This Diploma has been specifically designed to equip students with theoretical knowledge, understanding and the applicable skills for a successful employment trajectory within the corporate Business sector. The overarching aim of the Diploma is to demonstrate student’s competence in applying learnt skills, knowledge and professional development relating to business. 

The programme provides the required experiences to link theory to practice, developing skills and competencies as well as personal qualities and attitudes which are essential for business management. During the course, students will be encouraged to engage in critical and reflective discussions related to the Business sector. Furthermore, students will also be able to make use of the practical tools related to different aspects of business and management. 

Knowledge: Learners will be exposed to the theoretical and practical features of Business Management, guiding principles of management, human resources, project management, variations of teams, CRM strategies, marketing and finance. Issues related to sustainability, people management, relations and communication are also areas that are covered during the course, to ensure students are exposed to demonstrative ways of implementing, maintaining and sustaining high-quality  management within a business environment. 

Skills: Learners will develop an awareness and understanding of the external and internal factors that affect effective management of an organisation, comprehend the importance and role of Human Resources, to ensure a sustainable operation is maintained within the corporate sector. 

Competencies: Learners will be able to exercise self-management within the business sector, implement specific project and team strategies, monitor progress of change implementation and be held accountable for the needs of the organisation. In doing so, they will be competent and fully aware of the importance of managing change, trends and collaborate with various departments and stakeholders.


Target Audience & Occupation   

This Diploma is suitable for individuals who wish to work, or who are currently working within the Business/Corporate industry specifically in management. On completion of the Diploma, successful learners can apply for employment within the business sector, as they will have benefited from this up-skilling learning experience.  

Students will be able to undertake further studies within business and management, work towards a promotion in the current occupation and/or simply aim at personal and professional development. 

Successful students can progress to Level 6 qualifications on completion of this course (suggested progression would be to MQF Level 6 Undergraduate Degree in Business Leadership & Management).


Malta/EU Fee


Fee per academic year for Non-EU/Non-EAA applicants: €7,000.

Flexi-payment terms available.



Receive up to 70% refund with the Get Qualified Scheme.

Malta Qualifications Framework

The Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) assists in making the Maltese qualifications system easier to understand and review, and more transparent at a national and international level. The Malta Qualifications Framework is also a referencing tool that helps to describe and compare both national and foreign qualifications to promote quality, transparency and mobility of qualifications in all types of education. It is mainly referenced to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) as well as to other non-European qualifications frameworks.

The reference levels make it easier to understand what a learner with a qualification related to the Malta Qualifications Framework knows, understands and is able to do. These levels are neutral reference points to be used for all qualifications irrespective of whether they arise from academic or vocational education; formal, informal and non-formal learning.  These are useful for education and training providers as they describe the knowledge, skills and competences and a set of learning outcomes which indicate to the learner the end of a learning process.

Malta established its Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) in 2007 and the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) is the local competent authority to recognise qualifications and accredit courses against the Malta Qualifications Framework.

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24 Months


October, 2022


Face to face/Blended


  • Principles of Management and Leadership (12 ECTS)
  • Human Resources Management (12 ECTS)
  • Managing a Project (12 ECTS)
  • Working in a Team (12 ECTS)
  • Change Management (12 ECTS)
  • Customer Relations Management (12 ECTS)
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (12 ECTS)
  • Marketing in Organisations (12 ECTS)
  • Fundamentals of Accounting (12 ECTS)
  • Managing Communications (12 ECTS)


All modules are mandatory to qualify for this complete 120 ECTS MQF Level 5 Diploma. 

Students who fail to pass/complete all mandatory units will be given exit Awards from Avanza Training Academy, detailing the specific modules achieved and the number of ECTS/ECVETs gained.



As part of the enrolment process, all applicants will be assessed via Avanza’s interview board. All entries will be assessed on an individual basis. 

Learners are required to be 18+ years of age, possess either;

  • MQF Level 4 Course in Management (60 ECTS) or equivalent;


  • In possession of a Matriculation Certificate or equivalent. 


  • Students should also have good command of the English Language and in possession of IELT 6.0 or equivalent.

Each module will be assessed based on a mixture of formative and summative assessments methods;

Formative; Individual/Group Presentations, Discussions, Classroom Observations. All formative assessment methods will occur during each module and Tutors will provide students with on-going feedback throughout the course.

Summative; End of Module Exam, Module Essay, Case Study (where applicable). All summative assessment methods will occur at the end of each module and will evaluate the student learning.


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