National Diploma in Business (Level 6)

Southern Institute of Technology
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Study mode
1 year
February March May June August September November
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 10,902

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in business management and have academic attributes which demonstrate that applicants have a reasonable likelihood of successful completion of the programme.  
  • A current CV and record of learning should be submitted with initial application form.
  • A minimum of 18 years of age, with a minimum of 4 years secondary education.
  • School leavers should have attained a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at level 2 in each of four subjects.
  • Open entry to applicants over 20 with appropriate experience and aptitude.
  • Admission may also be granted in special cases by the Programme Manager.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, must provide evidence of achieving an IELTS Academic English language test overall score of 5.5.


  • Manage small business operations (Level 6) 5 credits
  • Develop and coordinate marketing strategies (Level 6) 10 credits
  • Investigate and evaluate small business franchising options (Level 6) 10 credits
  • Demonstrate knowledge of change management (Level 6) 10 credits
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of financial analysis (Level 5) 10 credits
  • Apply the law of contract to a given fact situation (Level 5) 10 credits
  • Conduct an environmental analysis for an organisation (Level 6) 10 credits (WP)
  • Manage risk in an organisation (Level 6) 10 credits (WP)
  • Establish quality standards and customer service strategies for marketing operations (Level 6) 7 credits
  • Develop strategies to establish and maintain positive workplace relationships (Level 5) 5
  • Envision a future for an organisation (Level 6) 10 credits
  • Demonstrate knowledge of strategic management concepts for organisational planning and 
  • development (Level 5) 10 credits
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theory in relation to management in organisations (Level 6) 10 credits
  • Write an analytical report   (Level 5) 5 credits

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