Getting to the stage where you are ready to award a franchise is such an exciting time! This chapter provides an overview of the processing for a new franchisee. You will learn about preliminary screening, financing options, how to disclose your FDD, best practices with using your Spadea Lignana provided email templates, how to best formulate territories, approval and vetting process, ending with the process of how to manage signing franchise agreements. Many of these steps will directly involve utilizing your Client Access Portal, your provided personalized links and processing steps outlined by your legal team. Should you have any questions pertaining to the materials covered within Chapter 5, reach out to your Client Relations team member.