I you’re considering the idea of starting a franchise, you’re probably wondering: what’s in it for me? When you invest in an urgent care business with AFC, we want you to have a full understanding of exactly what that includes, and what you should expect. From pre-opening training and post-opening mentoring to our suite of training and marketing materials, the benefits of franchising with us are felt long after you pay the franchise fee, and your doors open. We want you to get your money’s worth, and that means staying with you every step of the way on your franchise journey. Here’s what you can expect from your investment in AFC.
Our franchise fee is $60,000, with an ongoing royalty of 6% of your gross sales. This is relatively low given industry standards. Once you sign on with us, you’ll embark upon our comprehensive pre-opening process, to ensure that you begin your franchise with the highest potential for success. You can expect to receive detailed training objectives, and assigned tasks that will help prepare you for opening day. During a two-and-a-half-day training experience at our corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, you will be fully engrossed in our company culture, and by the end, you will feel like a full member of the AFC family.
Franchise Support Tools
The best part about investing in a franchise, rather than starting a business from scratch, is the built-in support tools available for franchisees. Every franchisee is assigned a franchise support consultant and a full pre-opening package, filled with everything you’ll need to help get your business started on the right track. This includes customized business management software, billing services, a comprehensive operations manual, marketing materials, and ongoing training programs for professional development. We will also connect you with several national vendor partners, whose assistance will prove invaluable as you choose a location, negotiate real estate, and begin setting up shop.
We believe that franchisees should always be staying abreast of current industry trends, technologies, certifications, and more. We don’t leave it all up to you, however. We provide an extensive range of professional development opportunities to make sure you’re staying on top of the healthcare industry, ad keeping your urgent care business on the cutting edge. This includes giving you the ability to pursue continuing education via regular conferences, webinars, conference calls, written modules, and other media. We also offer module-based training, so your center staff can continue to enhance their skills and to deliver the level of excellent patient care for which AFC is recognized.
To begin realizing the extensive benefits of an investment in an AFC urgent care business, reach out to us today to learn how you can get started.