Secrets to Buying a Franchise - OKSBDC/FranNet/SouthernTech

Thu 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Topic: Business Basics

This workshop is a professional collaboration between OKSBDC, Southern Tech and FranNet. This workshop will provide you with the information you need to decide if franchising is the right business opportunity for you. Sara Waskow, FranNet Franchise Consultant for North Texas and Oklahoma will teach you the benefits and challenges of owning a franchised business. In this workshop you will learn: • To evaluate starting a franchise vs. an independent business vs. buying an existing business; • The best types of franchises for today’s economy; • The myths about franchising and the mistakes to avoid; • The costs and risks of starting a franchise • How to research a franchise and determine if it’s the right choice for you;

Speaker(s): Sara Waskow, FranNet

Co-Sponsor(s): OKSBDC Southern Technology Center

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals with appropriate advance notice. Please contact OKSBDC Training Manager Cindy Ruminer by email at or call 580-745-2877. All SBDC programs and services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. “Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.”

Fee: No Cost

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