Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management
Level 8

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    20 February 2023
    17 July 2023


    20 February 2023
    17 July 2023

    Offshore Online:

    20 February 2023
    17 July 2023
    9 October 2023


    20 February 2023
    17 July 2023
  • Length

    Full time 17 teaching weeks plus 2 weeks study break. Online part-time options available onshore or offshore.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2023: $3,916 plus $120 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Online programme.

Take the first step towards a Master's qualification.

NMIT offers a Master of Applied Management pathway qualification. The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management is the first six months of the 15 month Master of Applied Management. You will complete the four core compulsory courses from the Master to be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate qualification and/or go onto the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management or Master programme.

This programme consists of four courses:

  • MGT801 Critical Issues in Management
  • MGT802 Design Thinking and Innovative Entrepreneurship
  • MGT803 Managing in a Digital World
  • MGT804 Leadership and Managing Talent

These courses are designed to give you broad expertise in applied management and are recommended for people who are looking to pursue a career in management, or who are currently working in a management role and want to increase their skills.

Aims of the programme

The aim of this programme is to provide the opportunity for students to build a sound foundation of applied management skills and knowledge relevant to anyone in a managerial role, whether they are self-employed, or working for a business entity or a public, private or not for profit organisation.

Key features

  • Complete this programme full-time in one semester over 5 months 
  • Open entry for holders of a degree from all industry backgrounds
  • Study fully online or face-to-face on either the Nelson or Blenheim campus with blended learning
  • Pathways into the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management and the Master of Applied Management
  • Use recognition of prior postgraduate study, or extensive work experience, to skip courses you already hold the necessary skills and knowledge in, see below
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Marlborough campus via video link

The majority of classes will be video linked from our Nelson campus for students studying on our Marlborough campus. Video link students meet and study together on the Marlborough campus then interact with their fellow students, and the lecturer, in Nelson via the video linking software.

Marlborough students have full access to Library Learner Services and one on one tutor sessions as required.








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