners, course participants will gain new information and insights, and practical tools and processes for implementing their new knowledge. I am happy to have contributed to and endorse a program of such quality.”

– Marianne Marchesi, Founder & Principal Lawyer of Legalite.

Individual $495
Team 10 pack $4,000
Unlimited access and customised to your business for 12 months $8,500
Currently use the World Manager Platform purchase as off the Shelf content for your L+D Program $7,500