Please note: All classes will be taught in a Flex Learning environment for the Spring & Summer—using live Zoom video conferencing—to mirror a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.
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
Professionals interested in franchising
Duration: 3 months to 2 years
3 months to 2 years
Format: Flex Learning
Schedule: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and online
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and online
Semester of Entry: Fall, spring, summer
Semester of Entry
Fall, spring, summer
Testimonials from current students and alumni.
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.”
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
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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Monday, February 1st, 2021 at 11:19 AM EST
Georgetown University remains open and dedicated to excellence in providing key services to our community. All in-person courses continue through distance instruction. All staff and faculty who normally work at the 640 Massachusetts Ave NW campus are teleworking and are available virtually.