Writing My Franchise Operations Manual

So you’ve finally decided to franchise your business and you’re ready to pull the trigger. Your research has identified some things that you will need in order to complete the franchise process. One such thing is…the franchise operations manual. As you have been researching how to franchise your business, you may have spoken with several…

The Importance of Franchise Training

Imagine that you are now franchising your business and have executed the activities mentioned in the previous article (Part 1) flawlessly and as a result have awarded franchises! Congratulations! Whether this is your first franchisee or your 50th, the next phase in your franchising is training your new franchisees. Your initial franchise training program will really lay the foundation…

The Franchise Operations Manual Scares Me!

When franchising your business, we understand that the prospect of creating a Franchise Operations Manual can, to some, be daunting and intimidating. Developing this kind of document might seem overwhelming and scary. “Where do I start?” “I’m not good at writing!” “What goes into it?” Remember, the Franchise Operations Manual is simply a collection of your…

The Franchise Operations Manual: A Powerful Tool

You’ve worked hard building and developing your business model. You’ve spent years making mistakes and learning about the exceptions to the rule. By doing this, you’ve created, implemented and honed many different processes and systems for how to best manage your day to day operations. Now that you’re starting to franchise your business, how do you…