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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#360 Ranked #303 last year
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Initial investment
$93K - $246K
Units as of 2020
231 4.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

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.

About Dale Carnegie

Related Categories
Business Training Programs, Tutoring
Founded
1912
Leadership
Joe Hart, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2000 (21 years)
# of employees at HQ
61
# of Units
231 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
58 S. Service Rd.
Melville, NY 11747

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Dale Carnegie franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$20,000 - $65,000
Initial Investment
$93,400 - $245,800
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000 - $1,000,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000 - $500,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
4.5-12%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
169 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #360

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #128

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #54

Top Franchises for Veterans

Ranked #61

Top Franchises for Less Than $100,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021