Launch your career by enrolling to study Business at Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), gaining valuable skills and knowledge across a wide range of relevant disciplines. The broad courses here enable you to complete comprehensive career planning, because they cover all the key areas of the industry.

Embark on an educational journey in management, marketing, accounting, economics and business communication at AIS. These courses will provide a solid foundation for your future successes and endeavours in the business sector, both locally and overseas. You will be equipped to work efficiently in a dynamic global market, armed with a reputable qualification from AIS. In particular, you'll learn the valuable skills of knowing how to work with people from different countries, backgrounds and cultures, learning effective strategies for penetrating international markets.

Explore the range of programmes and courses on offer below as we share an introduction to each, whetting your appetite for the topics and subject matter expertise we offer. Rest assured about the calibre and quality of your lessons, since our diverse lecturers are accomplished academics with PhD, MA and other qualifications, as well as real-world experience working in the industry. 

Programmes available:

2.300 Bachelor of Business
As a Bachelor's qualification, this programme gives you a chance to hone your skills in a certain field and specialise for in-depth knowledge. Certain specialisations will satisfy the requirements for professional memberships, granting access to reputable organisations such as the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants after completing your degree.

Comprising courses at the Stage 1, 2 and 3 level, this degree is a chance to flex your academic muscles and get a relevant and resourceful qualification for working in the business sector. You could flourish in industries such as international trade and finance, e-commerce, international relations, marketing, importing/exporting and even self-employment or entrepreneurship. 

2.400 Graduate Diploma in Business
This option is ideal for graduates of a bachelor's degree or similar qualification from another discipline, or a different area of business, wishing to now further their career in this arena. If you've completed study in another field but wish to re-train, upskill or gain new knowledge in order to achieve a level of competency working in business as your next venture, this Graduate Diploma is designed for your needs. It will equip you with the information and training needed to pursue your next venture with better research and other capabilities to succeed.

This Graduate Diploma may also be used as a pathway to postgraduate study in this same discipline, or related fields, so is a great option for those interested in further study. 

Semesters and scheduled breaks:

Semester 3, 2017 - 11 September  to 15 December
Between Semester Break - 16 December 2017 to 29 January 2018

Semester 1, 2018 - 30 January  to 4 May
Between Semester Break - 5 May to 20 May

Semester 2, 2018 - 21 May to 24 August 
Between Semester Break - 25 August to 9 September 

Semester 3, 2018 - 10 September  to 14 December
Between Semester Break - 15 December 2018 to 28 January 2019

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