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Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time. If you have any questions call an Enrolment Advisor on 0800 468 265.
From 2023, UCOL and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga. So, if you join UCOL in 2023, you will be awarded Te Pūkenga certification. And, if you are a current learner graduating in 2023, you will be awarded a co-branded certificate.
This programme consist of 120 credits. The courses includes:
Level 6 courses
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.
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. You'll gain an introductory knowledge and experience of an operation's contribution to the macro-management environment.
Introduction to Finance* (15 Credits)
Learn to apply financial management knowledge and skills to a small or medium size business for decision-making purposes.
Level 7 courses
Product Development (15 Credits)
Examine the requirements for the effective management of the cross-functional activities in new product and service development, and critically evaluate appropriate tools and methods for achieving the best outcomes.
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.
Professional Practice (15 Credits)
Preparation for transition into an applied business profession. You'll also source an industry project/internship and produce appropriate documentation.
Industry Project/Internship (30 Credits)
An applied research project involving a work placement at an organisation to which theoretical learning and self-reflection is applied.
* The courses with an asterisk are electives of which you need to choose one.