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NZ Diploma in Business

Strands: Accounting, Administration & Technology and Leadership & Management

NZDB(L5)

Overview


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

Understanding the fundamentals of business – accounting, technology, leadership and more – will give you a good foundation for your career in business. The course focuses on developing your business knowledge and skills to open opportunities for employment in the business world, or for further study.  

Once you have completed this programme there are many employment pathways open to you:

With the Accounting strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in accounting roles.

With the Administration and Technology strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide variety of administration roles.

With the Leadership and Management strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to work at an operational level within business entities.


Diploma
L5
120 credits
1 Academic Year
Auckland
Christchurch
Tauranga
Wellington

Content & delivery

Delivered by: Concordia Institute of Business

This qualification will equip you with a broad range of practical business, leadership, and relationship skills and knowledge. You can study a combination of core and elective papers to make sure you are qualified for your choice of role.  

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 Papers

  • Business Marketing
  • Organisational Communication
  • Intro to Business in New Zealand

Elective Papers

  • Accounting Strand:
  • Accounting Controls
  • Budgeting and Taxation
  • Accounting Processes
  • Administrative and Technology Strand:
  • Technology in Business
  • Business System Administration
  • Business Functions
  • Leadership and Management Strand:
  • Leadership
  • Managing People
  • Operational Management

On completion of this programme

Graduates will have the skills required to integrate well into New Zealand organisations and contribute confidently within a range of organisation 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

This course is open to anyone aged 18 and over.
You must hold a Certificate in Business Level 3 or 4; or completion of New Zealand Year 12 secondary schooling; or international equivalent; and/or appropriate work experience.

International students

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

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.0; or Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49; or pass our English Entry Test

Fees

First year fees:

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

Total 1st year - $19850

Second year fees (NZ Diploma in Business Level 6):

  • Tuition - $9000
  • Resource - $750
  • Insurance - $300

Total 2nd year - $10050

Total fees for two years - $29900

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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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