Franchise Profile 

100 points

A practical application of the Student Learning Priorities of Critical Thinking, Information Literacy, Technology Use, Global Competence, and Research, Scholarship, and Creative Expression

Save your time - order a paper!

Get your paper written from scratch within the tight deadline. Our service is a reliable solution to all your troubles. Place an order on any task and we will take care of it. You won’t have to worry about the quality and deadlines

Order Paper Now

OBJECTIVE 1:  Give students an opportunity to understand the role of franchising in the small business sector of the American economy.

OBJECTIVE 2:  Expose students to business research resources, and with the help of those resources, encourage them to think critically and form options on various business disciplines

Entrepreneurship:  15% of your grade

*How was the business created? (whose idea, history of the company, where the company was started)

*Research how many stores are currently in operation, how many are franchises vs. company owned stores, and when why/the first franchise opened

*Explain the advantages and disadvantages of a parent business franchising its operations

International Business:  10% of your grade

*Prepare a PMI (plusses, minuses, implications) for your firm’s international expansion  (provide at least 3 examples of each)

Operations Management:  10% of your grade

*Does your firm have centralized or decentralized authority for decision making? 

*Given today’s global marketplace, explain the benefits and drawbacks of your firm’s authority structure.

Finance:  15% of your grade

                *Explain all start up fees for your franchise

                *Identify any ongoing fees for franchise ownership (how much, payment schedule)

                *Determine the advertising fee charged to franchisees

Management:  15% of your grade

                                *Prepare a SWOT analysis for your franchise.  (3 examples per section)

*Compare your franchise’s culture to that of a non-franchised competitor.  What are the benefits and drawbacks of your firm’s culture in today’s global environment?

Human Resource Management:  10% of your grade

                                *What are the steps one must follow in order to become a franchisee?

                *Why might an entrepreneur be inclined to buy a franchise?

EXCEL:  15% of your grade

*Using EXCEL, provide a graphical representation of your franchise’s profits and stock price relative to a non-franchised competitor, covering the most recent 3 consecutive years.

*What observations can you make about the competitive advantage or disadvantage of franchise ownership?

Evidence Based Research and References:  10% of your grade

*Cite research sources appropriately in a bibliography

Company choice

Steak ‘n shake


"If this is not the paper you were searching for, you can order your 100% plagiarism free, professional written paper now!"

"Do you have an upcoming essay or assignment due?

Get any topic done in as little as 6 hours

If yes Order Similar Paper

All of our assignments are originally produced, unique, and free of plagiarism.