NZIM Diploma in Management (Advanced) IMNZ Diploma in Management (Advanced)

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DiplomaFull time - 1 year, part time also available

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code



$6,260 - $6,810


February, July





Course related costs

$280 for registration on completion with NZIM



Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start; 23 June for July start


Christchurch - Madras Street


Advance your professional career in management with this industry recognised qualification sure to secure a successful future.

Our Institute of Management New Zealand awarded qualification prepares you for a professional career in high level management. You will gain a solid grounding in the management theory required for success. It serves as a link between management theory and practice for both students with little management experience and managers with little academic experience.

You will build the skills needed in leadership and applied management and complete industry relevant projects and apply your study to specific business contexts.

You will develop your strategic thinking, researching, evaluating and planning skills and advance your skills with key business software systems and improve your capability with producing the effective and efficient reports essential in today's business environment.

Programme structure

To complete this Diploma you are required to complete a minimum total of 120 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • A Level 5 business related diploma

Alternative requirements
  • Considerable management experience (minimum 3 years).

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.










Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

If you don't meet the criteria for entry into this programme, we can help you meet entry level with our foundation and bridging programmes.

Alternatively, if you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Due to Immigration New Zealand visa requirements international students are ineligible to enrol in this programme.

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Career opportunities

The IMNZ Diploma in Management (Advanced) builds on the skills of the IMNZ Diploma in Management and is an ideal pathway for advancing your management career in a number of organisations both in New Zealand and overseas, as this qualification recognises your experience and attainment in professional management.

Study pathways

You can transfer credits from this qualification towards the New Zealand Diploma in Business and the Bachelor of Applied Management.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics