Course Overview

Build on your prior learning in the field of business, health, hospitality, or information technology. This course will develop your research, problem solving and management skills relevant to these business environments. It also teaches you how to sharpen your leadership skills and set yourself on the management pathway.

Using a mix of theoretical study and highly applied work-based learning, you'll get inside local business to analyse challenges and look for solutions.

For this course of study you must endorse your qualification with a specialisation in business, health or hospitality.

This qualification leads onto Postgraduate Diploma and Masters study.

Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Management, with the relevant endorsement
Locations Rotorua
Next intake Jul 2024 View more details
Study options

1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)

Part-time study available

Total credits 60
StudyLink assistance Available
Indicative Fees $3,652 for domestic students View full fees information
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Career opportunities

Business endorsement:

  • team leader
  • section head
  • manager
  • systems support manager
  • sustainability manager
  • innovation manager
  • quality manager
  • business owner

Hospitality endorsement:

  • assistant manager
  • event manager
  • project manager
  • conference and functions manager
  • business development manager
  • tourism operations manager
  • cruise director
  • hotel manager
  • general customer service industry manager
  • night duty manager
  • resident manager
  • guest relations manager
  • business owner

Health endorsement:

  • team leader
  • quality manager
  • case manager
  • health care manager
  • business owner

Topics you'll cover

Compulsory papers in this course:

  • Management Practice - Critical Analysis and Review
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Finance for Managers

You must also complete ONE paper from your chosen endorsement

Business endorsement:

  • Communication for Managers
  • Quality Management Systems: Macro to Micro

Health endorsement:

  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Governance and Management in Health Care

Hospitality endorsement:

  • Cultural Intelligence in the Hospitality Industry
  • Service Sector Marketing

Course Fees

Indicative Fees * $3,652 for domestic students
Course related costs

Textbooks may be required for some papers.

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Student Loans and Allowances

This course meets the requirements for student loan applications through StudyLink.

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Course Entry Information

Entry criteria

There are four pathways to admission to this course:

  • an undergraduate degree with honours, or a postgraduate certificate
  • a graduate diploma in business, management, or with a business or management endorsement, or equivalent
  • an undergraduate degree in business, management, or with a business or management endorsement or equivalent
  • special admission.  If you do not meet the academic requirements you may be given special admission if Toi Ohomai staff are satisfied you are capable of successfully completing the requirements.

Standard Entry Criteria

Admission, entry, selection, and enrolment into programmes will be in accordance with the Academic Regulations and/or, where approved, specific programme regulations.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 5 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.

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Course Locations and Intake Information

Location Campus Start Date
Rotorua Mokoia Campus 22 Jul 2024 Apply now

Study options

  • 1 semester full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
  • Part-time study available

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