Professional Development Guide

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Manukau Institute of Technology

Faculty of Business

The Faculty, consisting of the Schools of Accounting and Management, Communication and Marketing, Business Services, plus Computing and Information Technology, provides a comprehensive approach to management education from Diploma to Doctorate. The Faculty is also proud to offer courses in association with Southern Cross University (Australia). We have a strong focus on applied vocational business education and maintain strong links with industry.

Private Bag 94006, Manukau 2241

Gate 12, North Campus, Otara Road, Otara, Manukau City

Key Personnel

Co John Robertson (Dean, Faculty of Business)

Co Dr Wayne Dreyer (NZ Director, Southern Cross University Postgraduate Programmes), mbadba@manukau.ac.nz,

www.manukau.ac.nz/mba,

Freephone: 0800 MBA DBA (0800 622 322), Fax: 0-9-968 7783

Amenities

Proximity to public transport: Good

Courses

Southern Cross University Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Suitable for: Senior executives

Cost: $1900 per unit (2009) including GST. Up to 24 units.

Qualification: Southern Cross University Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

Duration: 6 years maximum part-time. Start in January, May or September.

Available: Part-time

Prerequisites: MBA or a Masters Degree level research or coursework qualification acceptable to Southern Cross University; AND have appropriate executive managerial experience in the public or private sector.

Spaces Available: Limited to a maximum of 15 per year.

Key faculty: Dr Wayne Dreyer, NZ Director Postgraduate Programmes + faculty staff.

Format: Distance with supported workshops for initial research units. Thesis is with a supervisor.

Description: This programme offers senior executives doctoral study opportunities in business. It fosters abilities and competence in the processes of research in key areas of management and communicating the research results to peer groups and society.

Southern Cross University Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Suitable for: Middle to senior managers.

Cost: $1850 per unit (2009) including GST. 12 units.

Qualification: Southern Cross University MBA

Duration: Two to five years. Start in January, May or September.

Available: Part-time, supported distance learning.

Prerequisites: Degree or equivalent or relevant professional experience.

Spaces Available: Unlimited.

Key faculty: Dr Wayne Dreyer, NZ Director Postgraduate Programmes + faculty staff.

Format: Distance with supported workshops and tele-tutorials.

Description: This programme enables students to build individual management skills with a focus on the application of knowledge in business for their own personal and professional development.

New Degrees for 2009

The following new degrees are being progressively introduced during 2009. They each consist of 12 units that cost $1850 per unit including GST.

Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) programme is designed for non-accounting business professionals looking for a career change and planning to move into the fields of accounting, taxation, economics, law and management.

Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development (MHROD)

The Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development offers a thorough grounding in the areas of human resources management and development with an emphasis on strategies in organisational development and business leadership.

Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM)

The Master of Supply Chain Management degree is a specialised postgraduate programme that gives graduates the skills to manage the entire supply chain including logistics and purchasing within todayCOs interdependent organisations. …