Stage Six

Services

We offer training programs, self evaluation tools, and advice for business owners interested in franchising. Our consultants have experience in commercial and social franchising in multiple industries and countries and are equipped to navigate the challenges of franchising, particularly of social- and micro-enterprises, in emerging markets. Below is an overview of some of our offerings. You can learn more by emailing us at info@stagesix.com. You can also make direct purchases on our shopping page.

How to Franchise Your Business Online Course

This course course provides a comprehensive overview of how the franchise model works. Business owners interested in franchising should take this course before investing in developing a franchise system. It requires approximately 10 hours to complete and costs $695. You can purchase it on our Shopping page.

Franchise Bootcamp for Social enterprise owners

Stage Six offers a one-day workshop for enterprises interested in expanding through franchising. The workshop provides an overview of how the franchise model works and assists business owners with assessing whether the model is right for them and preparing a roadmap to building a successful franchise.  The workshop is facilitated by experienced franchise professionals representing a range of industries and geographies in both the commercial and social sector. Participants leave the workshop with answers to the questions: 1) Is my business franchiseable? 2) Am I ready to franchise my business? 3) What do I need to do next? 4) Who can help me do it? If you are interested in hosting or sponsoring a bootcamp for a group of at least ten business owners interested in franchising, please send an email to info@stagesix.com. If you are interested in signing up for a bootcamp, please send us an email and we will let you know when and where the next workshop will be held.

Franchise Feasibility Assessment

Are you wondering if franchising is an appropriate expansion method for your business? Our tool will help you ask the right questions and enable you to identify if it is right for you and where you may need to further develop your business before investing in franchising. We will share the tool with you and can also help administer and/or interpret the results. We can also help you address gaps identified in the assessment. Request the tool or more info from info@stagesix.com.

International Expansion Readiness Assessment

Are you wondering if your social- or micro-franchise is ready to expand to a new country? Our tool will help you ask the right questions and enable you to identify what, if any, gaps you need to address before investing in expanding to a new country. We will share the tool with you and can also help administer and/or interpret the results. We can also help you address gaps identified in the assessment. Request the tool or more info from info@stagesix.com.