Students who wish to study may chooose between The New Zealand Diploma in Business / New Zealand institute of Management Diploma programme which specialises in-depth in Management, Marketing and Accounting.
|Abbreviation:||New Zealand Diploma in Business NZDipBus (Level 6)|
|Intakes:||February / April / July / September|
|Entry Criteria:||Applicants who have completed New Zealand NCEA Level 2 or international equivalent with 12 years school education.
English Competency/IELTS Criteria:
An IELTS score of 6.0 (Academic) with no individual band lower than 5.5, or CIBT internal test.
The graduate will be able to:
- Apply a range of interpersonal and communication skills;
- Apply critical problem solving skills with initiative and judgement;
- Recognise ethical and cultural issues inherent in decision making; and
- Work independently and within teams of diverse people.
The course is entirely based on the national qualification. It consists of twelve papers each worth 20 credits. To be awarded an NZDipBus you must have completed six of the seven core papers and have achieved 240 credits. Of this total number of credits, 80 must be at level 600. In addition you should not do more than two papers (60) credits at level 400. A variety of core and elective papers are taught each semester, please check paper availability before enrolling.
You must complete six of these seven core papers
|510||Introduction to Commercial Law|
|541||Fundamentals of Marketing|
|530||Organsiation and Management|
You must complete six elective papers. At least four of them must be at level 600. Of the twelve papers, no more than three can be at level 400. If you have completed seven of the core papers you may use one paper as an elective.
|430||Statistics and Financial Mathematics for Business|
|580||Principles of Tourism|
|631||Strategic Planning for small business|
|633||Human Resource Management|
|644||Buyer Behaviour and Communication|
|648||Marketing Planning & Control|
|676||International Trade and Finance|
|685||Tourism Industry Management|
500 Accounting Principles:
Students will understand financial statements and reports and be able to analyse and interpret business performance for sole traders and small companies.
430 Statistics and Financial Mathematics for Business:
Students will be able to summarise, analyse, interpret and present data, make predictions and apply financial mathematics to aid business decision making.
501 Accounting Practices:
Students will record and process financial transactions and prepare financial statements and cash budgets for entities in accordance with current accounting practices.
510 Introduction to Commercial Law:
Students will demonstrate knowledge of commercial law, to enable application of legal reasoning.
530 Organisation and Management:
Students will understand the factors that influence management and the organsiation and apply a wide range of factors.
541 Fundamentals of Marketing:
Students will have a working knowledge of fundamental marketing concepts relevant to contemporary organisations.
550 Business Computing:
Students will understand, discuss, evaluate and apply information technology to meet business requirements.
560 Business Communication:
Students will apply communication knowledge and skills in the evolving context of New Zealand and global business.
580 Principles of Tourism:
Students will understand concepts of global tourism and apply this knowledge to the tourism industry in New Zealand.
601 Financial Accounting:
Students will apply the regulatory and technical aspects of financial accounting and external reporting for companies and evaluate financial and non-financial information.
602 Management Accounting:
Students will collect, interpret, present and use relevant management accounting information for an organisation to effectively plan, control and make appropriate decisions regarding business operations.
603 Business Finance:
Students will apply financial management knowledge and skills to a small or medium size business for decision-making purposes.
Students will apply knowledge of taxation rules to New Zealand taxable entities in a range of situations.
631 Strategic Planning for small business:
Students will develop a strategic plan for a small business in New Zealand.
632 Operations Management:
Students will understand functions of operations management and apply techniques to ensure efficient and effective production of goods and services.
633 Human Resource Management:
Students will understand the roles, functions and application of Human Resource Management within contemporary New Zealand organisations.
635 Employment Relations:
Students will apply knowledge of current employment relations legislation, processes and practices and understand the relationship of the parties involved.
636 Applied Management:
Students will apply managements concepts to a business problem, writing a proposal for research and recommend solutions to the identified business problem.
644 Buyer Behaviour and Communication Strategies:
Students will understand buyer behaviour and develop appropriate marketing communication strategies to reach consumer and organisation markets.
648 Marketing Planning and Control:
Students will produce an operational marketing plan for a market or business of interest.
655 Information Systems Management:
Students will demonstrate an understanding of information systems and their effective management, and use information technologies to enhance business processes and contribute to achievement of organisational goals.
676 International Trade and Finance:
Students will apply knowledge of appropriate products, strategies and practices in the conduct, financing and settlement of international trade.
685 Tourism Industry Management:
Students will apply business concepts to develop a business plan for a small to medium sized tourism venture.