Diploma in Business Level 7
Concordia Institute of Business in Auckland and National Institute of Education in Auckland, Tauranga, Hastings and Christchurch
This qualification is designed for students who wish to enhance their careers with advanced managerial knowledge and skills in various business fields, or who wish to continue with graduate level studies in the field of management and business after completing foundation and/or intermediate level studies. The qualification allows the community, employers and educational organizations to recognize the ability of the graduates to contribute positively to the growth of local businesses and enterprises in a wide range of industry sectors in the New Zealand economy.
Graduates will have the skills required to integrate into New Zealand organisations and contribute confidently to a range of organisational frameworks and functions.
They will be able to: demonstrate an in-depth understanding of concepts academic theories and models underpinning:
- strategic management
- accounting and finance
- business communication
- marketing management
- examine industry and organisational issues across not-for-profit
- global organisations
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME:)
- think critically and systematically about business problems and issues and propose solutions
- manage and complete a business project and report utilising concepts previously covered within the programme
- analyse and make recommendations in respect of business problems through submission of a project report.
Many graduates go into managerial and administrative roles in both the public and private sectors, depending on their chosen specialisations. Others use the programme as a bridge into postgraduate study.
- Organisational Change
- Strategic Management
- Accounting and Finance for Managers
- Principles of Marketing Management
- Business Communication
- Business Project
Graduates of this qualification may undertake further study towards degree programmes across a number of business disciplines or towards professional qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions both in New Zealand and abroad.
International students who are enrolling for Concordia’s Diploma in Business Level 7 have the opportunity to concurrently complete the University of Northampton’s BA (Hons) Business and Management (Final Year) in one year.
Applications are welcome from students with an HND (Edexcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in Business, New Zealand Diploma in Business, or equivalent. If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at degree level English. You will be required to show that your use of English is equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213.
Intakes in 2015: 8 January, 26 February, 26 March, 28 May, 18 June, 20 August, 10 September, 19 November