The world is a harsh place if you want to have a good job. You can have a one and advance in your career only if you are a competing type of character. It's important to learn from teaching of others but going for knowledge from your initiative is better. It's very important to develop your skills and learning new ones because that's what will put you in front of others.
Are educational and training courses available? What types?
1. There are courses that are offered through industry associations and many lead to diplomas that are recognized.
2. You should continue education courses at a College or University, these may count toward a degree.If you have a designation in your industry you should check if it's taken into consideration as Continuing Education Units (CEU).
3. There are a lot of courses that you can take online with a wide range of prices, expenses. The ones that lead to a CEU are more valuable then those without evaluation.
4. You can have one day seminars and these are quite good for organizational skills and refreshing management.