With the profusion of data and the rapid emergence of new technologies in today's digital world, effective management of information systems is vital to any successful organisation.
Get a valuable specialist qualification that builds on your IT knowledge and experience. Victoria's MIM is New Zealand’s premier Master’s qualification designed for IT professionals like you who want to move into senior management roles. Courses are based on leading-edge research and in-depth case analysis to give you fresh insights into modern information management.
Take advantage of the MIM's flexible learning options to focus on your personal career aspirations.
Gain the analytical, communication and decision-making skills essential to build a successful career in information management. You'll develop your managerial abilities and learn to use research-based frameworks and tools to help you understand, diagnose and solve real-world information problems. Gain skills that are now in high demand worldwide—in government, business and in not-for-profit organisations.
You'll study Information Management at Victoria's Pipitea campus in Wellington's CBD. Students attend dual-venue seminars that combine face-to-face discussions and video-conferencing via live streaming.
Study at the School of Information Management full time or part time. Your classes will be after normal working hours so you can study part time and continue working if you wish.
You can opt for a shorter postgraduate Information Management qualification by doing the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma. These are valuable courses in themselves, or you can use them as stepping stones towards the Master's degree.
Your MIM will provide you with a broad understanding of information management and encourage personal development and exploration. Your studies will include:
The Diploma programme requires you do the two core courses and six more courses of your choice, and Certificate students do the two core courses and choose a further two.
Learn on-campus in the evenings through lectures and class seminars, tackling projects and assignments based on real-life problems and situations.
You'll attend lectures and class seminars tailored to students used to working in a business environment. Learn alongside and share experiences with other mid-career professionals who come from a variety of technical and business backgrounds.
If you are studying full-time you can expect a workload of 40–45 hours a week for much of the year. Part-time students should expect to do around 10–12 hours per course per week. Make sure you take this into account if you are working full-time.
You can estimate your workload by adding up the number of points you'll be doing. One point is roughly equal to 10–12 hours work.
The MIM can be completed in two to four years part-time, or in 16 months of full-time study.
All classes are held on weekday evenings so students working full-time can attend.
Postgraduate study at Victoria will help you build valuable relationships and networks with peers, university staff and future colleagues.
You'll have opportunities to attend MIM events, workshops and social functions as well as general postgraduate student seminars such as the Student Learning Postgraduate Research Skills sessions. As a postgraduate student you'll also have access to a computer lab at the School.
Get prepared for promotion to a higher-level management position like chief information officer, chief technology officer, chief digital officer or other senior roles in the management of information services and information systems. Or you might use your knowledge to create your own online startup.
Graduates with Master’s degrees in management and information technology are in high demand and are among New Zealand’s highest earners five years after the completion of their degrees.
The Postgraduate Students' Association can give you information and provides a voice for you on campus.
Our outstanding MBA Global Supply Chain Management course offers you a truly life-changing experience and an exceptional opportunity to realise you full potential. The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is the most coveted and internationally recognised postgraduate management degree in the world, and there's a good reason why. It is widely recognised as a passport to a successful management career, enabling managers with a functionalist role to take on a more senior, strategic position, and empowering senior managers to gain the in-depth, strategic knowledge they need to climb even higher.
The MBA Global Supply Chain Management will allow you to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the principles and concepts underlying the strategic and operational performance of organisations in relation to one another within the international supply chain. You will also demonstrate an understanding of the role of operations theory in evaluating the strategic implications of variation and uncertainty on supply chain performance.
Delivered in a world-class learning environment, by internationally acclaimed academics and business leaders, the course integrates theory and practice to bring you hands-on experience, inspiring teaching and a clear international perspective. Here at Nottingham Business School, we are proud to have developed an innovative and rigorous MBA with opportunities to personalise your learning around your ambitions. Significantly strengthening your management knowledge, leadership capabilities and understanding of global business.
Our innovative, intensive courses prepare you for a wide range of challenges inherent in managing organisations, enabling you to see the interconnectedness of your actions. Whichever you choose, you will acquire the knowledge you need to work effectively at a senior, strategic management level, empowering organisations to achieve their objectives.
At Nottingham Business School, you can create a personalised learning experience, giving you a unique Master’s degree that equips you with the skills you'll need, for the career you want.
Please visit the website to see what modules are taught on this course
A range of assessment methods are used across the course, the choice of which reflects the needs and demands of the different types of module. Some modules will assess the ability to work collaboratively in a team and others will assess individual capability. Types of assessment will range from examinations to group presentations including essays, reports, financial analyses, literature reviews and research based projects.
The interactive nature of the taught sessions offers opportunities to gain feedback on your performance before being formally assessed and increasing use is made of eLearning to further support the feedback process.
A unique feature of the Nottingham Business School MBA is the opportunity to put your skills into practice during two hands-on business consultancy projects. The first, part of your Strategic Change and Consultancy module, is a team project for a UK business. The second is in an international context, giving you the chance to internationalise your experience and develop your global business mindset while tackling fascinating, real-world challenges with a critical impact on organisational performance.
The Team Consultancy Project in the UK
You will take an integrative and critical approach, in a UK location, to applying the perspectives and disciplines covered during the course, and experience a strategic management perspective.
