The Alternative Board Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

The Alternative Board uses licensed methods to form advisory boards of business leaders, facilitate monthly meetings and provide business coaching sessions. The Advisory Board (TAB) Members participate in Board Meetings or receive business coaching.

How much does a The Alternative Board franchise cost?

The Alternative Board has a franchise fee of up to $44,000, with a total initial investment range of $83,144 to $97,819.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $9,450 to $44,000
  • Total Investment: $83,144 to $97,819
  • Working Capital: $1,700 to $2,225
  • Royalty Fee: 20%

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How much does a The Alternative Board franchise make?

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How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 111 franchised The Alternative Board locations in the USA.

Are there any The Alternative Board franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2019 FDD data, The Alternative Board has franchise locations in 34 states. The largest region is the South with 40 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2019

The Alternative Board is graded based on our most recent research.

The Alternative Board Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$83,144 - $97,819
Franchise Fee

$9,450 - $44,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
125
2018
130
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
20.0%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

127

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 64 hours. This includes 64 hours of classroom training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 0
Classroom 64
Total 64

Do they offer Territory Rights?

The Alternative Board does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1996. The average Consultants, Advisors and Training franchise began franchising in 2007.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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