Lots of people assume that things slow down for us after the mosquito control season ends for the year, but that’s not actually the case. We are constantly working to serve and educate our franchisees (new and existing), so they can develop a strong business, and last week we had the pleasure of hosting yet another week at MoJo University. For December, we had trainees that spanned from Michigan all the way to Louisiana. We had new franchisees from College Park, Maryland and Western Michigan get training under their belts, while other franchisees took the opportunity to send their new office managers through the program.
Part of what sets Mosquito Joe apart as a franchise is its system of ongoing training and support. MoJo University is a comprehensive, four-day training program at the corporate office in Virginia Beach, Virginia that all new franchise owners must attend and complete before opening for business. Last week hosted the second training session for 2016 franchise location openings. The course is designed to educate franchisees in all aspects of Mosquito Joe including operations and equipment, customer service, financial planning, and marketing. Since no previous pest control experience is necessary to own a Mosquito Joe franchise, this training is crucial to getting new locations up and running. It’s just the beginning of the amazing support Mosquito Joe Corporate offers franchisees from day one.
Mosquito Joe of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill in North Carolina sent their new office manager, Anne Johnson to MoJo University for the week. With a background providing strategic services for nonprofits and private organizations and business, she wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the training program, but says she was pleasantly surprised. “With no pest control experience, I was worried four days wouldn’t be enough to get me where I needed to be. I am still amazed at the amount of information that was taught and the skill with which it was presented. The corporate team was awesome, and I can’t wait to put all the excellent ideas to use in our 2016 season.”
MoJo University training sessions are a great time for new franchisees to get to know our stellar corporate team and get all their questions answered about running a mosquito control business. We’re excited to kick off this next year of training. If you’re interested in learning more about our training and support, please contact a franchise development representative at [email protected].