Small Business Development Center Offers Franchise Seminar Nov. 14
Joe Cooney, strategic franchise advisor of FranNet of the Heartlands will present the seminar from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 at US Bank, 204 E. Washington St. in Iowa City.
Topics to be discussed include:
- The definition, history and myths of franchising
- Franchising regulations
- What a business owner gets when buying a franchise
- What a business owner gives when joining a franchise system
- The costs of franchise business ownership
- How to find what you want from franchise ownership
- How to thoroughly research a franchise
There is a $15 registration fee for the seminar. To register, contact the UI SBDC Office at 319-335-3742 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The UI SBDC works closely with the University's Henry B. Tippie College of Business and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. The center's programming helps business people develop the skills and knowledge needed to manage, finance, and operate small businesses. It is part of the Business and Commercialization Services, which integrates existing economic development activities at the UI.
The Iowa Centers for Enterprise offer a comprehensive program that promotes economic development and technology transfer, provide assistance to Iowa startups and existing Iowa businesses and communities, and helps the state of Iowa develop a creative, entrepreneurial workforce. Also, Iowa Centers for Enterprise programs optimize the flow of University intellectual property into opportunities for licensing, commercialization and business development.
Contact: George McCrory, UI News Services, 319-384-0012