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MAGANDANG BUSINESS ADVICE (MBA)
23 May 2014 | Friday | RFM Auditorium, Sheridan cor. Sts. Mandaluyong City

A four-hour training on the basics of franchising. This learning opportunity is intended for aspiring entrepreneurs who are eyeing to get a franchise business and practicing entrepreneurs who would like to convert their businesses into a potential franchise. Learn how certain brands started small and now invading international market.

Mentor/Moderator: Armando O. Bartolome is the president of GMB Franchise Developers Inc, a pioneer franchise development company established since 1993. The company has assisted numerous entrepreneurs whose brand names are now known in the country. Some of these brands are like Generika Drugstore, Gingersnaps, Fiorgelato Ice Cream, Laybare, Lots A Pizza, Bayad Center of Meralco, Mang Inasal, Brothers Burger, Ahead Tutorial and Review Center, Freska Ilonggo Seafood, Julies Bakeshop and a host of 326 other brands.

The many clients he mentored dubbed him as the Philippines’ Franchise Guru. He is one of the chosen Angelpreneurs of Go Negosyo. The Guru is also the resident consultant writer of Entrepreneur Magazine. Bartolome’s latest book “Is Franchising For You?” is a guidebook with numerous steps to help people wanting to invest the right way in a franchise business. Initially the book was only available during his speaking engagements. Today the book is available in Amazon and iTunes. Limited copies may be purchased during this speaking engagement. He has a regular weekly column “Franguru Speaks” every Monday in Business Mirror.

2:30PM Franchising Model (Food) – Lot’sa Pizza

3:00PM Franchising Model (Water Refilling) – AquaBest

3:30PM Franchising Model (Services) – Big Apple Express Spa

4:00PM Franchising Model (Pharmacy) – Generics Drugstore

 

Topics discussed:
ο Basics of Franchising

ο Franchising as a Tool

ο Checklist if Your Business is Franchiseable

ο Choosing the Right Franchise Brand for You

ο Qualities of a proven Franchise Brand

ο Understanding Franchisee – Franchiser Relationship

ο Secret of a Successful Franchisee

ο Avoiding Franchise Scams

 

Go Negosyo would like to thank the following sponsors for making the 2014 MAGANDANG BUSINESS ADVICE (MBA) first run a SUCCESS:

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PLDT SME Nation

SMART

MERALCO

RFM (KETTLE KORN, VITWATER)

WILCON DEPOT

LBC

DHL

BPI – Family Ka-Negosyo

CONDURA

 

Special thanks to:

GOLDILOCKS – our FOOD HOST
http://goldilocks.com/

We would like to acknowledge the following:
Lot’sa Pizza – www.lotsapizza.com.ph
AquaBest – http://www.aquabest.com.ph/
VOffice – http://voffice.com.ph/