You can succeed in business
To be an efficient and well-rounded business leader, you need a diverse set of skills that will ensure success of your organisation and/or team. This includes critical problem solving skills, excellent judgement, drive, enterprise and the ability to work independently and within a team.
Advance yourself – gain the tools to motivate, lead, make change and achieve business objectives!
Important information about this qualification: In January 2015, this qualification was replaced with alternative business qualifications. This means that no new students will be able to enrol in this qualification after 31 December 2017. If you have previously started this qualification, you can still enrol to complete the qualification. The last date of assessment for this qualification is December 2020. Please speak to a TANZ eCampus advisor if you require clarification or additional information on this qualification.
Who is this for?
If you are already carving out your career path in the corporate sector and you need additional skills, then undertaking the New Zealand Diploma in Business could be the answer.
Please note that as this qualification is expiring, only the following courses that contribute to the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) are available.
To find out the best study pathway for you, speak with one of our enrolment coordinators today – call 0800 328 269 or complete the form at the bottom of this page.
Benefits to you
Become an effective leader
Learning effective management techniques to resolve business problems and managerial issues is essential. This qualification will help you to identify potential management issues, research solutions and apply concepts and tools to ensure resolution.
Gain an understanding of commercial law
If a sound understanding of the key elements of the nature and sources of New Zealand law and the core elements of the New Zealand legal system are crucial in your role then this course will provide you with the knowledge to perform.
Understand your management team
As a manager, you need to understand how all the pieces of the puzzle fit –this includes the responsibilities of each person within the management team.
Learn successful management thinking
Management practices are influenced by a range of philosophies applied over a period of time. Gain an understanding of the detail and extent of those philosophies and how they have contributed to current practice.
Gain an understanding of the nature of economics
Understanding the theory behind economic principles is essential for business success. In a management role, you will need to understand the nature of economics and the methodology used to analyse economic problems.
How will I learn?
You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle – there is no need to be a full-time student while studying with TANZ eCampus. You can work and earn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.
How long will it take?
Each course that contributes towards this qualification is delivered over 19 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete one of the courses successfully in the 19 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 10.5 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time, which will increase the amount of study required per week. Please refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html.
If you wish to undertake further study towards other business qualifications, view our business qualification pathways flowchart, to find your next step.
Career and study pathways
On completion of this course qualification you could be ready to take on a variety of careers including accounting technician, middle management, sales and marketing assistants, banking or human resources.
If you wish to undertake further study towards other business qualifications, download our business qualification pathways flowchart, to find your next step.
- A minimum of 14 numeracy credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the Directory of Assessment Standards, and
- Fifty credits at level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of three subjects including a minimum of 8 literacy credits at level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Māori; of which 4 credits must be in reading and 4 credits must be in writing.
- The literacy credits will be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards found on the NZQA website at Literacy requirements for University Entrance.
- All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those applicants whose first language is not English should have:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 issued within the last two years, with not less than 5.5 in any category.
- A test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 60 in the computer-based test (with a writing score of 20), or at least 550 in the paper-based test (with an essay score of 5 TWE), issued in the last two years.
- A qualification equivalent to the above
Student loans and allowances
Courses and qualifications through TANZ eCampus are eligible for student loan support on condition that the student and level of study meet certain criteria. Student loans are administered through Studylink. Visit http://www.studylink.govt.nz/ for more information or phone TANZ eCampus on 0800 328 269 and we can point you in the right direction.
“I would definitely recommend studying with TANZ eCampus. The things I have learned are shaping my thinking for the better. Not only will I be more efficient and effective in the workplace but the skills you learn can be applied to your personal life as well,”
TANZ eCampus is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.