Course Name

NZIM Diploma in Management(Level 5)

Course Details

Course length – 36 or 42 weeks, including holidays
Class Timetable – Weekday classes

Entry requirements

  • NZIM Certificate in Management or NCEA Level 2 or above or completion of an equivalent course of study approved by ICA
  • International students should be over 16 years and have IELTS of 6.0 with no individual band less than 5.5 or equivalent.
  • A minimum of the following:
    14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics on the National Qualifications Framework.
    50 credits at level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of 3 subjects including a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher in English 4 credits must be in reading 4 credits must be writing
    (The literacy credits will be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards or equivalent to both the above).
  • Course advantage

  • Within one year of study (short period)
  • NZQA approved course and NZIM issued
  • International recognized qualification
  • Prosperous career future
  • Pathway to study New Zealand Diploma in Management level 6 or related Level 6 course
  • Students are entitled to work 20 hours per week while studying

    Aims of the course

    To provide students with a thorough grounding in business and management practice appropriate for people wishing to enter management roles in business. NZIM Diploma in Management (Level 5)

    Student Outcomes

    Graduates will have knowledge and skills relating to general management, business communication, working in groups, applied research and leadership. The area of skills can relate to accounting, law, marketing, economics or information technology.

    Course Structure

    - ICA will make the option of papers to be offered for any given term 

    Core papers

    530 Organisation and Management
    560 Business Communications
    630 Leadership
    636 Applied Management
    Optional papers (select two)
    400 Accounting Principles or 520 The Economic


    510 Introduction to Commercial Law
    541 Fundamentals of Marketing
    550 Business Computing
    632 Operations Management
    633 Human Resource Management

    Career Opportunity

    Students graduating with this Diploma will have skills, knowledge and competence to undertake a broad range of business activities involving a degree of self directed work and/or the supervision of processes and people.