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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 Certificate in Business Studies
CertBusStuds

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 Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Certificate in Business Studies requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Certificate in Business Studies shall follow a flexible course of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 60 credits, including:

(a) at least 45 credits from courses selected from the Schedule to the Certificate;

(b) any compulsory courses identified in the Schedule to the Certificate;

(c) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Certificate in Business Studies is awarded without specialisation.

Completion Requirements

4. Any timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates will apply.

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

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

6. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Certificate in Business Studies

110.109 Introductory Financial Accounting 15 credits
P 115112 or 115102 or 110100 C 115112 or 115102 R 110215, 110,230, 110213 (1999)

110.209 Intermediate Financial Accounting 15 credits
P 110109 or 110215 or 110230 R 10210, 10213 (Pre 1999), 110313

110.229 Management Accounting 15 credits
P 110109 or 110215 or 110230 R 10200, 10220, 110223

110.249 Accounting Information Systems 15 credits
P 110109 or 110215 or 110230 R 10240, 110243

110.279 Auditing 15 credits
P 115112 or 115102 or 110100 or 110230 R 110274

110.289 Taxation 15 credits
P 110100 or 110230 or 115102 or 115112 R 10283, 110274

110.303 Integrative Accounting 15 credits
P 240 credits inclusive of 110209 or 110313; 110229 or 110223; and at least 15 credits at 300-level with a 110 prefix from the BBS Schedule

110.309 Advanced Financial Accounting 15 credits
P 110209 or 110313 R 110713, 10310

110.329 Advanced Management Accounting 15 credits
P 110229 or 110223 R 110320

110.369 Forensic Accounting 15 credits
P 110279

110.379 Advanced Auditing 15 credits
P 110109 or 110215 or 110230; and 110279 or 110274

110.380 Estate and Tax Planning 15 credits
P 110274 or 110289 or 125211 C 125211

110.389 Advanced Taxation 15 credits
P 110109 or 110215 or 110230; and 110289 or 110274 R 110783

114.240 Organisational Behaviour 15 credits

114.241 Principles of Human Resources Management 15 credits

114.254 Employment Relations 15 credits

114.330 Equity and Diversity in the Workplace 15 credits

114.331 Contemporary HRM and Employment Relations 15 credits
P 114241 or 114254

114.332 Decent Work 15 credits
P 114241 or 114254

114.396 Strategic Human Resource Management 15 credits
P 114241

115.109 Introduction to Business Analytics 15 credits

115.111 Communication Theory and Practice 15 credits
R 219100 and 219203

115.112 Accounting for Business 15 credits
R 115102

115.113 Economics for Business 15 credits
R 115106

115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits
R 115105

115.115 Management in Context 15 credits
R 115108

115.116 Introduction to Marketing 15 credits
R 115104

115.211 Business Law 15 credits
P 90 credits at 100-level R 115103, 155110

115.212 Fundamentals of Leadership and Teamwork 15 credits
P 90 credits at 100 level

125.111 Managing your Personal Finances 15 credits

125.143 Essentials of Investment Advice 30 credits
P 125179 C 125179

125.155 Essentials of Insurance Advice - Life, Disability, and Health 30 credits
P 125179 C 125179

125.156 Essentials of Insurance Advice - General 30 credits
P 125179 C 125179

125.163 Essentials of Residential Property Lending Advice 30 credits
P 125179 C 125179

125.179 Introduction to Financial Advice 30 credits

125.220 Financial Institutions and Markets 15 credits
P 115114

125.230 Business Finance 15 credits
P 115114

125.241 Introduction to Investments 15 credits
P 115114 R 125240

125.250 Financial Modelling 15 credits
P 115114 or 115105

125.320 International Finance 15 credits
P 125230; and one of 125220 or 125241 or 110209 or 152261

125.330 Advanced Business Finance 15 credits
P 125230; and one of 125320 or 125340 or 125350 or 125364 or 110309 C 125320 or 125340 or 125350 or 125364 or 110309

125.340 Investment Analysis 15 credits
P 125241 R 125342

125.350 Financial Risk Management 15 credits
P 125230; and either 125220 or 125241

125.364 Bank Financial Management 15 credits
P 115114 or 115105; and 125220 R 125360, 125361, 125362, 125363

127.241 Property Market Principles 15 credits

127.242 Introduction to Property Valuation 15 credits
R 127255

127.245 Introduction to Property Finance and Investment 15 credits
P 115114 or 115105

127.341 Property Management and Development 15 credits
P 127241

127.342 Applied Property Finance and Investment 15 credits
P 127241, 127242, 127245 and one of 127341 or 127343 or 127378 C 127341 or 127343 or 127378

127.343 Applied Property Valuation 15 credits
P 127242

127.378 Property Economics and Planning 15 credits

152.203 Business and Society 15 credits
R 52101

152.230 Entrepreneurship 15 credits

152.232 Small Business Management 15 credits

152.250 Managing Organisations 15 credits
R 152200

152.252 Project Management 15 credits

152.261 International Business 15 credits

152.264 International Supply Chain Management 15 credits

152.270 Māori Management 15 credits

152.304 Managing Services 15 credits

152.325 Designing and Developing Organisations 15 credits
P Any 200 level course from the 152 course prefix series R 152360, 152303, 152341

152.330 Enterprise Development 15 credits

152.331 Scaling and Growth 15 credits
P 152233 or 152234

152.333 New Venture Project 15 credits

152.336 Leadership Practice 15 credits
R 152328, 152329

152.337 New Venture Development 15 credits
P 152233, 152234 and 152331 R 152333

152.338 Cultural Perspectives on Entrepreneurship 15 credits
P 152233 or 152234

152.350 Strategic Management and Governance 15 credits
P Any 200 level Management course R 152341, 152365

152.355 Sustainability Issues, Challenges and Responses 15 credits
P Any 200 level course from the 152 course prefix series R 152392

