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Welcome to the Kiwi Institute of Training & Education (KITE). We are a Private Training Establishment (PTE) located in the middle of the Auckland CBD, a vibrant place to study, offering Diploma Programmes in Business at Levels 5 - 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework. We are a registered education provider with the NZQA and all our progammes are approved by that body ...

The KITE experience offers you the following:

•  We have some of the best business teachers in Auckland. Many of our teachers are full-time employees at KITE, dedicated to our college and our students, unlike the many PTE's in the CBD where teachers lecture at multiple colleges.


•  We have small class sizes where you receive individual, personalised attention from your teachers, to guide you through your studies.


•  We provide a full range of services to support you in both your learning and your personal life, in a friendly and caring environment.


•  Our graduates succeed in finding relevant employment and our careers staff can help you prepare for the transition from study to work.



"As the Academic Director of KITE I have had over thirty years of experience in the public and private tertiary education sector in New Zealand as well as being a visiting lecturer in business in several overseas countries. I continue to hold a number of key national leadership roles in business education in New Zealand carried out on behalf of New Zealand Government agencies and I bring that experience and expertise to the management of KITE with a commitment to you that I will ensure you receive the very best learning experience in your program of study.


I welcome you warmly to the KITE experience and the KITE family: Learning together: students and staff alike. I know you will enjoy your time with us.


I wish you all the best in your studies."


Terry Swanson

Academic Director

KITE

 

Kiwi Institute of Training and Education ltd (KITE) is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved Tertiary Education Provider and is a signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students administered by the Ministry of Education of New Zealand. This ensures high quality of education and proper care for students at KITE.


Our Vision: To be a market leader amongst PTE's within New Zealand. An elite institute that is widely sought for the quality of education it provides.


Our Mission: We will provide the best quality of education and student life in a friendly state of the art education environment. Our mission is to focus on each individual needs and equip them with skills and confidence to contribute successfully to the New Zealand and global society.


Our Dream: We have a dream to create an institution that sets itself apart based on the quality both in infrastructure and in the services provided. An institution where students are comfortable both physically and mentally, where education is fun and where it's about learning and successfully contributing to the society with the knowledge acquired.


Our business is driven on concepts of transparency and quality, the driving factors being national growth by intellectual wealth focus. The business is conducted with corporate responsibility and ethical leadership and run with the passion of perfectionists.

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Course Outlines: Diploma Programmes

NZIM Diploma in Management (Level 5)



About the course

The NZIM Diploma in Management Level 5 is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved and accredited programme of study. It provides the basics of business theory and is appropriate for people wishing to gain entry level roles in a business field. The qualification acts as an exit point from the NZ Diploma in Business for those students who wish to gain basic management skills but do not aim to specialise in business studies. It acts as a pathway for students to pursue the New Zealand Dilpoma in Business (Level 6).
Duration: 40 weeks (30 weeks teaching)
Intakes: February / May / July / October



Entry Criteria:

•  Student must be aged 18 years and over

•  Completion of NCEA or secondary school studies (example: intermediate or +2 or 12th standard in India or high school in China)

•  International studnets for whom English is not their first language, must also have an IELTS score of 6.0 (Academic) with no individual band lower than 5.5, or TOEFL score of 550, or equivalent evidence of English Language proficiency.



Graduate Profile:

1) The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand business entities with people who have general and specialised business knowledge and skills that can be applied in a range of operational roles.

2) Graduates will benefit New Zealand business entities by contributing to the achievement of entities' operational objectives, through the application of knowledge and skills, in an ethical manner, in a bi- and multi-cultural environment

3) In addition, graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills for application in operational roles in New Zealand business entities, depending on which strand is achieved.



Course Structure:

The course is entirely based on the national qualification. It consists of six papers each worth 20 credits. A student must complete four core papers and two elective papers and should achieve 120 credits in order to be awarded an NZIM Diploma in Management. A variety of core and elective papers are taught each semester, please check paper availability before enrolling.



Course Content:

Core Papers

(Students must complete all of the following)

•  530 Organisation & Management

•  560 Business Communication

•  630 Leadership

•  636 Applied Management

Elective Papers

(Students must complete any 2 of the following)

•  500 Accounting Principles

•  520 The Economic Environment

•  541 Fundamentals of Marketing

•  550 Business Computing

•  632 Operations Managements

•  633 Human Resource Management



Following this qualification:

A student can pursue these following courses after completing NZIM Diploma in Management:

•  NZIM Diploma in Management (Advanced) Level 6

•  NZ Diploma in Business Level 6



How to apply:

Simply click here to start. Our staff will help you through the whole of the enrolment process, from choosing your course at the very beginning, through to finding accommodation and settling in when you arrive in New Zealand.



