Franchise Update Media Group Introduces "Multi-Unit Leadership-in-a-Box" Developed In Partnership with

Interactive, Multimedia Training Resource Offers Money-Back Guarantee

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2010 - Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG), the leading industry resource for franchise development, introduces "Multi-Unit Leadership-in-a-Box," an off-the-shelf, interactive, and multimedia franchisee training resource, developed in partnership with This program is based on three years of research that details the best practices and leadership insight of over 1,000 high-performing franchisees and multi-unit leaders. Customizable for any brand, Multi-Unit Leadership-in-a-Box is a complete leadership class that's instantly ready to teach and guaranteed to boost sales at least 1% in each market.

"This partnership aligns resources from two progressive companies long committed to industry education," said Therese Thilgen, president of FUMG. "We are very excited about our new partnering with, who shares our passion to provide the best leadership and development tools for 21st Century multi-unit franchising."

"We're excited to partner with Franchise Update Media Group and offer this brand new training tool to the industry," said Jim Sullivan, CEO and founder of "The Multi-Unit Leadership-in-a-Box kit allows trainers to teach their franchisees and area managers with the same slides, videos, style, content, templates, research, interaction and activities that we use in our popular $20,000 Multi-Unit Leadership Workshops for a fraction of the cost."

Designed for franchisees, franchisors, new and experienced multi-unit managers, area developers, trainers, executives and consultants, the Multi-Unit Leadership-in-a-Box includes a 300 page Leader's Manual with detailed step-by-step lesson plans, a Learner's Workbook, a PowerPoint deck of more than 275 slides, five DVDs with over three hours of content, companion forms, templates, checklists, planners, and e-books, as well as a Train-the-Trainer online tutorial.

Multi-Unit Leadership-in-a-Box is priced at $4,999 complete--with no additional "licensing" fees--but readers can save $2,000 if you order the box at by March 31, 2010. Use the discount code FRANCHISEUPDATE at the details/ordering screen. For more information and to see samples, visit or call at 920-830-3915.

About Franchise Update Media Group

Founded in 1988, Franchise Update Media Group (FUMG) produces online franchise sites, magazines, research, books and conferences in franchising. Targeting franchise audiences online, in print and in person, FUMG delivers a unique combination of education and lead-generation sources that helps franchisors, multi-unit franchisees and suppliers achieve their growth objectives. For more information, please visit


Building peformance and profits for the hospitality and retail industries since 1992, is the industry's hot source for the best and brightest ideas to improve your people, profits and performance. Our award-winning products and programs have earned us a blue-chip roster of some of the most successful companies in the hospitality and retail industries worldwide, including the Walt Disney Company, Chili's, Target, Jiffy Lube, Supercuts, McDonald's, LA Fitness, Rent-a-Center, Subway, Applebee's, Dunkin' Brands Apple, and hundreds more. For more information, please visit

Published: February 3rd, 2010

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