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  • Strengthening your potential

    Learning never stops. If you want to remain an expert at what you do, you need to keep yourself abreast with the developments in the industry. Only then can your career move forward. “Courses and further training that lead to accreditations are a...

  • Developing a learning organisation

    Developing a learning organisation

    From your experience, do local employers acknowledge the importance of training and invest accordingly? Training and development should always be seen as an investment rather than a cost. No business should be run purely with an accountant’s...

  • The sustainable school in Bali

    The sustainable school in Bali

    Maria Farrugia works at Green School in Bali, which is pioneering a new model of learning that connects sustainability lessons from nature with experiential education. Melanie Vella listens to nature. Another continent, another ocean.

  • New beginnings

    New beginnings

    Any major changes in our lives bring with them some challenges because they are a departure from what has been familiar, tried, tested and true, to something new and forward-looking. A typical example of this is a change of job or career, whether...

  • Because staffing is personal

    Because staffing is personal

      By making things more personal, you give them more meaning while gaining a deeper insight into the real essence of the object you are about to experience. Personalisation in business is about giving a soul, a tangible experience that the user...

  • Ready for launch

    Ready for launch

    Benjamin McClure Takeoff manager What are the main foundations of a knowledge-based economy? Knowledge-based economies are founded on ideas and innovations. I’m pleased to say that a new generation of bright, technically-skilled graduates here in...

  • Minding the gap

    Minding the gap

    In a country where we are often pushed to race from one exam to the next, taking a gap year in between studies it not common. Veronica Stivala speaks to two students and their parents about the ups and downs of having a break. Marta Vella No time...

  • Being different

    Being different

    In today’s world, Malta’s graduates need more than a degree. They need to connect with the world, gain real-life skills and come away with proof of their value to employers everywhere. Like it or not, we are living in a time when most graduates...

  • A genuine team effort

    A genuine team effort

    Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, serving some of the world’s most important and largest private organisations as well as public entities. We operate in 140 different countries with a staff of...

  • Developing the knowledge within the gaming industry

    Having been heavily involved for a number of years in the provision of employees to the online gaming industry both locally and worldwide, staff skills and experience have always been areas that have interested Pentasia. The provision of online...

  • This work is killing me

    This work is killing me

    Occupational stress can be caused by an excessive workload, added pressure and traumatic situations. How do we survive, asks registered psychotherapist Amanda Grech. The ability to deal with stress can be a determining factor between success and...

  • A new learning dimension

    A new learning dimension

    As from this September, Malta Business School will be launching a set of new professional short courses. These are designed for busy individuals who want to get an overview of different business areas without committing to studying a full-time...

  • Experiencing the Henley Royal Regatta

    Experiencing the Henley Royal Regatta

    In the beginning of July, Henley Business School programme members from Malta had the opportunity to attend a workshop in the Greenlands campus, UK. Due to a lucky coincidence, this intake had first-hand experience of the Henley Royal Regatta...

  • The way we learn now

    The way we learn now

    • E-learning isn’t some new fad. In fact, it has been around since the 1980s, when the Open University in the UK began using an internet-based conferencing system as a learning tool. Since 2000, an increasing number of schools and universities...

  • From arid to inspired

    From arid to inspired

    When it comes to fresh water, Malta admits that it is living off its savings, not its income. Malta can start implementing long-term natural techniques to store fresh rainwater in its soil, which can then be utilised in the dry season. Cecilia...

  • Investing in your future

    Investing in your future

    While Malta’s recent rise in employment may have many breathing a sigh of relief, others may still be at a crossroads. Whether you are starting your career, finishing exams or looking for a career change, it is important to know all of your...

  • Planning for change – through carrots and sticks

    Planning for change – through carrots and sticks

    Vince Cassar is no newcomer to the property sector, having spent some time as the president of the Chamber of Architects. When he took over as Mepa chairman just over a year ago, he was determined to set a new course for the authority, looking...

  • Tigne Point delays cost €10,000 a day

    Tigne Point delays cost €10,000 a day

    Luke Coppini joined Midi in September 2008 as chief financial officer, after 18 years with the Mizzi Organisation. In September 2012 he was appointed CEO and set about restructuring Midi. He spoke to Vanessa Macdonald about the impact of delays on...

  • In whose interest?

    In whose interest?

    Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry president David Curmi has been in the headlines several times over the past weeks, proclaiming the chamber’s stand on everything from illegal trade from Sicily to bank interest rates. But not...

  • Can old brooms still sweep clean?

    Can old brooms still sweep clean?

    Mario Vella is not exactly ‘new’ to Malta Enterprise. He had, after all, spent time as the chief executive officer of the Malta Development Corporation, which together with the Institute for the Promotion of Small Enterprise and the Malta External...

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