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ARE YOU A LEADER? MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL FUTURE LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP CING ADVAN RISE, ENTERP G IN INSPIR SHIP LEADER MASSEY.AC.NZ/FUTURELEADERSSCHOLARSHIP
01 CONTENTS CONTENTS BUSINESS BUSINESS DEGREES OTHER BUSINESS COURSES CONTACT MASSEY 02 WELCOME TO THE 34 COMMUNICATION 36 CONTACT MASSEY FOR MASSEY BUSINESS QUALIFICATIONS MORE INFORMATION SCHOOL 35 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS 04 BACHELOR OF STUDIES BUSINESS 35 CERTIFICATE IN UPDATED JUNE 2017 17 CONJOINT DEGREES BUSINESS STUDIES Please note: The information 18 BACHELOR OF contained in this publication is ACCOUNTANCY indicative of the offerings available in 2018 and subsequent years. 20 BACHELOR OF This information may be subject AGRICOMMERCE to change. While all reasonable 28 BACHELOR OF efforts will be made to ensure listed APPLIED ECONOMICS programmes are offered and regula- tions are up to date, the University 30 BACHELOR OF RETAIL reserves the right to change the AND BUSINESS content or method of presentation, MANAGEMENT or to withdraw any qualification or 32 BACHELOR OF SPORT part thereof, or impose limitations MANAGEMENT on enrolments. For the most up to date information please go to 34 COMMUNICATION www.massey.ac.nz QUALIFICATIONS
02 STUDY A DEGREE WELCOME TO THE MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL build resilience and adaptability in our graduates – to ensure they are equipped for a rapidly changing world. Massey Business School is ranked in the top two per cent of business schools globally and holds the prestigious AACSB* accreditation, along with a range of subject-specific accreditations. Several of our programmes are ranked in the top 200 globally by QS* and we have some of the finest academics here to guide you through research-led teaching. This means you are learning the latest trends from experts in their field. With three campuses across the North Island nnEZEKIEL RAUI and a 50-year history of quality distance Northlander Ezekiel Raui (Te Rarawa) has learning, we are committed to ‘anywhere, set himself some ambitious goals, including anytime’ learning. Students often note our being Prime Minister one day but, for now, he’s flexible approach, small class sizes and caring focused on his Bachelor of Business degree at NAU MAI HAERE MAI KI TE KURA environment as being key to their success. Massey University. WHAI PAKIHI Whether you dream of being a CEO, “I chose to do a Bachelor of Business degree How do you give yourself the best advantage in entrepreneur, economist, human resources because I like to know how the world ticks, a competitive world? By getting started with us. manager, marketing manager, property why the economy goes up and down, why Massey’s Business School is committed to developer, or even if all you know is that you people think what they think. A lot of people empowering all our students and enabling them want to excel in the business world, we can don’t consider that – when they think business to start their career with the skills and attitude help. Massey Business School will get your they think financials, accounting – but to me to thrive in the global marketplace. career started from a strong foundation and it is a subject that teaches us how to solve real- Rather than just study business we believe our ensure you have the skills to succeed, no matter world problems.” students should practice business. That is why where your future takes you. Ezekiel says the wrench of moving away we partner closely with many of New Zealand’s He kai kei aku ringa! Koia hei mihi atu ki a tātou from whānau almost stopped him coming leading companies. A range of internships and kei te tātou te tikanga kia tīkina atu e tātou te to university, but Massey’s support staff and opportunities to interact with actual businesses pito mata hei oranga mō tātou. lecturers made him feel at home. “The staff are built into our programmes. Our trading I have food in my hands! This is a word of here really made it easy for me to settle in room, the first for a New Zealand university, encouragement to remind ourselves that we and do what I love to do.” He says he enjoys allows students to trade in real dollars on the have the power to utilise our basic skill set to the small class sizes and the ability to build a NZX. Other practice facilities enable hands-on reach our fullest potential. relationship with lecturers. experience in entrepreneurship and business As for those weighing up going to university, analytics. Professor Ted Zorn, Pro Vice-Chancellor Ezekiel has some simple advice. “Don’t stress Today’s students need skills that can take them and Dean, Massey Business School if you don’t have your life planned out – the to the top of the business world anywhere, so beauty of university is that you find your way. we focus on relevant and future-focused learning * AACSB International (Association to Advance You find what you love, you find what you that is global in its application. For example, Collegiate Schools of Business). don’t particularly like and from that I guess you our recently refreshed Bachelor of Business has ** QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) create the path to go forward.” been redesigned to focus on critical thinking and
MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL CREATING A NEW TYPE OF GRADUATE: AN INNOVATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVER, PRACTICALLY PREPARED TO LEAD IN A NEW WORLD OF BUSINESS ONE TWO THREE FOUR ENABLES YOU CONNECTS IS RELEVANT IS ACCESSIBLE TO INNOVATE YOU TO TO THE BIG THROUGHOUT AND LEAD ENTERPRISE ISSUES YOUR CAREER INNOVATIVE & REAL-WORLD LEARNING NZ’S ONLY GO INNOVATE! IS THE INTERNSHIPS NEW VENTURE UNIVERSITY INVESTMENT MASSEY INNOVATION WITH GLOBAL PROJECTS TO TRADING COMPETITION BRANDS DEVELOP AN FUND MANAGED ROOM WHERE STUDENTS IN NZ IDEA INTO A BY STUDENTS GET TO LAUNCH A BUSINESS REAL BUSINESS TOP RANKED STAFF = EXPERT LECTURERS GLOBALLY RANKED FINANCE ACCOUNTING PROFESSOR HARALD VAN HEERDE #1 IN AUSTRALASIA – MARKETING PROFESSOR BEN MARSHALL FINANCE AND ECONOMICS COMMUNICATION PROFESSOR JANE PARKER MANAGEMENT AGRICOMMERCE PROFESSOR JILL HOOKS ACCOUNTING DR ANDREW GILBEY AVIATION TOP BUSINESS LEADERS ARE WE’VE ALWAYS LED THE WAY MASSEY GRADS 1ST MASTERS IN JOURNALISM LINDA JENKINSON Serial entrepreneur who built 3 multi-million dollar companies and the was 1ST AND LONGEST RUNNING MBA the 1st New Zealand woman to take a business public on the NASDAQ. 