Diploma in Technology Management
Level 7

Help organisations gain a competitive advantage with this one-year Diploma in Technology Management. Hone your skills in technology management, technology sales management and enterprise development, and apply them to a new business or within an established company anywhere in the world. This programme is also an ideal gateway into higher level management and business studies.

Overview

This qualification equips you with the capabilities to integrate into New Zealand businesses and contribute confidently to their success. Explore issues facing SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises), non-for-profit, commercial and global organisations, and deepen your existing knowledge in business communication, organisational change, marketing management, accounting, finance and strategic management. Manage and complete a business project and graduate with real world relevance that will give you a leading edge.

In this year-long course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of concepts underpinning a range of business functions both within established organisations and in start-up situations. The programme enables graduates to enrich their business skills or pursue higher studies and professional development opportunities.

Compulsory and elective components in this programme cover a broad range of management and business disciplines including aspects of strategic planning, accounting, finance, communication, marketing, management and interpersonal cooperative skills.

You will undertake a business project, which gives you the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills, gain hands-on experience and develop your business skills.

You must study all of the core papers and choose to study three papers from your elective strand

Core learning will be delivered using a blended (face to face) learning approach and you will be encouraged to engage with your fellow students and tutors in class and via your online learning portal. You will be supported throughout the process by our great facilitators who are professionally qualified and have industry and academic experience to share with you.

Core papers

  • Financial management
  • Project management
  • Operations Management for technology-based enterprises
  • Advancing sustainable and profitable businesses using ICT

Technology Marketing Strand

  • Consumer behaviour
  • Marketing of technology products
  • Project: Marketing planning for technology products and services

Graduates will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of concepts underpinning management, 

accounting and finance, business communication, marketing, organisational change and project management both within established organisations and in start-up situations. 

The programme enables graduates to enrich their business skills or pursue higher studies and professional development opportunities. 

Specifically, graduates will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of relevant academic theories and models in all components.
  2. Be aware of how technology impacts on industry and organisational issues vary across sectors: not-forprofit, ICT, commercial, global, SME etc.
  3. Understand the role of technology management in the development and operation of markets for resources, goods and services, customer expectations, service and orientation. 
  4. Demonstrate a sound understanding of finance and financial control in relation to technology management. 
  5. Develop appropriate technology policies and strategies within a changing context to meet stakeholder interests. 
  6. Think critically and systematically about business problems and issues and propose solutions.
  7. Manage and complete a business project reportutilisingconcepts covered within the programme. 
  8. Analyse and make recommendations in respect of business problems through the submission of that business project report. 

The qualification can lead to further academic/tertiary study in this area or direct employment into the workforce. 

Applicants must have completed at least a Diploma level 6 or equivalent in a technology related area, or any degree from a recognised institution,
or have at least two years of work experience in the technology area.

If you don’t have formal qualifications but you have at least two years appropriate managerial experience, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please include a reference letter from your employer with your application.

International students

If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must be 18 years of age or older

English language requirement

  • IELTS
    provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5
  • Pearson Academic Test
    have a Pearson Academic Test score of 50 and above with no individual band score less than 42
  • LanguageCert
    have a C1 Expert Test PASS and above with no less than a pass in each skill

Exception: Applicants without a formal qualification but with at least five years of relevant work experience may be admitted based on a business concept proposal that is acceptable to faculty.

  • Tuition : $17250
  • Resource : $1750
  • Registration : $250
  • Insurance (14 months) : $550
  • Bank fee : $50

Total : $19850

If you are ready to take the next step, click here to go to the online application form.
A friendly Aspire2 International representative will contact you with two working days,
to answer any questions you might have.

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Diploma
Level 7
120 credits
1 academic year
Tauranga

Dates

  • 27 Nov 2019
  • 4 Dec 2019
  • 8 Jan 2020
  • 19 Feb 2020
  • 18 Mar 2020
  • 20 May 2020
  • 17 Jun 2020
  • 19 Aug 2020
  • 9 Sep 2020
  • 25 Nov 2020
  • 2 Dec 2020