Author: Salvatore Corradi – FM Chairman
Enrolling in the courses of a Business School represents a relevant investment from an economic point of view. At the same time, though, it is often the ideal choice to acquire skills and experience. Making the right decision is not easy at all: there are now many schools of this kind on the market (both in Italy and abroad) and their training offer is extremely varied and articulated.
In a business context, future prospects and the doors that could open following the training course make the choice fall on a specific training path rather than another one. Especially for fresh graduates, the acquisition of specific skills is an added value that could guarantee them the access to prestigious companies or organizations and, why not, to a medium-high retribution.
Surely, even for companies investing in training by relying on the teaching tools offered by a BS, can prove to be a strategic choice, capable of leading to an effective competitive advantage. Moreover, relying on extremely qualified experts who teach masterclasses every day can represent a sort of upgrade for company resources, employees and top management, who have the opportunity to update themselves on the latest trends in a specific field or sector.
But how do you choose the business school that best suits your needs?
Whether it is a company or a single person who has to invest in training, it is necessary to set goals to be achieved. For example, the choice may be conditioned by practical aspects such as the cost of a particular course, the flexibility of class attendance or, moreover, the training offer and the learning tools provided.
It is also essential to inquire about the teaching methodology, which could be mainly theoretical or more practical. Of course, it would be ideal to opt for a course that has actual applications in the business field and inside of a company in the medium-long term.
In these cases, the reputation and prestige of the BS or the teaching staff can also be determining factors, as well as the feedback from those who actually benefited from these services. Finally, another decisive element may be the actual usability and credibility of the certificate obtained as a result of the training.
Therefore, only by taking stock of all these aspects is it possible to make an informed choice and not fall into error.