1ST RETAIL DEGREE ROBIN STALKER Chief Financial Officer of multi-billion dollar company: Adidas. 1ST AND ONLY BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTANCY 1ST AND ONLY AVIATION DEGREE MELANIE KIRK Senior Vice President of Freemantle Media Los Angeles, the company which manages huge-rating shows like X factor and American Idol. CAROLINE SQUIRE TO BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS WE’RE CONNECTED Director of Marketing at LEGO, past: Sony, Playstation and The Lotteries Commision. 1ST RETAIL DEGREE co-created with industry We provide executive education to NEW ZEALAND’S LARGEST COMPANY MIKE BENNETTS CEO Z Energy New Zealand. ACCREDITED by industry SIR STEPHEN TINDALL CHAIR sponsored by the Warehouse MASSEY UNIVERSITY AND WESTPAC’S FIN-ED CENTRE ROSS BUCKLEY is engaging with community groups to advance financial CEO of KPMG literacy education. MPOWER is the Massey People, Organisation, Work and PAUL BROCK Employment Research group focused on the management of CEO of Kiwibank people in the workplace and organisations. INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED MASSEY BUSINESS SCHOOL IS RANKED IN THE TOP 5% OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS GLOBALLY
04 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING BACHELOR OF BUSINESS EQUIVALENT TO 3 YEARS OF FULL-TIME STUDY AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU >> An ethical and culturally sensitive professional >> Want to gain skills all employers are looking >> A specialist in at least one area of business for, as well as detailed knowledge in business expertise; and well-versed in the business subjects you are interested in fundamentals >> Want to learn how to change business for the better, or start up your own SCHOLARSHIPS >> Can think things through analytically There are a large number of scholarships >> Enjoy meeting new people, and are a good available to first year and current Massey communicator University business students including hardship and sports-related scholarships. SOUGHT-AFTER BY EMPLOYERS Our Future Leaders Scholarship is a prestigious Within six months of graduation, approximately scholarship to recognise emerging leaders 85% of Massey’s Bachelor of Business graduates enrolling in full-time business and agricommerce are employed in the business area of their choice programmes at Massey University. in New Zealand or internationally. When you Visit awards.massey.ac.nz for more information. study the Bachelor of Business Studies you will gain the leadership, communication, teamwork INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED and creative skills that employers are looking for. Massey’s business school is highly-regarded internationally, with accreditation from AACSB WHAT IS IT LIKE? International (Association to Advance Collegiate Massey University’s Bachelor of Business is Schools of Business). Massey University’s about you getting the most from your studies in accountancy and finance programme ranks in the business, so you can go on to a great career. top 100 universities in the world and its business and management studies in the top 200 (by LEARN THE SKILLS EMPLOYERS QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings) and was ARE LOOKING FOR ranked number 1 in finance in New Zealand. The Bachelor of Business will give you many skills you can use in many different types of ENTRY REQUIREMENTS businesses, in New Zealand and around the To enrol in the BBus degree you must have world. You will be: an entrance to university qualification, either >> Someone that has a sound base in the through Bursaries and Scholarship Examinations, business fundamentals of accounting, NCEA, New Zealand University Entrance, economics, finance, management, marketing, Admission with Equivalent Status, Discretionary law and communication Entrance or Special Admission. >> An independent learner English and Maths are desirable school subjects. >> An innovative thinker A school background in Accounting and >> An effective communicator Economics is useful but not essential. >> Able to lead or work within a team Exemptions on the basis of high NCEA Level 3 >> Someone who can find and use the latest marks are available in Statistics, Accounting and knowledge to grow a business Economics. >> Effective in multi-cultural and international Students who have achieved 24 credits at business environments NCEA Level 3 with an Average of Merit and
05 STUDY A DEGREE have a high overall achievement, or have a scholarship in the relevant >> International market developer, or dealer in exporting, licensing, and subject(s), may be eligible to be exempt from taking the following core importing courses: 115.112 Accounting for Business, 115.113 Economics of Business. >> Market researcher, marketing manager, or advertising and Students who think they are in this category, can apply for an exemption communication specialist by contacting Student Advice and Information. Please note that students >> Professional sports administrator, sports marketer, or events manager will need to take another course in place of any exemptions granted and >> Property manager, property developer, or valuer. even if they are eligible, we would not advise applying for more than two exemptions. TYPICAL PATTERN FOR A BBus DEGREE Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 PLANNING YOUR PROGRAMME Completing the minimum 360 credits needed for the BBus degree will 115.111 Strategic Workplace 115.211 300-level normally take you three years of full-time study. Students who intend to Communication 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits study part-time will manage their study over a longer time frame but not 115.112 Accounting for Business 115.212 300-level exceeding eight years. 