Franchise Training Opportunities

FANZ affiliate members provide courses for franchisors, franchisees and support office staff.  Current course options are listed below and will be frequently updated.

The courses are run independently of FANZ, click read more to see further details and be connected directly with the company offering the course.

Our affiliates have a keen interest in franchising and therefore content should be very relevant to your franchise business, however, please contact them directly if you require more specific information.

Visit back often for training opportunities & courses!

23 Apr

Foundation Field Manager Bootcamp Hosted by Franchise Relationships Institute

  • Tuesday 23 April 2024
  • Virtual
Date/Time: 5 Sessions: April 23, 24, 30, May 1 & 3, 9:00am to 11:00am AEDT. Field managers have a challenging role working at the front line of the business, balancing the needs of franchisees wit...

07 May

Culture of Franchising Workshop Hosted by Franchise Relationships Institute

  • Tuesday 07 May 2024
  • Virtual
Date/Time: 2 Sessions: May 7 & 8, 9:30am to 11:30am AEDT. Our Culture of Franchising Workshop is a practical, interactive professional development program designed to equip people in franchisor Su...

15 May

Managing a Franchise System (for Franchisors & Support Staff) Hosted by Franchize Consultants

  • Wednesday 15 May 2024
  • Newmarket, Auckland
Two full days (16 hours) | Face to face in Auckland Dates: Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 May (9am-5pm on both days) Investment: $995 + GST per person Presenters: Michelle Bentham and Callum Floyd ...

28 May

Advanced Field Manager Bootcamp Hosted by Franchise Relationships Institute

  • Tuesday 28 May 2024
  • Virtual
Date/Time: 5 Sessions: May 28, 30, June 5, 7 & 12, 9:00am to 11:00am AEDT. The Advanced Field Manager Bootcamp is a practical experiential professional development program that equips field manage...

12 Jun

Field Visit Foundations Hosted by Franchize Consultants

  • Wednesday 12 June 2024
  • Virtual
Fast-track your field management team and watch your results accelerate. Our three-day equivalent foundations courses include: Full day equivalent (8hrs) | Virtual sessions Dates: Wednesday 12 & T...

26 Jun

Improving Franchisee Performance (for Field Managers) Hosted by Franchize Consultants

  • Wednesday 26 June 2024
  • Virtual
Full day equivalent (8hrs) | Virtual session Dates: Wednesday 26 & Thursday 27 June (1-5pm on both days) Investment: $455 + GST per attendee Presenters: Michelle Bentham and Callum Floyd The pr...

12 Jul

Getting Franchisee Buy-In to Change Hosted by Franchise Relationships Institute

  • Friday 12 July 2024
  • Virtual
Date/Time: 2 Sessions: July 12 & 19, 9.00am to 11:30am AEDT. Franchisors increasingly need to roll out new initiatives so their networks can remain successful and competitive. Yet franchisees will...

Disclaimer

Please make contact direct with the provider of any of these training sessions on this page to satisfy yourself that the course meets your needs. FANZ makes no warranties about the quality or content of any training sessions, this is a matter entirely for you and the training provider.

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" Credibility and networking with other franchisors is incredibly valuable. The franchise sector is very supportive and there is significant sharing of ideas and information – more so than any other association or environments I have been involved with. "

GALVIN BARTLETT, Director

Paramount Services Ltd

" Being members ensures we keep up to date with relevant issues and changes, and ensures we are aligned with Best Practice in Franchising. The NZ franchising community is very collegial and supportive. Franchisors are amazingly willing to share their knowledge with each other. "

DAWN ENGELBRECHT – Director

SKiDS

" It was a complete surprise that we ended up winning the Supreme Franchise System of the Year. This has been a huge boost to us and we are currently processing Franchise enquiries at a level I never thought possible. "

DAVID PEARSE, Managing Director

Pukeko Rental Managers

" I have personally found the conferences to be a highlight of my year. What I have learned and the knowledge sharing has been of tremendous value. "

DAVID PEARSE, Managing Director

Pukeko Rental Managers

" Whether a new or an established franchising business, we highly recommend joining FANZ. Not only do they guide you around the complexities of operating a franchised system, the backing of specialist advisors and a knowledgeable franchising community offer ongoing guidance to those looking to grow a successful franchise with strong and secure foundations. "

SCOTT JENYNS, CEO (2014-2022)

Aramex NZ (formerly Fastway Couriers)

" The education that FANZ provides is invaluable. I have attended as many seminars and conferences as I can to identify and address areas where I can improve. "

DAVID PEARSE, Managing Director

Pukeko Rental Managers

" We joined, and continue to be a member of FANZ, because it represents what’s good and right about franchising; it’s ethical, credible and has integrity. As members, we voluntarily adhere to the FANZ Codes and Rules. "

