Summary of Operation:
The Alternative Board is one of the world’s leading franchisors of peer board advisory and coaching solutions.

Ideal Franchise Owner:
Minimum 10 years of senior level business experience working in executive level position or consulting with business owners or top level management. Possess excellent communication skills, self-confident, a take-charge personality, a desire to control own destiny. Personable and persuasive.

Training Provided:
Initial programme of six days and an advanced course of two to three days within a month; then training support during launch period, monthly coaching as well as peer franchise owner boards and two conferences per annum.

Training Location:
Harrogate, England and some conferences in Denver, Colarado, USA.

Support Services:
Invoicing, billing and collection services are undertaken for franchise owners. Satellite website support is part of package. Access to library of resources and intranets. A membership and franchise owner rewards scheme.

Year Established: 2009
Year of First Franchise: 2009
Number of Company Outlets: 1
Number of Franchised Outlets: 16
Franchises Planned: 150+
Areas of Priority Development: Midlands, London and South East.

Overseas Opportunities Exist: Yes
Overseas Opportunities Planned: Yes

Total Cost of Franchise: £50,000 - £75,000 + VAT
Initial Investment: £0
Management Service Fees Payable: 20% of revenues
Breakdown of Package: A total package for a 10 year exclusive geographical territory including a comprehensive training programme and a full marketing launch. Working capital will be approx £60,000 depending on circumstances. Several high street banks are supportive of our concept and will provide loan facilities.
Financial Assistance Available: Yes

BFA Member: Associate
IFA Member: No