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Become a manager or entrepreneur that empowers others and makes a real difference to the future nationally or internationally.
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Part of being a manager or entrepreneur is being able to be a nimble and quick thinker, able to analyse situations effectively, consider priorities and make great decisions, often under pressure.
These are the sort of skills you will learn in Massey University’s Bachelor of Business (Management).
Studying management at Massey will give you a great grounding in the latest management principles. But the most unique part of your study in management at Massey is the way we teach you to think.
We’ll help you to think independently and analytically, understanding how to use the information you have at hand, to solve issues that you face.
This critical approach forms the basis of our management programme. You will study areas including:
This will help you understand current management theories and strategies. We then help you put it into context, encouraging discussion with your lecturers, tutors and fellow students to understand the realities of business today.
The Massey Business School is one of the country’s leading and largest business schools and is AACSB accredited.
Massey University’s business and management studies ranks in the top 250 (by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) rankings). We are ranked No.1 in New Zealand and in the top 150 universities worldwide for our business administration, communication and finance programmes by ShanghaiRanking.
Our lecturers and professors are actively researching both nationally and internationally, bringing the most relevant developments in business theory and practice to the classroom.
You will emerge from your studies with management skills that are relevant to potential employers. Employers want people who can think critically, communicate well and deal well with other people through both written and face-to-face communication.
The Bachelor of Business will give you the leadership, communication and critical thinking skills that will make you a sought-after employee.
The Bachelor of Business will give you skills you can use in many different types of businesses or your own entrepreneurial ventures, in New Zealand and around the world. You will be someone that has a sound base in the business fundamentals of accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, law and communication.
You will be able to take advantage of Massey’s expertise in all areas of business, like small business and entrepreneurship, human resource management, communications and marketing. That means you will graduate with a broad knowledge of general business practice and will be prepared for management roles across business.
There are a large number of scholarships available to first year and current Massey University business students including hardship and sports-related scholarships.
Our Future Leaders Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship to recognise emerging leaders enrolling in full-time business, communication and agricommerce programmes at Massey University.
“I really valued the broad foundation of Massey’s business degree…”
I finished my studies at Massey and began work at KiwiRail pretty much straight away in January of the following year.
At KiwiRail Scenic we have a small marketing team, so my role is all encompassing! I’m responsible for supporting our marketing manager and ensuring we meet deadlines, have strong briefs, produce quality work, have efficient planning in place and ensure all core marketing functions are addressed on a day to day basis. I work closely with colleagues throughout the business, as well as coordinate work and relationships with external suppliers. It’s a definite case of ‘no two days are ever the same’.
My degree enabled me to gain my foot in the door to the industry, and the opportunities provided by Massey allowed me gain valuable skills and workplace experience. The combination of academic achievement and work experience (particularly through the Internship program) gave me an advantage over other grads in a competitive job market.
I thoroughly enjoyed my three years at Massey - a great learning environment, plenty of academic choices, the friendly Palmerston North campus and easy student living.
Your management major will prepare you for a career growing businesses, implementing new ideas and developing your skills and those of others to effect positive change in the world around you. Some examples of companies that have employed recent graduates of the programme:
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