Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management
Qualification Type Graduate Diploma
Level 7
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Other Management and Commerce » Management and Commerce not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
To produce high quality graduates who have a sound understanding of the dynamic and changing environment in which managers operate in New Zealand and internationally, that will enable them to apply knowledge at both organisational and strategic levels in a range of industries and organisations. On reaching the workplace, graduates will have current specialised knowledge and be able to integrate into their work environment quickly, having already spent time through their course of study in a work context applying the knowledge and skills of the curriculum.
Graduate profile
Graduate profile - On successful completion of this qualification students will have the ability to: - Apply specialised technical knowledge and skills to a specific business field, along with abilities for adapting and/or generalising these to other business fields. - Employ creative skills and apply them in an organised approach to problem solving. - Display well-developed critical thinking capabilities, including analysing, evaluating and critically reflecting on information, decisions and behaviour. These abilities also enable strategic thinking and adaptability in a constantly changing global environment. - Recognise, adopt and where necessary, instil in others ethical dimensions inherent in business decision making having particular regard for issues of social responsibility and sustainable practice. - Exercise self-direction and adopt independent working practices, and an ability to foster these in others. - Accept responsibility for the quality of their own work outcomes, and where applicable, for the quality of others' work outcomes. - Apply independent learning skills that encourage the regular accessing of new knowledge and information. - Use effective written communication and well-developed inter-personal skills, and an ability to foster these in others. - Work effectively in group situations, as a leader or a follower, as appropriate. - Adapt to, and work effectively in, diverse cultural contexts and work environments, encouraging others to do likewise. - Use technology and communication systems effectively. - Understand the relevance of the Treaty of Waitangi to applied management in New Zealand/Aotearoa. Education Pathways - The Graduate Diplomas prepare students to undertake post graduate study, for example a Master of Business Administration. Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Accounting who meet CAANZ requirements may undertake professional studies and examinations leading to membership of CAANZ. Employment Pathways - The Graduate Diplomas prepare graduates for employment in Business. Employment opportunities depend on which Graduate Diploma a student has studied and may include, human resource manager, management consultant, public administrator, accountant, financial controller, sales management, marketing management, project management, operations and production management, advertising and business development, restaurant management, supply chain management and specialist management positions.
Education pathways
The Graduate Diplomas prepare students to undertake post graduate study, for example a Master of Business Administration.
Employment pathways
The Graduate Diplomas prepare graduates for employment in Business. Employment opportunities depend on which Graduate Diploma a student has studied and may include, human resource manager, management consultant, public administrator, accountant, financial controller, sales management, marketing management, project management, operations and production management, advertising and business development, restaurant management, supply chain management and specialist management positions.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Entry criteria - Applicants must meet the following entry requirements: Academic entry requirement - Successfully completed a bachelor's degree in any field excluding the field of the graduate diploma. OR Successfully completed a Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelors' Degree). OR Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience. E.g. 3 - 5 years full time work experience relevant to the business studies. Note: For the Graduate Diploma in Accounting you are required to have experience and/or knowledge of introductory accounting principles and practices as a minimum. AND Have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (with no score below 5.5) or equivalent.
Education Organisation Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd
Developed By Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 4272
Status Current
Created August 2020
Last Reviewed February 2021
Next Review February 2026
Content
Project management, operations management, e-commerce, Resource Integration Management, Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management, Professional Practice A and Professional Project B.

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