Introduction to Franchising (Live Webinar)
Presented in Partnership with
Mercer County Office of Economic Development
Take Control of Your Life and Your Career!
Are you considering entrepreneurship as a career option, but want a proven business model to get your goals more quickly and safer? Would you like to run a business of your own that will provide greater autonomy and independence, but are not sure how to find, or choose, the right business for you? This workshop will provide you with a comprehensive view of the franchising process, allowing you to determine if franchising will help you achieve your personal, professional and financial goals. We’ll cover:
- Common myths and truths about franchising – it’s not just food and retail
- Government regulations for franchises
- The importance of knowing your personal goals and objectives before taking the plunge
- How to finance your business
- Links to resources available before, during and after your selection process
PLEASE NOTE: Once you have registered, a link to the webinar will be sent to you prior to the event with instructions.
FREE Government Contracting Assistance for Small Business Owners
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Alejandro Cruz is a training and mentoring officer at UCEDC, a statewide nonprofit economic development corporation that provides loans to startup and growing businesses, government contracting assistance, and training workshops to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Prior to joining UCEDC, Alejandro held Project Manager positions at Wicresoft and Solar Renewable firms in New Jersey creating financial forecasts for business startups. He also served as lead consultant for three years for an economic development center in South Jersey.