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Qualification Title New Zealand Diploma in Public Sector Leadership (Level 6)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 6
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Public and Health Care Administration
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is provide the New Zealand public sector with leaders who have general and specialised leadership capability that can be applied to a range of strategic and operational roles.

Graduates will benefit the New Zealand public by providing leaders who provide strategic leadership that will promote excellence in service delivery and/or policy that can meet current and future needs of the public.

Graduates will be in positions which allow these competencies to be exercised in influential leadership positions within dynamic organisational contexts.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Think, plan, and act strategically to meet the future and diverse needs of New Zealand.
- Lead and communicate in a clear and persuasive way to achieve organisational and cross-public sector objectives.
- Connect with people and inspire to build a highly motivated and engaged workforce in a public sector context.
- Manage people and team performance to achieve customer outcomes for a public sector organisation.
- Coach and develop diverse talent in a public sector context to build the people capability required to deliver outcomes.
- Drive change through innovation and continuous improvement to sustainably strengthen long-term organisational performance to improve outcomes.
- Foster and develop inter-agency operations and activities within the public sector.
- Plan, prioritise, organise, and monitor work to meet short and long-term objectives within the legislative framework and ethical standards across the breadth of one's public sector role.
Education pathways
This qualification may build on from:
- New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 2456]
- New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4) [Ref: 2462]
- New Zealand Certificate in Public Sector Service Delivery (Level 4) [Ref: 3636]
- New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, and Project Management) (Level 5) [Ref: 2459]
- New Zealand Certificate in Public Sector Management (Level 5) [Ref: 3638].
Upon completion of this qualification graduates may progress onto relevant degree programmes.
Employment pathways
This qualification may lead to employment in a variety of strategic leadership roles within the public sector such as Regional Manager, Area Manager, Senior Advisor - Māori, and Immigration Manager.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None
Education Organisation The Skills Organisation
Developed By Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3639
Status Current
Created July 2017
Next Review December 2022
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