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Duration:

Two years part time study.

Location: Invercargill

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Accounting is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree.

 

Our teaching staff have extensive business experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our programmes have a strong practical and applied focus. We offer students a comfortable and non-threatening learning environment. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Our business staff are passionate about teaching and enjoy working with students of all ages and from different cultures.

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Duration:

19 weeks full time, part time study is also available

Location: Invercargill

Get your teeth into the business world with this 17 week course that introduces you to a selection of business topics. In a casual and welcoming classroom become familiar with a selection of basic functions of a business in a way that suits you.

This is an ideal programme if you are preparing to enter/re-enter the workforce, seeking new employment opportunities or thinking of starting your own business. It also prepares you for further study towards more advanced business qualifications such as New Zealand Diploma in Business. Each programme comprises six or more papers when studying full time.

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Duration:

Two years full time. Part time study is also available.

Location: Invercargill

A general business qualification endorsed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the New Zealand Diploma in Business provides an excellent grounding in business skills. You will benefit from applied theory and practice that is relevant to today's business world. This diploma is highly valued by employers.

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Duration:

Two years full time, part time study is also available

Location: Invercargill

Members of the College of Accounting Technicians provide paraprofessional accounting services. This includes active involvement in middle level accounting work, assisting an accountant, office management and administration management.

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Duration:

Intakes are 5 weeks long.

Location: Invercargill

This programme aims to:

  • Provide international students with a broad base of technical business competence and skills necessary for those aspiring to middle management, supervisory positions or other business related role.
  • Assist international students to gain skills, knowledge and competence in the business environment to undertake a range of business activities.
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Duration:

Intakes are 6 weeks long.

Location: Invercargill

This programme aims to:

  • Provide international students with the advanced business knowledge, skills and competence required for business operations, including planning, coordinating, supervisory and other business related roles.
  • Assist international stuents to gain skills, knowledge and competence required to undertake a range of high level business activities and carry out a mix of specialised operations involving a degree of self-directed work and supervision of processes and people.
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Duration:

19 weeks full time. Part time study is also available.

Location: Invercargill

This programme in business administration will provide students with the skills demanded in today's dynamic business environment. The programme encompasses all aspects of information technology, communication and administrative systems. This programme will further enhance the experience you may already have in this area.

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Duration:

23 weeks full time. Part time study may be available.

Location: Invercargill

This programme in business administration will provide students with the skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the business sector. The programme encompasses keyboarding skills, computer applications, communications and administrative systems.

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Duration:

One and a half years full time. Part time study is also available.

Location: Invercargill

This programme is designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to start their own business as well as those who want to learn about entrepreneurship, innovation and business enterprise management in an existing business. Students in the programme will not only be focused on creating new business ventures, but will also have a willingness and commitment to learn about new enterprise creation and development from theoretical and research based perspectives. 

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Duration:

Three year full time Bachelor Degree. Part time study is also available.

Location: Invercargill

SIT's Bachelor of Commerce degree will be available from the start of 2013.  Approval and accreditation have been obtained from the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and NZQA.

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Duration:

Two years full time; part time study is also available

Location: Invercargill

The programme will allow students to gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further education in the commerce sector, demonstrate knowledge and skills to standards recognised by the commerce sector as appropriate, and develop work habits and practices appropriate for further education and employment in the commerce sector. 

 

Students also have the opportunity to credit transfer papers to the SIT Bachelor of Commerce programme, on a paper for paper basis, and continue with a third year of study to complete the SIT Bachelor of Commerce.

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Duration:

One year full time. Part time study is also available.

Location: Invercargill

This qualification is aimed at those who work in the "people" side of business, either through the personnel function, employment relations or the wider area of human resource management.

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Duration:

1 year full time or 2 years part time

Location: Invercargill

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Management is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree. 

 

Our teaching staff have extensive business experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our programmes have a strong practical and applied focus. We offer students a comfortable and non-threatening learning environment. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Our business staff are passionate about teaching and enjoy working with students of all ages and from different cultures.

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Duration:

One year full time. Part time study is also available.

