Diploma in Business Administration Level 5
 

This is a full time 1 year course consisting of 5 papers or modules, with each module having the duration of 8 weeks. Each week will have 20 hours of learning. To complete the Diploma, all modules are compulsory and the programme is designed to be multiple entries. Therefore, students may enter at the beginning of any module and conversely depart at the end of any module. All students will be encouraged to complete a full cycle of Diploma study. This course has been determined in terms of the NQF level descriptors as Level 5. This qualification is recognised for immigration points under skilled migrant category.

Please find the Modules as below:

FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
This subject introduces students to business financial and management accounting theory, using the accounting tools do the book keeping, analysis financial statements and to help assist in the decision making process.

MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
This course examines the ways in which organisation can effectively manage their human resources. Especially, this course focused primarily on an overview of the domain of human resource management (HRM) ¨C its major functional areas and the theories that are the basis for human resource management practices. Objectives were for students to gain knowledge and comprehension of these areas.

MARKETING MANAGEMENT
This paper is designed to provide student with "an introduction to marketing management in organizations and society, including the marketing concepts, the 4Ps of marketing, marketing organization and marketing trends."

PRODUCTION AND OPERATION MANAGEMENT
Production and operations management is the systematic direction and control of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods or services. Operations is one of the primary functions of a firm, while Marketing induces the demand for products and Finance provides the capital, Operations produces and delivers the product (goods and services). This subject provides an introduction to the concepts and analytical methods that are useful in understanding the management of a firmĄ¯s Operations, namely: forecasting, just in time, supply chain management, material required planning, inventory management, e-commerce, and other operation techniques. Workload for this subject is in terms of class preparation, review, assessment (assignments, quizzes, mid term tests), readings and examination preparation.

STATISTICS
This is an introductory course in basic statistics, with a business-management perspective, covering data collection, measures of average, dispersion, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and linear regression. The course investigates the principles and methods concerned with extracting useful information from a dataset, which is then used to help managers make decisions. Throughout this component, we use actual situations taken from the business world in which statistical procedures have been used to help make decisions. We also incorporate other relevant New Zealand examples of statistics, which candidates may encounter on a regular basis.


* Career opportunities:

with this qualification you will have solid grounding in all facets of business management and be to either start your career in the field or advance your current position. These skills can be applied to a whole range of business.


* Study pathways:

Credits from this Diploma can be credited towards, if continue with a Bachelor Degree in Lincoln University, University of Canterbury, UNITEC and CPIT.