PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Whatever future career path you may take, you are often going to find yourself in the middle of a project. What resources do you need? What are your timeframes? What are goals and how will they be measured? No matter the industry, these are the skills and tools that are needed.

 

GET THE INDUSTRY OUTCOME YOU WANT

IPU New Zealand has pathways built into our programmes of study tailored to get you to the career of your dreams. The below information can give you the starting point for creating your best results from your qualification.

GENERAL JOB OUTCOMES

  • Project manager or Project Leader 

IN-DEMAND JOB OUTCOMES

  • Conference and Event Organisers
  • ICT Project Manager
  • Project Manager 

PROGRAMME PATHWAYS TO YOUR CAREER

Business Studies, (Project Management)

[Undergraduate Diploma, Level 5]

Take these core papers:

BS.501 Business Operations 
BS.502 Business Marketing 
BS.503 Business Communication 
BS.504 Event Management 

AND these double-credit applied papers:

BS.505 Project Management Methodology 
BS.506 Applied Project Management

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BCIS - International Business Management major with project management focus

[Degree, Level 7]

Take these core papers:

30.501 Principles of Economics
40.501 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
50.501 Introduction to International Relations
90.501 Research Skills 1
90.601 Research Skills 2
90.602 Internationalism
90.701A Interdisciplinary Project A (management topic)
90.701B Interdisciplinary Project B (management topic)

Take these key business and management papers:

30.502 Statistics
30.503 Financial Accounting
30.602 Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
30.603 Management Accounting
90.604 Marketing Management
90.605 Organisation Management and Culture
90.606 International Business
30.625 Organisational behaviour
30.725 Operations Management
30.735 The Management of Multinational Companies
30.745 Project Management

Choose papers from these relevant electives:

10.511 Intercultural Communication
10.513 Professional Communication
10.514 Communication in the Globalised World
30.514 Business and Sustainability
40.511 Our Human Environment
90.512 Career design and employability development
30.611 Asia-Pacific Business Environment
30.615 International Business Internship
30.622 Investment Management
90.612 Professional Internship Project
30.716 Small Business and Entrepreneurship
BS.501 Business Operations 
BS.502 Business Marketing 
BS.503 Business Communication 
BS.504 Event Management 
BS.505 Project Management Methodology 
BS.506 Applied Project Management

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PDCIS with project management focus

[Postgraduate Diploma, Level 8]

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in project management)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy Making
95.805 Politics and Development
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891 Special Topic: Contemporary Issues in Marketing
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

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MCIS with project management focus

[Postgraduate Degree, Level 9]

IN YEAR ONE

Take these core papers:

95.806 Resource Management
95.807 Postgraduate Research Methods (prepare a research proposal in project management)

Choose three papers from these recommended elective options:

95.801 People, Planet and Sustainability
95.802 Entrepreneurship and Innovation
95.803 Business, the Environment and Corporate Responsibility
95.804 Science, the Environment and Policy Making
95.805 Politics and Development
95.808 Sustainability and Management Accounting
95.809 International Human Resource Management
95.810 Leadership, Communication and Change Management
95.891 Special Topic: Contemporary Issues in Marketing
95.891A Special Topic 1: Multinational Business Management
95.892 Special Topic 2: Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

IN YEAR TWO

Take a further paper from the recommended electives above and choose one of:

95.992 Executive Project (project management industry or local government)
95.994 Research Project (project management topic)

OR choose one of:

95.993 Executive Thesis (project management industry or local government)
95.995 Research Thesis (project management topic)

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Sources:  occupationoutlook.mbie.govt.nz,  www.careers.govt.nz  Some outcomes may need additional certifications or have additional requirements.

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