Steps to Becoming a Franchise Consultant

A career as a franchise consultant can be highly rewarding and lucrative. If helping people realize their dreams of business ownership while being your own boss appeals to you, then you are in the right place.

IFPG’s thorough training program is based on a foundation of integrity and ethics. We believe the role of the Consultant is pivotal to the success of a candidate and it all starts with proper training. You will learn from the most highly-regarded Consultants and experts who will share tips, strategies and best practices for success in Franchise Consulting. Our Franchise Consultant Training Program was created to properly prepare you to launch your business thoroughly trained, confident, and ready to go!

I Am Ready to Start My Franchise Consultant Career. What’s Next?

Step 1. Educate Yourself

If you haven’t already, review all of the videos in the video resource center and read through all of the clickable pages at the top of the screen. We have created a series of informative videos and web pages that talk about the Franchise Consulting business, what it takes to become a successful Franchise Broker, and why the IFPG is the only choice for your Certified Franchise Consultant Training.

Step 2. Reach out to us!

Fill out the form at the bottom of this page or call 1-888-977-IFPG (4374) ext 110 to schedule your one-on-one tour of the IFPG.

Step 3. Meet the Rest of the IFPG Team

As a member of IFPG you receive the best support in the industry and all of your ongoing education is included! Our entire staff is committed to your success. From the events we plan to the tools we have, the IFPG does everything with our members in mind. Franchise Sales CRM, IFPG Digital, and Career Transition Leads are all IFPG owned companies which means virtually everything you need is at your fingertips and comes with support. Our systems work seamlessly together and are extremely user friendly. Our team is here to answer any questions and support you on your new career path.

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Step 4. Start Your Training

In just 4-6 weeks you will be trained and ready to start your career.

As an IFPG Franchise Broker you'll:

  • Have access to our exclusive agreements with more than 450 Franchise brands and Business Opportunities that pay generous commissions.
  • Earn your CFC (Certified Franchise Consultant) Designation. This program is an opportunity to learn best practices for a successful Franchise Consulting business. As a Certified IFPG Franchise Consultant you will be recognized as part of a highly ethical, top-notch Franchise Broker network.
  • Be able to attend a conference calls or webinars almost every business day of the week. IFPG Impact sessions are hosted by Franchisors, lenders, and IFPG staff. They are designed to enhance your understanding of the industry and the Franchise Brands included in IFPG’s network.
  • Receive downloadable business forms, scripts, presentation materials, and resources that you'll need to run your Franchise Brokerage Business.
  • Be trained in all aspects of Franchise Brokerage including: Marketing your business; qualifying your client, franchise matching, ethical business practices; working with Franchisors; understanding your clients; funding; customer relationship management (CRM); and so much more.
  • Be given a fully functional website on day one. Your website will have your logo, company name and colors and is integrated with the IFPG portfolio of franchises.
  • Get a $2,500 credit with Career Transition Leads. These leads are real time, call verified and exclusive to IFPG brokers only.
  • Have the ability to manage your clients properly from the beginning with a one-year subscription to FranchiseSalesCRM. was built by IFPG and made specifically for franchise sales. It is integrated with the IFPG system and created to follow the same sales process you will learn in training.
  • Rub elbows and trade business cards with the BEST in the business at all of the industry’s top conferences and events. As part of training, you will receive FREE registration/admission to IFPG Retreat, our showcase event of the year.
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Red Boswell

“IFPG’s mission is to serve the franchise industry with innovation, growth and opportunity. We do that by constantly improving and adding to the value we bring our members. Find out why more than 1,000 of the industry’s most respected professionals chose IFPG. Schedule a one-on-one virtual tour with a member of our team. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you.”

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