Institute of Technology or PolytechnicAra Institute of Canterbury
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Ara Institute of Canterbury
Learn how to guide companies through transformations required to address.
The world of business is constantly changing and with this the increased need for innovative thinkers and leaders to manage commercial challenges. Use this qualification to explore a career in change management.
Within this programme you will learn how to identify the vital changes that need to be made for business to thrive, as well as the leadership skills to direct the modifications required in the turbulent ever changing world of business in New Zealand and internationally.
Studies also include project management, leadership, organisational behaviour, business transformation and change and strategic management.
You will develop the theory and practical application elements of change management, strategic planning, project management and leadership through an industry project as part of your work placement.
As a graduate you will be ready to take on roles in project leadership, change management/advisement, coaching, management consulting, training/learning and development, strategic management, performance management and organisational development.
Our graduate diplomas in Human Resources Management, Business Information Systems or Innovation and Entrepreneurship would be ideal complement to this qualification.
A Bachelor's degree in any field excluding business transformation and change.
Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?
If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.
Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.
English language requirements:
IELTS test - Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
SPEAKING - 5.5
READING - 5.5
WRITING - 5.5
LISTENING - 5.5
TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 60 or higher (with a writing score of 18)
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
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
INTERNATIONAL CLOSE DATE: 22 JANUARY FOR FEBRUARY START; 23 JUNE FOR JULY START