Paul, it seems you are on the right track just by asking the question. I have been in practice since 1986... yea I am old.
I would recommend you find a dental philosophy and then exhaust the curriculum( series of courses). I statred with Pankey> pac Live> Hornbrooke> Spears.
The continuum commitment is the key.
You could develop the strategy to complete the continuum 3-5 years depending of the affordability. Remember the expense is not just in the tuition but in the time out of the office and your continued operating cost when you are not there.
Make the investment in yourself but shorten the learning curve. You will see a ROI.
Develop an annual CE budget and add 10% for equipment and system investment. Probably the most important aspect is the staff "buy in" to your CE . Plan on training and retraining. Take key staff to some of the continuum.
Hope this helps
You can not go wrong starting with Spears et al.