Business Summer School

Business Summer School

Business Summer School

Bachelor of Commerce

Make the most of your time over summer. Develop your business skills and get a head start on completing a business qualification with our Business Summer School.

Don't want to wait until next year? Start early.

Develop your business skills and get a head start on completing a business qualification. 

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Key Details
Invercargill
Qualification:
Degree
Level:
7
Credits:
360
Duration:

8 weeks

Blended Delivery

Part-time and Full-time available

Study Modes:
On Campus
Dates:

2024: 18 November to 24 January 2025

Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • No Tuition Fees
  • Direct Material Costs $60.00 per paper (GST inclusive).
  • The SIT Zero Fees Scheme (ZFS) is subject to NZ government policies

Make the most of your time over summer. Develop your business skills and get a head start on completing a business qualification with our Business Summer School. 

Flexible delivery with onsite and distance components. Part-time and full-time study options available.

Learn about how management processes and/or marketing concepts can be applied to current issues and contemporary organisations. Gain valuable theoretical and practical skills required to succeed in business, while completing papers toward the NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5) Accounting, Human Resource Management and Marketing and Sales strands or the Bachelor of Commerce (Management or Marketing majors), or the Bachelor of Accounting.

BSNS5002 Business Environments (15 credits)

The aim of this course is to develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to analyse and manage the impact of environmental influences on an organisation. At the successful completion of this course, ākonga will be able to:

  • Analyse the impact of internal environmental influences on business operations.
  • Analyse the impact of external environmental influences on business operations.
  • Evaluate environmental data to manage risk to support the performance of an organisation.

BSNS5003 Business Functions (15 credits)

The aim of this course is to develop knowledge, skills, and competencies relevant to the core business functions of accounting, operations, human resource management, marketing and sales. At the successful completion of this course, ākonga will be able to:

  • Apply principles and practices of operations to support business performance.
  • Examine the role of human resource management in supporting business performance.
  • Explain the application of marketing and sales principles and practices that support business performance.
  • Explore accounting concepts and processes that support business performance.

ACCY5105 Commercial Law (15 credits)

The aim of this course is to develop the knowledge, skills, and competencies to understand the legal system and creation and interpretation of law and to find and apply relevant law. At the successful completion of this course, ākonga will be able to:

  • Explain the system of government and the creation and interpretation of laws in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Apply law relevant to contracts, fair business practices, competition, and consumer protection in the Aotearoa New Zealand context.
  • Apply the law of negligence to situations in the Aotearoa New Zealand context.
  • Analyse the principles of ownership and risk associated with transfer of ownership in the Aotearoa New Zealand context.

MAN633 Human Resource Development (15 credits)

Students will understand the roles, functions and applications of Human Resource Management within contemporary New Zealand hospitality, tourism and business organisations. On completion of this paper the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate the interrelationship between human resource management, an organisation and its environment.
  • Discuss the contribution of job analysis and design to organisational effectiveness.
  • Develop a recruitment and selection strategy for a given position, adhering to relevant employment legislation.
  • Develop an induction programme and a training and development plan
  • Evaluate performance management and its contribution to organisational effectiveness.
  • Apply an understanding of current legislative requirements for health and safety in the workplace to a given situation.
  • Present business information in a professional manner.

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please email SBM Admin.

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