IAN ROBERTSON, General Manager

Ecomist

" Amongst other initiatives, our FANZ Board has a clear focus on building and strengthening the relationship between FANZ and the Government. I believe it is incredibly important that Government agencies see FANZ as the ‘go-to’ body for any legislative changes that may impact franchising. "

IAN ROBERTSON, General Manager

Ecomist

" Attending the annual conference allows us to meet and discuss issues, challenges and successes with industry peers and get some fantastic insights into the franchising sector in general. "

SCOTT JENYNS, CEO (2014-2022)

Aramex NZ (formerly Fastway Couriers)

" It is hugely important to have representation for franchising. Individual systems do not have the resource to do this on their own so to have a body acting on your behalf is great. FANZ have a strong board and base of legal members who have a real strength in this area. "

GALVIN BARTLETT, Director

Paramount Services Ltd

" “We have won several FANZ awards. The process of entering forces you to look at your business in a very analytical way that perhaps you would otherwise not take the time to do. "

DAWN ENGELBRECHT – Director

SKiDS

" It is important for franchises to come under the umbrella of the Franchise Association and see it as an investment to succeed in franchising. Otherwise you stand alone, without the continuing support and education that you need to build your business. "

DAVID PEARSE, Managing Director

Pukeko Rental Managers

" The awards gives us an opportunity to put forward some of our top performing franchisees, giving them the well-deserved opportunity to be recognised and awarded on a national level. "

SCOTT JENYNS, CEO (2014-2022)

Aramex NZ (formerly Fastway Couriers)

" We tell prospective franchisees that we are proud members of FANZ and we encourage them to do the free on-line pre-entry training that is available through FANZ. "

DAWN ENGELBRECHT – Director

SKiDS

" I am proud to be a member of FANZ. It means any potential franchisee can have confidence they are entering a credible franchise system that acts with integrity and fairness, and complies with the FANZ codes of Ethics and Conduct "

IAN ROBERTSON, General Manager

Ecomist

" With employment, safety and food safety legislation ever increasing, I feel that FANZ working alongside the government is a hugely important part of the association’s role. "

JON HASSALL, Chief Operating Officer

Cafe Brands Limited

" Realising you are not alone in the world of franchising and knowing any situations you find yourself in, other members probably have been there too and therefore can advise on their experience and outcomes "

JULIE EVANS – CEO

Rodney Wayne

" The association provides a voice for the many franchise systems in New Zealand to ensure any legislative changes that could have an impact on franchising are made through the right government channels. The association has done an exceptional job here over the years. "

SCOTT JENYNS, CEO (2014-2022)

Aramex NZ (formerly Fastway Couriers)

" We find the awards particularly useful for inspiring staff and franchisees and usually take a large group to the awards evening. The celebration of achievement is a real boost to morale. And of course it is a great achievement for our business to receive recognition. "

GALVIN BARTLETT, Director

Paramount Services Ltd

" The FANZ conference is incredibly informative and a great place to improve your knowledge about franchising. One of the other key benefits is having so many franchisors in one place at one time means it’s a great venue for networking and relationship building. "

IAN ROBERTSON, General Manager

Ecomist

" It is extremely important that FANZ represents us in government. Who else will advocate for franchises in New Zealand? We need Government to know about the good work that is being done to assist people into successful businesses. "

DAVID PEARSE, Managing Director

Pukeko Rental Managers

" Being a franchisor / General Manager can be lonely and it’s not always human nature to share stories of hard times, failure or struggles. However, when you’re connected to a group of like-minded business people who have travelled a similar path, you’ll find yourself supported & encouraged. "

JON HASSALL, Chief Operating Officer

Cafe Brands Limited

" Relationship building has been one of the most significant member benefits for me and the businesses I have managed. FANZ members are willing to share information, experience, knowledge and support. It’s like being in an extended family. "

IAN ROBERTSON, General Manager

Ecomist

" Knowing that FANZ have a strong and proactive advocacy approach to legislation that may affect their members is a significant member benefit. SKiDS recommends other franchise systems to also join FANZ – if we want FANZ to have a strong voice when advocating with Government then we need to have a strong and diverse membership body to back them up. "

DAWN ENGELBRECHT – Director

SKiDS

" Recruitment is a large part of our business and making sure potential franchisees are aware of our affiliation with FANZ helps authenticate our company. This relationship reassures any potential franchisees that we are part of a larger franchising regulatory body that ensures we adhere to a strict set of codes and rules. "

SCOTT JENYNS, CEO (2014-2022)

Aramex NZ (formerly Fastway Couriers)

" When recruiting new franchisees, we explain that we are focused on best practice and they must seek advice from professionals as per the FANZ Code of Practice. It enhances our credibility. "

GALVIN BARTLETT, Director

Paramount Services Ltd

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