This course is suitable for people with little or no prior knowledge in business management and leadership and who wish to gain general and specialised knowledge and skills in the area of leadership and management at an operation level within New Zealand business entities, or for further studies in the area of business management. This course is the perfect introduction to the world of business.
This course consists of six papers and will be completed over two semesters. Students who enrol in these programmes with a student permit must be enrolled full time for three papers at a time. Students must pass four of the compulsory papers and two of the option papers to complete the course. Students may only reduce the number of papers if they are in the final semester of their programme and need fewer than three papers to complete the qualification.
Students on a Student Visa/Permit must meet attendance requirements as a condition of their permit. Failure to meet this requirement may place any further extension for study purposes in jeopardy.
Intensive programmes and Recovery programmes are offered concurrently with the usual semester.
38 study weeks
530 Organisation and Management*
560 Business Communication*
636 Applied Management
400 Accounting Principles* or 520 The Economic Environment*
469 Academic skills for Business studies**
510 Introduction to Commercial Law*
435 Fundamentals of Small Business
541 Fundamentals Marketing
550 Business Computing
430 Quantitative Business Methods
632 Operations Management
633 Human Resource Management
* These papers are compulsory for NZ Dip Bus. Optional papers may also include one unspecified credit (if approved by NZIM)
** This option is only available for students that have completed the NZIM certificate in language, culture and management (CLCM)
Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work or gain employment as a manager/leader in roles at an operational level within New Zealand business entities. These roles may include:
Students will need to have:
Students who successfully complete this Level 5 course will be able to: