Petrol business owners docking workers wages

24 November 2014 A UC business and economics associate professor isn't surprised petrol business owners would make their staff pay for loss of income with customers not paying their petrol. (read article)

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International Accreditation

UC is amongst the group of leading universities whose MBA programmes are accredited by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA).  This means we have committed to a process of continuous quality improvement and international benchmarking of our curriculum and pedagogy.

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Thinking about Professional Development?

Enhance your leadership capability and business acumen. UC offers fulltime and part-time study options to suit your work commitments and career goals.

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Hear Althea talk about the Entre entrepreneurship scheme and how it provides UC students the opportunity to get practical experience in business while they study.

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Want to add business acumen to your undergraduate degree?

The Master of Business Management (MBM) is ideal for graduates of other disciplines who want to develop their business perspective and judgement.

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Professional Accounting Masters qualification

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) takes you through a high level of current accounting principles and processes, and can lead to provisional membership to professional bodies such as NZICA and CPA Australia.

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‘I enjoy the exposure to a diverse range of business disciplines and networking opportunities...’

Shannon Goldsmith Studying towards an MBA
Property Development Manager, Ngāi Tahu Property
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Welcome from the Director

University of Canterbury postgraduates play an important role in developing and supporting innovative organisations that strive to be highly successful. New Zealand is a part of the global market and our country’s future success is reliant on businesses developing innovative and highly efficient goods and services that will deliver strong sustainable growth for the future.

Seize the opportunity to build your career, upskill and make new business connections. I am pleased to invite you to explore the many postgraduate options the University of Canterbury has to offer - Tony Mortensen, Director of Executive Development Programmes

Announcements and Events

Applications are open for 2015

If you've been thinking about professional development or advancing your career, now is the time to find out about studying at the University of Canterbury. We have a range of Executive Development Programmes with both full-time and part-time options available, so contact us to discuss the next step in your business career (read more)

MBA 30th Anniversary

MBA alumni and friends are invited to join us to celebrate 30 years of the UC MBA programme at a special cocktail evening, Saturday 6 December, 7pm, Bentleys Bar, main campus. Guest speakers will be Frank Owen (Tait Communications), Linda Cruse (Be The Change) and Dr Karleen Edwards (CCC) (RSVP for this black tie event)