Six or more of the following papers:
NZIM801 Employment Relations
Introduction and framework of employment relations in New Zealand, the roles of the parties, the contract of employment, formation of the contract, interpreting and enforcing the contract, personal grievances, equity issues, work organisation and industrial democracy.
NZIM802 Introduction to Marketing
Introduction to marketing concepts, environmental factors affecting marketing decisions, the nature of the marketing process, the marketing mix, the product, requirements of a marketing plan and preparation of a plan.
NZIM803 Human Resources/People at Work
The nature of work, work environments, relationships and structures, processes for allocating work, motivators, organisational change, personal health and safety.
NZIM805 Introduction to Management
Definition of management roles, principles of management theory, characteristics of effective managers, five management functions, planning function, organising function, leadership function, control function.
NZIM806 Applied Economics
Economic concepts and terminology, economic decision making, interaction between sectors of the economy, supply and demand, money in an economy, savings and investment, international trade, current economic issues.
NZIM807 Introduction to Financial Services
Ways of obtaining income, banking processes and products, ways of investing, insurance, taxation, budgeting and financial planning, consumer rights, developing a financial plan.
NZIM808 Introduction to Accounting
Accounting terms and concepts, the accounting environment and accounting systems, introduction to financial accounting, basic records, the accounting equation, revenue statements and balance sheets, interpretation of financial statements, developing budgets for non-complex situations.
NZIM809 Human Resource II: Personnel Practice
Human resource management functions and procedures, styles and skills, planning functions, staffing functions, performance management functions, development functions, reward functions and analysing effectiveness.
NZIM810 Introduction to Law
Legal terms and concepts, functions of parliament, government and legal agencies, personal and workplace responsibilities, legal entities, legal contracts, courses of action relating to specific issues, Treaty of Waitangi.
NZIM811 Introduction to Computing
Structure and function of computer systems, file management and networking functions, word processing software functions, databases, spreadsheet, use of email and internet.
NZIM812 Workplace Communications
Communication in personal and workplace situations, appropriate forms of communication, variety of verbal and non verbal techniques, appropriate formats and protocols, communication strategies.
NZIM815 Quality Management
Quality terminology, principles, concepts, typical element of a quality culture, components of a quality management system, features of major quality management systems: ISO, QAC, TQM, processes for quality management and improvement.
NZIM817 Information Systems
Information needs of workplace, nature and uses of information systems, networking components, integrity of data, maintenance and planning a system.
NZIM819 Problem Solving and Decision Making
Range of tools for problem solving and decision making, including decision grid, decision tree, force field analysis, mind mapping, sociometric exercises, brainstorming.
NZIM822 Managing Small Projects
Defining and scoping the project, planning processes, task analysis, resourcing and budgeting, risk management, implementation and review.
NZIM836 Enterprise Research Project
Forming work teams, defining goals, defining operating procedures, identifying product, developing a business plan, developing a marketing plan, self assessment, accounting, putting plans into practice, winding up the enterprise, reporting on progress, evaluating performance.