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Friday, February 21, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Cobb Chamber of Commerce 
1100 Circle 75 Parkway
10th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30339

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Franchising Basics: What you need to know to consider a franchise

This workshop is for you if you find yourself asking:
  • Would I be happy being in business for myself?
  • Is now the time for me to make a career change?
  • Can I keep my job and open a business? How?
  • What are my viable options?
  • How do I minimize my risk and optimize my chances for success?
  • What is the realistic cost and time commitment?
During this workshop, you'll learn:
  • Top franchise industries and choices poised for growth.
  • The real costs and financing options.
  • Who is and is not a good candidate for franchise ownership.
  • Building equity in a business for retirement income.
  • Choices for absentee/investor ownership.
  • How to assess risk to make a safe and wise decision.

Fee: $25

About our Speaker


Leslie Kuban is a nationally recognized franchise industry expert, CFE (Certified Franchise Executive), and Atlanta Market President of FranNet, a locally owned and operated franchise consulting firm. Leslie's personal experience as a franchise owner provides a unique perspective to help her clients assess their real opportunities, risks, and timing to make sound decisions. Her team has helped over 400 individuals and families achieve their dreams of business ownership.

Leslie is a guest lecturer for the MBA and EMBA programs at Emory University, Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State University and is a founding member of the Georgia State University Franchise Entrepreneurship Advisory Board. Recently, Leslie added Amazon bestselling author to her list of accomplishments when she joined a collection of franchise industry leaders to co-author “More Than Just French Fries,” a collaborative work on successful business ownership through franchising.