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Introduction to Business Management

The Business Management Programme is a correspondence course which enables you to study from anywhere in New Zealand and obtain an internationally recognised IMNZ Certificate in Management qualification.

NZQA Approved and Accredited Programme.

Until 31 May, 2017 we're offering a reduced application cost of $180 (usually $360)

Zero Course Fees

This course is subsidised by the New Zealand Government. 

No course fees apply. (There is a one-off administration cost when you apply).

Distance learning - Study from home

52 weeks - approximately 10 - 15 hours per week


The Business Management Programme (Level 4 Certificate in Management) has been designed as a comprehensive introduction to management, for those who are either wanting to move into a supervisory or entry-level management position, or for those in a management position wanting to formalise their experience.

You will learn about management theory, marketing, communication, research, finance, human resources, business law, problem solving, and decision making.

Assessments are based on practical workplace experience, so you will need to have a good work history to be able to apply your knowledge to assignments.


At your pace and convenience

Zero course fees. (A one-off $360 administration cost applies)

NZIM Certificate in Management - NZQA approved

No academic course prerequisites

Study from home

Approximately 10-15 hours of study per week

One year (52 weeks) course duration

A study plan schedule

Full student support

Not eligible for student loans or allowance

Certified by the New Zealand Institute of Management


Programme details

The programme consists of eight papers at Level 4

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How to enrol

There are three ways for you to enrol

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