152.366 Operational Management of International Business 15 credits

152.370 Te Whanaketanga o te Pakihi Māori - Advanced Māori Business Development and Management 15 credits

153.204 Negotiation Principles 15 credits
R 153307

155.110 Retail Law 15 credits
R 115103, 115211

155.201 Law of Property 15 credits
P 115211 or 115103 or 155202 R 155216, 155700

155.202 Essentials of Law 15 credits

155.203 Law of Business Organisations 15 credits
P 115211 or 115103 or 155202 R 155200, 155700

155.210 Commercial Law 15 credits
P 115211 or 115103 or 155202 R 155200, 155700

155.301 Employment Law 15 credits

156.231 Strategic Marketing Management 15 credits
P 115116 or 156200

156.232 Consumer Behaviour 15 credits
P 115116 or 156200

156.233 Marketing Research 15 credits
P 115116 or 156200

156.235 Social Media and Digital Marketing 15 credits
P 115116 or 115104 or 156200 or 75 credits for non-Business students

156.237 Marketing Communication and Advertising 15 credits
P 115116 or 156200

156.238 Marketing New Products 15 credits
P 115116 or 115104 or 156200

156.334 Marketing Consultancy Project 15 credits
P 156231 and any 1562xx course

156.338 International Marketing 15 credits
P 156231 plus either 156232, or both 156235 and 156237

156.339 Omni-Channel Retail Marketing 15 credits
P 156231 or 2902xx

156.340 Customer Intelligence 15 credits
P 156233

156.341 Branding 15 credits
P 156231 and plus either 156232, or both 156235 and 156237

157.151 Living and Working with Technology 15 credits
R 115107, 157150, 157100

157.216 Management, Analytics and Decision Making 15 credits

157.240 Social Media Networks for Business 15 credits

157.241 Technology Trends for Organisations 15 credits
P 157150 or 157151 or 115107 or 1581xx or 1591xx R 157242

157.325 Information Management Project 15 credits
P 15724x C 157341 R 157381,157342

157.340 Organisational Knowledge Management 15 credits
P 1142xx or 1522xx or 1572xx or 1582xx or 1592xx

157.350 Technology Governance and Risk Management 15 credits
R 57301, 157373, 157341

157.394 Managing Technology Projects and Programmes 15 credits
P 1142xx or 1522xx or 1572xx or 1582xx or 1592xx

161.101 Statistics for Business 15 credits
R 115101, 161100, 161111, 161120, 161122, 161130, 161140

178.100 Principles of Economic Policy 15 credits

178.111 Quantitative Methods for Economics 15 credits

178.200 Macroeconomics 15 credits
P 178100 or 115113

178.201 Microeconomics 15 credits
P 115113 or 115106

178.221 Methods of Economic Analysis 15 credits
P 115113 or 115106 or any 1781xx course

178.250 Contemporary Economic Issues 15 credits

178.280 Economic Analysis and Applications 15 credits
P 115113

178.300 Macroeconomic Policy and Applications 15 credits
P 178200

178.301 Microeconomic Theory and Applications 15 credits
P 178201

178.307 Markets, Firms and Consumers 15 credits
P 178201 or 178204 or 125230; or (115113 or 115106 or 178101) and 178280

178.352 Survey of International Economics 15 credits
P 178200, 178201, and either 178250 or 178280; and either 178300 or 178301 C 178300 or 178301 R 178350

178.360 Environmental Economics 15 credits

178.370 Development Economics 15 credits

178.380 Applied Econometrics 15 credits
P 178220 or 178280 R 178321 and 178320

197.288 Creative Collaboration 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level

197.388 Creative Communities 15 credits
P 75 Credits at 200 Level R 198481, 212425, 221382, 222382, 223425, 224382

219.203 Business Communication 15 credits
R 114100, 114253, 219100

219.204 News Media and Society 15 credits
R 114264

219.205 Professional Presentations in Business 15 credits
R 114285

219.206 Communication and Technological Change 15 credits
R 114263, 14263

219.209 Public Relations Practice 15 credits

219.302 Gender and Communication in Organisations 15 credits
R 114358

219.303 Organisational Communication 15 credits
R 114353

219.304 Intercultural Communication 15 credits

219.305 Public Relations Management 15 credits
P 219209 R 114363

219.307 Interpersonal Communication 15 credits
R 219201,114261,14352

219.335 Media Law and Ethics 15 credits
R 219331

222.215 Brand Communication 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level from College of Creative Arts or 75 credits at 100 level including 115116 or 115104

224.205 Design for Display 15 credits
P 75 credits at 100 level R 197205

240.260 Logistics and Supply Chain Fundamentals 15 credits
R 115260

240.364 Purchasing and Supply Management 15 credits
P 240260 or 240261 or 240263 R 240360, 240361

240.365 Demand Chain Management 15 credits
P 240260 or 240261 or 240263 R 240360, 240361

290.100 Retail Practice Internship 15 credits
C 290102 R 290101

290.102 Contemporary Retail Management 15 credits

290.201 Retail Knowledge Internship 15 credits
P At least 15 credits at 200-level from the 290 course prefix series

290.202 Design Thinking for Business Operations 15 credits

290.203 Buying and Category Management 15 credits

290.204 Managing the Customer Experience 15 credits

290.301 Retail Experience Internship 30 credits
P At least 30 credits at 200-level from the 290 course prefix series R 115388

290.302 Strategic Transformation in Retailing 15 credits