Educational Management (2021)
The Master of Educational Management is a postgraduate degree designed to provide the skills, knowledge and abilities that will enable graduates to advance professional practice in the field of leadership and management within the education context. The programme aims to provide professionals in the education sector with leadership and management expertise relevant to their roles that will enable them to advance their careers.
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Prescriptions for the PGCert(EdM), PGDip(EdM) and MEdM
The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the PGCert(EdM) and PGDip(EdM). There are no specified subject papers that must be completed for the PGCert(EdM) and PGDip(EdM) programmes.
To complete the Master of Educational Management students must take 180 points at 500 level including EDLED502, EDLED510, MNMGT550, MNMGT551, MNMGT552, MNMGT553, MNMGT554; one of EDLED501, EDLED503 or EDLED505; and one of EDLED504 or MNMGT555.
Code Paper Title Points Occurrence / Location EDLED501 Educational Leadership: Issues and Perspectives 30.0 21A (Hamilton) & 21A (Online) Reflective practitioners are introduced to theories and practices of educational leadership in this paper. Major theorists and researchers are critically considered with an emphasis on relating these to the realities of education settings. The discourses which shape the educational leadership landscape in New Zealand will be explor... EDLED502 Educational Leadership: Organisational Change and Development 30.0 21B (Hamilton) & 21B (Online) This paper explores theories and practices of organisational development, culture and change in educational settings. The nature and characteristics of effective professional communities and the central role of leaders in educational improvement and innovation are key areas of investigation. Participants will engage with and critiq... EDLED503 Developing Educational Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring 30.0 21A (Block) This paper critically examines theories and models of continuing leadership development through mentoring and coaching. It focuses on the importance of critical reflection on practice, the change process through adult learning theory, and the leadership capacity building that is so important in educational settings. Participants wi... EDLED504 Educational Leadership: Inquiry in Organisations and Communities 30.0 No occurrences This paper critically examines the contextual and relational nature of educational leadership in learning organisations. Through examining and employing fundamental principles of Appreciative Inquiry (AI) - a positive and engaging approach to purposeful organisational change, and Action Research (AR), a process of self-reflective inquiry, participants will examine and develop their theoretical and practical understandings of their professional and leadership practice in their learning community. This paper seeks to enhance the participant's ability to work with their community in terms of the development of individuals and the relationships that exist collectively. EDLED505 Educational Leadership for Social Justice 30.0 21A (Online) This paper draws on research and theory from New Zealand and global contexts to critically examine leadership practices related to issues of social justice in education. This paper provides opportunities to engage in current debates related to equity, access, fairness, agency and success in education and offers a framework for rais... MNMGT550 Management Strategy in Context 15.0 21E (Hamilton) This paper applies key strategic, communication and marketing frameworks and tools to the analysis of real organisations, and then develops strategies to enhance their stakeholder centric positioning and performance. MNMGT551 Financial Analysis for Professionals 15.0 21E (Hamilton) This paper equips managers with the skills required to determine the financial health of an organisation, in order to support organisational resilience and competitiveness during growth, transformation, or a re-positioning of strategic priorities. MNMGT552 Managing Projects in Organisations 15.0 21E (Hamilton) This paper develops students' skills and knowledge of how to manage a project, including how to work with leaders in organisations to ensure projects are aligned with overall business strategies, and to ensure project risks are mitigated, and negative impact to project stakeholders are minimized. MNMGT553 Managing People in Organisations 15.0 21E (Hamilton) This paper equips students with the skills and competencies required to enable, engage and empower workers. MNMGT554 Governance 15.0 21W (Tauranga) This paper takes an ambicultural approach to governance and covers the practicalities of business governance, including ethical decision-making, fiscal, societal and environmental responsibility, and reporting.
2021 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 9 July 2021 3:44pm