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits You need to choose a major when you begin your BBus studies. However do not be concerned about this, as you may change your major if you 115.113 Economics of Business 200-level 300-level identify a new direction or interest during the first year. Some students 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits know what they will major in when they begin BBus studies, while others 115.114 Finance Fundamentals 200-level 300-level prefer to keep their options open. If you are not sure you should include 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits the eight core courses in Year One, This will ensure you have more choice later on. 115.115 Management in Context 200-level Elective The BBus core courses are; 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits 115.111 Strategic Workplace Communication 115.112 Accounting for Business 115.116 Introduction to Marketing 200-level Elective 115.113 Economics of Business 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits 115.114 Finance Fundamentals Elective 100 or 200 level Elective Elective 115.115 Management in Context 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits 115.116 Introduction to Marketing 115.211 Business Law Elective 100 or 200 level Elective Elective 115.212 Fundamentals of Leadership and Teamwork 15 credits 15 credits 15 credits The BBus is a flexible programme, which allows students to decide which 120 credits 120 credits 120 credits of the available courses to study each semester, depending on their needs and objectives. Compulsory Major Elective INTERNATIONAL OR ENGLISH-AS-SECOND-LANGUAGE STUDENT ADVICE >> Most courses are 15 credits each The language used in the study of business can be technical. If English >> Core courses: 120 credits in total is your second language, 192.101 and 192.102 will be useful to help you >> Major courses: 120 credits in total understand and use English at the necessary level, which will support the >> Elective courses - 120 credits with no more than 90 credits at 100-level successful completion of your Bachelor of Business. and at least 15 credits at 300* level. Elective courses may be taken from 192.101 is Academic English for ESOL Students. It includes advice, practice the Schedules to any undergraduate degree or diploma in the Massey and assessment of reading, writing, speaking and listening at University Business School including the BBus, or from any undergraduate degree for students from non-English-speaking backgrounds. 192.102 is Academic or diploma within the University. Writing for ESOL Students. It includes advice, practice and assessment in essay and report writing for students from non-English-speaking PATHWAY TO POSTGRADUATE STUDY backgrounds. These courses both include research based written assessments of more ENROL IN... than 1000 words. ä Bachelor of Business [3 years] Postgraduate Diploma in CAREERS â Business [1 year] More than any other business degree, the Bachelor of Business equips you with flexible and highly portable skills that employers welcome. Your skills ä è ä will be useful across industries, in small businesses settings and within Master of Management Master of Business Studies multi-national organisations. [1.5 years] [1-2 years] Depending on the major specialisation that you choose for your Bachelor of ä Business you can join the world of business in many different roles, such as: Doctor of Philosophy >> Management accountant or financial accountant [3 years] >> Business, systems or information analyst >> Public relations, communications manager, or media consultant >> Economist, economic statistician, business/policy/risk analyst, economic forecaster, financial advisor or consultant >> Small business manager, new venture initiator, or project manager >> Financial analyst, investment banking analyst, sharebroker, or financial consultant >> Human resource or recruitment manager, or facilitator in employment relations
06 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING ACCOUNTANCY IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING A major of the BBus CAREERS The accountancy major prepares you primarily for careers in business. However, you may also find opportunities in education, the corporate or public sector, or as a consultant providing business or tax advisory services. An accountancy major can also lead to a career within general management. A GOOD FIT IF YOU Because the major is flexible and gives you the opportunity to concentrate >> Are able to consider the bigger picture in problem solving situations on a particular area of accountancy, career options are numerous >> Enjoy business and mathematics subjects at school depending on the combination of courses you choose to take. Many of our >> Can communicate complex ideas in simple ways graduates start their careers in an accounting function but later move into other areas, taking with them financial and non-financial performance BE READY FOR ANY BUSINESS CHALLENGE evaluation skills important for senior executives. This degree will help you become an accountancy specialist with the broad BBus graduates with an accountancy major can seek admission to the New business knowledge and skills that employers seek. Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants or CPA Australia by completing a number of courses not specifically required in the BBus degree. The WHAT IS IT LIKE? right course selection also provides graduates with maximum exemptions The Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) will allow you to become an for ACCA, and seven exemptions for CIMA. If you would like more accountant with an integrated business perspective and gain the skills and information on professional body membership, please contact the School confidence to measure the big decisions affecting modern organisations of Accountancy Administrator. You should seek advice early in your degree and societies. These are skills that today’s employers seek, both in New programme, because a number of the required courses should be included Zealand and internationally. in your BBus degree as electives. BECOME AN EXCELLENT COMMUNICATOR nnCARL GRAY Bachelor of Business Studies (Accountancy) Graduated in You will develop your ability to identify and communicate information 2016. Auditor – KPMG. important to organisations. The programme will help you make financial The flexible study options include being able to view lectures online and and non-financial judgements from available resources and will develop participate in virtual classrooms which allowed me to study the Bachelor your interpersonal, computer and business communication skills. of Business when I wanted and in a way that worked for me. The lecturers were all fantastic; their knowledge and real world experience A PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY CAREER? helped to bring the topics alive and provide relevance to what we were If you are certain you would like to follow a professional accounting learning. I loved my time at Massey and my study led to the start of my career, you should consider the Bachelor of Accountancy programme as an career as an Auditor at KPMG, where I am applying all that I learnt. alternative to the BBus (Accountancy). See page 18.
