Dale Carnegie Training

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Workplace training and development

Number of Locations: 218

Total Investment: $26K - $182.5K

Founded: 1912

Began Franchising: 2000

About Dale Carnegie Training

Dale Carnegie, author of How to Win Friends and Influence People, first began began teaching adult continuing-education programs in 1912. Today, franchisees of Dale Carnegie Training offer instructional programs on subjects such as self-improvement, strategic skills, leadership, sales, communication and interpersonal relations for both individuals and businesses.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 94 8 114 2
2013 93 8 108 2
2012 92 8 102 2
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $26,000 - $182,450
Franchise Fee: $5,000 - $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 12%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 50% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000 - $200,000
Franchise can be run from home. 15% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 10 days. At franchisee's location: 10 days. "Train the Trainer" program : 25 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #228 (2015), #238 (2014), #423 (2013),
Low-Cost: #43 (2014), #76 (2013),
Top Home-Based: #67 (2014),
America's Top Global: #74 (2014), #182 (2013),

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