Welcome to “Franchise Success Strategies: Negotiating with Confidence,” an empowering micro course meticulously designed by Reidel Law Firm to guide you through the intricate process of franchise agreement negotiation. Whether you’re a client of our firm or an aspiring franchisee seeking knowledge and expertise, this course is your gateway to mastering the art of negotiation in the franchise world.

In this comprehensive course, we delve deep into the nuances of franchise agreements, equipping you with the tools and strategies necessary to confidently navigate and negotiate the terms of your franchise deal. Our experienced franchise attorneys have curated content that combines legal insights with practical, real-world applications, ensuring you walk away not just informed, but also skilled in the art of negotiation.

You will engage with a variety of modules that cover every aspect of the franchise negotiation process – from preparing and understanding the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) to mastering complex negotiation techniques. Our interactive case studies, role-playing scenarios, and AI-driven negotiation simulations provide a dynamic and immersive learning experience. These hands-on elements are designed to prepare you for real-life negotiations, allowing you to practice and refine your skills in a controlled, supportive environment.

Furthermore, “Franchise Success Strategies: Negotiating with Confidence” is not just about learning to negotiate terms that favor you; it’s about forging successful, long-term relationships with franchisors. We emphasize a collaborative approach, ensuring outcomes are beneficial for both parties involved, setting the stage for a prosperous franchise partnership.

Whether you are a Reidel Law Firm client or a DIY-er, this course is for you, reflecting our commitment to empowering entrepreneurs and business owners in their franchising journey.

Embark on this journey with us and transform the way you approach franchise negotiations. Let’s unlock the potential of your franchise venture together, negotiating not just an agreement, but a pathway to success.

Note that this course is included for all clients of our FDD Review Package. This is also available to those who do not want or need our full FDD Review package but want some key insights on negotiating with a franchisor.

Who is this for?

This course is designed for those seeking to become a franchisee of a franchise system. It will help you identify how to approach the franchisor with a request and negotiate changes to the franchise agreement. This course is a fit for DIY-ers, clients of franchise brokers or other franchise lawyers, and clients of our FDD Review Package.

What you will learn:

This comprehensive micro course offers an in-depth exploration of the crucial elements of franchise agreement negotiation, tailored to equip you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence needed to navigate this complex landscape successfully.

Course Information

Difficulty: Intermediate


  • Foundations for Franchise Negotiations
    • Introduction to Franchise Negotiations Course
    • Preparation for Negotiations
  • Effective Communication in  Negotiations
    • Building Rapport and Open Communications
  • Negotiation Strategies and Techniques
    • Presenting Your Concerns and Open Communications
    • Exploring Options and Alternatives
    • Negotiation Techniques and Reaching Consensus
  • Finalizing and Maintaining the Agreement
    • Finalizing the Agreement
    • Maintaining Open Communication Post Negotiation
  • Practical Application, Role-Playing, & Q&A
    • Case Studies and Role Playing Scenarios
    • Final Assessment and Q&A

Course Instructor

Schuyler 'Rocky' Reidel Schuyler ‘Rocky’ Reidel Author