New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6)



About the course

The New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) is a nationally recognised qualification approved by NZQA and one of the most popular business qualifications in New Zealand. The knowledge covers the foundation and basics of business theory and all major links to business courses. It is endorsed nationally by employers, professional associations and educational institutions. It basically focuses on personal and professional development, equipping graduates with a broad range of practical and relevant business skills and knowledge.
Duration: 80 weeks (60 weeks teaching)
Intakes: February / May / July / October



Entry Criteria:

•  Student must be aged 18 years and over

•  Completion of NCEA or secondary school studies (example: intermediate or +2 or 12th standard in India or high school in China)

•  International studnets for whom English is not their first language, must also have an IELTS score of 6.0 (Academic) with no individual band lower than 5.5, or TOEFL score of 550, or equivalent evidence of English Language proficiency.



Graduate Profile:

1) The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand business entities with people who have general and specialised business knowledge and skills that can be applied in a range of operational roles.

2) Graduates will benefit New Zealand business entities by contributing to the achievement of entities' operational objectives, through the application of knowledge and skills, in an ethical manner, in a bi- and multi-cultural environment.

3) In addition, graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills for application in operational roles in New Zealand business entities, depending on which strand is achieved.



Course Structure:

The course is entirely based on the national qualification and is a full time 2-year programme. It consists of twelve papers each worth 20 credits. A student must complete six core papers and six elective papers and should achieve 240 credits in order to be awarded an NZDipBus. A variety of core and elective papers are taught each semester, please check paper availability before enrolling.



Course Content:

Core Papers

(Students must complete all of the following)

•  500 Accounting Principles

•  520 The Economic Environment

•  530 Organisation and Management

•  541 Fundamentals of Marketing

•  550 Business Computing

•  560 Business Communication

Elective Papers

You must complete six elective papers. At least four of them must be at level 600.

•  469 Academic Skills for Business Studies

•  603 Business Finance

•  630 Leadership

•  632 Operations Management

•  633 Human Resource Management

•  636 Applied Management



Following this qualification:

A student can pursue these following courses after completing NZIM Diploma in Management:

•  Diploma in Business Management-Level 7



How to apply:

Simply click here to start. Our staff will help you through the whole of the enrolment process, from choosing your course at the very beginning, through to finding accommodation and settling in when you arrive in New Zealand.



Diploma in Business Management (Level 7)



About the course

The Diploma in Business Management (Level 7) is a New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) approved and accredited programme of study and designed by KITE. It provides advanced study in business management relevant to current business settings. This qualification has been designed for students who have already completed a programme of study in business at Level 6. The course is equivalent to a Bachelor degree in Business Management at University.
Duration: 38 weeks
Intakes: April / June / August / October



Entry Criteria:

•  Student must be aged 18 years and over

•  A level 6 qualification (or equivalent) in Business

•  A degree in another discipline OR a minimum of four years relevant industry experience in a business related field requiring knowledge and skills equivalent to at least Level 6 Business qualification.

•  International studnets for whom English is not their first language, must also have an IELTS score of 6.0 (Academic) with no individual band lower than 5.5, or TOEFL score of 550, or equivalent evidence of English Language proficiency.



Graduate Profile:

After completion of this course student will be able to:

•  Communicate effectively in a variety of formats

•  Identify the key issues facing a business or business division

•  Utilize qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate and solve critical business problems

•  Evaluate and integrate ethical considerations when making business decisions

•  Incorporate diversity and multicultural perspectives when making business decisions



Course Structure:

The course is a full time 38 week programme, consisting of 150 credits. A student must complete ten papers and should achieve 150 credits in order to be awarded the Diploma.



Course Content:

(Students must complete all of the following)

•  ABM 601 Organisational Communication, Culture, Responsibility & Ethics

•  ABM 602 Problem Solving and Decision making

•  ABM 603 Business Research Methods

•  ABM 701 Strategic Management

•  ABM 702 Leadership and Change

•  MGT 610 Managing Financial Resources

•  MGT 710 Managing People

•  MGT 720 Managing Markets

•  MGT 730 Managing Quality and Business Process Improvement

•  ABM 740 Applied Business Management Project



How to apply:

Simply click here to start. Our staff will help you through the whole of the enrolment process, from choosing your course at the very beginning, through to finding accommodation and settling in when you arrive in New Zealand.

Enrolment

You can download the online application
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The KITE student handbook, has detailed information on all services available at KITE
and a summary of the rules and regulations associated.



