University of Canterbury and NZ Transport Agency launch new student challenge to help Kaikōura
9 May 2017 Quake affected Kaikōura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area. (read article)
MBA helps with business startup
Watch a video of digital strategist and budding tech entrepreneur Nicola Valentine talking about her MBA
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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MBAs in New Zealand: Native English, Internationally Recognized Education & Jobs Aplenty
New Zealand offers MBA students a world-class education combined with exciting extra-curricular activities and cultural diversity to boot. (read more)
Strategic alliances offer big benefits
Local companies like Leighs Construction are forging the way ahead by entering alliances that broaden their capacity and expertise. In a recent Stuff article, UC lecturer Patrick Rottiers and EDP Director David Shearer comment on how forging alliances can help grow markets and why collaborative partnerships are beneficial to business (read more)
UC Connect: Rob Fyfe, Dare to be Different
At a UC Connect lecture, Icebreaker chief executive, UC alumni and honorary doctorate recipient Rob Fyfe shared his experience leading three very different companies over the last 15 years. Rob spoke about his unique approach to change, his successes and failures, and his perspective on risk taking (watch the lecture recording on YouTube)
Master's internship gives competitive advantage
University of Canterbury student Meenal Pathak is already making a difference to cancer treatment times through her Master of Business Management (MBM) experience. As part of UC’s intensive MBM programme, Meenal undertook an 18-week internship with the Canterbury District Health Board (read more)
MBA study leads to tech start-up
The UC MBA programme supports people to want to make the transition into business ownership, consultancy or significant leadership roles. Watch a video of digital strategist and budding tech entrepreneur Nicola Valentine online on YouTube and read more about Nicola's journey