Lead Training Services

Award in Management and Leadership

MQF/EQF Level 5 CPD Award, 4 ECTS
Starting: 30th September 2024

Executives at all levels will find this programme beneficial. Those at a senior level will learn what to expect from those managing and leading teams on their behalf, while those at a junior level will be given a thorough introduction to the latest management theories and all elements related to management and leadership.

Course Objectives

Students will be better at understanding:

  • the link between Management and Leadership
  • the key skills and styles of modern management and leadership
  • the basics of Financial Management for Decision Making
  • planning for the further development of Leadership and Management skills

Accreditation and MQF level

The accreditation status of this programme is a ‘‘Higher Education Programme’’. A CPD Award accredited with 4 ECTS credits (MQF/EQF Level 5) by the Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) in Management and Leadership will be presented to delegates who successfully attend all modules and obtain a minimum pass in the relative assignment.

Target Audience

This course has been designed to help current or potential managers, as well as those that aspire to become leaders and managers, to gain key knowledge and practical experience in relation to managerial and leadership theories and practices. Other individuals who may benefit from this course:

  • Current or potential Managers
  • Strategists
  • Communicators
  • Innovators
  • Coaches
  • Delegators
  • Networker
  • Public Relations
  • HR Managers

Entry requirements

  • 2 A Levels or equivalent qualifications or a minimum of 2 years working within a business environment.
  • This course welcomes individuals from the legal age of 18 onwards.


This part-time accredited course is made up of 15 evening sessions which are spread over a period of 15 weeks.

Course Delivery Mode – Live Webinars

This course will be delivered via live online webinars.  The course trainers will be visible on screen via a professional webinar platform through which students can follow the trainer presenting live whilst also using a PowerPoint presentation and sharing other resources as necessary.  Students will be able to interact with the trainer by sending questions or comments through the same webinar platform.  Our student support team will assist all students with simple instructions on how to access the webinar online.  A support line will also be made available to communicate with a student support officer in case of technical difficulties encountered during the live webinar.

All webinars will also be recorded and uploaded on the student online resources portal for future reference during home study.  Trainers will also dedicate very regular Q & A times during the webinar to ensure all students can have the chance to ask questions and reach the intended learning objectives.  The email and contact details of the trainer will also be made available in case students would wish to get in touch with the trainer throughout the course period.

Short 10 minute breaks will be given during the webinar.

How You’ll Learn

This course will be delivered via live online webinars.  The course trainers will be visible on screen via a professional webinar platform, through which students can follow the trainer presenting live, whilst also using a PowerPoint presentation and sharing other resources as necessary.

Students will be able to interact with the trainer by sending questions or comments through the same webinar platform.

The course will also make use of:

  • Online Presentations
  • Video Lecturing;
  • Q&A via online course forum;
  • Online Q&A with Educator (Trainer).

The above are considered to be contact hours as all of the above will be under control of the instructor.

Method of Assessment

At the end of the course, students will be presented with the Assignment, with practical case study questions of no longer than 3,000 words total. Students need to submit the assignment as per the submission date on the assignment questions document provided.

Grading: The assignment questions will be corrected and students must achieve a pass mark of at least 50 marks, in order to be given a certification.

Language of Course Instruction & Course Materials

The course materials and the live webinars are in English.

Course Dates

Modules Dates Time
Module 1 : Introduction to Management & Leadership
MQF/EQF Level 5 CPD Award, 1 ECTS
30/09, 07/10, 14/10, 21/10 17:30 – 20:30
Module 2 : Presentation & Communication Skills
MQF/EQF Level 5 CPD Award, 1 ECTS
28/10, 04/11, 11/11, 18/11 17:30 – 20:30
Module 3 : Team Building and Development
MQF/EQF Level 5 CPD Award, 1 ECTS
25/11, 02/12, 09/12, 16/12 17:30 – 20:30
Module 4 : Financial Management
MQF/EQF Level 5 CPD Award, 1 ECTS
06/01, 13/01, 20/01 17:30 – 20:30

Please note that as per terms and conditions, LEAD Training Services reserves the right to alter course dates, times and venue in exceptional circumstances beyond its control.

Total Hours of Learning

This is an accredited course, which requires students to commit themselves and to be responsible for their own studies. Below is a suggested guideline of the number of hours each student should dedicate to self-studying and preparing for the final written assignment.

Total Course Contact Hours
(Live Online Webinars)
Total Course Suggested Self-Study Hours
(reading for interest & further knowledge)
Total Course Supervised Placement and Practice Hours
(Work placement supervision)
Total Course Suggested Assessment Hours
(Take home assignment)

Course Outline



  • With specific reference to the “Certificate in Management and Leadership”, I would like to say that this training was very inspirational and energizing, with both substantial and in-depth knowledge together with case studies, learning from experience and being fully practice-oriented. We had a well-balanced composition of participants, coming from different industries which also helped in contributing to the interesting and focused discussions and exchanges.
    Fiona Soler,
    Finance and Operations Manager, FXDD Malta Ltd
  • Registering in the Management and Leadership course surpassed my expectations. It offers a mixture of theory and practical insights, emphasising emotional intelligence and interactive learning. With real-world examples provided, it trains potential leaders to navigate challenges effectively. A highly recommended course.
    T. Muscat, April 2024
  • Very happy to have completed this course, all the staff were very professional and helpful, the notes on point and lessons very interesting. Will definitely do another course with them!
    D. Vella, July 2022
  • The course gave a comprehensive foundation of leadership and management in today’s world. Learning outcomes were greatly facilitated by fantastic tutoring and supplemented by easy-to-understand learning material. I found this course very rewarding.
    K. Micallef, November 2021
  • The Award in Management and Leadership course was well organised. Mr. Paul Gauci made the lessons very enjoyable and interactive. I enjoyed and looked forward to his lessons very much. The topics were familiar but the lecturer made me think about them from another perspective so I felt that I learnt a lot.
    Y. Farrugia
  • The Award in Management and Leadership course was very detailed and well lectured by both Paul and James. Thanks again for a very interesting and beneficial course which increased our knowledge on the subject areas.
    A. Borg
  • In my opinion, the Award in Management and Leadership course was very interesting and informative. Both Mr. Paul Gauci and Mr. James Grech are very professional trainers. During the training we had to participate and be good listeners which are very important during this type of training. The training premises were excellent as well. Award in MGT and Leadership Course
    M. Montebello Mercieca Hounsell
  • It was a very positive experience and a pleasure attending the Award in Management and Leadership course.   I always left feeling inspired after every lecture. Award in MGT and Leadership Course
    K. Mifsud
  • The Award in Management and Leadership course was very well put together with respect to progression of lectures and topics.  The lectures were delivered with great enthusiasm by our lecturers which made the course very interesting to follow. Award in MGT and Leadership Course
    A. Sant

Course Funding Options

For Individuals

    Candidates can benefit from a 70% rebate of the course fee via tax credit. Get Qualified is an initiative that supports the personal development of individuals for the achievement of qualifications and certifications required by industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who We Are

We are a team of specialists passionate about our work and with a common ambition to share learning experiences with people in the business community and civil society.

Under the brand name LEAD Training Services, our team has attracted an impressive pool of professional trainers from different areas of business.

This makes us the only professional training organisation in Malta that can offer cutting edge training programmes across a broad spectrum of topics. We do not believe in one-size-fits-all training programmes and in line with our belief we customise our programmes to our individual customer’s needs.

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