Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Management

40 Weeks

Effect organisational change through strategic planning, project management and strong leadership.

Gain a sound understanding of the dynamic and changing environment in which managers operate in New Zealand and internationally. This qualification will enable you to quickly integrate your specialist knowledge at both organisational and strategic levels in a range of industries.

Graduates will meet the following:

  • Analyse organisations with a view to effect change through strategic planning, project management and leadership.
  • Plan, predict and manage change processes as they impact on organisational culture, organisational behaviour, leadership, authority and power.
  • Evaluate and manage the impact of change on individuals and organisations including performance management, training and development, coaching and consultancy.

This Graduate Diploma prepares learners to undertake postgraduate study in their specialist fields or in general business or business management for example a Master in Business Administration.

Course Papers

A range of courses and specialisms offered in this programme may vary in each academic year. A complete list of all courses and specialisms offered in this programme of study will be provided prior to the start of the programme.

  • Project Management Theory
  • Strategic Management
  • Business Transformation and Change
  • Applied Management
  • Leadership in Organisations
  • Human Resources
  • Advanced Project Management
  • Special Topic
  • Services Management
  • Industry Project

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in any field except that of the Graduate Diploma to be studied, or demonstrate existing knowledge or experience at bachelor degree level, subject to Pathway Manager approval.
  • Applicants for whom English is not their first language must achieve an IELTS Academic score of no less than 6.0 (no bands lower than 5.5) or hold an equivalent score from a recognised alternative English Proficiency Test.

All applicants may be required to undertake an internal NorthTec English language placement test to confirm their current level of English proficiency. This will include writing and speaking components.

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.
Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Management
Whangārei
Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Management
Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Management
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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February 13, 2023
December 1, 2023
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All fees are in New Zealand Dollars and are approximate only - includes GST but excludes the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) levy. Unless otherwise stated, the fees shown are for domestic students only. For programmes longer than one academic year in duration, the fees quoted are for the first year. Final study costs depends on a number of factors including the courses you select to study.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. See our full Terms and conditions.

Additional Information

About Te Pūkenga

NorthTec is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). From 1 October 2022, all references to NorthTec or Northland Polytechnic on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its NorthTec business division.

Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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