Executive Education Papers at Tauranga (2020)

Waikato Management School 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: Initial enquiries about the MBA, MBM or specialised corporate programmes should be made to Executive Education, Waikato Management School, phone +64 7 838 4833 or email execed@waikato.ac.nz.



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  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    EXED511Integrative Case Study20E (Hamilton) & 20W (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.
    EXLD587Directed Study20X (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    EXMBA500Leadership, Power and Influence20EU (Hamilton), 20WH (Hamilton) & 20WT (Tauranga)
    This course will develop students' ability to lead business organisations. Though the application of leadership knowledge and skill students will be able to evaluate antecedents and outcomes of effective leadership.
    EXMBA501Applied Strategy and Marketing20EH (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton), 20WH (Hamilton) & 20WT (Tauranga)
    Applies key strategic and marketing frameworks, and tools to the analysis of real organisations and then develops strategies to enhance their customer-centric positioning and performance.
    EXMBA502Strategic Human Resource Management20EU (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton), 20WH (Hamilton) & 20WT (Tauranga)
    Students will critically assess HR practices for their strategic suitability, as a means to influence employee performance-related behaviour or the organisation's human capital, with the goal of improving organisational performance.
    EXMBA503Analytics and Digital Business20EH (Hamilton) & 20WH (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. This paper addresses key digital business opportunities and risks, with a specific focus on how to create business value from big data.
    EXMBA504Economics and Global Competitiveness20EU (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton), 20WH (Hamilton) & 20WT (Tauranga)
    The paper introduces economic perspectives in business decision-making at the micro, macro and global levels. It shows how changes in the economic environment give rise to opportunities and challenges for businesses.
    EXMBA505Operations and Supply Chain Management20EH (Hamilton) & 20WH (Hamilton)
    This paper covers important concepts, issues, practices and decision-making tools related to manufacturing operations, service operations and supply chain management, from both a strategic and an operational perspective.
    EXMBA506Financial and Managerial Accounting20EH (Hamilton), 20WH (Hamilton) & 20WT (Tauranga)
    This paper is about the financial management of organisations and covers financial and management accounting, KPIs, taxation, audit and voluntary disclosures such as CSR.
    EXMBA507Financial Strategy and Markets20EU (Hamilton) & 20WH (Hamilton)
    This paper provides participants with exposure as to why individuals and businesses should invest, the frameworks and mechanisms to support investment strategies, and metrics and performance assessments tools.
    EXMBA557Competing in a Complex World20E (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton) & 20W (Tauranga)
    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.
    EXMBA558Understanding the Business Environment20E (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton) & 20W (Tauranga)
    This paper explores how an increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world, both influences, and impacts all sectors of society and commerce in particular.
    EXMBA559Financial Analysis and Performance20E (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton) & 20W (Tauranga)
    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.
    EXMBA560People and Productivity20E (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton) & 20W (Tauranga)
    In the context of how to prepare for tomorrows workforce, this paper equips students with the skills and competencies required to enable, engage and empower workers.
    EXMBA561Leadership for Growth and Development20E (Hamilton), 20W (Hamilton) & 20W (Tauranga)
    Through the application of leadership knowledge and skill (self, team and organization), together with decision-making, students will be able to evaluate the antecedents and outcomes of effective leadership.
    EXMBA562Creating Positive Disruption20W (Tauranga)
    The rate of technological and market change is placing increasing pressure on incumbent business. Organisations are increasingly required to disrupt, or risk being the victim of disruption. In a complex and uncertain world, managers must draw on their ecosystem to assess dangers and evaluate opportunities.
    EXMBA566Breaking Boundaries – The Global Business Experience20W (Tauranga)
    How do businesses engage with international markets? The paper explores the strategies of international businesses and how these might be employed to address cross-border challenges associated with the dynamic international business environment.

2020 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 26 May 2020 8:32am

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