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Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change

STARTS: July 2021
Madras Street
Close Date: Accepted throughout the year
International Close Date: 22 January for February start; 23 June for July start

Learn how to guide companies through transformations required to address.

The world of business is constantly changing and with this the increased need for innovative thinkers and leaders to manage commercial challenges. Use this qualification to explore a career in change management.

Within this programme you will learn how to identify the vital changes that need to be made for business to thrive, as well as the leadership skills to direct the modifications required in the turbulent ever changing world of business in New Zealand and internationally.

Studies also include project management, leadership, organisational behaviour, business transformation and change and strategic management.

You will develop the theory and practical application elements of change management, strategic planning, project management and leadership through an industry project as part of your work placement.

Graduates with prior relevant workplace experience are likely to earn substantially above the graduated earnings indicated in the KIS (above). Part-time up to 4 years.

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320 per year
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2021

A Bachelor's degree in any field excluding business transformation and change.

Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • 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.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 6.0 Academic

  • 5.5 Listening
  • 5.5 Reading
  • 5.5 Writing
  • 5.5 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

As a graduate you will be ready to take on roles in project leadership, change management/advisement, coaching, management consulting, training/learning and development, strategic management, performance management and organisational development.

Study pathways

Our graduate diplomas in Human Resources Management, Business Information Systems or Innovation and Entrepreneurship would be ideal complement to this qualification.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing / ICT
  • Economics

Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Learn how to guide companies through transformations required to address.

Information
Type Graduate Certificate / Diploma
Code CH3995
Next Starts July 2021
Application close date Accepted throughout the year
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date 22 January for February start; 23 June for July start
Credits 120
Level 7
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised before enrolment
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference CH3995-STRU

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$6,700 - $7,500 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320 per year
International costs
$21,310 per year
International Levy
$523.50 per year
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change - Jul 2021 - Christchurch
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