You'll also complete a consultancy report and give a formal executive board presentation. Projects have been completed for companies such as 3M, Boots, The Red Cross, Experian, CISCO, and British Telecom
The International Consultancy Experience
This module culminates in an international study tour, including attending workshops hosted by one of our prestigious international partners, going on company visits, and presenting to your client organisation.
Upon graduation you will not only receive an MBA, but also a CMI Level 7 qualification in Management and Leadership. Our partnership with the Chartered Management Institution (CMI) means that you’ll enjoy complimentary student membership for the duration of your course and first year after you graduate.
Support for MBA students’ career development.
MBA students are given excellent careers support from the University’s Employability team to help them source placements and secure employment on completion of their course. Throughout the year there are workshops and skills sessions to help the students with their professional development and career management.
Examples of these workshops:
Students receive dedicated and tailored support from NBS’s Postgraduate Personal Development Coordinator and additional specialist workshops run throughout the year to respond to students’ needs. The students also have access to MBA specific on-line careers resources such as MBA Exchange, connecting MBAs and employers from around the world and EFMD’s HigherED jobs portal (for accredited business schools only).
In addition, the MBA students are each assigned an academic mentor to help them make the most of their time at NBS. The academic mentors support the students in developing and enhancing the qualities and transferrable skills necessary for their studies, career progression, professional and personal development. MBA students are also given the opportunity to be matched with an industry mentor. These industry mentors give the students insight into their particular organisation and sector and can discuss possible career directions with them.
Personal, Professional and Leadership Development Programme (PPLD)
Throughout your time with us, you'll attend PPLD workshops, developing professional, strategic, transferrable skills. Each workshop focuses on personal, professional or career development, spanning everything from emotional intelligence to creative job hunting and conflict resolution.
The Master in Arts Management offers a unique learning experience preparing students to embark on a management career in the arts and creative industry. The one-year program aims at developing skills and providing tools to deal with the new challenges of the domains of both the visual and performing arts, with an international perspective.
The main goals of the program are:
● Build and strengthen basic knowledge and understanding of History of Art (visual and performing arts), with particular attention to the contemporary world and the international scene
● Build and strengthen competence in economics and management and as it applies to the cultural industry
● Build and strengthen competence in legislative transmit and reinforce the legislative competences and their application to the cultural field, in an international perspective
● To contribute to the advancement of cultural institutions and companies in Italy and abroad, by fostering interests for Art and its proliferation
The Master’s qualification in Arts Management will open up professional opportunities in the fields of Organization, Marketing and Communications, Accounting, Legal Affairs, Projects and Events Management in cultural institutions and companies. Other professional opportunities are to be found in consulting and service companies in the fields of promotion, communication and management of cultural events, products and services.
The goals of the advanced courses are to build up competencies in specific fields of arts management in order to provide participants with advanced knowledge about how to solve problems and cope with the challenges of the arts field
The goals of team building activities is to help participants know each other and create a collaborative atmosphere in class. Moreover, these activities will introduce participants to Milano and its cultural assets. Team building will include:
● Dinner with the class and the Master Faculty
● Team building experiences to know your class
● Guest speeches from established professionals in the field
To complete the Master in Arts Management, participants are required to carry out a three-months internship in a cultural institutions or company in one of the above mentioned fields. They will have the chance to be included in the Master Curricu- lum Vitae book, that will be transmitted to the major institutions and organizations in Italy and abroad.
Located in the unique city of Milan which contributes to a valuable international perspective. This glowing city allows students to merge the learning experience with the cultural atmosphere of the city. Students will have the opportunity to practice their knowledge through field projects and internships even beyond the classroom.
A national and international academic and professional faculty using teaching methods that foster an interactive and hands-on approach to issues of cultural heritage management.
All scholarships are assigned on a merit basis and will be mostly given to students who apply by the priority deadline. Some scholarships may also target specific geographic regions.
Scholarship value: €2500
This interdisciplinary and unique programme provides an unrivalled platform for managing the strategic impact, organisational implications and business value of IT. The Information Technology, Management and Organisational Change programme (ITMOC) prepares you for twenty-first century careers in a globalising IT sector.
The programme modules provide an advanced grounding in key areas such as information technology and organisations, managing change, knowledge management, systematic interventions, strategy and IT management, project management and analysis, design and innovation.
Theory and practice are integrated throughout the programme. Our comprehensive range of modules develops both wide-ranging and specialist knowledge. The programme includes regular seminars and workshops with industry practitioners including CIOs, CTOs, CEOs and consultants. A research internship dissertation gives you the opportunity to collaborate with a company. We work closely with industry to ensure ITMOC is business relevant and leading-edge.
Student-centred learning is combined with academic rigour. Students come from technical and non-technical backgrounds. No specialist knowledge of computing or IT is needed.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
◾Academic and Professional Practice
◾Strategy, IT and Digital Business
◾Researching in Organisational Settings
◾Information, Technology and Organisations
◾Knowledge Management and IT
◾Systemic Interventions and Consulting
◾The Management of Organisational Change
◾Business Analysis and Enterprise Systems
◾Analysis and Design
◾IT Project Management
◾Human Resource Management 1: The rise and growth of HRM theories and techniques
◾Human Resource Management II: the agenda of HRM in the global economy
◾Knowledge and Global Organisations
◾Cyber Security and Enterprise Resilience: Social Aspects of the Digital Age
◾Business Skills and Analytics
◾Strategic Supply Chain Management