Some of the following courses are optional.
Year one courses
Business Environments (15 credits)
Analyse environmental influences on a business entity.
Business Functions (15 credits)
Apply knowledge of core business functions for operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Organisations in a New Zealand Context (15 credits)
Review and analyse business entities from a range of perspectives in a New Zealand context.
Understanding Change (15 credits)
Learn to contribute to innovation and change in organisations.
Administration Services (15 credits)
Learn to plan, organise, analyse, manage and evaluate administration systems and processes to support management.
Administration Systems, Processes and Projects (15 credits)
Learn to analyse the effectiveness and efficiencies of administration systems and processes; develop and implement strategies to improve administration systems and processes; plan, co-ordinate, monitor, manage and evaluate projects within a budget to support a business entity.
Analysis of Financial Information (15 credits)
Learn to calculate, analyse and interpret financial information to inform decision making for a business entity and evaluate debtor risk.
Applied Accounting (15 credits)
Learn to record and process a wide range of financial transactions manually, as well as using software. You'll act in accordance with the accounting profession’s Code of Ethics to research and communicate technical financial information for a business entity’s performance.
Budgets for Planning and Control (15 credits)
Learn to prepare budgets and use budgets to monitor business performance for a business entity and determine internal controls to minimise financial risk for a business entity.
Business Information Management (15 credits)
Learn to use information to support operations and management; produce support materials for business technology to meet business entity needs and manage business technology to support users to meet business entity needs.
Business Planning (15 credits)
Learn to formulate a business plan.
Business Technologies (15 credits)
Learn to research and analyse new and emerging business technologies and apply knowledge of those technologies to support the operations and management within a business entity.
Introduction to Accounting and Taxation
Leadership (15 credits)
Learn to apply leadership skills to achieve organisational outcomes and change.
Managing Projects (15 credits)
Learn to effectively manage a project.
Operations Management and Compliance (15 credits)
Learn to apply techniques to improve operational management and compliance.
Year two courses
Intermediate Management Accounting (15 credits)
Learn to collect, interpret, present and use relevant management accounting information for an organisation to effectively plan, control and make appropriate decisions regarding business operations.
Introduction to Finance (15 credits)
Apply financial management knowledge and skills to a small or medium size business for decision-making purposes.
Operations Management (15 credits)
Gain an understanding of the concepts and analytical methods that contribute to the systematic direction and control of the processes that transform inputs into completed goods and services. Operations management focuses on the management of people and resources through systematic management and feedback. During your studies you'll learn about an operation’s contribution to the macro-management environment.
Project Management (15 credits)
Learn the basic principles and terminology of the profession of project management, and apply this to create project plans. You'll also be given a brief introduction to using project management.
Elective courses (choose 4 from L5, L6 or L7)
Year three courses
Advanced Project Management (15 credits)
Learn the principles of the project management body of knowledge and cover the content of the Project Management Institute and is application and evaulation to the workplace.
Industry Capstone (45 credits)
Undertake an industry based project/internship of a complex nature.
Professional Practice (15 credits)
Preparation for transition into an applied business profession. You'll also source an industry project/internship and produce appropriate documentation.
Resource Integration Management (15 credits)
Develop the skills, knowledge and expertise in the related disciplines of supply chain management, business facility layout/modification, and engineering economics, to ensure resource integration occurs at various levels for business operation, technical management, project management and production of goods or services.