Budgeting can be a difficult part of the franchise process, especially if you aren't set up to track those budgets properly. Since franchisors normally have their own budget templates, we assume that a spreadsheet template is in place, and that franchisees will utilize that template provided by the franchisor.
The purpose of this document is to suggest steps a franchisee could take to plan and build a budget, and to monitor actual performance compared to budget.
From this document, you will be able to:
- Find out your planning IQ
- Prepare a budget and a breakeven analysis
- Analyze past performance
- Create a business improvement planning worksheet
- Create a monthly review routine
- And more...