Executive Education (2018)
Waikato Management School Executive Education offers a range of highly practical executive and corporate development training programmes. These are designed to meet the specific individual and organisational development needs of different industry sectors. Programmes are generally offered on a 'cohort' basis. Therefore, enrolment into individual papers is often not possible. In most cases it is not possible to cross-credit papers from these applied postgraduate programmes to or from undergraduate or graduate qualifications.
Note: All candidates should discuss their intended programme with Executive Education before enrolling. Further information on these programmes can be obtained by contacting Executive Education at the Waikato Management School, phone +64 7 838 4198 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Prescriptions for the MBA and PGDip(MgtSt)
PGDip(MgtSt) students must complete EXMBA500, EXMBA501, EXMBA502, EXMBA503, EXMBA504, EXMBA505, EXMBA506, and EXMBA507.
MBA students must complete EXMBA500, EXMBA501, EXMBA502, EXMBA503, EXMBA504, EXMBA505, EXMBA506, EXMBA507, EXMBA550, EXMBA551, EXMBA552, EXMBA553, EXMBA554, EXMBA555, EXMBA556.
Prescriptions for the MBM
MBM students must complete EXMBM511, EXMBM512, EXMBM513, EXMBM514, EXMBM521, EXMBM522, EXMBM523, EXMBM524, EXMBM531, EXMBM532, and EXMBM533.
Executive Education can also provide papers as part of various Corporate Programmes. Further information on these programmes can be obtained by contacting Executive Education at the Faculty of Management, phone +64 7 838 4198 or email email@example.com.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location EXED501 Leading High Performance Teams 18DM (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton) & 18H (Tauranga) The objectives of the paper are to understand the leader's role in developing and maintaining high performing teams; to create systems and structures that develop a culture of high performance; to develop an understanding of how teams form, develop and evolve. Moreover to explore processes for building collaborative, creative and i... EXED502 Strategic Thinking 18DM (Hamilton) & 18E (Hamilton) This paper will teach the importance of Strategic Planning and Decision Making to address the external dynamics and fully utilise and develop the internal resources and capabilities. Analyses techniques will be connected with aspirational future thinking to create a practically relevant action plan for the firm to excel in a sustai... EXED503 Economics and Global Competitiveness 18DM (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton) & 18H (Tauranga) This paper challenges participants' economic thinking at both the macro and micro levels. The paper blends theory and illustrations to gain insight into practical business issues. EXED504 Organisational Behaviour 18DM (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton) & 18H (Tauranga) This paper will teach the importance of Strategic Planning and Decision-Making to address the external dynamics and fully utilise and develop the internal resources and capabilities. Analyses techniques will be connected with aspirational future thinking to create a practically relevant action plan for the firm to excel in a sustai... EXED505 Strategic Human Resource Practice 18DT (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton) & 18H (Tauranga) This paper equips students with useful skills they can use in developing good HR practices. It also provides them with ways to critically evaluate existing practices and recommend and implement changes. EXED507 Operations Management: Matching Product and Supply with Demand 18DT (Hamilton) & 18E (Hamilton) This paper shows the integration between operations and supply chain management in achieving customer satisfaction and business competitiveness. This applies to product, production and to service industries. EXED508 Marketing Practice 18DM (Hamilton) & 18E (Hamilton) This paper focuses on the development and application of strategic marketing concepts providing participants with the skills necessary to become successful marketing practitioners. EXED509 Financial and Managerial Accounting 18DT (Hamilton), 18E (Hamilton) & 18H (Tauranga) This paper explores the process of accounting for organisations both from a financial and managerial accounting perspective. EXED510 Financial Markets and Investment Strategy 18DT (Hamilton) & 18E (Hamilton) As organisations invest in capital projects, investment decision making becomes crucial. You will apply investment appraisal techniques, deal with risk and uncertainty, and investigate financial systems where money can be accessed. EXED511 Integrative Case Study 18DT (Hamilton) & 18E (Hamilton) This capstone paper at the end of MBA Part 1 seeks to integrate all the learning into a real case study. Using a real-life organisation student groups will review the strategic position of the entity and conclude with specific strategic recommendations for the future. EXED512 Leadership and Transformation 18E (Hamilton) This paper is designed to strengthen leadership at the individual and organisational levels. The paper will focus on the ways leaders and followers interact, especially in the areas of inspiration and foresight, and the ways leaders create and shape meanings through communication EXED513 Capstone Project 18E (Hamilton) This research paper provides