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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting / Administration & Technology) (Level 6)

Overview

This programme is designed to provide general and specialised business knowledge and skills in strategic planning, innovation and strategic change, strategic business operations, strategic human resource management in context to the New Zealand business environment.

Aim

This programme is designed to provide general and specialised business knowledge and skills in strategic planning, innovation and strategic change, strategic business operations, strategic human resource management in context to the New Zealand business environment. The programme also equips students with practical and technical skills together with core people skills, core cognitive skills, and core affective skills, attitudes and values that can be applied in a range of strategic roles, in an ethical manner, in a bi- and multi-cultural environment. This qualification provides opportunities for students to interact with the 'real-world' within a work-integrated learning environment and thus emerge as full-fledged work-ready graduates in a complex and ever-changing business world. The programme further transitions students by providing specialised knowledge and skills in Accounting and Administration and Technology depending on the area of specialisation selected by them. Accounting: This qualification aims to equip students with skills and knowledge to apply in-depth accounting and finance knowledge and skills to inform strategic business decisions in a variety of business entities in accounting technical roles. Administration and Technology: The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with skills and knowledge to manage administrative systems and operational processes, to evaluate emerging technologies, and to lead others in senior administrative positions in a wide range of business entities requiring managerial and leadership responsibilities within a bi- and multi-cultural New Zealand business environment.

Duration

1 Academic Year

Summary

Graduates of this qualification with the Administration and Technology Major will have the skills and knowledge to manage administrative systems and operational processes, to evaluate emerging technologies, and to lead others in senior administrative positions within a wide range of business entities requiring managerial and leadership responsibilities. Graduates of this qualification with the Accounting Major will have the skills and knowledge to apply in-depth accounting and finance knowledge and skills to inform strategic business decisions in a variety of business entities in accounting technician roles.

Strategic planning, external environment, developing strategic objectives, stakeholder relationship management, innovation and strategic change, motivation and employee engagement frameworks, strategic business operations, origin and nature of bi-cultural partnership, Treaty of Waitangi, integration of Kaupapa Maori and bicultural partnership with business activities and relationships, operational strategies, quality management, operational projects, analytical and problem solving, strategic human resource management, professional and ethical values and dilemmas in strategic human resource management, employer related legislation, employment relation issues, performance management, employee engagement, professionalism, accounting information systems, taxation, interpreting financial and non-financial information, preparing and presenting financial reports, NZ accounting standards, special purpose framework, accounting profession's Code of Ethics, management accounting, business finance, capital budgeting, working capital, sources of finance, cost of capital, capital structure, managing and coordinating business administrative systems, processes and technologies, evaluating business administration systems and technologies, managing change in business administration and technology.