Institute of Technology or PolytechnicToi Ohomai Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
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Expand your leadership skills and knowledge with this exciting professional development opportunity.
Whatever your field of expertise, this course will help you seek promotion within a professional leadership role.
You build on your current experience and/or qualifications to gain specialist skills in mentoring and leadership.
During the course of study you learn to interpret, critique and apply current research to solve leadership and mentoring problems in the workplace. You explore different leadership models and become familiar with a range of skills for mentoring others. You also gain critical knowledge regarding human resources for professionals and New Zealand employment legislation.
This qualification could help you move into team leader and management positions in your area of expertise (criteria for professional registration may apply in some fields of practice).
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership
manager or supervisor in your specialist area of expertise (if you meet the professional body’s registration criteria), e.g. associate teacher, team manager in a health care setting or a social work setting
mentor for colleagues and students
professionally registered mentor
Topics you'll cover
Legislation in a Professional Context
Communication and Professional Relationships
Rangahau 2 - Practice Based Research
Strategic Management in Action
Adult Teaching – Principles And Strategies
have an undergraduate degree in any discipline, OR
be able to demonstrate equivalent practical, professional or educational experience, AND
be able to demonstrate ability to meet the academic requirements of the course
English Language requirements:
IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 18); TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE); Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First, or B2 First for schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests; PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42.