Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - EMA Diploma in Business Management

EMA Diploma in Business Management

Master all the skills, tools and techniques that drive ultimate success in business

Course no longer available in 2020.

Cost

Member (Standard)$5,250.00 + GST
Non Member$6,250.00 + GST

Who's this programme for?
Advanced: Analyse, Create and Evaluate 

If you manage a business, organisation, business unit or department, this programme will make you a consummate practitioner. It is also the perfect pathway if you are preparing to become a manager. In working through this programme, you will apply a number of management best practices within your own business to improve its performance.

What you'll learn:
Managing a business, or business unit, requires a broad skill-set. This Diploma lets you learn these skills in a practical, cohesive way. You'll study a range of topics, applying what you've learned in your own business throughout the programme, to achieve measurable results.

Running for eight two-day learning modules, the course covers all management essentials from strategy to leadership, employee management to efficiency improvement. Learning is hands-on, with tools, examples and time to apply everything you learn within your own organisation.


Where and when:
Eight two-day modules, one module per month, 9am–4pm​

​​​
Auckland

​​Block 1 - Sept 17-18
​​Block 2 - Oct 15-16 
​​Block 3 - Nov 12-13 
​​Block 4 - Dec 10-11 
Compulsory study day - Friday 29 Jan 2021
​​Block 5 - Feb 18-19
​​Block 6 - Mar 18-19
​​Block 7 - Apr 15-16
​​Block​ 8May 13-14


After, you'll be able to…

  • Develop, or contribute substantively to, the strategic direction of your organisation.
  • Plan and lead your business or unit to achieve its organisational objectives.
  • Analyse financial and performance reports, set up KPIs and identify specific actions to improve performance.
  • Maintain and grow mutually beneficial relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively in a range of situations.
  • Build a cohesive team and grow their capability.
  • Evaluate opportunities presented by external changes and implement organisational change to improve performance.

What's included? 

​​Block 1

  • Your business management role
  • Organisations: their design and structure
  • Internal and external environmental influences and stakeholders
  • Stages of business development
  • Treaty of Waitangi principles

​​Block 2

  • Organisational goals and management
  • Financial management
  • Time management
  • The drivers of performance and engagement
  • Legal compliance, ethics and professionalism

​​Block 3

  • Cashflow and increasing profit
  • Situational leadership and delegation
  • Motivation – models and strategies
  • Feedback and questioning techniques
  • Occupational Safety and Health overview

 

​​Block 4

  • Business planning – tools and processes
  • Developing a high performing team
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Managing diversity

 

​​Block 5

  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Meetings, negotiating and resilience
  • Conflict resolution

 

​​Block 6

  • KPIs and Dashboards
  • Assigning and coordinating work
  • Improving processes and efficiency
  • Influencing and Presenting skills
  • Business growth strategies

 

​​Block 7

  • CRM, sales and marketing techniques 
  • Research and analysis
  • Problem solving and decision-making
  • ROI, sustainability and opportunity cost

 

​​Block 8

  • Change management
  • Organisational learning and innovation
  • Future trends and development plans 
  • Ongoing professional development​

Note: This is not a NZQA approved course. The EMA is currently preparing programme approval and accreditation applications to gain NZQA approval to deliver the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) In the meantime, learners who achieve the unit standards attached to this course will have this added to their NZ Record of Achievement from NZQA.​​​​​​​​​​​​

For further information or to register on this programme please email Jay Amelia Stone at jay.stone@ema.co.nz​​​​​​​​​

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