Franchising by ashrafp

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									            GCSE BUSINESS STUDIES LESSONS
                  VIA THE INTERNET
Title:                            Business Growth – Franchising

Web Site Address:                 www.british-franchise.org.uk

Area of Syllabus:                 Business: Aims, Types and Organisation

The purpose is:

          To identify what franchising is, what it involves, and the
         advantages/disadvantages it offers.

ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate Knowledge and Critical
Understanding

STUDENT ACTIVITY

Look up the following web site address and answer the questions that
follow:

www.british-franchise.org.uk (Now press on ‘red print’ to enter site)

1. Click on the hyperlink ‘What is franchising’ and find a brief
   definition.



2. Scroll down and find 5 advantages of franchising.

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3. Who is in control of a franchise?


4. What fees have to be paid to the franchisor by the franchisee?



Click on the back button to take you back to the Menu Page.

In the section ‘What is Franchising?’ click on the ‘case studies’
hyperlink.

5. Why do entrepreneurs choose to set up a franchise?


6. List 3 franchise businesses.

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ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVE: Application of knowledge,
interpretation, analysis and judgement

7. What are the drawbacks of setting up a franchise as opposed to setting
   up independently?

8. Your friend is considering starting up a business, he is considering
   taking out a franchise instead of setting up independently. Evaluate
   whether franchising is a good method of setting up in business.

								
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