an opportunity to investigate a topic in depth. This may be an MBA topic or there is the option to explore a new or emerging area of research. EXED514 Business Research and Analysis 18E (Hamilton) This paper provides an introduction to research methodology, the development of research proposals plus guidance in planning a research project. Participants take this paper before starting their research for the Major Research Project paper. EXED515 Responsible Management and Governance 18E (Hamilton) In this paper participants will experiment with the factors that contribute to Good Governance, such as leadership, long-term sustainable approaches to planning and ethical decision-making that orients itself on the quickly moving standards set for leaders in global and national entities. EXED516 International Immersion Project 18E (Hamilton) During the 19th and 20th centuries the balance of global economic power was held by Western countries with the United Kingdom dominating the 19th century before relinquishing the power to the United States in the 20th century. As the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close the balance of global economic power is shifting ... EXED517 Strategic Corporate Finance 18E (Hamilton) This paper focuses on understanding the purpose and tasks undertaken by finance and treasury managers in organisations. It looks at the ways organisations raise and utilise funding and provides the tools necessary to assess the potential and existing performance of projects and investments. EXED518 Innovation and Value Creation 18E (Hamilton) & 18K (Waikato-Tainui College, Hopuhopu) This subject is about how you can create choices to opportunities in a highly competitive, turbulent and rapidly maturing market place. The issues (driving forces) that you must recognise to be successful and your ability to communicate effectively and powerfully to achieve both academic and commercial excellence. EXED521 Analytics and Digital Business 18DT (Hamilton) & 18E (Hamilton) Often termed as the 'new gold', the large amount of digital data available to businesses today has the potential to generate new insights and disrupt traditional business operations. Information technology advancements also present possible risks that need to be adequately managed to create value from data. This paper addresses key... EXLD586 Directed Study 18C (Hamilton) No description available. EXLD587 Directed Study 18C (Hamilton) & 18H (Tauranga) No description available. EXLD588 Directed Study 18C (Hamilton) No description available. EXLD589 Directed Study 18C (Hamilton) No description available. EXLD590 Directed Study 18C (Hamilton) Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff. EXMBM511 People in Organisations 18GC (Hamilton) Managers are required to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, intercultural and negotiation skills in every aspect of their jobs. Communication, organisational behaviour and HRM issues determine the culture of successful organisations. EXMBM512 Leadership and Change Management 18GC (Hamilton) This paper helps participants to identify their leadership potential and discusses the role of leaders in a complex and continually changing environment. EXMBM513 Sustainability and Responsible Management 18GC (Hamilton) Sustainability is considered as a platform for business in the future and will discuss strategies for sustainable business in the global economy. EXMBM514 Economics and the Global Context 18GC (Hamilton) This paper introduces economic decision-making at the micro and macro level within a global context. EXMBM531 Applied Research and Consultancy Practices 18GC (Hamilton) This paper develops ability in research methods, ethical business practices and experience in work integrated learning. Students will undertake an applied research project and present it together with a consultancy report. EXMBM533 Action Learning Project 18GC (Hamilton) The primary purpose of the Action Learning Project is to allow participants to apply their knowledge through practical work experience in a local business. The paper is based on the knowledge that taught materials are better understood when they are applied in the context of action learning, where the instructor recesses and the pa... EXPM501 Leadership, Power and Influence 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) Leading people is core business for leaders and managers. This paper will draw on research to identify the characteristics of good leadership and to set out ways to develop them in themselves and in others. It will also examine techniques and theory for executing successful change management programmes. EXPM502 Organisational Culture and Communication 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) Communication is at the heart of all organisations and managers are required to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal, intercultural and conflict and negotiation skills in every aspect of their jobs. It is also communication that determines the culture of an organisation and influences the way in which sustainable success operates ... EXPM503 Financial Analysis and Performance 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) An introduction to the concept of time value of money, the use of financial data for diagnosis and decision making, and the impact of budgeting and measurement on managerial behaviour. EXPM504 Integrative