07 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING ECONOMICS IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING A major of the BBus SOUGHT-AFTER BY EMPLOYERS Massey’s economics programme has been acknowledged by industry for its quality and content. Our graduates are sought-after by major public and private sector employers and many are now placed in prestigious organisations within New Zealand and around the world. The Bachelor of Business will give you the leadership, communication and critical thinking skills that will make you a sought-after employee. A FOCUS ON ECONOMICS If you know you would like to focus on economics, consider Massey’s Bachelor of Applied Economics which has a more detailed economics study programme, see page 28. The economics major in the BBus gives you a broad and well-rounded education in business. You’ll get a strong grounding in economics, but in a programme that is less rigorous and specialised than the Bachelor of Applied Economics. CAREERS The skills and knowledge of trained economists are highly sought A GOOD FIT IF YOU after by the public and private sector, large and small firms, large >> Would like to figure out how to make the world a better place international agencies, schools and universities, economic policy >> Enjoy working with numbers makers, and social organisations. The following list are examples of >> Think analytically and logically some of the options open to you: >> Agricultural economist BECOME A BUSINESS LEADER OF THE FUTURE >> Business analyst Economics has a huge impact on the way the world works - find out >> Economic consultant how to make the best of what we have and how we can improve it. >> Energy research officer >> Environmental economist WHAT IS IT LIKE? >> Financial policy adviser Like most of life’s important questions, economics focuses on >> Health economist complex interrelationships. It’s about how a change in one area will >> International economist have repercussions elsewhere. An economics degree from Massey >> Institution development coordinator will provide you with ways of thinking about the world, how to make >> Microeconomics analyst the best of what we have and how to improve on it. >> Trainee dealer Treasury, the Reserve Bank and the World Bank all recruit FLEXIBILITY economics graduates. However, on graduating in economics you Massey’s Bachelor of Business (Economics) gives you lots of are not restricted to a career as an ‘economist’. Your economics flexibility in the subjects that you study. You will gain a strong degree can be the gateway to employment in many other areas, like grounding in economic theory as well as a broad understanding management, planning, politics, education, finance and banking, of the core elements of business such as accountancy, finance, and journalism and the media. You can design your economics marketing and management. major to meet your interests and career objectives.
08 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP STUDYING IN NZ *FORMERLY ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS AND INNOVATION* NAME CHANGE SUBJECT TO CUAP APPROVAL A major of the BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU >> Are interested in developing your ability to think creatively and innovatively >> Would like to start your own business >> Work within an existing organisation and want to help business growth WHAT IS IT LIKE? Whether you have your own great ideas or would like to help organisations grow, the Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) will help you learn what you need to know to become an entrepreneur, or help others think more creatively and innovatively. New Zealand needs entrepreneurs who can take innovative ideas to the world. TURNING IDEAS INTO REALITY In the BBus (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) you will develop the expertise you need to take a realistic approach to recognising and developing opportunities, turning good ideas into reality. nnKATIE HAMMOND Bachelor of Business Studies LEADING NEW ZEALAND – AND THE WORLD (Management) (Enterprise Development) Graduated in 2006 The Massey Business School is one of the country’s leading and largest Founder and Owner - KTea business schools - it is ranked among the top two per cent of business I always wanted my company to be Fairtrade and I had been studying schools globally and is AACSB accredited. social entrepreneurship at university, and I really wanted to do something Massey University’s business and management programme has been that was good and sustainable. I’ve got a really good grounding in ranked in the top 250 universities in the world by QS (Quacquarelli business and that theoretical learning you get from university. I don’t think Symonds). Our lecturers are active researchers, bringing the most relevant I’d be where I am today without that degree. developments in business theory and practice to your study. While studying business at Massey, Katie did an assignment examining the New Zealand market for fair trade loose-leaf tea. It became quickly CAREERS clear that there was a glaring gap, which she filled with a product she If you want to create a new venture, grow your enterprise, or assist others calls KTea. in developing theirs, then the Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and In 2013 she won the New Zealand Fairtrade Product Awards Small Innovation) is the programme for you. Our past students include people Company award. working in the careers listed below. Starting off small, Miss Hammond began selling at the City Market and >> Small business managers and owner-operators Underground Craft Market in Wellington in 2010, and was ordering tea >> Entrepreneurs and new venture initiators in three-kilogram boxes from a third-party supplier in Australia. Now she >> Project managers and corporate development managers imports 100-kilogram boxes of fair trade black and green teas direct from >> Educators and trainers the first certified organic tea garden in the world in Sri Lanka, with South >> Industry and central government policy advisors Island herbs mixed in to make her unique flavour combinations. >> Innovators and intrapreneurs in larger corporations Stockists include five Wellington cafés, two supermarkets and specialist >> Consultants, advisors, and development agency professionals fine-foods retailers Moore Wilson’s, Commonsense Organics and Urban >> Industry and Central Government policy advisors Harvest.