Code of Practice for Pastoral Care of International Students



Kiwi Institute of Training and Education (KITE) has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by the Minister of Education and administered by NZQA. Copies of the Code are available on request from this institution or from the NZQA Website. A summary of the code is available in the appendices of the handbook and will be displayed in notice boards and classrooms of KITE.

KITE Pastoral Care Officer: Dominique Kaivers



Student Services



Aside from high quality education, at KITE, we also give utmost care to our students from the time they arrive in New Zealand up to helping them reach their chosen career. We have a team dedicated to making the students' experience in and out of the campus enjoyable and worthwhile.



KITE student services have been developed to assist you from the time you arrive in Auckland to the time you leave KITE as a graduate. We constantly work to improve existing services and introduce new services to enhance the learning experience at KITE.



Airport Pickup: KITE offers airport pick up services to students at nominal fees. Students will need to request this service in the student application form. We will meet you, greet you and help you settle in your accommodation if required.



Orientation: All students will be provided with an orientation program before the course commenced. KITE orientation programme is designed to introduce the students to the institute and clarify their queries in regard to all aspects of the institute. It will help you gain understanding about Auckland and various issues you will be faced with as an international student.



Accommodation: Various types of accommodation are available in Auckland. KITE offers accommodation assistance services designed to meet your needs and comfort. You will need to provide details in the student application form and we will arrange your accommodation.



Training & workshops



KITE is all about equipping our students with the knowledge and skills they need. For school, their career; about New Zealand culture and traditions. Some of the workshops that were held in the past at the school, follows:



•  APA & Plagiarism Workshop

•  Comprehensive Orientation (including NZ culture/traditions)

•  Job Search Seminar

•  CV Creation

•  Interview Practice



Student Council



KITE's student council has been established for students to provide feedback to the Institute regarding students' concerns. They are dedicated in bridging the gap between the students and faculty, as well as to improve the student's experience at KITE. Students are free to approach them if there is anything they would like to be addressed regarding their welfare. KITE's Student Council has representatives from Level 6 & 7 intakes which are composed of both new and existing students. For the updated list of our current student council members, please go to the KITE Facebook page



External Support



At KITE we want to hear from you whatever the problem is, our staff is ready and willing to help. If we cannot directly provide the solution, we will refer you to those who can best solve your issue. These external support agencies are listed in our Student Handbook. Futher information and details are gladly provided.



Student Activities/Events



Work-Life Balance is part of the KITE culture. We believe that taking a mental break is essential for students to keep them happy and refreshed. At KITE, we lookafter our students' social well-being to help them face their future endeavours with confidence. To get the latest updates on our school activities and other related information, visit our KITE Facebook page

Career Services



KIWI Institute of Training and Education provides a wide variety of services including Specialist Recruitment for International Graduates from NZ Education providers and recently International Student Recruitment. Our understanding of immigrant students and career planning/placement gives us a unique approach in providing staffing solutions to both potential employers as well as job seekers. Venturing into partnerships strengthen and build long term relationships for mutually beneficial results.



Job Seeker Solutions



Job Coaching:

•  Understanding the Kiwi job market

•  Marketing the Job market

•  Job search techniques

•  CV preparation

•  Cover letters

•  Interview techniques



Job services:

•  Job search/placement

•  Post placement support

•  Industry Skills assessment



Why KIWI Institute of Training and Education?



•  Strong and focused placement service

•  Experienced management guiding our Recruitment Consultants

•  Student Immigrant placement expertise

•  Quick turn-around

•  Progress notification

•  Customized solutions to fit your needs

•  Geographically aware of your location

•  Provide best economical solutions by leveraging an off-site, result-driven delivery model

•  High quality, cost effective solutions & services, today ... always



Employment Solutions



Part time:

•  Suitable part time employment with a preference for relevancy to the course of study



Full time:

•  Immigration NZ's "Essential Skills in Demand" or ANZSCO code based jobs search



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Kiwi Institute of
Training & Education

 

Level 11, 155 Queen Street

CBD, Auckland

New Zealand 1010

phone: +64 9 377 1786

fax: +64 9 377 1787

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Staff List

Student Services Manager
Dominique Kaivers
+64 9 972 9031
+64 21 297 8574
dominique@kite.ac.nz


 

Student Recruitment Consultant
Darshan Salot
+64 9 973 4438
+64 22 046 0611
darshan@kite.ac.nz

 

International Marketing Manager
Prem Patel
prem@kite.ac.nz


 

Marketing Manager [onshore & Philippines]
Baljit Singh
+64 21 100 2288
baljit@kite.ac.nz