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NZ BUSINESS ACADEMY

Description

This New Zealand in Diploma (Level 6) (NZBD6) is a nationally recognised business programme helps you develop practical commercial skills to give you a solid foundation to enter the business world.

CORE COURSE OVERVIEW

There are two core courses that must be studied as part of the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6). Students are required to do an additional two elective courses with a specialisation in a “strand.”

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of contemporary strategic management and develops skills. This allows students to respond and adapt to internal and external forces and anticipate and meet challenges facing organisations. Students are also involved in the practical application of strategy as a management tool.

Marketing allows students to develop an understanding of creating the right product for the right price, with the correct placement and promotion and targeted to the right audience. These elements are brought together in the creation of a marketing plan.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PRACTICES & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

The aim of this course is to provide students with understanding of a range of approaches to sustainability in business; and apply this understanding by developing, evaluating and presenting a business concept promoting sustainable outcomes.

Operation Management allows students to develop an understanding of managing operational effectiveness and the general nature and activities of production and operational systems.

OVERVIEW OF ELECTIVE COURSES 

Students are required to choose a strand. Strands are offered according to the College Schedule.

  • ACCOUNTING

TAXATION & BUSINESS FINANCE

The aim of this strand is for students to learn about and apply their knowledge of taxation rules to New Zealand taxable entities in a range of situations. This allows them to understand in a practical setting the laws and requirements of New Zealand tax.

In Business Finance, students apply financial management knowledge and skills to small and medium size entities for decision-making purposes.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING & MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

The aim of this course is for students to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Practice (GAAP) and to prepare and present general purpose financial reports for a company. They will evaluate a listed company for the purpose of shareholder investment.

In Management Accounting, students collect, interpret, present and use relevant management accounting information for an organisation to effectively plan, control and make appropriate decisions regarding business operations.

  • ADMINISTRATION & TECHNOLOGY

CHANGE MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

The aim of this course is for students  to discover processes involved in managing change and consider the design and implementation of change interventions.

In Change Leadership, students develop personal and professional skills required for the successful leadership of change. This will include a focus on developing skills in vision casting and overcoming obstacles to change management.

INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

In Information Systems Management, students demonstrate understanding of information systems and their effective management to enhance business processes and contribute to achievement of organisational goals.

  • LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT STRAND

CHANGE MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

The aim of this course is for students to discover processes involved in managing change and consider the design and implementation of change interventions.

In Change Leadership, students develop personal and professional skills required for the successful leadership of change. This will include a focus on developing skills in vision casting and overcoming obstacles to change management.

ECONOMICS & FINANCE

In Finance, students apply financial management knowledge and skills to small and medium size entities for decision-making purposes.

In Economics, students understand and apply economic principles for managerial decision-making drawing from global developments and technologies in consultation and negotiation with stakeholders.

INTAKE DATES

Start End Weeks
03/07/2017 06/04/2018 40
11/09/2017 15/06/2018 40
20/11/2017 24/08/2018 40
12/02/2018 02/11/2018 38

KEY INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

New Zealand Government

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, NZCEL Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Students must also have completed the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) or equivalent.

Duration

1 year

Tuition Fees

Student fees: $4,680
Government tuition subsidy: $6,135
Total: $10,815
Student loan information: StudyLink

Student Success

Successful course completions: N/A

National Graduate Outcomes
(3 years after completion)

Median earnings: $38,007

Earnings range: $26,991 – $45,444

In employment: 61%

In further study: 27%

On a benefit: 5%

Note: all KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only.
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