09 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING FINANCE IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING A major of the BBus >> Investment Banking Analyst - originates and structures securities issues and provides advice on mergers, acquisitions and divestments, other business issues A GOOD FIT IF YOU >> Share Broker - acts as an agent for buyers and >> Have an analytical mind and enjoy working sellers of securities and provides advice to with numbers customers on financial matters >> Are interested in money and how financial institutions work FINANCIAL POLICY >> Keep a calm head in stressful situations >> Analyst, Public Company - provides economic costing support of operational and strategic WHAT IS IT LIKE? decisions, micro-economic analysis of firms A finance major from Massey University lets and market and prepares forecasts and you structure a personal study programme simulations incorporating a wide range of disciplines to help >> Analyst, Reserve Bank - develops policies develop your numeracy, logic and analytical relating to the prudential supervision of skills. banks and monitors, analyses and reports on financial information relating to registered nnGEN COOPER BBS (Hons) Finance AFFECT WHERE MONEY GOES banks. Also conducts research Graduated: May 2010 Finance is all about the systems, institutions >> Analyst, Treasury - provides economic analysis Manager in corporate finance, Deloitte and instruments involved in the transfer of for development of social policy and analysis I loved studying at Massey! High quality funds between individuals, businesses and of cash flow for Government decision-making teaching. Challenging study programme. governments. This includes vital, short-run (investments) as well as provision of budget Supportive study environment. Fantastic decisions such as cash management and forecasts for policy implementation facilities. Palmerston North is also a great credit policy, which affect the survival of an student city. organisation, as well as long-term decisions MANAGERIAL FINANCE One of the reasons I originally chose Massey such as investment in plant and equipment, >> Capital Budgeting Analyst - evaluates and was because it offered a study programme fund-raising, and mergers and takeovers. recommends the selection of strategic assets that enabled me to complete tertiary studies in >> Financial Analyst - prepares and analyses both business and science, and Massey had a CAREERS the firm’s financial plans and budgets and strong reputation for excellence in both those With your major in finance a wide range of assesses the firm’s risk-return areas. employment opportunities will be open to you. >> Cash Manager - maintains, controls and Now, I work on projects across a range of You may find employment in corporations, retail economises the daily cash balances of a firm industries and sectors in three key areas and wholesale banking, insurance companies, >> Credit Manager - evaluates credit applications of corporate finance: business valuation, finance companies, or brokerage houses. and is responsible for accounts receivable financial modelling and advisory. Advisory work encompasses a broad range of SECURITIES BANKING RETAIL work – from developing an organisation’s or >> Securities Analyst - studies shares and >> Bank Manager - supervises customer services industry strategy through to business case other securities, economic activity, specific loans, mortgages, deposits and investment development. I really do enjoy the variety and industries and provides advice to securities accounts and supervises branch activities challenging nature of my work. firms and their customers, fund managers, >> Loans Officer - evaluates credit of personal and insurance companies and business loan applicants.
10 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS HUMAN RESOURCE AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ MANAGEMENT AND AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING EMPLOYMENT IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING *FORMERLY HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT RELATIONS* NAME CHANGE SUBJECT TO CUAP APPROVAL A major of the BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU >> Have good written and oral communication skills >> Thrive on the challenge of learning new things >> Would like a career helping others utilise their skills and abilities >> Are interested in how organisations work GAIN THE SKILLS EMPLOYERS SEEK The BBus (Human Resource Management and Employment Relations) will give you the theoretical and practical skills you need to have a successful career in human resource management. WHAT IS IT LIKE? When you study the Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management and Employment Relations) you’ll look at how employees are recruited and selected and how work is designed and measured so that an organisation can create value from its employees. Human resource management is the process of managing the relationship between people and the organisations they work in. It is a specialist function that supports organisations, and their employees, at both strategic and operational levels. An understanding of HRM is also of benefit to anyone with responsibilities for managing people. CAREERS WHAT DOES AN HR PROFESSIONAL DO? A major in human resource management enables you to pursue a wide Human resource management is about managing people effectively within variety of career opportunities. New graduates might take up a generalist businesses, corporations and other organisations. You will work to place human resources position in a private company, or in the public sector. Past people in positions where their skills and abilities can be most effectively graduates have become consultants, policy analysts for government and used to help the organisation meet its business goals. At the same time entered management trainee programmes. you will help create work environments which are healthy and rewarding There is increasing emphasis on human resource management by top for employees. Not only so they contribute to the organisation, but so management in New Zealand organisations. More organisations now have they can satisfy their own personal and career needs. This is vital for any a human resource manager as a key member of the senior management organisation wanting to retain a sustained competitive edge. team. In a strategic sense, the people in the organisation are what gives that THE SKILLS EMPLOYERS SEEK organisation a competitive edge. Consequently there is growing demand The study of human resource management at Massey gives you a good for those who have the skills to understand and manage the human side of grounding in the theory of this area, but also a practical insight into the organisations. reality of the business world. Your courses have a significant practical component, with assignments, case studies and other projects involving working with or examining local as well as overseas businesses. We’ll also assist you to develop networks which will help you in gaining a position when you graduate.
