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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership)

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Lead teams to perform effectively and achieve business objectives.

If you've recently been appointed to a team leadership role, or you have the potential to lead a team, this programme will equip you with valuable skills you can use in any business or organisation.

This qualification is studied online and looks at various leadership styles and the principles for effective team performance. You'll learn how to communicate effectively with stakeholders, work co-operatively within a team, respond positively to diversity, develop objectives for a team and contribute to achieving those objectives.

You'll also learn about effective problem solving and decision making for business purposes, and complying with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements of business entities.

This online offering is available through Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga .

Part-time up to 3 years.

This programme has open entry.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

With this qualification you'll possess the skills and knowledge to fulfil team leadership roles in any kind of business, and be able to contribute to the effective performance of your team.

Study pathways

You can add to your business skills and expertise with the New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) Level 4 or the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 4.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership)

FULL-TIME - 16 Weeks

Lead teams to perform effectively and achieve business objectives.

Type Certificate
Code NZ2453
Credits 48
Level 3
Additional Equipment/Fees Please Enquire
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2453-STRU
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Credit Recognition

If you have prior relevant experience or previous related study credits, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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