Certificate in Franchise Management

Certificate Program

On-Campus Format

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Certificate in Franchise Management

The Certificate in Franchise Management provides you with a comprehensive overview of the franchise sector. You’ll gain the critical insight, practical knowledge, and analytical skills required to succeed in franchising.

In the classroom, you’ll learn through a combination of lectures, case studies, and expert guest speakers, as well as group work with presentations and peer reviews. Our courses also provide 1350 CFE credits toward the Certified Franchise Executive designation from the International Franchise Association.

Ideal for
Professionals interested in franchising

3 months to 2 years



All day, Thurs–Sat, once a month

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