Top-up Diploma in Business Leadership

Top-up Diploma in Business Leadership


The Top-up Diploma in Business Leadership (30 ECTS) is intended to give learners the competencies to work professionally as supervisors, managers and leaders within organisations.

This qualification will provide the necessary knowledge and skills that can be applied in the workplace setting. It can also serve as a refresher for adult learners who want to update their knowledge of any changes to their current qualifications.

Overall competences

During this module, our students will:

  • Learn about businesses’ underlying processes and critically debate how these mechanisms can be improved to increase efficiency and competitiveness.
  • Analyse the elements and components that are vital for a company’s success.
  • Differentiate between the manager, leader and administrator’s tasks within an organisation, and discuss how these can be delegated more effectively to meet the organisation’s needs.
  • Explore societal considerations such as the environment, IT, markets and economics, and how these interact.
  • Distinguish the main differences between SMEs and larger companies, and discuss how these can peacefully co-exist in a specific market. 

Course content

Entry criteria


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The Letter of Acceptance will only be issued once the course deposit has been paid. We should receive the deposit at least fifteen (15) days before the course start date.
All applicants should present (in paper or digital format) all the certificates that are needed to assess eligibility. These need to be sent at least a day before the course start date. For more information regarding eligibility criteria, kindly refer to the information that was sent to you by our team.
You must complete the following exemption form: You need to make this request when applying for the course. An official response will be issued during the first week of the course.
If for any reason, you decide to drop out, you need to inform us at least 10 (ten) days before. If we are informed ten (10) days plus before, you are still entitled to a partial refund (according to the amount of deposit requested and the MQF Level of the course).
If you want to switch courses (e.g. from the Certificate course to the Diploma course within the same faculty), you need to inform us at least two weeks before starting the course. If this change requires an additional deposit fee, then this change will be only accepted on the condition that we receive the payment immediately. Unfortunately, we cannot accept such changes if you've already started the original course.
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Duration: 32 weeks + 16 weeks for certification
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Level: Intermediate