Executive Learning Resource November 2003: Programmes for Career Development

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AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Faculty of Business

AUT Faculty of Business is one of the largest business schools in New Zealand. Our aim is to educate professionals for business practice. We offer a range of courses from the Bachelor of Business to the (MBA) Master of Business and PhD, with supporting diplomas, certificates and a variety of short courses.

Our classes are small, usually 20-30 students. Small classes provide an interactive learning environment with emphasis on the integration of theory and business practice.

Classes are offered between 8am and 8pm to fit around your work commitments. Academic staff have up to-date, relevant knowledge of business. We have close links with industry through advisory committees who work with the faculty in maintaining the relevance of our qualifications. We provide opportunities for students to network with successful business professionals through the "Breakfast Club" and co-operative education. At AUT we believe your success is our success--together!

Private Bag 92006, Auckland

360 Queen Street, Auckland

Ph: 64-9-917 9721, Fax: 64-9-917 9976

Email: business@aut.ac.nz

Website: www.aut.ac.nz/faculties/business

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

SUITABLE FOR: People with an undergraduate degree or professional qualification and/or relevant work experience, who wish to gain further expertise in the core functions of management.

QUALIFICATION: MBA

APPROVED: Yes

KEY CONTACT: Lucy Hoult

FORMAT: Full time or part-time on campus. The programme usually takes 18 months of full time study and is taught in six, six week blocks involving one 3 hour class per week, followed by 1 week of assessments. The programme is designed to be flexible enough to fit around work and other personal commitments.

DESCRIPTION: The AUT MBA is a postgraduate program me which provides a 'tool box' of models and techniques for all the core functions of management. In particular, the MBA will provide a link between professional practice to enable the development of people wanting to gain advanced management knowledge and skills.

Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Business

SUITABLE FOR: People with a similar back ground to the M Bus, who wish to study at postgraduate level but are unable to commit to the full length of time required to complete the MBus.

QUALIFICATION: PGDipBus/PGCertBus

APPROVED: Yes

KEY CONTACT: Bruce Jones

FORMAT: Full-time or part-time on campus.

DESCRIPTION: A 1 year full-time or 2 year part time programme enabling students to complete a postgraduate certificate qualification, then take a break before continuing on to the diploma programme at a later date.

It develops students with advanced knowledge, research and critical and reflective capabilities relevant to their chosen field of business practice.

Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Business

SUITABLE FOR: People with several years' professional business experience or an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

QUALIFICATION: GradDipBus/GradCertBus

APPROVED: Yes

KEY CONTACT: Bruce Jones

FORMAT: Part-time on campus

DESPRIPTION: A focused 2 year part-time qualification for specialist knowledge in any of the following subjects: Advertising, Business Economics, Commercial Law, eBusiness, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business, Information Technology, Marketing, Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Taxation & Accounting Information Systems and Tourism.

Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Business with Honours

SUITABLE FOR: School leavers with a B Bursary or mature students with relevant work experience.

QUALIFICATION: BBus/BBus (Hons)

APPROVED: Yes

KEY CONTACT: Bruce Jones

FORMAT: Full-time or part time on campus. …