If you’re ready to take your business to the next level, or want to increase your business objectives, this diploma programme is for you.
Learn new skills and progress your business at the same time. You’ll use project management techniques to carry out two different projects to grow your business – a marketing and operations project, and a project of your choice – all supported by one-on-one business mentoring to help speed up your learning.
At the end of the programme, you may already notice positive changes in your business – but more importantly, you’ll be well prepared to grow your business and apply project management skills in a variety of business situations.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa with people who have business knowledge and skills that can be applied in a range of operational business contexts.
Graduates will be able to contribute to the achievement of business operational objectives, through the application of knowledge and skills, in an ethical and inclusive manner, in accordance with ngā kaupapa o te Tiriti o Waitangi (the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi), and in a multi-cultural environment.
The qualification includes strands that allow graduates to apply knowledge and skills in a range of specialised business operational contexts. Some strands can lead to further credentialing by professional bodies.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits delivered over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:
In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:
In some locations this programme might be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
I want to keep studying
Further higher-level business studies at other institutions may be an option.
I want to use my qualification
You'll graduate with a NZQA-approved qualification showing you have the academic and practical knowledge to run a business. Plus you'll have two completed projects to show your ability to manage projects successfully.
Te Tātari Pakihi - Business Development Analysis | 30 Credits
Te Hokohoko me te Whakatairanga - The Sales and Marketing Project | 30 Credits
He Paemahi Whakahaere Pakihi - The Operations Project | 30 Credits
He Paemahi Kōwhiringa - The Elective Project | 30 Credits