MAGANDANG BUSINESS ADVICE (MBA) PROGRAM ON FRANCHISING 101:
Meet the Masters of Franchising
DATE & VENUE
16 May 2013 | RFM Auditorium, Sheridan cor. Sts. Mandaluyong City
It shall be 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 brands like Mang Inasal, GotoKing, and Potato Corner started small and now invading international market.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
ο Aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to learn more about franchising as a business model
ο Aspiring entrepreneurs who are thinking of getting a franchise business
ο Those with existing businesses who would like to expand their knowledge about business models and business operations
ο Seasoned entrepreneurs who want to know the process and requirements of transforming their existing businesses into a franchise
ο Aspiring and practicing entrepreneurs who would like to know more about practical experiences to be shared by franchisees and franchisors themselves
ABOUT THE RESOURCE SPEAKER
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, MangInasal, Brothers Burger, Ahead Tutorial and Review Center, FreskaIlonggo 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.
1:00 PM Registration
2:00 PM Franchise 101 by Mr. Armando O. Bartolome
3:00 PM Meet the Franchisers/ Testimonials
Fiorgelato : Mr. Ricardo Z. Cuna, CFE, President*
Lots’ A Pizza : Mrs. Teresita L. Ngan Tian, President*
Peanut World : Mrs. Josie C. See, President
Big Apple Express Spa : Mr. Victor M. Fernando, Franchise Director, Owner
Crystal Clear : Mrs. Cyd B. Bascar, COO*
Acqua Suisse : Mr. John Chung, President*
Sweet Corner : Mr. Voltaire B. Magpayo, President*
Generika : Mr. Teodoro Ferrer, President
Serenitea : Ms. Juliet Herrera, President
Presentation of AFFI Members Franchise Investment Costs
3:30 PM Breakout Sessions with Franchisers and Audience
Raffles and Other Announcements
5:00 PM Culmination
Moderator: Mr. Armando O. Bartolome
HIGHLIGHTS OF DISCUSSION/ TOPICS TO BE COVERED
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
Learning fee is One Thousand Five Hundred Pesos Only (P1,500.00) to include one (1) GoNegosyo book (8 Simple Secrets of Raising Entrepreneurs or 21 Steps to Start Your Own Business), and a Certificate of Completion.
Regular Rate : P1,500.00
Early Bird : P1,200.00 (on or before May 6)
Student Rate : P1,000 (with valid school ID)
TERMS & CONDITIONS
In case of Refunds, cancellation, and substitution:
ο Refunds will be honored if we received a written notice of cancellation 30 days prior to the event and must be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ο Cancellation received less than 30 days prior to the event will be charged 20% of the total learning investment fee while those received one (1) week prior will be charged 50%.
ο Refund is unacceptable made for cancellations after the stated deadline.
ο Substitution is possible but only upon the advice of the original attendee. The original participant can email the details of the representative.
ο Reminder: As proof of payment, please present your deposit slip at the registration booth.
HOW TO REGISTER
GOING TO THE VENUE
Address: 9/F RFM Corporate Center, Pioneer cor. Sheridan Sts., Mandaluyong City
How to Get there: From north bound EDSA, turn right to Pioneer. You will find a 7-Eleven and Joey Pepperoni on the ground floor.
Parking: There is parking for TOSP guests behind the RFM building. There is a gate located beside 7-Eleven or you can turn right on Sheridan St. and you’ll find the parking entrance on the left side.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
MR. KITS SAMANIEGO, Programs Development Officer
Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship – Go Negosyo
Program Development Unit (GoNegosyo Academy)
(02) 637.9229/ (02) 6318101 loc 7106
Register online by clicking HERE.