Location: Invercargill

The aim is to qualify people as line managers, supervisors, section, departmental or branch managers. NZIM has selected a range of papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business to make up the Diploma in Management. You need to do four compulsory and choose two optional papers to complete this qualification. These papers are taken from the basket of papers available for the New Zealand Diploma in Business as approved by NZQA. This means that students can gain certification in the NZIM Diploma in Management while they study towards the New Zealand Diploma in Business, but must ensure that they satisfy all course and individual paper prerequisites to gain certification in both qualifications. NZIM charges a fee to register each paper.

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Duration:

One year full time.

Location: Invercargill

The Graduate Diploma in Marketing is a one year full time programme specialising in accounting and business.

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Duration:

14 weeks part time (Fridays 9am-12pm)

Location: Invercargill

Enhance your job opportunities - learn how to operate MYOB!  Many small businesses now choose MYOB as their preferred accounting and payroll software package.

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Duration:

14 weeks (Thursdays 9am-12pm)

Location: Invercargill

Enhance your job opportunities - learn how to operate MYOB Payroll!  Many small businesses now choose MYOB as their preferred accounting and payroll software package.  By enrolling in the MYOB Payroll class, you will learn the basics of employment legislation, and how to prepare and process computerised payroll and related administration records.  

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Duration:

Two years part time study.

Location: Invercargill

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree.

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Gore


Duration:

18 weeks full time, part time study is also available

Location: Gore

This programme in business administration will provide students with the skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the business sector. The programme covers computer applications - Powerpoint, Word, Access, Excel, desktop publishing, health and safety, communications, reception, and administrative systems.

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Christchurch


Duration:

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

Location: Christchurch

This is a Blended Delivery programme, so students will do study both on line and through a series of workshops.  Workshops will be held at the SIT Christchurch campus (60 Waterloo Road, Hornby) and will run for 8 hours per day, plus an hour for lunch.  The workshops will allow students the opportunity to complete some assessment work in class.

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Duration:

Intakes are 18 weeks long.

Location: Christchurch

This is a Blended Delivery programme, so students will do study both online and through a series of workshops.  Workshops will be held at the SIT Christchurch campus (60 Waterloo Road, Hornby) fortnightly - Thursday and Friday 4pm-8pm and Saturday 8.30am-5pm. The workshops will allow students the opportunity to complete some assessment work in class.

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SIT2LRN Distance Learning


Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

This programme aims to:

  • Provide students with a broad base of technical business competence and skills necessary for those aspiring to middle management, supervisory positions or other business related role.
  • Gain skills, knowledge and competence in the business environment to undertake a range of business activities.
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Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

This programme aims to:

  • Provide students with the advanced business knowledge, skills and competence required for business operations, including planning, coordinating, supervisory and other business related roles.
  • Gain skills, knowledge and competence required to undertake a range of high level business activities and carry out a mix of specialised operations involving a degree of self-directed work and supervision of processes and people.
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Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Learners in this programme will acquire a core of small business competencies and be able to recognise personal skills and apply business skills in areas relevant to the development of their own small business or within a small business that they are associated.

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Duration:

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

This programme is particularly designed for managers on all levels and team/project leaders who work with people and would like to improve both the team results and staff individual performance. This programme is also suitable for small/medium business owners who would like to accelerate positive changes in their companies - improving their business results, increasing market share etc.

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Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long (except for the Research Dissertation which is 43 weeks long)

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

This programme is designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to start their own business as well as those who want to learn about entrepreneurship, innovation and business enterprise management. Students in the programme will not only be focused on creating new business ventures, but will also have a willingness and commitment to learn about new enterprise creation and development from theoretical and research based perspectives.

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Duration:

17 Weeks

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The Graduate Certificate in Communication (Local Government) emphasises the knowledge and skills that are required by those employed as communication specialists in a wide range of organisations both in the public and private sectors.  The theoretical aspects of the programme provide students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the factors that influence communication and to advance their ability to be effective communicators internally and externally within a professional organisation.

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Duration:

1 year

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The Graduate Diploma in Communication (Local Government) emphasises the knowledge and skills that are required by those employed as communication specialists in a wide range of organisations both in the public and private sectors.  The theoretical aspects of the programme provide students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the factors that influence communication and to advance their ability to be effective communicators internally and externally within a professional organisation.

