New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand).xml New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

DiplomaFull time - 1 year

Annual Fees(indicative 2018)

Programme code

NZ2459

Domestic

Starts

February, May, July, October

International

Credits

120

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

5

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Received all year

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street, Ashburton, Timaru, Oamaru and Online*

Content

Equip yourself with the skills to lead and manage in the business world.

This diploma is designed to enable you to apply your leadership and management skills to contribute to the achievements of a business or organisation. It covers business basics including accounting, sales and marketing, human resources and risk management, then focuses on leadership and management aspects of business. This focus will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to plan and manage projects, manage workflow and productivity, improve performance and processes, address sustainability issues, solve problems, take responsibility for key decision making, encourage innovation and recruit, lead and manage staff.

* The online offering is available through TANZ eCampus

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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
  • 50 credits NCEA Level 2 or above which much include:

    • 12 credits at Level 2 in each of three subjects and
    • 8 Literacy credits at Level 2 or above in English or Te Reo (4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits in writing) and
    • 14 Numeracy credits at Level 1 or above in Mathematics or Pangarau
Alternative requirements
  • Equivalent relevant business experience.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. 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 : IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.

    Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.5

READING

5.5

WRITING

5.5

LISTENING

5.5
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • An Admission and Enrolment 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.

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

Application documents

Career opportunities

With the skills and knowledge acquired through this qualification, you'll be able to work as a manager/leader in roles at an operational level within New Zealand businesses and organisations.

Study pathways

You can further your expertise with a Bachelor of Applied Management, available int 14 specialisations. Credits from this diploma can be used towards the degree programme.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths