The Training Program that we have created combine a cultural and methodological training, which is a prerogative of the traditional education method, with a strong practical preparation attitude.
This approach led to a peculiar training structured divided in three models:
• DISCOVERY: a 6 days training program on a weekly basis (usually on Saturday)
• FOCUS: a part-time “vertical” training on a single subject
• MASTER: an intensive knowledge training program with three different adresses
DISCOVERY and FOCUS are models based on the direct applicability of the gained training in a specific context, while the MASTER model resemble the full academic track dedicated to the future “Franchisor”, “Franchise Manager” and “International Franchise Consultant” expert.
Pursued training aims
To give a general knowledge leadind to the understanding of the franchising systems and to use this acquired knowledge in generalistic situations.
To give knowledge, skills and capability to operate in a well-defined area and on specific subjects like, for exemple, how to choose a franchise.
To ensure an appropiate mastery of methods and specific contents, to develop a full range of interdsciplinary skills and to acquire the related “know how” that a specilist requires to.
Training program: a quick glance to your future
The main target of the training program “Discovery” is to allow the acquisition of well-founded generalistic contents, first to give a correct comprehension of the franchising system and a first application to the working context. Side by side with the classical learning we will promote and enchance the acquisition of professional skills and instruments that can be put into practice right away.
There is no specific requirement to apply for the “Discovery” taining program, no need for a specific degree or specific studies or competences. This is what we call and Open class course but with a resticted number of admissions.
The course will have a duration of 6 days, for a total of about 36 hours. Training will be held in the week-end, usually on Saturday and attendance is compulsory. We have a resticted admission quota and a maximum class size of 20. At the end of the training program there will be a final test usually a report or a paper.
The main target of the training programs “Focus” is the acquisition of specilistic skills and knowledge in specific areas. The Focuses are 6, covering six different subject franchising related. Two are Open classes and four have an Admission test (see Requirements)
To apply for the Focus training programs you will have to pass an entrance test. We will evaluate your level of comprehention that is necessary to investigate specific issues. This entrance test will not evaluate your knowledge on the specific subject but the minimum necessary knowledge background that will allow you to gain the maximum training results.
The courses will cover 6 specific topics, that, as a hole, do reflect the complete development path of a franchise. Each “Focus” has different duration (from a minimum of 30 to a maximum of 60 hours training) that will take place during the week. Classes size are smaller than the other programs, with a maximum enrollment of 15. Courses will end with a final test, which will vary dependig on the chosen training program.
The Master training programs are an educational and professional learning paths marked with a character of scientific improvement and high permanent education implications and they provide a full range of practical knowledge, skills and abilities.
Beeing a permanent training program, no specific requirement is needed. However, admission is reserved to a narrow number of participants. Therefore the applications will have to comply with the eligibility criteria and will be the subject of in depth evaluations.
It will be an intense program designed to make you know, think, act, and behave as a franchise Expert. It will last for about 3 monthes and is divided in two steps: preparatory and major. Depending on your goals, you can chose between three different majors: Franchisor, Franchise Manager or International Franchise Consultant. The educational trail will bring you through classrooms, seminars and practical activities. If provided, you will have the change to apply for an internship.