Indian Franchise Association (IFA) with Centre of Management Announces Certified Franchise Management Course

New Delhi, Delhi India (PressExposure) May 18, 2011 -- After the grand success of The Learning Centre (TLC), Indian Franchise Association now takes an immense pride to announce the initiation of a Professional Diploma in Franchise Management Course by joining hands with its associates Centre of Management which would be offering exhaustive study to create an in depth knowledge on franchising at the 38th biggest Franchise & Retail, Expo & Conference FRO2011 on May 21 & 22, at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai to be organize by Franchise India. In its 13th year, Franchise India is credited for being the first and most successful company in franchise solutions.

One of the key issues that is holding back the growth potential of Franchising is the massive shortage of skilled manpower in the Franchise sector. It is expected that in the next two years the sector would be requiring more than two million skilled franchise professionals and executives to fulfill the human resource requirements of franchise companies across various industries.

The Learning Centre (TLC) was conceptualized with a mission to impart the highest standards of quality franchise training and education to management students, professionals and entrepreneurs. The program brings tomorrow's franchise leaders together in an environment that stimulates the mind and creates a dialogue, not just discussing what franchising is today, but what it will have to become in the future. Experts at TLC believe that through the application of better practices, resources and methods, franchise talent can ensure consistent results and can better compete and excel in the Franchise sector.

The Association between IFA & Centre of Management has enabled the latter to enjoy the prerogative of running/offering the course in its college vicinity. In other words, Centre of Management is now licensed to execute the classes on courses related to Franchise Management for The Learning Centre. Leveraging on the practical examples, students learn essentials of franchising and run through multiple case studies.The course is an extension to the landmark education initiative for professionals as it will benefit them with expert On the Job training and internship vis-à-vis seamless support for their placement in the burgeoning modern retail and franchise sector along with the joint certification "Certified Franchise Professional".

On this initiative Mr. Mohit Ganglani - Head of Indian Franchise Association, said "It is our strong belief that this alliance would indeed be a fruitful venture in providing the youth the knowledge base to comprehend the fresh business models adopted in the practical market place."

The course will also discuss some globally successful cases in franchise and their best practices. The course line shall deal in detail with the Conceptual framework of franchising, Market and business model feasibility analysis and evaluation, Making the franchise business plan, Execution of business plan catering to legal, operational, financial, marketing, branding and promotional dimensions etc.

Mr. Akhil Shahani - Managing Director of Centre For Management, adds "Many international & Indian companies have chosen franchising as their path to expansion. Offering a Professional Diploma in Franchise Management will educate a new breed of internationally skilled managers and entrepreneurs who will contribute to the stratospheric growth of this industry."

For further information, please contact:
Franchise India: Madhulika D Singh I Sr Manager - PR & Corporate Communications I 09999747048 I

About Franchise India

About Indian Franchise Association:
IFA is India's premier, non-political, not-for-profit body representing Indian Franchise Sector. IFA's endeavour is to promote, promulgate and popularize the concept of franchising as a mode of doing business across the industry verticals and to nurture the entrepreneurial skill of every Indian.

About Centre For Management:
Centre For Management is part of an global network of 500 colleges and 60 top Universities that brings internationally recognized MBA's and management diplomas from the UK in India. It is promoted by Thadomal Shahani Trust which is on the management of 24 well known colleges in Mumbai. All Centre For Management courses have been created in consultation with international industry experts. It's well recognized management diplomas enable its students to apply for jobs anywhere in the world.

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Press Release Submitted On: May 18, 2011 at 1:01 am
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