If youâ€™re thinking about a new franchise opportunity in 2011, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission suggests prospective franchisees make the most of opportunities to learn about the business model.
â€œIn the New Year, many people are thinking of ways to change their lifestyle and income and may see buying a franchise as one way of doing this,â€ Acting ACCC chairman Michael Schaper said today. â€œAs part of the due diligence process, pre-entry education programs offer significant benefits to anyone looking to enter the sector.â€
Since its launch in July 2010, more than a thousand people have enrolled in a free online franchise education program funded by the ACCC and administered by Griffith University. More.
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