Royal Business College offers Diploma in Business Management Level 7 to equip students with the skills and knowledge relevant to career in business, management and marketing. This course is designed in response to industry requests for a course that will produce professionals with sound knowledge of business practices.
The aim of this course is to prepare students for the business marketplace and a career in management with an understanding of business management theory and practice. Students will be introduced to the principles of management, and through case study analysis and real world examples, will learn how to apply these concepts to address problems and opportunities facing New Zealand marketers. This programme is a multidisciplinary one and covers a range of business areas.
Specializations include: financial management, international management and leadership research, marketing communications, public relations, and business law.
The course is a full time 42 week programme, completed over two semesters. The course is made up of 5 component areas, consisting of 125 credits and involves students committing to 1250 hours of learning. Student work is assessed through research assignments, case studies and team based project work. Most student work involves applying course concepts in actual business case studies or existing organisations. Students will undertake 30 hours of study per week including self-directed studies.
On completion of the course, students will have gained fundamental knowledge in the following areas:
This course allows students to prepare for a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive global commercial environment. Students will learn about the importance of customers, understanding them and developing a critical thinking approach to management. The courses cover a broad range of management and marketing skills and students are able to build their careers in following areas after successfully completing the course:
Entry is open to students who have completed a Degree or National Diploma in Business Level 6 or overseas equivalent or reached the age of 20 years.
Students who do not have English as a first language will need to show that they are capable of successfully completing the course by meeting at least one of the following entry conditions: