There are many organisations and sectors needing graduates with the right management skills for today’s rapidly changing and dynamic, global business environment, and this major will enable graduates to seek employment in just about any industry in the world.
NZIE’s Diploma in Applied Business (Advanced Management) (Level 7) is a comprehensive and practical programme designed to produce graduates with the current industry skills and knowledge required by a new generation of managers.
Unique to this programme is the design and development of business management process solutions through the use of information technology, organisational redesign, and benchmarking and illustrating how effective leadership and communication can be applied for effective implementation. If you wish to set up your own business, or work for a private business, a not for profit organization or government agency, this Diploma will give you the right skills for success.
In addition to developing skills in management, marketing planning and control, business research and business process management, the programme includes a 10-week internship within some of New Zealand’s best companies.
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WHY STUDY THE NZ DIPLOMA IN APPLIED BUSINESS?
Interactive classes, small tutorials, and an individual focus to learning
Benefit: You will receive excellent support and guidance from our experienced tutors and facilitators who will help you achieve your learning goals.
Excellent tutors and facilitators
Benefit: Our tutors and facilitators are highly skilled and qualified, and have significant industry experience which they incorporate in their classes to enhance your learning.
12 week Internship
Benefit: You will undertake an internship within a New Zealand organisation, during which you will put into practice the skills and knowledge you have learnt on the programme. Many students who have demonstrated excellent attendance, skills, attitude and motivation in their internships have gone on to be employed by the same organisation after graduation.
Study skills support
Benefit: All students receive study skills support throughout their programme so that you learn to manage your study time well and achieve well in your assignments.
Benefit: Programme Leader – Business and tutors like to get to know each and every student at NZIE and are available for one-on-one guidance as and when needed.
Personal Learning Plans
Benefit: Unique to NZIE, Personal Learning Plans are put in place if a student is having difficulties with their studies. This additional support will ensure you complete your studies successfully are well prepared for either further study or the workforce.
English Language support
Benefit: NZIE has its own English Language School and is able to provide English language support to all its students. In addition, we are an English-only speaking campus so that you can continue to improve your skills if English is not your first language.
FREE Preparation for employment workshops
Benefit: At no additional cost to you, NZIE will show you how to create professional resumes, search for employment within New Zealand, write effective application letters and conduct yourself well in a job interview, so you have the best chance at getting the job you want.
FREE Career guidance and support with THINK RECRUIT
Benefit: THINK RECRUIT not only provides support and guidance to get a good job on graduation, but will also help you secure your internship placement, organise work experience, and even let you know about part time jobs suitable to undertake when you are studying at NZIE to support yourself financially.
Job-seekers visa for international students
Benefit: This will allow you to study and work at the same time and after graduation you will have the ability to seek full time employment in New Zealand.
Course content includes marketing planning and control, research methods for business, business process management, applied management methods and research-based project with internship. The internship is for a maximum of 40 hours per week for 10 weeks.
COURSE PAPER STRUCTURE:
Major in Advanced Management
Paper Title Credits Level 1 Marketing Planning and Control 15 6 2 Research Methods for Business 15 6 3 Applied Management Methods 15 7 4 Managing Human Resources 15 7 5 Developing Management Skills 15 7 6 Business Process Management 15 7 7 Internship or Field Work Research 30 7
NZIE already has study pathways established with a number of other New Zealand based institutions and universities including Massey University, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland Institute of Studies, and Unitec, and with Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.
The Diploma in Applied Business provides a number of further study options for advanced learning at Postgraduate Level. If students wish to further their studies, they can speak with their Programme Leader who can provide this information
Alternatively, graduates of the Diploma in Applied Business may choose to seek employment in New Zealand on programme completion and can get advice and support from NZIE’s own THINK RECRUIT.
- Business systems analysis
- Retail Manager
- Supervisor/Team Leader
- Business Management
- Managing a SME or production line
- Leading a department or team in a large corporation
DURATION40 weeks study
Revised and NZQA approved entry criteria – March 2016
Domestic students must have completed NQF level 5 Business, or a 3-year Diploma, or a Degree, or an equivalent credential to enter this qualification.
International students for whom English is not their first language are required to have completed NQF level 5 Business international diploma, or a 3-year Diploma, or a Degree.
In lieu of a formal qualification, all applicants may apply if they have at least three years suitable work experience. Under this criteria the suitability of the applicant will be assessed and decided by the NZIE Academic Board.
Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to have an IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or TOEFL (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE), or TOEFL (iBT) score of 60 (with writing score of 18), or Cambridge English Examinations FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill, or NZCEL Level 4, with the academic endorsement, or Pearson Test of English (Academic) with an Academic score of 50, or City & Guilds IESOL, B2 communicator or with a score of 66. Results must come from one test conducted in the last 2 years.
A Police clearance is also required to gain entry to this advanced and applied level business course for all international students
Contact us on 0800 693 382( NZ Students only) or send us an enquiry through the website and we will send you through the course fees and start dates.
Student loans and allowances are available to all NZIE domestic students if you meet the criteria. Find out if you’re eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 889 900 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz