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- 2023 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$77K - $155K
- Units as of 2021
739 13% over 3 years
Founded by Brad Sugars in Australia in 1993, ActionCoach focuses on business and executive leadership coaching. With offices globally, they have helped thousands of companies become more successful. The ActionCoach franchise has been franchising for over 20 years and is built on the fourteen points of their culture system.
Along with over 130 units across the U.S., ActionCoach boasts over 500 international locations, including a handful in Canada.
Why You May Want to Start an ActionCoach Franchise
The ideal franchisee candidate for ActionCoach is someone with a passion for knowledge and an equal need to use that knowledge to assist others in achieving a higher level of business success.
Running an ActionCoach franchise means you can run a business that strives to improve the businesses of others. You are equipped with a tested coaching method and a proven business development system. These will help you build better businesses for your clients and improve your own franchise’s business. ActionCoach’s supportive management team will enable you to implement these systems effectively.
An ActionCoach franchise may be an excellent business opportunity, as you are given a chance to infiltrate the lucrative coaching business in business and executive coaching. The company’s simple and systemized approach to business has benefited business owners worldwide for more than 20 years. Your franchise could be a part of this legacy if you choose to franchise with ActionCoach.
What Might Make an ActionCoach a Good Choice?
Multiple times in recent years, ActionCoach has been ranked in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 based on an evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Coaching is a multi-billion dollar business worldwide, and ActionCoach has a large share of the business coaching market. The business also offers relatively low startup costs and operating costs.
ActionCoach coaches about 15,000 businesses per week. Their system lets the results speak for themselves.
You should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment that will include a franchise fee and other potential startup fees before joining the ActionCoach team. You’ll also want to make sure you have enough capital available to cover ongoing fees, as well. These will include royalty fees, advertising fees, and potential renewal fees.
How to Open an ActionCoach Franchise
As you decide whether you wish to pursue the opportunity to open an ActionCoach franchise, ask questions to determine if you will be a good fit in the company culture. Submit a general inquiry for more information about the brand, and you may hear back from a franchise representative.
If you are chosen to franchise with ActionCoach, you will attend in-depth training to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to run a successful business. ActionCoach wants your franchise to succeed and is ready to support you every step of the way. By opening the doors to your new business, you will be prepared to empower leaders and build businesses.
- Business Services
- Related Categories
- Business Coaching & Consulting, Miscellaneous Business Services
- Parent Company
- Brad Sugars, CEO & Founder
- Corporate Address
5781 S. Fort Apache Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89148
- Franchising Since
- 1997 (26 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is offering new franchisees throughout the US.
This company is offering new franchisees worldwide.
- # of Units
- 739 (as of 2021)
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a ActionCoach 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
- $44,500 - $70,000
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $77,315 - $155,460
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
- $50,000 - $100,000
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- $5,000 off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 to 15 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
- Third Party Financing
- ActionCoach has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
- On-The-Job Training
- 90 days
- Classroom Training
- 148 hours
- Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-opsNewsletterMeetings & ConventionsToll-Free LineGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresField OperationsProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Ad TemplatesNational MediaRegional AdvertisingSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail Marketing
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
Interested in ownership opportunities like ActionCoach? Request a free consultation with a Franchise Advisor now.
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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