BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT

DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS (ADVANCED) (PRODUCTIVITY)

This programme facilitates planning and strategising for a sustainable business. It integrates environmental, ethical and social values and responsibilities with practical business skills and prepares learners from diverse backgrounds to build financially successful, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable and productive businesses.

Duration: 40 WEEKS

LEVEL: 7

CREDITS: 120

CONTENT

  • DBA 601 Sustainable Business Planning & Strategy
  • DBA 701 Sustainable Business Structures and Networks
  • DBA 702 Sustainable Products & Services
  • DBA 703 Sustainable Business Marketing
  • DBA 706 Managing Productivity
  • DBA 707 Lean Six Sigma for Productivity
  • DBA 708 Applied Business Research Methods
  • DBA 709 Professional Advisor Studies

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENT

Both national and international learners must be at least 20 years of age in the year of study and hold as a minimum a Level 5 Diploma in Business and 3 years’ experience in a business, or Level 6 Diploma in Business and two years’ experience in a business; or degree and one year of experience in a business; or the applicant can demonstrate equivalent level 6 academic plus practical, professional or technical knowledge and skills.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 NZCEL L4 (Academic)
  • Any equivalent Internationally Recognised English Proficiency Outcomes for International Students recognised by NZQA

PATHWAY

CAREER PATHWAY

Graduates from this programme will be provided with effective and current research based knowledge, skills, attitudes and the practical experiences to work effectively as innovative ‘thinking’ productivity business advocates, analysts or professional advisors

EDUCATION PATHWAY

This qualification may lead to further study at higher level