11 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ INTERNATIONAL AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BUSINESS STUDYING IN NZ A major of the BBus BECOME A GLOBAL PLAYER Gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities critical to contemporary businesses confronted by changes brought about by globalisation. WHAT IS IT LIKE? The global economy has a major impact on our daily lives. The products we use, the financial transactions we undertake and our jobs are all subject to international business decisions. Understanding these impacts allows us to work more effectively in society and in business. A COMPREHENSIVE QUALIFICATION Massey’s international business programme has a comprehensive range of courses. You’ll learn about cross-cultural management, international business strategy, the political economy of international business, regional economic integration and contemporary issues relevant to international business. The programme centres around the Asia-Pacific business environment and its impact on Australasian business organisations. You’ll also look at the bigger picture - focusing on the impact of the global environment on the functional areas of international business, no matter where you are situated. nnFLAVIO HANGARTER Bachelor of Business Studies THE REAL WORLD (International Business and Finance). Graduated in 2012 You’ll examine international business through a number of case Startup Analyst - ecentre studies and real-life examples to give you a realistic expectation and My background is in sales and marketing and I have worked in understanding of the business world. various industries ranging from consumer products to hospitality and telecommunications. As I wanted a career change I decided to pursue CAREERS my passion for international business and the financial markets, which As an international business graduate you will provide valuable skills led me to Massey University. to all firms and government agencies involved in international business I especially liked the flexibility of papers. The extracurricular groups that operations. Massey has to offer made campus life more fun and allowed me to make Today, almost every large organisation has international operations in new friends quickly. Completing my Bachelor of Business Studies in some form, and it’s an area of increasing importance. An understanding of International Business and Finance at Massey has enabled me to pursue this will enhance career opportunities and allow you to interact effectively my new-found areas of interest in international business development with other managers from different cultures, or those using different and business strategy. business practices. With the connections I made at Massey during my studies, I managed Small businesses are also increasingly engaging in international business: to obtain an internship and later a full-time role at the ecentre business exporting, licensing, and negotiating strategic alliances with overseas incubator where I am responsible for creating and fostering an partners. Studying international business equips you with the keys to best environment of business growth aimed at entrepreneurs with a business international practice. idea, and new start-up companies. I do this by planning and managing workshops for entrepreneurial development and business execution and facilitating mentoring, coaching, training, and associated events.
12 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING MANAGEMENT IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING A major of the BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU CAREERS >> Are a strong leader Your management major will prepare you for a career growing >> Think clearly and analytically businesses, implementing new ideas and developing your skills and >> Enjoy working with diverse people those of others to effect positive change in the world around you. >> Know how to bring out the best in those around you Some examples of companies that have employed recent graduates >> Take initiative to achieve the things that are important of the programme: >> Air New Zealand LEAD THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE >> ASB Bank Ltd Become a manager that empowers others and makes a real >> BP Oil (NZ) Ltd difference to the future of our nation. >> Ezibuy Ltd >> Fuji Xerox (NZ) Ltd WHAT IS IT LIKE? >> Glaxo Wellcome (NZ) Ltd Part of being a manager is being able to be a nimble, quick thinker, >> Housing NZ Ltd able to analyse situations effectively, consider priorities and make >> KMart New Zealand great decisions, often under pressure. >> Massey University These are the sort of skills you will learn in Massey University’s >> New Zealand Defence Forces Bachelor of Business (Management). >> New Zealand Tourism Board >> Toyota (NZ) Ltd LEARN FROM LEADING BUSINESS EXPERTS >> Tui Foods Ltd The Massey Business School is one of the country’s leading and largest business schools - it is ranked among the top five per cent nnPHOEBE LANG Bachelor of Business Studies (Marketing and of business schools globally and is AACSB accredited. Management) Massey University’s business and management programme Marketing Coordinator - KiwiRail Scenic Journeys has been ranked in the top 200 universities in the world by QS We have a small marketing team, so my role is all encompassing! I’m (Quacquarelli Symonds). Our lecturers are actively researching, responsible for supporting our marketing manager and ensuring we bringing the most relevant developments in business theory and meet deadlines, have strong briefs, produce quality work, have efficient practice to your study. planning in place and ensure all core marketing functions are addressed on a day to day basis. I work closely with colleagues throughout the RELEVANT TO POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS business, as well as coordinate work and relationships with suppliers. You will emerge from your studies with management skills that are My degree enabled me to gain my foot in the door to the industry, and relevant to potential employers. Employers want people who can the opportunities provided by Massey allowed me gain valuable skills think critically, communicate well and deal well with other people and workplace experience to support this. The combination of academic through both written and face-to-face communication. achievement and work experience (particularly through the Internship The Bachelor of Business will give you the leadership, program) gave me an advantage over other grads in a competitive job communication and critical thinking skills that will make you a market. sought-after employee. The Bachelor of Business will give you many skills you can use in many different types of businesses, in New Zealand and around the world. You will be someone that has a sound base in the business fundamentals of accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, law and communication.
13 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS MARKETING STUDYING IN NZ A major of the BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU You could find work in business or non-profit organisations in a >> Like to be busy and have lots of energy huge range of industries. >> Can keep your cool in a pressure situation Careers include: >> Are self-motivated - a confident, determined >> Marketing executive/assistant or consultant and brand or and enthusiastic person product management. These roles tend to be extremely varied >> Enjoy being creative and thinking outside the square and could involve planning/directing and controlling research >> Enjoy communicating with people and working in a team and development, perhaps working in the packaging and manufacturing industries. You could also get involved in sales, WHAT IS IT LIKE? distribution, promotion and even market research and forecasting Marketing is a key function for all businesses. It is the difference >> Market analyst - in this role you will research the market, between having great products and services, and selling those providing important strategic information to others products and services to the people that need them. By giving you >> Market research - in a market research role you will use your sound knowledge of marketing principles, how to apply them, and knowledge of consumer behaviour, statistics and psychology to how to evaluate them, Massey’s Bachelor of Business (Marketing) design research projects, prepare questionnaires and sample, will teach the ins and outs of consumer demand to lead the way in analyse data and prepare reports and presentations marketing the world’s future innovations. >> Sales/sales management >> Retail industry JOIN THE LEADERS IN MARKETING EDUCATION >> New product planning Our marketing major is taught by world-class lecturers, such as >> Non-profit services professor Harald Van Heerde, who is ranked #1 in Australasia >> Or you could specialise in areas like direct marketing, and #11 in the world - as good as professors from Harvard, Yale, web or social media marketing Stanford and Columbia Universities. nnMITCHELL HOULBROOKE Bachelor of Business Studies (Marketing), TURN GREAT IDEAS INTO PROFITS Bachelor of Arts (Sociology). By equipping you with sound knowledge of marketing principles, Marketing Assistant - New Zealand Marketing Association how to apply them and how to evaluate them, Massey’s Bachelor What sold me on Massey was when I found out about their conjoint of Business (Marketing) will teach you how to take great ideas and Business/Arts programme. It gave me the perfect opportunity to pursue turn them into profits for your employers. what I loved in business (Marketing), and all the other fascinating Your marketing major will cover all the essential components of subjects I was beginning to show interest in, covered by Massey’s marketing, including consumer behaviour, marketing management, arts programme. I loved the relaxed atmosphere here at Massey, and strategy, research and analysis. feeling of community provided by all the staff and students. The School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing ran many of my favourite CAREERS courses, and their lecturers stunned me with their enthusiasm. Whatever you do with your future, marketing is certain to enhance your career prospects. What’s more, if you want to set up your own business one day, it will be your marketing training that will make it happen - it’s a key element in all business activity. This marketing major prepares you for not just marketing jobs, but also for senior positions in most areas of business, academia, and the public sector. Massey marketing graduates have an excellent reputation and are keenly sought after by employers. Almost every sector needs people who have marketing skills.
