Certificate in Franchise Management

Certificate Program

Flex Learning

Learn the fundamental theories, models, and practices that prepare you to confidently manage and succeed in a franchise environment.

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Certificate in Franchise Management

Please note: All classes will be held in a Flex Learning format for the Fall & Spring terms.

Georgetown’s Certificate in Franchise Management is designed for all individuals seeking to learn about franchising, the franchise model, and the key tenets of business format franchising. Our program is structured to provide you with a broader knowledge of and improved competencies in the foundational components related to franchise management. Through a blend of online learning and on-site instruction, the program integrates case studies, interactive exercises, guest speakers, and group projects to foster new insights and strategies. By the end of the program, you’ll feel confident in your ability to approach, evaluate, and effectively respond to all aspects and challenges of managing in a franchise environment.

  • Ideal for

    Professionals interested in franchising

  • Duration

    3 months to 2 years

  • Tuition


  • Format

    Flex Learning

  • Enrollment

    Thursday, Friday, Saturday and online

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

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    As a result of completing the Georgetown's Franchise Management certificate, I was able to apply the continuing education units I needed to get my Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) certification.”

    Crystal Lizama Franchise Management

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate franchise business models
  • Determine critical success factors for managing a franchise
  • Identify and leverage emerging trends in the franchise industry
  • Analyze risk and reward to inform probability of success in franchising