5 Rules for Success

2. be the best
There are only two possibilities to be succesfull in business:  beeing the best or beeing the cheapest.  It is not possible to follow both strategies.  Try to be the best and focus on quality.


eduQua - Swiss Quality Certificate for Institutes of Further Education
Our institute is eduQua-certificated. eduQua is the Swiss Quality Certificate in further education. The eduQua-Certificate labels a good quality institute in further education, contributes to securing and developing quality of institutes in further education and adds more transparency for clients.


SFAL - Swiss Federation for Adult Learning
Our Institute is a member of the SFAL since 2005. The Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SFAL) is the umbrella organisation for general and vocational adult learning. Membership of SFAL includes private and state schools, associations, canton officials in charge of adult learning, in-company adult learning departments and human resources staff as well as individuals involved in adult learning. SFAL promotes cooperation among adult learning institutions, creates awareness of the importance of adult learning and supports its members' activities.

EADL - European Association for Distance Learning
Our Institute is a member of the the European Association of Distance Learning since 2004. The EADL is the European association of schools, institutions and individuals working in correspondence and distance education. With members from over 20 European countries, the Association is a representative forum for the exchange of information and ideas on current practice and developments in the expanding field of distance learning. Nearly all member states of the European Community are represented in the EADL. But the EADL has also members in Norway, Russia, Switzerland and Turkey. With 5,000 different courses the members of the EADL work with more than 2,5 million students all over Europe.


Athletes Network (Zurich)
The Athletes Network supports athletes in preparing their post-sports careers and prepares them for entering the professional world. The BWL Institut Basel and Atlas Business Language are Education Partners of the Athletes Network.

Atlas Business Language
Atlas Business Language has specialized in courses in all business languages since 2001. ABL is a specialized provider of business courses. Its customers include international corporations such as Canon, Sunrise, Würth, MAN and Credit Suisse. All coaches are qualified ABL-language teachers with at least three years professional experience. BWL Institut Basel is a major shareholder of ABL Zurich.
"We rely on synergies", says Dr. Ralf Andreas Thoma, Head of BWL Institut Basel.

start2grow accompanies and supports founders on the road to independence.
We are supporting start2grow as expert and coach.