14 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ ORGANISATIONAL AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TECHNOLOGY STUDYING IN NZ *FORMERLY BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT* NAME CHANGE SUBJECT TO CUAP APPROVAL A major of the BBus BECOME A SOUGHT-AFTER TECHNOLOGY-IN-BUSINESS EXPERT CAREERS The Bachelor of Business (Organisational Technology Today fast, appropriate, and reliable systems for storing and Management) will give you an in-depth understanding of how accessing information have become essential for businesses to manage people and organisations in a rapidly-changing and around the world. technology-oriented workplace. HIGHLY-EMPLOYABLE A GOOD FIT IF YOU There is a global shortage of people skilled in organisational >> Are passionate about new technology and are keen to technology and its development and salaries are amongst the understand it highest of all graduates. The skills you learn at Massey and the >> Can think critically qualification you’ll receive will be in demand both in New Zealand and around the world. FIND THE INFORMATION BUSINESSES ARE LOOKING FOR You will work with programmers, systems analysts and vendors to Let Massey teach you how to find the information that people and create and operate information systems for businesses, government business need to succeed and grow. agencies and non-profit organisations. Roles include: >> Application consultant WHAT IS IT LIKE? >> Business analyst When you study a Bachelor of Business (Organisational Technology >> Computer marketing manager Management) at Massey University, you will learn how information >> Market research analyst systems are disrupting traditional business practices and how to >> Network administrator work in this ever-changing environment to assist organisation’s >> Knowledge manager goals. >> IT project manager BECOME A NEW TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT EXPERT nnKIM TILYARD Graduated in 2016 New tools and technology are constantly changing the environment Information Services Graduate, Watercare Services, Auckland in which businesses operate. For instance the cloud’s rapid Massey’s flexibility with electives is great. I was going to study ecology adoption as a business tool. Or the importance placed on the huge and zoology but halfway through the first semester decided it wasn’t for quantity of data that is collected and how to analyse this (big data). me so switched to business. I was able to count my science papers as The way organisations use technology and data is integral to their electives for the Bachelor of Business Studies. success. This is increasingly recognised by businesses – with chief I chose Massey as it is close to my hometown of Waipukurau plus it has technology officers increasingly taking a seat on senior leadership a really good science department. In retrospect, I’m so glad I went to teams. Palmerston North as the rent is much cheaper than in larger cities. The Bachelor of Business (Organisational Technology Management) In my third year I formed good relationships with my IS lecturers, who will make you a sought-after technology management expert. You were really helpful and you could ask them anything. will have the problem-solving skills to help manage organisations Information systems appeals as I like processes and completing tasks understand and use new technology. step by step then moving onto the next one. I worked at Massey Kids’ Club on campus, providing after-school and WIDE RANGE OF KNOWLEDGE holiday care to five to 12-year-olds. I was second-in-charge and the role As well as your learning around technology management, you developed my communication and management skills. Plus, it was great I will be able to take advantage of Massey’s expertise in all areas didn’t have to travel to get there. of business, like small business and innovation, human resource I’m on a two-year information services graduate programme at management, communications and marketing. That means you will Watercare Services, which provides water and wastewater services to graduate with a broad knowledge of general business practice and the Auckland region. This year I rotate among the six sections of the IT/IS will be prepared for management roles across business. department and next year I’ll be trained for a specific role.