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Duration:

17 weeks

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Communication (Public Relations) will have the ability to be effective communicators in a range of professional contexts including local government organisations and private enterprises. They can evaluate, develop and implement effective organisational communication practices and strategies. Graduates will also be able to analyse communication processes and respond to this analysis in their decision-making. The programme leads graduates to further study, employment or employment advancement in communications roles in the public or private sectors.

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Duration:

1 year

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Communication (Public Relations) will have the ability to be effective communicators in a range of professional contexts including local government organisations and private enterprises. They can evaluate, develop and implement effective organisational communication practices and strategies. Graduates will also be able to analyse communication processes and respond to this analysis in their decision-making. The programme leads graduates to further study, employment or employment advancement in communications roles in the public or private sectors.

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Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

This programme is suitable for professionals working in areas of social development (teachers, trainers, consultants, HR professionals etc.) and /or social support services (social workers, nurses, therapists, etc.). It is also useful to those working in service industries with a strong client orientation (i.e. tourism and hospitality) who would like to develop their people skills and improve their interpersonal communication and client relationship skills.

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Duration:

3 years

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The Bachelor of Professional Communication emphasises the knowledge and skills that are required by those employed as communication specialists in a wide range of organisations both in the public and private sectors.  The theoretical aspects of the programme provide students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the factors that influence communication and to advance their ability to be effective communicators internally and externally within a professional organisation.

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Duration:

Intakes are 18 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The programme will allow students to:

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the business sector.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills against standards recognised by the industry sector as appropriate.
  • Develop work habits and practices appropriate for further training and employment in the business sector.
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Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

The programme will allow students to:

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the business sector.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to standards recognised by the industry sector as appropriate.
  • Develop work habits and practice appropriate for further training and employment in the business sector.
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Duration:

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Location: SIT2LRN Distance Learning

In the Diploma in Project Management (Level 6) you will further develop the theory and practical application of project management to enable your expertise to be utilised across a variety of sectors.

 

The qualification structure enables project management competencies to be applied to a range of contexts including human resources, costing, risk management, finance and timeframes.

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Queenstown


Duration:

Available full-time or part-time

Location: Queenstown

A general business qualification endorsed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the New Zealand Diploma in Business provides an excellent grounding in business skills.  You will benefit from applied theory and practice that is relevant to today's business world.  This diploma is highly valued by employers.

 

Students advancing to the Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting may gain membership to the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.  Many students combine employment or other options with part time study, taking one or two papers each semester.

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Duration:

Papers towards this qualification are offered part-time. 

Location: Queenstown

Members of the College of Accounting Technicians provide paraprofessional accounting services.  This includes active involvement in middle level accounting work, assisting an accountant, office management and administration management.

To become a member you must gain a recognised academic qualification, recognised practical experience and pass a professional competency examination.

The New Zealand Diploma in Business with an accounting major is the basis of the Accounting Technician's qualification - recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA). The equivalent two years full time relevant work experience is required.  The second years work experience must be under the guidance of a mentor and can only be counted once you have met the educational requirements. Once admitted as a member of the Accounting Technician's College, continuing professional development of 20 hours per year is necessary.

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Duration:

Papers towards this qualification are offered part-time.

Location: Queenstown

This qualification is aimed at those who work in the "people" side of business, either through the personnel function, employment relations or the wider area of human resource management.

 

Southern Institute of Technology has selected six compulsory papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business programme and other business programmes to provide an integrated course of study which offers the range of skills necessary for someone working in this demanding field. This qualification can be considered on its own or as part of a more general programme such as the New Zealand Diploma in Business.

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Duration:

Papers towards this qualification are offered part-time.

Location: Queenstown

The aim is to qualify people as line managers, supervisors, section, departmental or branch managers.  NZIM has selected a range of papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business to make up the Diploma in Management.  You need to do four compulsory and choose two optional papers to complete this qualification. These papers are taken from the basket of papers available for the New Zealand Diploma in Business as approved by NZQA.  This means that students can gain certification in the NZIM Diploma in Management while they study towards the New Zealand Diploma in Business, but must ensure that they satisfy all course and individual paper prerequisites to gain certification in both qualifications. NZIM charges a fee to register each paper.

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