The importance of human and labour factors in organisations including the structure, design and culture of organisations, management theory, policies and practices, and New Zealand and international employment relations issues.

Where can Management take you?

The ability to manage people and processes is relevant for most careers. Specific roles include recruitment consultant, human resources manager, employment relations manager, public policy analyst, employment analyst or business consultant.

Useful resources

Careers New Zealand

Information on training, job prospects, pay scales and opportunities for working in different management positions.
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Occupation Outlook

Occupation outlook is a great tool for exploring study and career options, with extensive information on labour supply and demand in over 100 occupations in New Zealand. It outlines how to enter each role, how many are studying in related fields, how many are employed, and what the average incomes are. It also outlines the prospects of getting a job in that occupation once you have the necessary qualifications.

The Institute of Management New Zealand

An overarching professional organisation offering professional membership, training and events for managers in New Zealand.
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The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ)

The professional body for those involved in HR in New Zealand, which represents the interests of 3350+ individual members (around 45% of the known New Zealand HR market). HRINZ provides members with education and information services, conferences and seminars, publications, representation at government and official levels, and networking opportunities.
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Project Management Institute (PMI)

The New Zealand chapter of the global PMI organisation offers professional development events, training and conferences, and online information, tools and resources. The website also has a careers section with vacancies around New Zealand.
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Institute of Management Consultants New Zealand

IMC New Zealand is dedicated to actively supporting the progression of those who aspire to become management consultants, as well as maintaining professional development and standards for those who have attained that level.
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Institute of Directors

The ID connects, equips and inspires its more than 8,000 members, to add value across New Zealand business and society. It provides thought leadership, an extensive network, professional governance courses, events and resources.
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