Is franchise ownership a realistic career alternative? It can be!
Franchise ownership is one of the fastest growing segments of business ownership and for good reason. It’s affordable, offers a proven method of success, allows for easy entry, and provides options for a variety of backgrounds and skill levels.
We’ll dispel the myths that franchising is just fast food and retail, and it costs a million dollars to invest. Discover how to choose a franchise that matches your goals, skill set, and financial capability while giving you control over your destiny.
After this interactive session, you’ll have a better understanding of how franchising works and if it’s the right option for you. Topics include:
  • The advantages of starting a business
  • A look at the risks/motivations
  • Business ownership options: Start-up Business, Buying an Existing Business, and Franchising
  • Franchising overview
  • Misperceptions of franchising
  • Types of franchises and investment levels
  • How to find the right franchise for you
Presented by: Diana Trondsen
Diana Trondsen is a Franchise Consultant and the Owner of FranNet Houston & The Gulf Coast Region. She has over 20 years experience in franchise ownership including managing a multi-unit retail franchise and growing her franchise consultancy business.
Diana and her team have helped hundreds of individuals achieve their dreams of business ownership through a no-cost, educational and coaching process. Diana’s personal experience as a franchise owner gives her the perspective to help her clients assess their real opportunities, risks, and timing to make sound decisions.
Diana is a Texas A&M graduate and certified SCORE Mentor and educator. She conducts over 30 seminars annually on the topic of franchise ownership; many of these seminars have been conducted in collaboration with the Small Business Administration, SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and similar organizations.