The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Butte College is presenting a workshop on “How To Get Started With a Franchise Business” on Thursday, April 19th, 2012, from 9:00am to 11:00 am, at the Small Business Development Center at Butte College, 19 Williamsburg Lane, Chico.  The cost is $25.00 per person pre-paid or $35.00 per person at the door.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Butte College is presenting a workshop on “How To Get Started With a Franchise Business” on Thursday, April 19th, 2012, from 9:00am to 11:00 am, at the Small Business Development Center at Butte College, 19 Williamsburg Lane, Chico.  The cost is $25.00 per person pre-paid or $35.00 per person at the door.

Did you know that there are over 3,000 franchise systems operating in the U.S. today? Franchise opportunities are now available in a wide variety of fields and industries and a myriad of choices for less than $150,000.   In addition, many franchises are recession resistant and some even thrive in difficult economic conditions.  The franchise industry is diverse - in today’s market, service and home-based franchises are doing well!   
 
This workshop will help you understand What is the Franchise Business; Franchising Misconceptions; Pros & Cons of Franchising Business; Costs Associated with Starting and Running a Franchise Business; The Spectrum of Financing available for Franchises; How to Research and Identify the Right Franchise for You; The Business Model and Most Appealing Business Structure for Franchises; Qualities of a Good Franchise; How to Get Started, and much more.

Pre-registration is required. Please call the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Butte College at 895-9017 to register and for more information.