15 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND MOST COURSES AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ MOST COURSES AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING EQUIVALENT TO 3 YEARS OF FULL-TIME STUDY AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS PROPERTY STUDYING IN NZ A major of the BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU Property Economics Knowledge of Property Economics is required to >> Are interested in real estate and property discuss how uses of property resources are economically determined and >> Enjoy meeting new people, and are a good communicator developed within shared urban space – in different international, national, >> Would like to specialise in property, but want to keep your career regional, urban, local and site scales. Property economists are able to options open critically discuss and reflect on economic theory and practice in property, whilst using the lens of economics to analyse property given the current WHAT IS IT LIKE? (and potential future) trends. Massey University's Bachelor of Business (Property) will give you an introduction to a wide range of professional skills relevant to the industry, ACCREDITATIONS including property development, management, valuation, finance, The Bachelor of Business (Property) is accredited by the Royal Institution of investment and economics. Chartered Surveyors, the Property Institute of New Zealand (PINZ), and the You will learn the communication skills you’ll need to operate within the New Zealand Valuers Registration Board. industry and to work effectively with clients. CAREERS WHAT ARE THE SPECIALISATIONS? There is a huge range of careers in the property business, in which you can Property Development This involves planning the purchase, development, choose to specialise, or become a generalist. Examples include: and sale of new or existing properties. This can include residential >> Private practice firms involved in property and development consultancy, subdivisions, construction of office buildings, establishment of industrial project management and co-ordination, and property management parks, and refurbishment of existing buildings. >> Valuation firms Property Management This is a generalist profession which offers you >> Commercial and industrial enterprises which use, occupy, or own all career options and opportunities in a variety of occupations. Property types of property Management involves the day-to-day management of commercial >> Development and construction companies property, including office buildings, retail outlets, industrial properties, >> Real Estate firms – domestic and international and apartments. It includes management of the building and the facilities You can also apply for jobs in related areas for example insurance within the building. or finance companies, government organisations, local and regional Property Valuation Valuations are required as the basis for a wide variety authorities or shopping centres. of real estate decisions, including those concerned with the buying and Depending on ultimate choice of careers, Property Institute of New selling of property, advancing money on the security of a property, rental Zealand and the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand are the professional assessments, subdivision of property interests, compensation for public organisations that you are most likely to join as a graduate of this acquisitions, the assessment of local authority rates, and other forms of programme. Each body is closely involved with the development of taxation. You can meet the requirements for accreditation by the Valuers Massey's courses. Both institutes actively encourage students to get Registration Board by including specific courses as electives. involved in the affairs of the local branch and, upon graduation, to become Property Finance and Investment Property investment and finance in both members of one or more of these organisations. analysis and evaluation can help guide property financing decisions. Key areas in property finance and investment engage with interest rates REGISTRATION AS A VALUER and the nature of lending risks. More technical time-value-of-money The Valuers Registration Board accepts Massey's Bachelor of Business calculations relating to property investment are integral to discounted Studies (Property) as a qualification. cash flow analyses of property investments. As well as performing and evaluating the effective cost of mortgage financing and refinancing, including leverage implications, as well as the wider financing available to all property stakeholders.
16 STUDY A DEGREE KEY FACTS AVAILABLE AT AUCKLAND AVAILABLE AT MANAWATŪ STRATEGIC AVAILABLE VIA DISTANCE LEARNING AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING COMMUNICATION IN NZ OR VIA DISTANCE LEARNING A major of the BBus A GOOD FIT IF YOU >> Media buying, planning, and advising >> Have a creative streak >> News media >> Are interested in analysing why things happen >> Speech writing >> Are well-organised and a people person >> Publishing and editing >> Want to use your communication skills in a business, not for profit, or >> Liaison and advisory work government department Or you could use your communication skills to increase your effectiveness in a role in another area of business. WHAT IS IT LIKE? The Bachelor of Business with a major in strategic communication builds nnGEORGINA CLEAVE Bachelor of Business Studies (Marketing your skills in areas including writing in the workplace, professional Communications). Graduated in 2011. presentations, communication technology, interpersonal communication, I was living in Wanaka when I was deciding on which university to enrol organisational communication, cross-cultural communication, and public in and what course to take. Massey offered a great extramural service relations. that others did not come close to matching and they also offered the type You will develop your skills especially through learning by doing, of courses that would help me reach my goals. such as roleplaying, writing portfolios, interviewing, presentations, While the numeric-based business courses (such as accounting, video conferencing and creating web pages, communication plans for statistics, macroeconomics, and finance) were not my favourites, I organisations and short videos. believe they gave me a valuable grounding in this area. The marketing and communications courses on offer were generally interesting and LEARN FROM THE BEST contained relevant theory combined with useful real-world learning. The Many Massey teaching staff have substantial private-sector or consulting courses run by the School of CJM were the ones I enjoyed the most. experience, as well as close and continuing links with the business I have experienced both extramural and internal offerings at the world. Our lecturers are actively researching, bringing the most relevant Auckland campus and believe that the majority of courses are well developments in business theory and practice to your study. You’ll learn structured with the right ratio of theory to practical content. Being on about cutting-edge practice in the industry, from those in the know. campus at Albany has been a fantastic experience that enabled me to learn more by bouncing ideas off fellow students and having the lecturers CAREERS available to answer questions and offer feedback. The facilities and The breadth of learning at Massey means that you will have many services on campus are excellent. different options for career paths in business, government or in community Gaining a BBS, majoring in Marketing Communications has opened up organisations. Your skills and understanding of strategic communication doors that would have remained shut had I not embarked on degree will be useful in any role in business. level education in this field and this has ultimately led me to securing the A growing number of organisations recognise the importance of marketing job that I had my eyes on all along. employing professional communicators. No matter what career you enter, Marketing is a crucial component for every business and the specialist employers are looking for people like you, who can communicate well. areas you can branch out into are growing by the day. Massey's School Communication skills make a vital difference in your application and job of Communication, Journalism and Marketing offers a variety of courses interview, and they also facilitate career advancement and opportunities. that will enable you to gain a worthwhile knowledge base and also Your career options are wide open - from trainee positions in large extend your skills in your chosen specialist field. Make sure you take government and business organisations to positions of responsibility in advantages of the resources available to you, ask questions and make small businesses. the most of your university experience, so that you can be on the right Some of the varied fields communication graduates work in include: path to achieve your career goals. >> Public Relations >> Communications advisory
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