Course Description

The focus of this course is on business format franchising - the transfer of a particular business format or way of conducting business. The costs and benefits of franchising from both the franchisee's and franchiser's point of view will be explored. Franchiser/franchisee communication and relationship will be discussed. Students will examine how to determine the feasibility of a franchise opportunity, the legal dimensions of franchising, characteristics of the typical franchisee, and international franchising as a means of expansion.


The prerequisite may be waived if the student has specific professional experience. Individuals who do not have the prerequisite and who wish to take this course must contact the Academic Coordinator, Sean Sedlezky, at ssedlezk@ryerson.ca for more information.



Prerequisite: CRMG 200

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