Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership

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Benefit from our internationally accredited MBA without having to commit to the whole programme. The flexible nature of the PGCert Strategic Leadership enables you to commit to a course of study that works for you.

Our Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership draws from our internationally accredited MBA Programme and brings together six courses focusing on leadership and strategy.

Courses can be enrolled in one at a time and can be credited towards both the Postgraduate Diploma and MBA when you are ready to further your career development.

Take the first step in transforming your career.

  • Develop leadership capabilities and strategic perspectives.
  • Gain the skills and expertise to make a real impact for your team and organisation.
  • Gain an internationally accredited postgraduate qualification without prior study.
  • Expand your professional networks.

Our Strategic Leadership programme is ideal for experienced professionals who are looking to develop their leadership capability. Strategic Leadership participants are typically experienced professionals and managers from organisations of any size or sector.

Postgraduate Certificate

6 core courses

60 points

Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership (PGCertStratLdrship)

If you do not currently have the time to undertake the full MBA programme, or do not have a degree, our Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership is the ideal solution.

Our certificate offers flexibility and part-time study options. The six courses can be taken in any order over a one to three year period. All courses taken as part of the Postgraduate Certificate are creditable towards the Postgraduate Diploma and MBA.

Duration: Part-time up to two and a half years and full-time it will take eight months.

Courses are delivered in modular format over two Fridays and Saturdays, from 9am to 5pm, approximately one month apart, offering you the flexibility to fit your study around your work.

Interpersonal Skills for Leaders (MBAD644) is also available for Strategic Leadership students -- see below.

(Download: 2018 PGCertLS timetable)

Block Courses

Course 1

2 / 3 February 2018
2 / 3 March 2018

MBAD615-18X Leading Ourselves
Dr Peter Cammock

Course 2

6 / 7 April 2018
4 / 5 May 2018

MBAD642-18X Leading Others
Dr Ian Brooks

Course 3

11 / 12 May 2018
8 / 9 June 2018

MBAD643-18X Leading Change
Dr Chris Jansen

Course 4

6 / 7 July 2018
3 / 4 August 2018

MBAD605-18X Managing People & Performance
Kris Cooper

Course 5

24 / 25 August 2018
21 / 22 September 2018

MBAD664-18X Leading Resilient Enterprises
Dr Tracy Hatton

Course 6

5 / 6 October 2018
2 / 3 November 2018

MBAD631-18X Innovative Business Strategy
Piet Beukman

MBAD644 Interpersonal Skills for Leaders (Dr Ian Brooks) is also an option for PGCertSL students. There are a number of course offerings throughout the year and they are delivered in block mode (9am – 5pm) over a three day period—normally February, April, June and November. Courses are limited to eight participants. Please advise the MBA Administrator should you wish to undertake this optional course.

PGCertSL students, with the approval of the Director, can substitute any two of the above courses with MBA postgraduate courses. Please contact the Director to discuss substitute options.

Key contacts:

Leigh Ellis

Administrator - MBA Programme
Meremere 528A
Internal Phone: 93707