Advenio eAcademy

Advenio eAcademy

Established in 2013, Advenio eAcademy is a Higher Education Institution (HEI) based in Malta, (NCFHE Licence number: 2013-FHI-0006) which caters for an international clientele of discerning educational service providers and learners.

Advenio eAcademy provides the opportunity for participating educational institutions and training organisations to move beyond the constraints of physical premises. It allows them to embrace a virtual campus which allows for the development and deployment of state-of-the-art educational and training programmes that really add value to the students.

Advenio eAcademy is the first organization in Malta, licensed by the NCFHE whose services are based on online learning. The e-learning platform used is the award winning EBLearn solution developed and maintained by E-Business Systems, the web solutions arm of AllSecure Ltd. EBLearn provides resource libraries, audio-visual and video presentations, forum and wiki capabilities, and integrates video conferencing facilities to allow for one-to-one or one-to-many coaching or tutorial sessions.

This site introduces AeA & its ambitious plans to bring together various higher education institutes and educational organisations to create international virtual &blended learning programmes that are recognised within the EU.

The mission statement defines the organisation’s scope and commitment:-

“Advenio eAcademy is committed to the design, development and implementation of quality, certified and non-certified, on-line and blended learning courses in Entrepreneurship and related fields. These programmes are designed to provide executives in the SME sector with EU recognised qualifications and quality courses that assist them in the running of their businesses and demonstrate their competence and professionalism.

 Advenio eAcademy develops local and international collaborations with Higher Education Institutes, professional bodies, NGOs and private sector firms, to develop  customised  elearning  solutions  which  meet the requirements of specific market segments and user groups.”


Past Events

Events | 24 May 2021 - 05 June 2021

Principles of Entrepreneurship

Events | 26 April 2021 - 07 June 2021

Strategy & Management Practice through Business Simulation

Events | 12 April 2021 - 24 May 2021

Principles of Marketing & Sales

Events | 15 March 2021 - 26 April 2021

Digital Marketing & Social Media for SMEs

Events | 01 March 2021 - 12 April 2021

Essentials of Marketing & Sales

Essentials of Marketing & Sales
Events | 01 March 2021 - 12 April 2021

Principles of Financial Management

Principles of Financial Management
Events | 01 February 2021 - 15 March 2021

Developing an eCommerce Business

Developing an eCommerce Business
Events | 25 January 2021 - 08 February 2021

Principles of Management

Principles of Management
Events | 18 January 2021 - 01 March 2021

Essentials of Management

Events | 14 December 2020 - 01 February 2021

Essentials of Human Resources Management

Stephen P. D'Alessandro

Stephen P. D'Alessandro

Executive Director and Senior Lecturer

M.A (Mrktg.), B.A. (Hons.) Bus. Mang., F.I.M., M.C.I.M., M.IoD.

Mr. D’Alessandro is an experienced entrepreneur and management consultant who set up in 1984, and still runs, the consultancy firm D’Alessandro & Associates Ltd which is the parent company of AeA Ltd as operators of Advenio eAcademy. 

In more than thirty years of international project development, he has gained experience with management and marketing projects in areas that include aviation, health care, financial services and hospitality and tourism, in countries as diverse as Romania, Serbia, Italy, Suriname, Indonesia, China, and the Netherlands. 

He was a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Maastricht School of Management between 1999 and 2015, lecturing in Entrepreneurship on the international MBA and Executive MBA programmes. 

For the period 2012-15, he was appointed as a visiting senior lecturer at the Department of Marketing, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy at the University of Malta, lecturing in Marketing Simulation. In 2014-16 he was appointed as Senior Lecturer on the Adjunct Faculty of the London School of Commerce lecturing in entrepreneurship on their MBA programmes in London and other outreach destinations. 

Mr. D’Alessandro holds a first degree in Business Management and a second degree in Marketing. His professional memberships reflect his broad area of involvements. 

He is an elected Fellow of the Malta Institute of Management, a member of the Institute of Financial Service Practitioners in Malta, a Chartered Marketer and member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Marketing, a member of the Institute of Directors in the UK and a member of the UK’s Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Ing. David J. Dingli

Ing. David J. Dingli


Senior Lecturer
M.Phil.(Maastricht); MBA(Brunel); B.Elec.Eng.(Hons.)

David manages his own consulting & training practice Resource Productivity Consulting Services, (R.P.C.S.). Formed in the year 2000, his consulting practice specializes in Strategic Development, Operations Management and Human Resource Management while the corporate training arm focuses on management development programs on a broad range of topics. David is also an Assistant Professor with Maastricht University, MsM, School of Management, Maastricht, The Netherlands, and lectures at MBA level in: Operations Management, Global Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategic Human Resources.

His international experience over the last 17 years working with MsM, reaches out to 28 countries, these being in Europe, Africa, Asia and Far East. Prior to launching his private practice and joining Maastricht School of Management, David worked as the Secretary General of The Malta Institute of Management for three years. During this time he introduced new educational programs in Malta and delivered various in house training programs. Prior to that, he worked as an Industrial Engineer for ten years with Medwear Clothing Ltd, a German owned clothing manufacturing concern in Malta.

David graduated from the University of Malta as an electrical engineer (B.Elec.Eng (Hons)) in 1986. In 1996 he graduated Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Management College, UK. And in 2006 he graduated Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) from Maastricht School of Management. He is also a registered ISO9000 internal quality auditor.

David graduated from the University of Malta as an electrical engineer (B.Elec.Eng (Hons)) in 1986. In 1996 he graduated Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Management College, UK. And in 2006 he graduated Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) from Maastricht School of Management. He is also a registered ISO9000 internal quality auditor.

Prof. Dr. Gyorgy Neszmelyi

Prof. Dr. Gyorgy Neszmelyi

Academic Director

Head – Academic Board and Professor
Ph.D. (Econ.), Dr. habil. (Regional Sci.) MBA (Global Management), MSc.
(Agricultural Sciences), B.A. (Foreign economy, economic diplomacy).

György Iván Neszmélyi has over 20 years’ academic background gained at various universities. Besides Advenio eAcademy, he is professor of Budapest Business School and private professor of Szent István University (SZIU) in Hungary and has experiences in lecturing at other universities, like Shin Chien University in Taiwan. He has been working with Advenio e-Academy since 2014 as senior consultant. He teaches marketing and sales, regional studies, economic policy, economic history, international studies and other subjects. The latter derives from his experiences as he visited many European, Asian and African countries. For a short period, he used to be head of department of market information at the Research and Information Institute of Agricultural Economy as well. 

György earned his Ph. Degree (1997) at the predecessor of SZIU in Hungary in the field of Economic Sciences than his MBA degree (2004) also at SZIU he received postdoctoral title “Dr. habili” in Regional Sciences. He has published over 100 scientific articles, conference papers, several books and over a dozen of book chapters, the majority of which focused on the economic and social factors and challenges of the development of Asian or African countries. He is member of various civil organizations, like the Public Body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Economic Association. 

Contact Information

Malta (head office)

33/4 Abate Rigord Street, Ta' Xbiex, Malta

Tel: (+356) 21 342 704
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