Franchise businesses make up 2.5% of the GDP and create over 7 million jobs nationwide. Designed for aspiring entrepreneurs, first time business owners, seasoned investors and existing business owners who are interested in exploring franchising as a potential business investment or expansion strategy. While franchising can be an exciting and rewarding option, there are pros, cons and legal complexities that need to be evaluated before jumping in. Join us for a comprehensive overview from both the franchisee’s and franchisor’s perspective. Recommended text: Franchise Bible; ISBN -10: 1599186004.