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MAIB721 Māori in Business 2

Analyses Māori and Indigenous business, with a specific focus on the contemporary contexts of Māori and Indigenous business, and considers governance and policy contexts.

This paper will prepare participants for governance and executive roles in Māori and Indigenous business, working with Māori and Indigenous communities on business development programmes and strategies.

Paper title Māori in Business 2
Paper code MAIB721
Subject Business Studies
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,236.75
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
Limited to: PGDipMAIBus, MMAIBus
Otago Business School,
Teaching staff
To be advised
Paper Structure
150 hours learning over a single quarter including:
  • 30 formal contact hours
  • 120 hours of self-study
100% coursework comprising:
  • Essay 1 30%
  • Essay 2 30%
  • Group Presentation 30%
  • Reflective logs, summaries of readings and contribution to class discussions 10%
Teaching Arrangements

This paper will be delivered online using webinars, videoed presentations, interactive tasks and online collaborative activities and discussions. The class will meet for approximately 30 hours, delivered weekly within a 10-week quarter.

Each week students will join a one-hour tutorial webinar either from their home or at the nearest participating institution. The one-hour tutorial will be accompanied by two hours' structured activity. Students will also undertake self-directed individual and collaborative work and assignment preparation.

The emphasis will be on the development of practical skills appropriate for working with Māori and others and prepare themselves for completing their studies and capitalising on their newly developed skills and outlook.

To be advised
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Research.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper it is expected that the student will be able to:

  1. Apply relevant theories and research related to Māori and Indigenous business development.
  2. Evaluate business, cultural and social development models for Māori and Indigenous peoples.
  3. Critically reflect on the governance and management of Māori and Indigenous business.
  4. Develop a plan to investigate the opportunities and strategies for development open to an identified Māori or Indigenous business.

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Not offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system