Management and leadership


Undergraduate Postgraduate Professional development

Professional programmes

These postgraduate qualifications are designed for those already in the workforce.

Business Futures Insight programme

This is an intensive short course covering future trends and the essential business topics for business leaders today.

Business Futures Insight

Manager Acceleration Programme

This programme activates manager thinking, grows manager knowledge and builds manager competence. Suitable for new to middle managers, it provides a solid foundation on which to build a strong management career.

Manager Acceleration programme

Tailored short courses

We can tailor executive education options to meet your needs. We provide customised solutions that deliver what you need, where and when it will have the most effective result for you.

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Management research at Massey focuses on real solutions to contemporary management issues and principles. We support the management community in our key areas of expertise.



ANZAM - Australian & New Zealand Management Conference

4-7 December 2018

Hosted by Massey University, the theme of this year's conference is 'Managing the many faces of sustainable work'.

The demands from stakeholders for work and organisational forms that are financially, environmentally and socially sustainable are unlikely to diminish. This conference will bring together local and international academics and practitioners to share evidence and insights on this and a host of other pertinent issues.

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8th Annual Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN) Conference 2018

9-11 December 2018
Doctoral workshop: 9th December 2018

The theme for this year's conference is Ethics and Sustainability in the Age of Disruption. A range of technological and organisational changes in recent years have significantly disrupted, and continue to disrupt existing ways of doing business around the world. We consider the implications that such disruption has on efforts to promote ethics and sustainability within the business sphere, as well as how the imperatives of ethics and sustainability can themselves disrupt existing business practices.

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Meet our graduates


Internships and business placements

Internships and applied workplace projects provide our students with an education experience relevant to today’s business environment. As a business, you get a fresh, new approach to your business or latest projects.

Business Internship

The Business Internship is available to high-achieving undergraduate business students in their final year. Students will complete 180 hours in the workplace over two semesters (timing negotiated between the student and organisation). Past students have undertaken a wide range of projects including software systems implementation, marketing planning, social media initiatives and operational analyses.


Master of Advanced Leadership Practice - Social Enterprise Placement

The MALP is a unique executive level postgraduate qualification. The programme offers students the opportunity to undertake a social enterprise placement as part of the programme. This internship partners students with a social enterprise in New Zealand in a mutually beneficial arrangement. The placement is for nine hours per month and has been notable for the positive outcomes experienced by both students and participating organisations.

Contact Mike Fiszer

Master of Business Administration - Research Project

As part of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) qualification students are required to produce an applied business research report. Often MBA students conduct research at their own employer, however they can look for another organisation or a different sector within which to do this work. If you have an area that would benefit from an experienced executive perspective, get in contact with us.

Contact Patricia Bossons

Master of Management - Professional Practice

The Master of Management has a professional practice course as a capstone course in students' final semester. Students undertake an investigation broadly within the area of their programme major, which is completed via either an internship/practicum, applied case study or enterprise planning practice. The students prepare a professional consulting style report, and present their findings at the end of the course.

Contact the Massey Business School

Sport management practicums

Massey University’s Bachelor of Sport Management students complete two practicums: a 30-hour Sport Management Mini-Practicum (second year) and a 180-hour capstone Sport Management Practicum (third year). This helps students gain hands-on experience and develop the specialised sport management knowledge and skills they need when they join the workforce.

Massey sport management students can lead or partake in industry projects related to events, social media, marketing, sponsorship or general sport management. They can also take part in staff and planning meetings, budget discussions, sponsor liaisons, debriefs, etc.

Contact Trish Bradbury

Departments and staff

Find out more about the departments and staff involved in management at Massey.

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