Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Graduate Diploma in Applied Management (Project Management) (Business Management) (Human Resource Management) (Marketing) (Accounting) (Finance) (Manufacturing Management)
Qualification Type Graduate Diploma
Level 7
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The Graduate Diploma in Applied Management is a qualification designed to enhance prior studies and experience, to achieve a complementary qualification in applied management with a specialisation in one of the following: Project Management; Business Management; Human Resource Management; Marketing; Accounting; Finance; or Manufacturing Management. This qualification has been developed to meet market demand from graduates who wish to take advantage of the applied nature of programmes at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology. Graduates are typically from the business, management or manufacturing industry, have a strong theoretical base and wish to gain relevant experience through applied projects, skills and knowledge of required to successfully work in and manage a sustainable business operation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Graduates will have highly marketable skills and be industry-ready to leverage global opportunities in the applied management sector or add value as independent practitioners whether public or private, both locally and globally.
Graduate profile
Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management, all graduates within their chosen specialist area will be able to: 1: Apply communication skills and appropriate technologies to enhance work effectiveness, efficiencies, and strategic outcomes in the applied management industry. 2: Apply research techniques to real world situations, to enhance effectiveness as an independent and effective problem solver to meet academic and industry standard. 3: Research, critically evaluate, and apply a range of theory and skills in the applied management industry. 4: Analyse social and ethical issues and manage positively in a culturally diverse environment. 5: Review and assess on self as a management practitioner in the Applied Management field.
Education pathways
Graduates of this qualification may undertake further study towards further graduate or postgraduate study.
Employment pathways
Employment opportunities for graduates exist within a wide range of workplaces and organisations linked to their undergraduate and applied management specialisation studies such as:
Business Development Manager
Sales and Advertising Manager
Marketing Manager
Market Research
Project Manager
HR Manager
Learning and Development Manager
Communications Manager
Financial Administrator
Accountant
Māori Trusts and Entities
Chartered Accountant
Business Analyst
Promotions and Public Relations Manager
Operations Manager
Economist
Accounting Technician
Financial Analyst
Senior Manager in a Trust or NPOTo find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
An undergraduate degree, or 2-year Level 7 or above diploma in a related discipline or equivalent, or minimum 3 years equivalent relevant experience, or equivalent relevant practical and/or professional experience must be evidenced through the submission of a curriculum vitae detailing relevant work experience and professional achievements. For international applicants who come from non-English speaking backgrounds, an IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or an equivalent relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in NZQF-related rules (Rule 18). For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language, evidence of language competency may be required.
Education Organisation Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai
Developed By Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Toi Ohomai
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3396
Status Current
Created March 2016
Last Reviewed May 2018
Next Review April 2021
Content
Courses are focused on learning and applying advanced technical knowledge and skill contextualized to each specialisation. Core Courses: Project Management, Applied Business Research, Strategic Management Project Management Specialisation: Organisations in a NZ Context, Business Analytics, Industry Project Business Management Specialisation: Organisations in a NZ Context, Advanced Change Management, Applied Management Human Resource Management Specialisation: Organisations in a NZ Context, Contemporary Work and Employment Relations, Strategic HRM, Human Resource Management Marketing Specialisation: Fundamentals of Marketing, Marketing Principles, Marketing Planning & Control, Digital Marketing, E-Business, Applied Public Relations, Accounting Specialisation: Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Management Accounting, Accounting Practices and Tax, Financial Performance and Ethics, Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, , Taxation Finance Specialisation: Advanced Financial Management, Advanced Portfolio Management, Financial Management, Portfolio Management, Fundamentals of Finance Manufacturing Management Specialisation: Applied Technologies, Wood and Materials Science in Wood Manufacturing, Strategic Planning and the Marketing of Wood Products, Application of Quality Processes to Wood Manufacturing Operations

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