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Diploma in Business

Fast track your way into the business world

DB(L7)

Overview


2017 intake dates: 12 Jan, 23 Feb, 23 Mar, 6 Apr, 25 May, 22 Jun, 24 Aug, 14 Sep, 30 Nov, 7 Dec

Enhance your business career or continue with graduate level studies with this one-year programme. You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the community as a positive contributor to business enterprise and industry.

You may go on to further study towards a degree or professional qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions both in New Zealand and abroad.


Diploma
L7
120 credits
1 Academic Year
Auckland
Christchurch
Tauranga
Wellington

Content & delivery

Delivered by: National Institute of Education and Concordia Institute of Business

You will gain in-depth understanding of the concepts, theories and models that underpin a range of essential business functions.

You will manage and complete a business project, and report using concepts previously covered within the programme. In a project report, you will analyse business problems and make recommendations.

Learning will be delivered using a blended (face to face) learning approach and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors in class and via your online learning portal. 

You will be supported throughout the process by our great facilitators who are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you.

Core modules

  • Strategic Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational change
  • Business Project
  • Finance for Managers

On completion of this programme

Graduates will gain the skills required to integrate well into New Zealand organisations and contribute confidently within a range of organisational frameworks and functions.

They will be able to:

  • Illustrate the ability to use accounting software for businesses and payroll software in the work place
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of concepts, academic theories and models underpinning managerial accounting, financial accounting taxation, audit and assurance, and financial management
  • Think critically and systematically about business problems and issues and propose solutions
  • Analyse and make recommendations in respect of business financial issues and submission of capital investment reports.

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed a Diploma programme of at least Level 6.

If you don’t have formal qualifications but you have at least two years appropriate managerial experience, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please include a reference letter from your employer with your application.

International students

If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • have an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5; or
  • have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above; or
  • pass our English Entry Test.

If you are enrolling for the Diploma in Business Level 7, you can concurrently complete the final year of University of Northampton’s BA (Hons) Business and Management.

Fees

  • Tuition - $17250
  • Resource - $1750
  • Registration - $250
  • Insurance (14 months) - $550
  • Bank fee - $50

Total - $19850

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Your pathway

Your potential career path after study

  • Customer Service Rep / Receptionist
  • Office Administrator
  • Assistant Office Manager / Team Leader
  • Office Manager
  • Regional/Area Sales Manager
  • Customer Services Manager / General Manager
  • CEO

Ruchita's story

"I was at Aspire2 International both as a student, and later as a tutor for Level 5 & 7, and there were so many highlights! In the final term of my course I won the top project award for the web application that I’d developed, which was a real thrill. I also had a lot of fun and thrived in the encouraging and supportive Aspire2 environment. ..."

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How to apply

  • 1 Apply online
  • 2 Receive an OOP

    Offer of Place will give advice on programme fees, insurance, date and methods of payment

  • 3 Pay fees

    Sign one copy of the Offer of Place and return it, with full payment of all fees, by the due date

  • 4 Fee receipt

    When we receive your fees, we will send you an official fee receipt

  • 5 Apply for visa

    Once your student visa is approved, we will arrange your accommodation (if you wish) and airport pick-up

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