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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Business
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Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor’s degree having achieved at least a B- grade average in the highest level courses, or equivalent.

2. Notwithstanding Regulation 1, admission to the Postgraduate Certificate in Business endorsed in Business Administration requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have completed at least seven years business experience, at least three of which must be at management level; and

(c) have been selected into the programme on the basis of a selection process which may include a written application, interview and practical exercises.

Qualification Requirements

3. Candidates for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits at 700 level, comprising:

(a) courses from the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Schedule;

and including:

(b) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

4. Notwithstanding Regulation 2, and with the approval of Academic Board or their delegate, relevant 700 level courses may be substituted for courses included in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business schedule beyond the normal limits permitted.

Specialisations

5. The Postgraduate Certificate in Business is awarded with or without an endorsement.​

6. Candidates may complete an endorsement by passing 60 credits in that endorsement. The requirements for each endorsements are set out in the schedule for the Certificate.

7. The endorsement available in the Postgraduate Certificate in Business is Business Administration.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes.

Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Certificate in Business

Unendorsed Postgraduate Certificate in Business courses (60 credits from)

110710 Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting 30 credits
P 110309

110711 Advanced Accounting Theory 30 credits
P 110309

114702 Human Resource Management and Workplace Relations 30 credits

114709 Managing the Employment Relationship 30 credits

114722 Advanced Organisational Behaviour 30 credits

114735 Competitive Advantage and HRM Strategy 30 credits
R 114725

114761 International Human Resource Management 30 credits

115758 Interpersonal Communication at Work 15 credits

115759 Current Issues in Business 15 credits

125700 Managerial Finance 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 125330

137710 The Theory and Management of Banking 30 credits
P Appraisal Required R 137701, 137702

152700 Organisation and Management 30 credits

152702 Advanced Strategic Management 30 credits

152704 Business and Sustainability 30 credits
R 115783

152707 Leading and Changing Organisations 30 credits
R 152709, 152705

152725 Building Export and Import Businesses 30 credits

152726 Growing Multinational Enterprises 30 credits
P 152725 or Appraisal Required

152727 Managing Multinational Enterprises 30 credits
P 152725 or Appraisal Required

152728 Corporate Citizenship and Responsibility 30 credits

152730 Advanced Contemporary Issues in Sustainability 30 credits

152731 Innovation and New Ventures 30 credits
R 26441, 52731

152742 Health Systems Management 30 credits
R 250742

152743 Health Law and Policy 30 credits
R 250743

152746 Contemporary Issues in Health Service Management 30 credits
R 250746

152747 Local Governance: Context, Structure and Finance 30 credits

152752 Project Management 30 credits

153700 Elements of Dispute Resolution 30 credits

156700 Essentials of Marketing 30 credits
R 156741, 115104, 115116

156742 Advanced Consumer Behaviour 30 credits
P 156700 or Appraisal Required C 156700

156743 Advanced Marketing Planning and Strategy 30 credits
P 156700 or Appraisal Required C 156700

156744 Advanced Marketing Research and Analysis 30 credits
P 156700 or Appraisal Required C 156700

156758 Marketing for Social Change 30 credits

157700 Info Systems Management 30 credits

157701 Health Information Management 30 credits
R 157711, 157733, 158759

157701 Health Information Management 30 credits
R 157711, 157733, 158759

157733 Health Information Systems 15 credits
R 157701

157735 Data Mining 15 credits

157748 Advanced Management, Analytics, and Decision Making 30 credits
R 157216

157749 Technology Innovation Management 30 credits

157777 Mobile Business 30 credits
R 158778

178703 The Theory and Practice of Economics 30 credits
R ' 178200 & 178201', or their equivalent(s)

178719 Climate Change Economics and Policy 30 credits

190701 Human Factors for Professional Aviation 30 credits

190703 Management in Aviation Systems 30 credits

190720 Aviation Strategic Management 30 credits

190721 Design and Management of Airports 30 credits

219702 Management Communication 30 credits

219703 Perspectives in Business Communication 30 credits

219704 International and Intercultural Communication 30 credits
R 219304

219708 Political Communication 30 credits

219710 Persuasive Communication Practice 30 credits

219712 Advanced News Journalism 30 credits

219713 Advanced Audio-Visual Journalism 30 credits

219714 Journalism and Society 30 credits

251731 Advanced Occupational Health and Safety 30 credits

Endorsements

Business Administration (60 credits)

60 credits from

115709 Applied Personal Leadership 15 credits

115725 Leadership and People 15 credits

115726 Marketing 15 credits

115728 Contemporary Strategy 15 credits

115732 Operations and Logistics 15 credits

115775 Business Law for New Zealand and International Contexts 15 credits
R 115721

295701 Managing Financial Decisions 15 credits
R 115723, 115724, 115745