New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)

Qualification code NZ2456

This programme will give you the skills and knowledge to effectively manage teams to achieve organisational objectives in a bi- and multi-cultural environment.

You’ll study internal and external environments, leadership styles, how communication assists in developing relationships, management and performance of a team as well as contributing to the achievement of organisational goals.

  • Level 4  
    Credits 60 
  • Workload

    For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. This may be higher near assessment due dates.

  • Study type Open  
  • Cost $420 NZ Domestic

    Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.

  • Student loan

    Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility

For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.

When you achieve this qualification, you will be able to

  • Manage work flows in an operational context to achieve team objectives.
  • Assess against agreed criteria and respond appropriately to achieve operational objectives.
  • Motivate and involve a team to achieve the team’s objectives and contribute to the entity’s objectives.
  • Communicate to develop relationships with team members and stakeholders.
  • Manage relationships within a team to sustain a productive workplace environment.
  • Promote an inclusive environment to value diversity for positive performance for the entity.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour, in a socially and culturally appropriate manner in leading a team.
  • Adapt leadership styles for effectiveness in different environments.
  • Comply with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements for the entity

Career opportunities

This qualification will enable you to work as a first line manager with the responsibility for the performance of others in a business entity.

Key dates

Our open courses are open for enrolment every month. Each open course starts on the first Monday of the month you choose for enrolment. You must complete your study within the given start and end dates.

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Assessment and exam

Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.

Information about assessment and exams

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