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Develop leading edge business skills
Develop leading edge business skills through a unique qualification closely connected to practice.
In this specialisation you will develop capability in managing the design and execution of new structures and processes to assist organisations withstand the wave of digital disruption sweeping industry. You will also develop an understanding how to develop new competitive digital business models and platform-based product offerings.
Emergent trends including data analytics, artificial intelligence, sensors (in the Internet of Things), and a focus on the customer experience through automation, are disrupting the business models of industries. They require novel market approaches and organisational restructuring to deliver value in a digital-platform-orientated world.
In the MBA (Digital Transformation) teaching is delivered by an experienced technology manager, who has been at the forefront of innovative technology adoption. With a focus on agile management methods, you will become literate and competent in market disruption management in ways that will enhance your global appeal to modern digitally focused organisations.
Our MBA online option is New Zealand's only MBA designed in partnership with the award-winning Wiley Education Services.
You'll get access to world-class online technology 24/7 and engaging learning methods. This includes online classes and team-meetings, along with forums and group-work. This allows you to network with and learn directly from your peers and faculty.
Find out more on the Master of Business Administration page.
If you have 7+ years full-time work experience (with three of those in management) you may be interested in our Executive MBA programme.
No matter which industry you are in, the Massey Master of Business Administration can help you progress into leadership and management roles faster. As an adept, globally competent graduate you can join local as well as international firms, non-profit organisations, government entities and more.
The MBA is specifically designed for emerging managers and leaders. With its strongly applied focus, the programme brings practice into your learning and learning into your practice. It will give you the edge when applying for management and leadership positions.
This programme is a selected entry programme. This means there are a number of extra requirements you must meet.
To enter the Master of Business Administration you will:
There are three intakes.
To study this programme you must meet Massey University's English language standards.
You need to supply with your application the following documentation:
You will be required to attend a selection interview (applicants who successfully make it through to the interview stage of selection will be contacted directly with information about their individual interview details).
The work experience requirement ensures that you are able to contribute significantly to group discussions and debates from a position of experience and knowledge. Consequently, if you do not have such experience you are unlikely to be considered for entry.
For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:
From the Schedule to the Degree including:
Subject courses and Project
Elective courses and Project
A specialisation (subject) is optional and requires 60 credits. Includes an Action Learning Project (30 credits) in the subject.
There are regulations around completion of Part One before progressing to Part Two.
Attend contact courses, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.
See ‘Courses for this programme’ below for schedules of courses.
If you study full-time, you’ll take 180 credits over a period of 12 months or 90 credits per semester.
This is a parts-based qualification. For progression to Part Two you must have achieved a B- grade average across the courses completed in Part One.
To complete the Digital Transformation specialisation you must pass 60 credits in Digital Transformation which includes two courses (15 credits each) plus the Action Learning Project (30 credits).
There are time limits to complete postgraduate qualifications. If you do not complete within the maximum time, you may be required to re-apply for the programme if you wish to continue your studies.
Where your qualification is completed within the stated time limit and to a high standard, you may be able to graduate with a class of Honours, or Distinction or Merit.
The domestic tuition fee for the Master of Business Administration for 2020 is $3470 per 15-credit course, approximately $43,000. Note that fees can increase each year.
The international tuition fee for 2020 is $NZ4040 per 15-credit course, approximately $NZ49,000.
Murray has 25 years experience in hi tech industry, having worked for large multinationals and large local companies, operating both in the local and international markets, in the disciplines of marketing, investment raising, finance and business unit management. He has a PhD in Technology forecasting.
Murray has extensive experience in new product development, product management and market research, He has over the last ten years have been advising START UPS and teaching innovation, with a personal focus on hi tech hi growth globally ambitious firms.Dr Murray MacRae
Lecturer, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing
Massey Business School is rated in the top 5% of global business colleges by AACSB International.
This international magazine for executives ranked Massey's MBA programmes in its top MBA programmes for 2020.
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 300 universities for business and management.
Massey University is ranked #1 in New Zealand and in the top 150 universities globally for business administration and finance by ShanghaiRanking.
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