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Now Available: Franchise Newsletter, August Edition

7/21/2016 - Posted by Janay Burch

Latitude has been hard at work to produce this month's one-stop syndicated franchise news platform for professionals in the franchise space, or any similar partner (agent, broker, reseller) industry. Click here for the latest edition with featuring headlines:



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Amada Senior Care: the well-being of your clients depends on your training

7/12/2016 - Posted by Meredith Kay

When the life of your client literally depends on you and your business, you better make sure that you have the system, and processes in place, to offer the very best training to your franchise owners and their employees. Amada Senior Care has been helping seniors with their daily needs for nearly ten years. Their franchise owners are put through a rigorous and ongoing training program, that not only teaches them how to run a successful home healthcare business, but they also learn how to effectively train their team of caregivers, sales associates and office personnel. Amada trains their franchise owners to become competent business owners and leaders, to ensure success and further strengthen the brand image throughout the communities that they serve.

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Latitude CG announces its silver sponsorship to an upcoming event

7/7/2016 - Posted by Sonia Gottfried

Latitude CG announces its a silver sponsor status for the 2016 Franchise Leadership & Development Conference.

Gary Andrews and Regina Beckham are registered to attend this exciting event September 28-30 in Atlanta, GA. The Franchise Leadership & Development Conference is designed for CEOs, Presidents, Franchise Sales & Development Executives.

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day four

7/6/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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LMS ENHANCEMENTS: New Course Enrollment Options

7/5/2016 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

The Latitude Learning Team announces two course enrollment enhancements: Restrict by Number of User Enrollments and Minimum Enrollment for Live Education 

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LMS ENHANCEMENT: Two Factor Authentication

7/5/2016 - Posted by Latitude Learning Team

Latitude has released Two Factor Authentication (2FA) as a new optional feature in the LMS. 2FA helps supplement the Password Reset process by enabling users to quickly and efficiently restore forgotten access credentials without human intervention. 



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Latitude Learning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.70651)

7/5/2016 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

Updated User Management tools: User Search, Profile Management, Registration Approval, and User Import 

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day three

6/29/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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Precision Tune Auto Care: Training That Strengthens the Automobile Industry

6/28/2016 - Posted by Brandon May

Precision Tune Auto Care, a one-stop automobile car maintenance and repair company headquartered in Leesburg, VA, understands the importance of franchisee training. According to Lee Oppenheim, vice president of franchise development, Precision Tune Auto Care’s training programs are regarded as an important aspect of franchisee success: “Training should be important to any organization so that you’re learning with the improvements in technology.”


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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day two

6/22/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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Latitude attends 25th Annual IFE in New York City

6/21/2016 - Posted by Janay Burch

Latitude sent Franchise TEA staff writer Janay Burch to New York City for the 25th Annual International Franchise Expo (IFE) to cover business training practices of franchisors.

Burch got to network and interview dozens of representatives from over hundreds of franchises June 16-18, 2016. The IFE experience went smoothly with no hesitation from interviewees to have a conversation about training and franchising.

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Rosati's Pizzas key to a successful training program: Consistency

6/21/2016 - Posted by Meredith Kay

The key to any successful business is consistency. Without consistency, our customers do not know what to expect from us, and we will ultimately lose their trust, and eventually, their business. This is a concept that Marla Topliff, of Rosati's Pizza, understands well, and strives to instill in each and every Rosati's Pizza franchisee. For the past 19 years, Marla has been helping Rosati's Pizza grow and expand. There are currently 160 stores across nine states, with the majority of the properties in their home state of Illinois, and they plan to open 20-30 more franchise restaurants in the next two years.

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Day one

6/15/2016 - Posted by Staff Writer

The following article was written by Tom Merritt, Principal at Latitude CG:

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry. Each week I will feature one action-packed day filled with my experiences while attending the four-day ATD Conference.

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Latitude Learning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.70441)

6/13/2016 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

Latitude Support resolved issues with Enrollment Approval, Position Hierarchy, Organizational Branding, and Certification Rules.

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Celebrating 13 years of Success!

6/13/2016 - Posted by Rachel Meers

Latitude celebrates its 13th year anniversary as an industry leading in partner performance. CEO recognizes employees and customers for achieving success

SALINE, Mich., June 13, 2016 – Latitude an industry leading in partner performance and the home of the LatitudeCONNECT Suite, announced today that June 13, 2016 marks the company's 13th year anniversary of its formation.

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2016 ATD Conference summary: Initial observations

6/8/2016 - Posted by Janay Burch

Latitude was in attendance at the 2016 Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference in beautiful downtown Denver. I'm excited to share a little bit about what I learned from the sessions I attended to provide some insight into what's going on in the Training Industry.

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Latitude CG is Looking For Talent!

6/7/2016 - Posted by Rachel Meers

We're growing and need the best and brightest around! Latitude CG is the #1 spot for employees looking for the following:

Potential. You will get the support you need to bring out the best in you.
Size. Being part of a small company with big ideas & clients allows for cross departmental collaboration as well as mentorship your buddy sitting next to you or the CEO in the front office


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Famous Brands International sets stage for Mrs. Fields and TCBY franchisees' success

6/7/2016 - Posted by Alison Huff

Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Famous Brands International is the parent company of TCBY (The Country’s Best Yogurt) and Mrs. Fields Cookies, two idyllic representations of America’s favorite sweet treats. Debbi Fields opened the first Mrs. Fields store in Palo Alto, California in 1977, and quickly became a name that to this day remains synonymous with freshly baked cookies. TCBY has offered low-fat and healthier alternatives to traditional ice cream desserts with its own signature frozen yogurt treats from the moment it opened its doors in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1981.

In 2000, both brands merged under Famous Brands International’s ownership. With more than 880 franchises currently operating in 16 countries around the world as of this writing, Famous Brands International offers a solid infrastructure and ongoing support to all of its franchisees, ensuring their continued successes.

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Latitude Learning LMS Release Notes (3.0.0.70310)

6/2/2016 - Posted by Sarah Robinson

Revamped Reports!  Latitude Learning made some targeted name and grouping changes to the LMS Reports tool. Plus, CLICK HERE to check out our new support page with report descriptions, filter criteria, and expected results.

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FastestLabs provides pre-training resources to new franchisees to help ease into program

5/31/2016 - Posted by Brandon May

Running a business is no easy task, but there's one certain factor employers should consider if they're wishing to build a successful team that's efficient and reliable: drug and alcohol testing. Many employers ask their staff to submit to these types of tests, but waiting for results is often cumbersome for companies who need in-office assistance quickly. FastestLabs based in San Antonio, Texas, is one such franchise that offers quality and accurate testing for employers, with test results available within five minutes. Most traditional medical clinics have employers wait 45 minutes to an hour for results. This testing service is growing at a rapid rate, with almost 20 locations already up and running in the United States. With the company's impressive testing turnaround and high-quality customer service, it's clear that their operations around the country will grow exponentially in the coming years. But, it should be noted that most of their success is contingent upon their high-quality training program.

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