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New Year, New Opportunities? Broaden Your Horizons With These Short Online Courses In Malta

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If there’s one thing in life we all strive to be, it’s to be better – and this local institution has the tools, tutors and courses to help you achieve your goals. 

21 Academy is a licensed higher education institution that provides a plethora of eclectic courses that will help you hone your skills in the workplace and life. It’s perfect for those out there who are hungry for growth and development.

And following a stalemate of a year, many of us are looking to dominate 2021 in every way possible. Thankfully, 21 Academy has been busy curating courses fit for you, such as payroll fundamentals, occupational psychology, data protection and many others.

“We keep striving to give our students the best experience and we are very grateful to our committed tutors who have a hands on approach,” said Director Angelito Sciberras.

Whether you’re an aspiring manager, a seasoned professional, a potential trainer or even looking for a new career path, there’s something here to help sharpen your skills.

Award in Occupational Psychology 

This new course is a must for anyone who is, or is aspiring to become, a leader within a company – whether it be a manager, supervisor or team lead. 

The Award in Occupational Psychology helps you understand human behaviour in the workplace by applying psychological skills and knowledge to practice. Students taking this course will critically evaluate psychological principles and business analysis techniques, and discuss them with peers, with the end goal to apply what you’ve learned to professional practice. 

A company’s most important asset is its human capital, meaning the contents of this course is invaluable. 

The Award in Occupational Psychology is split into 12 evening online lectures of two-and-a-half hours each, all held online, More information on this course can be found here.

Award in Train the Trainer

At one point or more in our professional life, we’ll have to pass on what we’ve learned to others. The skills of training is crucial and vital to the success of you and those around you.

This new online course, spread over 10 evening lectures, two-and-a-half hours each, is what you need to become a proficient trainer and teach. More information on this course can be found here.

In a straightforward approach, Train the Trainer helps hone your delivery and teaching skills so that you become an effective communicator to those below you. It also helps sharpen the skills you’ve already developed if you have experience in training already. 

Award in Payroll Fundamentals 

It’s as simple as it sounds, but it’s one of the most crucial functions and jobs in a company. 

21 Academy places great emphasis on this course and has teamed up with McCormick Payroll and HR to bring the best practices to your arsenal. The course covers everything from payroll fundamentals to employment law and the arcane privacy implications of employee confidentiality.

It’s the perfect course for office administrators, human resource professionals and even managers who want insights into the company’s payroll processes.

Instead of just lectures and powerpoint slides, students are encouraged to interact with the class and share ideas and experiences over the 10 evenings online sessions, each lasting two-and-a-half hours. More information on this course can be found here.

The academy is composed of tutors and industry professionals who have mustered the essentials of their respective field of expertise and accumulated them into short courses that address specific topics for tangible results.

It’s like attending university, but much shorter and with a finish point that provides tangible results.

 

Course for Data Protection Officers/Leads

In an increasingly digitalised information age, having someone proficient in data protection is key for both the business and its clients.

21 Academy has teamed up with 21 Law, Camilleri Preziosi Advocates, Fenech and Fenech Advocates and Mamo TCV Advocated to deliver a short course for those handling data protection.

The course will run through all the essentials including how to be GDPR-compliant and how to implement the necessary policy and procedures to become a data protection guru.

This course is perfect for existing and aspiring Data Protection Officers or those working with personal data. More information about this course may be found here.

And you only have to pay a fraction of what it’s really worth. Thanks to the Get Qualified scheme, students may apply to get 70% off the course fee from the government, making this an opportunity that is not to be missed.

“We are excited for 2021 with all the courses and workshops we have on offer and we have more in the pipeline,” said Head of 21 Academy, Dr Roselyn Borg.

That couldn’t be closer to the truth. In addition to the comprehensive courses listed above, 21 Academy also offers short, evening courses designed for company secretaries and directors.

The Company Secretary, Law & Compliance certificate and the Director’s Law & Compliance certificate – each in Maltese. 

And to top it all off, there’s some workshops too, including HR Trends and Conduction Disciplinary – both quick educational top ups to make sure you stay ahead of the game. 

We all strive to be better and so does 21 Academy. It’s time to put the past behind us and excel into the future with a set of sharp skills that will propel you to professional heights.

21 Academy is open to working with individuals who have courses they want to design or deliver. Get in touch with them and find out what opportunities they have to offer.

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