The Franchise Centre

2017 Events

Top 5 things you should not do when you buy a franchise live questions and answers webinar_195x195px Top 5 Things You Should NOT Do When You Buy A Franchise: Live Q A Webinar

  • 9, 16, 23, 30 January 2017

  • Are you a prospective franchisee looking to buy a franchise in 2017? If yes, watch our Educational Video, then join the Live Q&A Webinars (4) in January with author Elizabeth Gillam from Franchise Success, and former multi-brand franchisee (Boost Juice, Healthy Habits & Bucking Bull).Learn More Button  Places are limited to the first 100 attendees. You can attend one or attend all four!

Franchisee financial essentials 2 day practical workshop_195x195px Franchisee Financial Essentials: 2 Day Practical Workshop

  • 27 - 28 February 2017 | 27 - 28 April 2017 | 14 - 15 September 2017 — Brisbane
The Franchisee Financial Essentials Workshop will assist franchisee's to gain a clear understanding of the business and financial management essentials and their impact on profit and growth.

During the workshop participants will be provided with a range of powerful analysis templates that can be applied to any franchise or business model. Learn More Button The workshop is delivered face-to-face over 2-days on selected dates.

Event: Franchise Growth Master Class, 5 June 2014, face-to-face, Register NowFranchise Growth Master Class

  • 23 March 2017 — Brisbane

Get access to a senior franchise executive and his former business coach who led the transformation of , Brumby’s from ailing bakery chain to franchise success in just three years, at this unique Master Class event designed to help you accelerate your own franchise growth.Learn More Button

Who should attend: New and emerging franchisors.

Franchise Management Forum Franchise Management Forum

  • June 23 — Brisbane

Learn from ground-breaking franchise leaders who will inspire new ways to grow your franchise business. A leading one-day education event for franchisors and senior franchise executives. This forum will assist you to make the right decisions about strategy, capital, people and recruitment.Learn More Button

Who should attend: Franchisors and senior franchise executives.

Franchise Marketing Forum Franchise Marketing Forum

  • October 27 — Brisbane

At the Franchise Marketing Forum we’ll expand your understanding of everyday franchise marketing problems and emerging challenges, using transferable case-studies from real franchises to uncover which practices and tactics perform best.Learn More Button

Who should attend: Marketing and PR Managers, Franchisors, CEO’s and Marketing Decision-Makers.

Franchise Delegation to ChinaFranchise Delegation To China

  • 31 October - 4 November 2017 — Shanghai and Chongqing

Have you been wondering if China is the right market for you? Are you excited about the opportunity, but daunted by the size and complexity? Travel alongside fellow Australian franchisors and tap into the knowledge and experience of local experts. This is your chance to gain a valuable first-hand insight into the expansion potential for your franchise brand.

Who should attend: Franchisors and senior franchise executives

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Education and Training courses

Pre-entry franchise education: free online short coursePre-entry Franchise Education

Free, online education program for prospective franchisees

The program is designed to assist franchisees to better understand the due diligence process and create more realistic expectations when entering franchising. Research into the effectiveness of this program reveals franchisees that complete the program not only have more realistic expectations, however are more likely to become franchisees.

This program is funded by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and it is strongly recommended to incorporate the program into franchisee recruitment processes.

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Graduate Certificate of FranchisingGraduate Certificate in Franchising

Applications close January 31

This is the only university-accredited franchise qualification available in Australia and entry can be gained on work experience, not just qualifications. The course is delivered face-to-face in Brisbane, or online.

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Franchising and Small Business courseFranchising and Small Business Course

Applications close June 30

Helps provide franchisees with the business skills to help make their franchise a success. The course is delivered face-to-face in Brisbane, or online.

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Specialist Franchising CourseSpecialist Franchising Course

Applications close June 30

This is one of the four courses in the Graduate Certificate in Franchising and a great way to start studying if you're unsure whether university study, or the Graduate Certificate are right for you. Running after hours for 13 weeks, this course can be taken face-to-face in Brisbane or online.

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