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Waikato Management School
Executive Education

Short Courses at the Waikato Management School 


Take the opportunity to enhance your capabilities to achieve business and personal growth for you, your teams and your organisation. At Waikato Management School we offer a range of short courses, delivered by experts in their areas, bringing a blend of practical tools and real world case studies that will keep you moving ahead in your career.

Upcoming Short Courses

Cyber Security and Modern Business

Cyber Security Short CourseAlmost every modern business is now digitally active, whether it be through e-commerce, business partners, cloud storage or the activities of their staff.

However while heightened digital activity has brought us greater efficiency and connectedness, there also comes an increased range of potential threats to our organisations.

This short course provides Directors, CEO’s and Managers with a practical toolkit to take back to their businesses, building understanding of key cyber threats and more importantly, knowing what questions to ask of their organisations to ensure business continuity in the modern world.

This course is a collaboration between the University of Waikato Management School and the globally recognised Institute for Security and Crime Science.

Date: Thursday, 22 March 2018, 10am – 3pm
Venue: Waikato Management School, MSB.1.36
Price: $900

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

University of Waikato CBD office spaceThis short course aims to introduce managers to modern financial tools that are available to help them understand and manage their businesses better - helping you understand what the numbers are telling you and getting you comfortable with conversing in the language of finance, relating to the performance of your team and organisation.

Date: Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 10am – 4pm
Venue: University of Waikato CBD Office (PWC Building, 109 Ward St, Hamilton)
Price: $900

Project Management – The Basic Principles

Project Managers Basic PrinciplesAchieve positive results within deadline and on budget.

Effective project management executes and delivers positive change in an organisation. To do this involves technical skills, such as critical path analysis and Gantt charting, as well as people skills, including motivating, influencing and managing intergroup conflict.

Date: 30 November, 10am – 4pm
Venue: University of Waikato CBD Office (PWC Building, 109 Ward St, Hamilton)
Price: $900

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