New ZEALAND DIPLOMA in Business (leadership and management)



Training Fee

Business Skills and Safety Level 5

Business Skills and Safety Duration

Business Skills and Safety Cost


12 Months

$4,068 incl GST


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Provided by MITO, in partnership with MSX International, the world’s largest automotive solutions provider, this training programme will provide current managers with an increased knowledge of automotive management practices and principles.

If you’re a Departmental Manager in an automotive business with responsibility for staff, this programme is designed to equip you with the skills and strategic tools to effectively drive departmental performance. It includes a balanced approach to leading and directing operations to achieve optimum market penetration, provide exceptional levels of service and generate superior returns for your business.

The programme covers core knowledge and skills in the areas of Leadership, Operation, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Sales, Systems and Processes, Strategic Management and Continuous Improvement.


The programme includes a mix of practical training and assessment, undertaken in the workplace, and theory assessment. There are four modules, each consisting of four half-day online workshops and an optional one hour assessment support session. Learning outcomes include:

  • Apply knowledge of the principles and practices of operations, accounting, sales/marketing, HR, and risk management, to support the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the entity
  • Contribute in operational contexts to innovation and organisational change within a business entity
  • Develop and maintain operational business relationships with stakeholders for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Research and communicate information for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Apply problem-solving and decision-making in operational contexts for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Manage own and others’ learning and performance within an operational context for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Apply professional and ethical behaviour, in a socially and culturally appropriate manner
  • Analyse the impact of internal and external environments on entities
  • Analyse how the origin and nature of the bi-cultural partnership (as embedded in the Treaty of Waitangi) can be applied to business activities and relationships
  • Identify operational issues and challenges and apply techniques for continuous improvement for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Contribute to the business planning for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Lead others to implement activities within the entity’s plans, including change, for efficient and effective performance of the entity
  • Manage projects within scope, resources, and time
  • Negotiate and positively influence others to achieve the entity’s outcomes
  • Promote compliance with internal and external requirements.

Throughout the programme, you will be supported by your MITO Industry Training Advisor and MSX International tutors.


$4,068 incl GST.

This training programme is eligible for two years' free industry training. Click here  for details on eligibility. 


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If you are a current Departmental Manager working full-time in the automotive industry and have an employer who is able to support your training programme, contact MITO and we’ll arrange an appointment to take your career to the next level.