Paper: Application and Reflection 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper provides students with the opportunity to integrate the paper topics and apply theoretical concepts. Students will reflect on their learning journey through discussion, presentation and written communication. EXPM505 Human Resource Management 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper deals with personnel and human resource management. It ensures that participants have a clear understanding of the nature of workplace relationships and the legal and social environments within which these relationships occur. EXPM506 Economics for Managers 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper challenges participants' economic thinking at macro and micro level as well as blending theory and illustrations to gain insight into practical business issues. EXPM507 Strategic Management 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper introduces the tools for analysing markets, industries, and companies, evaluating strategic capability and crafting the insights that lead to sustainable competitive advantage. EXPM508 Sustainability Strategies for Organisations 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) The paper provides sustainability perspectives for organisations, including corporate social responsibility, how the environmental dimension adds an important layer to the challenges management faces and identifies new business strategies for sustainability-driven innovation and growth. The concept of the triple bottom line connect... EXPM509 Business Research Project 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper provides an opportunity to investigate a topic in depth. Participants learn how to undertake reviews of the existing research literature in an area and how to use electronic databases for business research. The paper also covers the development of a research proposal, planning and completing a research project. EXPM510 Marketing 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper introduces the essentials of strategic marketing planning, customer and market analysis, strategy formulation and implementation, and control. EXPM511 Global Business 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper has two goals - to develop the international cultural understanding of participants and to introduce key aspects of specific international markets. EXPM512 Commercial Law and Corporate Governance 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper reviews the legal framework for business operations. It considers business ethics and corporate governance for sustainable outcomes. EXPM513 Digital Business 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) In today's fast-moving digital environment, managers need to be familiar with developing trends and digital analytics. This paper blends practical exercises with application analysis to develop skills and understanding of the digital business world. EXPM514 Decisions and Supply Chain Management 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) This paper is concerned with the development, use and management of information in organisations. It illustrates the role of information systems in decision making and supply chain management. EXPM515 Action Learning Project 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) The primary purpose of the Action Learning Project is to allow participants to apply their knowledge through practical work experience in a local business. The paper is based on the knowledge that taught materials are better understood when they are applied in the context of action learning, where the instructor recesses and the pa... EXPM516 Design Thinking and Innovation 18G (Hamilton) & 18GM (Hamilton) Business and governments have recognised the benefits of using design thinking as a strategic tool for innovation and to understand the users of products and services in a more human-centred way. This paper will introduce students to design thinking to innovate and humanise change in business and society. EXSP506 Relational Leadership 18DH (Block) A large part of leadership is relational. Leaders need to create higher leader-direct report exchange relationships, as well as encourage leadership to be shared/distributed within teams. Relational leadership is also required in a context where heirarchical authority cannot be exercised. Higher relational leadership has been found... EXSP510 Capstone Project 18DH (Block) & 18R (Block) No description available. EXSP515 Authentic Leadership 18DH (Block) & 18R (Block) Authentic leadership means knowing yourself and what you stand for. Knowing your strengths as well as your weaknesses and using both in constructive ways to be the best possible leader. Authentic leaders engage in balanced information processing and seek to develop authenticity in others. EXSP524 Health Management and Accountability 18DH (Block) Traditionally, management and leadership have been viewed as two different roles with different sets of behaviours. However, there is now the acceptance that these roles are difficult to separate from what is traditionally considered as 'leadership'. Management and Accountability is bi-directional. It involves managers setting and ... EXSP533 Leading Ambidextrously 18OJ (Block) No description available.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 14 January 2020 10:07am