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Franchise Professional Training

We conduct the following franchise training programmes

Next Training Date

4 – 7 November 2019


For franchisees and franchisor management

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Franchise Development Consulting

Franchise Specialists

Franchising in South Africa and the potential that the franchise model has to stimulate employment, empowerment and economic growth prompted the formation of Franchize Directions in 1997. We are specialist franchise development consultants and trainers who have become a well respected service provider in our sector for the depth and value we add. We continue to develop and serve the franchise sector through specialised development and support services. Our professional team guides and advises clients by taking into consideration their specific business expansion or development requirements, and including our best practice experience.



Can I expand my business as a franchise?

Franchising is a numbers game and thus it is the financial projections and the quality of the feasibility related to it that will determine whether the franchise will fly or fail.
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What do I need to think about to lay my franchise plan?

You have assessed the feasibility and the numbers are stacking up. It is now time to start formalizing your expansion plan by delving into the nuts and bolts of your franchise.
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What do I need in place?

If we take a glance back at our recommendations by now you will have assessed the feasibility and the numbers are stacking up.
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What does an Operations Manual entail?

As discussed in last month’s article, the proven pilot and the franchise package elements are the key ingredients of franchising.
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How do I select the right franchisees?

You have started on your Operations manual but who is going to use it? In order to ensure the success of the franchise partnership the recruitment and selection of the appropriate people is a critical success factor.
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What is a Disclosure Document and why is it a necessity?

As you wade your way through the documentation that is required it is important to spend time on the compilation of your Disclosure Document.
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Latest News

The Plague of 2019 – Executive Fraud

The citizens of South Africa are prejudiced by the extent of fraud, misrepresentation and corruption in the public sector.  What is fascinating is the boldness and entitlement demonstrated by the perpetrators and the cowardly complicity of the bystande …

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A standing ovation for the franchised Restaurant production?

Lately I’ve been intrigued by the measurements we use to assess the success of a franchised business. Is it franchisor profitability? Is it franchisee satisfaction? Is it franchisee sustainability? Broadway musicals come to mind. Despite evolving from movie productions such as The Lion King, or from novels such as The Wizard of Oz, these theatre productions delight audiences for decades.

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What to consider when purchasing a franchise

South Africa punches above its weight when it comes to franchising, and food franchising in particular.

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