Master of Advanced Leadership Practice (MALP) – a new way of leading

If you want to become the best leader you can be and give your organisation a sustainable edge in New Zealand and worldwide, join the Massey Business School for New Zealand's first Master of Advanced Leadership Practice degree.  MALP is a practitioner-based postgraduate experiential programme designed for a changing, modern world. It is the only master's qualification in New Zealand focused on leadership. You will gain from an intensive and outcome-focused experience

Transformational leadership focus

Leading self, leading others and leading the future. MALP is the only master's qualification in New Zealand focused on leadership.  Make the powerful shift from managing to leading, gaining a deep understanding of yourself, your performance and your impact on others.
From recycled toasters to cystic fibrosis, you will be partnered with a Social Enterprise as part of your MALP experience. We are the only business master’s programme in New Zealand to take this initiative, culminating in a presentation report, with valuable insights and relationships for all involved.

International academic/practitioners

Inspirational, international leaders and practitioners from the UK, Europe and Massey University share their knowledge, confidential insights and wisdom about the challenges we face across a broad range of industry and disciplines, in this new global economy of multicultural divergence.

Student testimonials

Began Malp IN 2016

"I had been looking for a leadership programme at this level for many years and MALP ticked all the boxes I was looking for from international exposure, deeply exploring and developing yourself as a leader to learning from highly experienced pracademics and your own cohort."


"MALP is challenging, exhilarating, scary, and rewarding, and that’s just in the first 10 minutes…..  the journey isn’t just about leadership in your WORK life but leadership for your WHOLE life."


"If you are seeking to find a practice-based programme and you are committed to the idea of transforming your effectiveness in all aspects of life then I would recommend enrolling in MALP."


"Understand yourself and the strengths you bring as a person to your role as a leader.

Find inspiration and grow professionally and personally from the people on the journey with you, and the experts that teach you."

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