Developing your skills and capabilities
The Business School is committed to giving you opportunities to develop as a scholar, leader, innovator and global citizen.
As you study towards your Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) you can expect to develop capabilities that will enhance your employability and help you make a positive impact on society. You will acquire these capabilities from your courses and through participation in a range of co-curricular activities.
While enhancing your critical thinking and analytical skills, your studies will equip you with strong communication, teamwork and leadership skills as well as cross-cultural understanding.
A BCom(Hons) graduate is expected to have skills and capabilities in the following areas:
Knowledge and practice
Apply specialised knowledge within your disciplines and demonstrate an advanced awareness and understanding within a global context.
Analyse and evaluate the relevant literature, and develop well-reasoned arguments that demonstrate advanced and diverse thinking.
Identify, frame and analyse issues and develop innovative evidence-based solutions.
Communication and engagement
Engage, communicate and collaborate with diverse groups using multiple formats.
Independence and integrity
Demonstrate independent thought, self-reflection, ethics and integrity.
Social and environmental responsibility
Consider, in relation to your discipline, the potential significance of the principles underpinning both the Treaty of Waitangi and sustainability.