There are no two equal companies and each business has its specificities. Knowing this premise, the Católica Porto Business School is prepared to work with each company to design customised programs to their needs and goals.
Each programme results, therefore, in the total articulation school-company, whose approach focuses on the prior recognition of the framework and the specific organisation's situation, allowing the design of training able to meet its actual and empowering needs of development and strengthening values and culture.
By choosing the Católica Porto Business School to the development of training programmes in your company is to opt for a process focused on the development of knowledge and skills, framed by organisational values and experiences, an innovative solution, oriented to practical application.
The customized programs carried out by Católica Porto Business School are the result of an iterative process that goes through five stages.
The school promotes reflection meetings between the Scientific Director of the program and the Client to determine the model, duration, operation and content of the program, in order to ensure the alignment between the organization and the strategy and ensure conditions for its good performance.
Diagnosis of training
In a second stage, it is made the training diagnosis that results from the joint process of the 1st stage.
After a contextualization with a strategy and a correct definition of the training needs, it is done the program design. It defines its content, structure and detailed content of each module that are the subject of a fine specification (i.e., elaboration of discipline sheets). Content is discussed between the Responsible Faculty and the Client Collaborator (i.e. the business sponsor) in order to adjust topics, exercises and cases for discussion to the needs and the concrete reality of the client.
In the fourth stage of the programme execution, the School is able to assist the client in a talent management logic, participating in the process selection of candidates, providing information about their performance and involving organization staff in the training process.
Final Balance and Follow-up
The final balance and follow-up stage consists in a process of continuous improvement that accompanies the execution and produces a final report of the whole process. In recurring corporate university programmes, final balance contributions are incorporated into subsequent editions of the program. Under certain circumstances, corporate university programmes may continue in programs that confer an academic degree.
The accomplishment of this training by Católica Porto Business School allows the credits accumulation that allows student to continue his training course in other programmes of our Business School.