Foundations of Franchising Online Bootcamp

This program is delivered in partnership with IFA. Registration is available at International Franchise Association's Foundations of Franchising.

Accelerated program. Earn CFE Credits. 
Building a successful franchise may feel like standing on the shoulders of giants, but not every question can be answered through simply affiliating with a known brand. From fledgling franchisee to upscaling an established business, the University of Louisville Franchise Management Certificate Bootcamp empowers you to embrace your full entrepreneurial potential.

Designed with both the franchisee and franchisor in mind, our Franchise Management Certificate Bootcamp has the rigor and reputation you expect from a nationally ranked, AACSB-accredited college. Enrich your skillset through courses in franchise law, human resources management, finance, strategic planning, and more.

As featured in Entrepreneur Magazine.

Includes the following week-long courses:
  1. Franchise Fundamentals
  2. Navigating Franchise Law
  3. Buy and Grow Your Franchise
  4. Franchise HR Infrastructure
  5. Leading Franchise Teams
  6. Building a Profitable Relationship with your Franchisor

Each course is self-paced, with about 8-10 hours of work that you can complete at any time during the week, including blog entries, quizzes, and interaction with other professionals.

Features
  • Non-credit program. No bachelor's degree required
  • Learn from instructors with extensive industry experience
  • Connect and network with other franchise professionals
  • Finish in six weeks with a custom bootcamp
  • Online means access to class and course materials anytime, on any device - from virtually anywhere

Interested in a for-credit, graduate-level Franchise Management Certificate? We have that too. Learn more here.

Key Takeaways
UofL Franchise Management Certificate Bootcamp provides an opportunity to build synergy and rapport between franchisors and franchisees. Through relevant, accelerated classes on the challenges and issues facing a franchise, our program teaches fundamental tools necessary for all stages of the franchise process. In addition to partnering with industry-experienced executives, our learn-today/apply today approach of training can improve the sustainability and profitability of both franchisor and franchisee.

Earn 250 credits toward the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation from the International Franchise Association (IFA) with each completed course, for a total of 1500 credits.

This program is delivered in partnership with IFA. Registration is available at International Franchise Association's Foundations of Franchising.

Available Sessions

Inquire about upcoming sessions at ExecEd@louisville.edu.