The manufacturing of goods requires robust process to ensure quality, productivity, profits and safety. If you’re interested in wood, metals, textiles, chemicals or other materials; making or processing food or beverages; using technology to develop and monitor production; working with your hands; managing and planning production, a management career in manufacturing will be right for you. Skilled managers in manufacturing are in demand, you can enjoy a well-paid and practical career.
In this one-year course you gain a thorough understanding of management theories and practice and sharpen your specialist skills in leadership and problem solving. If you’ve already got a Bachelor’s degree, this is a fast-track way to get up to speed with the finance specialisation.
Your learning focuses on high-level strategic thinking and covers essential management principles as well as training you to evaluate and critique research reports and write proposals.
You'll put your skills and knowledge into action on practical assignments looking at how to manage conflict, implement change and achieve long-term business sustainability. You'll also apply your learning to real-world situations to come up with well researched solutions to actual problems in the workplace.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- Graduate Diploma in Applied Management (Manufacturing Management)
|Next intake||Jul 2020 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Part-time study available
|Indicative Fees||$6,725 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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Depending on the area of specialisation studied, employment opportunities may include:
- Business Development Manager
- Sales and Advertising Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Market Research
- Project Manager
- HR Manager
- Financial Administrator
- Business Analyst
- Promotions and Public Relations Manager
- Operations Manager
- Financial Analyst
- Manager in a Trust or NPO
Topics you'll cover
You'll complete three compulsory papers:
- Applied Business Research
- Strategic Management
- Project Management
Plus papers from the Manufacturing major:
- Applied Technologies
- Strategic Planning and the Marketing of Wood Products
- Application of Quality Processes to Wood Manufacturing Operations
- Wood and Materials Science in Wood Manufacturing
|Indicative Fees *||$6,725 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
|Course related costs||
Text books may be required for some papers.
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Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
All students (domestic and international) must:
Have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline; OR
Have completed a minimum of a two year diploma equivalent to NZQA Level 7 or higher in a related discipline; OR
Be able to demonstrate at least three years equivalent relevant practical and/or professional experience (a curriculum vitae must be submitted detailing relevant work experience and professional achievements).
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||13 Jul 2020|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- Part-time study available