Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
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Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Southern Institute of Technology
The NZ Diploma in Business (Level 6) will develop your technical knowledge and skills relevant to administration and technology roles within an organisation.
In addition to gaining core knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to the achievement of organisational strategic objectives, graduates of the Administration and Technology strand will gain the following specific knowledge and skills to apply to a relevant administrative position in an organisation:
Core skills: Contribute to a business entity's strategic objectives and strategic plan Apply broad knowledge of the principles and practices of operations, management accounting, marketing/sales, human resources, and risk management, to support strategic objectives of a business entity Contribute strategically to innovation and organisational change in a business entity. Develop and maintain strategic business relationships with stakeholders to support the performance of a business entity Apply knowledge of te Tiriti o Waitangi to analyse how the resulting bi-cultural partnership can be applied to strategic business activities and relationships Apply professional and ethical practices with integrity, in accordance with the strategic environmental, social and cultural requirements of the context, and apply personal and interpersonal skills to contribute to the achievement of business strategic objectives.
Select one of the following:
Administration and Technology Strand
To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 6), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:
In addition to gaining core knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to the achievement of organisational strategic objectives, graduates of the leadership and management strand will gain the following specific knowledge and skills to apply to a relevant administrative position in an organisation:
Technical Knowledge and Skills
It is recommended that all applicants should complete the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Administration and Technology strand) prior to applying for this programme, alongside the following criteria:
Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, have completed a minimum of four years secondary education, and have attained a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at Level 2 in each of four approved subjects.
Applicants over the age of 20 years will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme (e.g. Record of Learning or Curriculum Vitae). They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.
English Language Requirements: