NZ Certificate in Māori Business & Management (Level 3)

About the course

Gain valuable business management knowledge to support Māori business, respect Māori principles, Te Reo and tikanga.

Do you work within or alongside Māori organisations? Would you like to understand how best to support your Māori clients, colleagues and wider business community in a way that respects their culture, business protocols and belief system?

This programme will support the student to understand the importance of kaupapa Māori in business and cultural contexts.

The Essentials

Upcoming Intakes:

15 August 2022

Fees:

No fees for NZ Citizens and

Permanent Residents

No hidden costs

NZQA:

Level 3 Studies

Worth a total of 60 NZQA Credits

Duration:

20 Weeks Full-Time

(35-40 hours weekly) or

40 Weeks Part-Time

(15-20 hours weekly)

Programme Content

This NZQA recognised programme consists of 4 courses which are each worth 15 credits. Below is a list of all modules covered:

  • Te Reo Ki Te Wahi Mahi
    (Basic Te Reo Māori in Business) MBM301
  • Nga tikanga ki te Wahi Mahi
    (Culturally Appropriate Behaviour in Business)
    MBM302
  • Nga Korerorero me nga Honongatanga
    (Communications and Teams in Business)
    MBM303
  • Sustainability me te Whanaketanga Whaiaro
    (Sustainability and Self Development)
    MBM304

TE REO KI TE WAHI MAHHI

(BASIC TE REO MĀORI IN BUSINESS)

  • Introduction to Māori Business in New Zealand
  • Role of Te Reo in Māori Business

  • Te Reo Pronunciation

  • Greetings and Orders in Māori in New Zealand Business
  • Phrases used in New Zealand Business
  • Ethical and Culturally Appropriate Behaviour

NGA TIKANGA KI TE WAHI MAHI

(CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR IN BUSINESS)

  • Te Tiriti O Waitangi

  • The Principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

  • Māori Values in the Workplace

  • Māori Business Tikanga

NGA KORERORERO ME NGA HONONGATANGA

(COMMUNICATIONS AND TEAMS IN BUSSINESS)

  • Whanaungatanga (relationship Building)

  • Nga Korerotanga (Communication Skills)

  • Manaakitanga (Hospitality, Support)

  • Ahurea roopu me te mahi tahi (Team Building and Culture)

  • Roles and Behaviours within a Team

SUSTAINABILITY ME TE WHANAKETANGA WHAIARO

(SUSTAINABILITY AND SELF DEVELOPEMENT)

  • Te tiaki I nga rauemi (Conservation of Resources)

  • Basic Management Tools and Techniques for Business Sustainability
  • Self Reflection – To Become A Future Manager

Course Details

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Interpret the role of Te Reo in Māori businesses in New Zealand
  • Apply Māori greetings, orders and phrases in a Māori business environment
  • Read Te Reo signage within a Māori business environment
  • Apply the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to Māori business
  • Apply tikanga Māori appropriate to a Māori business workplace
  • Apply ethics and bicultural concepts appropriate for a Māori business environment
  • Interpret the concepts of whanaungatanga (relationship building), nga korerotanga (communication skills) with kaimahi, whanau, hapū and iwi (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Coordinate the roles and behaviours within a team to achieve effective business operations in a Māori business environment
  • Coordinate whanaungatanga and manaakitanga within a team to achieve effective business operations in a Māori business environment
  • Analyse the concepts of sustainability for a Māori business
  • Use management tools and techniques to support sustainability within a Māori business environment
  • Reflect on the management tool and techniques to develop growth within a sustainable Māori business

Education Pathways

New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in; Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, Project Management) (Level 5) [Ref: 2459]

New Zealand Certificate in Māori Business and Management (Level 4) [Ref: 3502]

Employment Pathway

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of support roles in Māori businesses. Graduates will also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer project roles.

  • Students must be over 16 years of age
  • Students will be required to have NCEA Level 2 or the equivalent.

All of the necessary materials required to successfully complete assessments will be available through the learning platform.  For some assessments, you may like to do additional research through textbooks or the internet, however you won’t be required to purchase textbooks.

You must have access to a computer, a reliable internet connection, and email.

Where transfer of credit for previous study is being applied for, the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Form must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the Intake start date.

See the Recognition of Prior Learning section for full RPL criteria and details on how to undertake an application.

All studies are completed online in your own environment.

Studies are conducted using the Canvas eLearning platform along with regular virtual tutor support.

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