Editor's choice: OnDeck business lines of credit
- Business loan amounts up to $250k
- Repayment terms up to 18 months
- $100k in annual revenue required
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Our cost estimates are accurate as of 2021 from Franchise Direct and include opening fees and expenses only. The location you choose for your Dale Carnegie Training franchise may result in higher or lower fees.
|Initial franchise fee, based on territory revenue potential||$1,000 to $50,000|
|Estimated total||$1,000 to $50,000|
|Computer hardware and software||$5,000 to $10,000|
|Estimated total||$5,000 to $10,000|
|Real property, lease payments, utility payments and deposits||Varies to|
|Security deposits||$0 to $5,000|
|Estimated total||$0 to $5,000|
|ACCET fees||$1,200 to $2,000|
|Initial trainer training fee||$10,000 to $20,000|
|Initial training travel costs, per person||$2,500 to $4,000|
|Estimated total||$13,700 to $26,000|
|Marketing expense||$0 to $15,000|
|Estimated total||$0 to $15,000|
|Licenses and permits||Cost|
|Business licensing||$500 to $2,000|
|Estimated total||$500 to $2,000|
|Insurance||$2,000 to $5,000|
|Estimated total||$2,000 to $5,000|
|Legal and accounting||$5,000 to $13,500|
|Estimated total||$5,000 to $13,500|
|Six months' additional funds||$25,000 to $100,000|
|Estimated total||$25,000 to $100,000|
We update our data regularly, but information can change between updates. Confirm details with the provider you're interested in before making a decision.
|Puroclean||Dale Carnegie Training||AlphaGraphics|
|Average Franchise fees||$50,000||$25,500||$58,000|
|Average Equipment fees||$116,230||$7,500||$148,409|
|Average Real estate fees||$2,750||$2,500||$25,000|
|Average Training fees||$5,300||$19,850||NA|
|Average Inventory fees||NA||NA||NA|
|Average Marketing fees||$1,100||$7,500||NA|
|Average Licenses and permits fees||$275||$1,250||NA|
|Average Insurance fees||$1,563||$3,500||NA|
|Average Admin fees||$813||$9,250||$8,500|
|Average Personnel fees||$350||NA||NA|
|Average Other fees||$250||$62,500||$73,500|
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