Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Advance and deepen your knowledge of management. Extend your professional and managerial skills. You can choose to specialise in marketing, finance, hospitality, information systems, digital business and Innovation & entrepreneurship​​​​.

What you will learn

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management will be able to:

  • acknowledge that the world views of leaders and managers impact how values and philosophies shape leadership and management decision making
  • communicate effectively (orally, visually and in writing) with people of different cultures
  • work effectively in bicultural and multicultural teams and exercise leadership as required
  • engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving
  • learn independently and appreciate the need for continued learning
  • apply advanced knowledge and professional and managerial skills to practical and new situations
  • critically evaluate research literature and research findings in management studies and their application in organisations
  • identify, analyse and address ethical issues in leadership and management in practical and applied situations
  • plan, conduct and report on small-scale research projects
  • analyse and argue from evidence
  • undertake further postgraduate study

Entry requirements

Domestic students

Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent study/work experience

Hold a Bachelor's degree in business or equivalent study/work experience OR hold a Bachelor's degree in a discipline or subject area other than business and with relevant work experience.**

International students

Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent study/work experience

IELTS 6.5 (with no band lower than 6.0) or equivalent (including NZCEL (Academic) Level 5).

Hold a Bachelor's degree in business or equivalent study/work experience OR hold a Bachelor's degree in a discipline or subject area other than business and with relevant work experience.**

*International fee displayed is for 1 year of study (equivalent to 120 credits) and does not include insurance and administration (approximately $924 per year of study).

**2-year work experience in a Manager or Senior Manager role in accounting, finance, marketing, hospitality, information systems, general management, or similar. A full CV / Resume is required together with supporting documents that demonstrate the nature of the employment and key responsibilities of the work performed. 

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia.

From 2023, Whitireia and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. All programmes offered by Whitireia and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review, to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme you have enrolled in may change over time.

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