Posts published during February, 2015

The prestigious school of business Toulouse Business School (TBS) and the Spanish franchisers Association (AEF) have reached an agreement to create the school of franchise, a specialized training centre for the companies of the Spanish franchise system, in which from the second quarter will begin to teach training modules in its face-to-face aspect. The school of franchise of the TBS and the AEF is a firm decision to joint by improve the quality of the system and put the Spanish professionals among the best prepared to develop its mission. Its creation responds to the existence of a vacuum notable in the specific training of professionals and future professionals of the franchise, in areas that are of particular interest, being also the professionalization of the system one of the main founding objectives of the AEF. Thus, the franchise school will provide training in such special subjects such as management, retail-coaching, conflict prevention, use of social networks, among other all adapted to the reality of the franchisers and Asiad training officer AEF. Although the permanent headquarters of the school of franchise will be in Barcelona, on the Barcelona campus of TBS, is expected that new school training programmes are developed there as well where is needed and opportunity to perform them, and to the organisation of specific cycles for businesses is not discarded. Referring to the agreement signed between Toulouse Business School and the Spanish Association of franchisors, the President of the AEF, Xavier Vallhonrat, commented: this agreement is a very important step in the specialization of professionals involved in the franchise system and is part of the strong commitment that the AEF has been doing in training.