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Course Overview

The Excelerate Programme is a further education programme, offered on a part-time basis and fully online Accredited Award at MQF/EQF Level 3 and counts for 1 credit on The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS).

Mode of Learning:
Via Online Learning Management System –

Mode of Assessment:
Multiple-Choice Assessment

Target Audience 19 – 65 Yrs
Programme Duration 4 months
Structure of the Programme
Mode of Teaching Online
Mode of Assessment Examination
Grading System & Pass Rates
Dates for Next Intake
Language English
ECTS Credits 1
Total Contact Hours 15 Hrs
Supervised Placement & Practice Hours 3 Hrs
Self-study Hours 3 Hrs
Assessment Hours 4 Hrs
Total Learning Hours 25 Hrs

VISA Requirements:
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Course Units

Free - e-Learning - Groupware & Collaboration

Groupware & Collaboration

In today’s digital culture, collaborating across technological and organizational boundaries (borders) is key to achieving and exceeding desired business outcomes. Groupware refers to programs that help people work together collectively while located remotely from each other and enabling real-time collaboration resembling a virtual meeting room in which organisations work together over long distances or at different times of day.

Free - e-Learning - Web Development & Design

Web Development & Design

In this post-PC era, filled with smartphones, tablets and wearable devices we are online 24x7x365 yet many businesses lack the optimisation needed to meet the shift in online behaviour; although the ability to communicate with customers is at an all-time high, connecting with them has never been harder.

Free - Courses - Security & Backup

Security & Backup

Today’s cybersecurity threat landscape is constantly changing. With IT budgets stretched to the limit and new threats emerging every day, it is essential for organizations to ground their technology use with security best practices and data backups.

Data backups are an essential element of good storage security and overall business resilience, but they are often the source of many security woes. In fact, a significant percentage of security breaches can be attributed to the mismanagement of data backups.

Free - Lessons -CRM


Customer relationship management (CRM) is the combination of practices, strategies and technologies that companies use to manage and analyze customer interactions and data throughout the customer lifecycle. The goal is to improve customer service relationships and assist in customer retention and drive sales growth.

Free - Courses - ERP


Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) refers to a software system whereby the main role is to integrate the main functions of an organisation’s processes into a single unified system. Therefore, ERP systems are a single application with the aim to cover all business’ needs. They are made up of modules that focus on key business areas, primarily Finance, Manufacturing, Human Resources (HR) to name a few.

Free - Courses - Cloud Migration

Cloud Migration

Take a vendor-neutral look at the key design considerations that need to go into any cloud migration strategy - whether you are migrating to Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Alibaba Cloud, or Google Cloud Platform.

Free - eLearning - Digital Strategy for Business

Digital Strategy

Digital disruption is changing every business. Only a decade ago, the auto industry was well-defined by players such as GM, Ford, and Toyota. Today, these companies compete with newcomers such as Uber and Lyft, which sell transportation services—not cars. Similar dynamics are playing out in retail, banking, education, and even construction.

Excelerate Programme – Target Audience

The Excelerate course is intended to target different audiences, from various sectors and trades.

The type of Learners anticipated to join this training course may include:

  • Self-employed individuals;
  • Individuals in employment but wish to change sector;
  • SME’s;
  • Individuals currently not in employment.

The Excelerate course is meant to boost the digital competencies of attendees.

Enrollment & Prerequisites

Enrolment for the Excelerate course does not require any particular prerequisites. However, for the best chance of success, it is recommended that Learners opting to take this short course begin with a good understanding of the English language and basic mathematics.

Considering that the Excelerate course is business-oriented, learners are expected to be able to communicate information clearly and appropriately to a given audience. Learners must have basic literacy skills of the English language, in both reading and writing. Learners are also to have basic knowledge of computer literacy.

Mature learners in possession of the above skills and with years of experience in the business industry will also be eligible to attend the Excelerate course, even if not in possession of any academic qualifications.

Benefits of the Excelerate Programme

The student will be able to:

  1. Gain the necessary knowledge enabling him to go through the digitisation journey, in a well informed manner;
  2. Prepare his business to move into the digital world and encourage him invest in cloud technologies;
  3. Identify which of the digital competences available on the market, apply best to his business;
  4. Implement new initiatives within his business which are beneficial to the growth of his business;
  5. Improve the efficacy and competitiveness of his business;
  6. Assist businesses provide a better customer experience in today’s competitive market;
  7. Strengthen the human resource element within his own business, to improve the overall working environment.

At the end of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Look for opportunities to expand the digital content of the products and services, and to digitise activities within his own organisation;
  2. Ability to rehearse cloud migration before actually attempting it in real life;
  3. Decide which Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is right for his business;
  4. Understand and invest in using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software for sales, marketing and marketing and customer success;
  5. Cover security issues, including ways to prevent and detect possible threats, cyber-attacks, intrusion detection, and also, prepare for security audits.
  6. Understand the core skills of web designing, and explore and create web designing to develop further such skills;
  7. Use software shared within the industry business across ones’ organisation faster.

Licensing, Accreditation and Validation Unit

Malta Further and Higher Education Authority

Triq J Abela Scolaro
Hamrun HMR 1304


Telephone: +356  2598​ 1450​

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