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 MBusAn you can expect to develop capabilities that will enhance your career 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 MBusAn graduate is expected to have skills and capabilities in the following areas:
Disciplinary knowledge and practice
Graduates will be able to demonstrate advanced specialised knowledge and integrated understanding of data sources, data storage, and statistical techniques along with a critical awareness of current technologies and business practices.
Graduates will be able to synthesise and evaluate evidence from one or multiple data sources and analyses to identify actionable insights and inform managerial decision-making.
Graduates will be able to use data and analytics to address complex business and management issues and develop implementable solutions
Communication and engagement
Graduates will be able to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams and communicate the results of analytical projects in a variety of modes to technical and non-technical audiences.
Independence and integrity
Graduates will able to engage in independent, reflective, and ethical decision-making, demonstrating consideration of privacy and data governance issues.
Social and environmental responsibility
Graduates will recognise the significance of the principles underpinning the Treaty of Waitangi and of sustainability within the context of business analytics.
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.