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MAIB732 Career Managment

Independent application of specialised knowledge of Indigenous career management theories to students' own careers, to multicultural organisations and to Māori and Indigenous business communities as a whole.

This paper aims to prepare participants for personal career success and for facilitating the advancement of others, particularly Indigenous colleagues and communities.

Paper title Career Managment
Paper code MAIB732
Subject Business Studies
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,236.75
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Limited to
Limited to: MMAIBus
Teaching staff
To be advised
Paper Structure
Student workload
150 hours learning over a single quarter including:
  • 30 formal contact hours
  • 120 hours of self-study
100% coursework comprising:
  • Observation 20%
  • Group presentation 20%
  • Group case analysis 20%
  • Personal plan 40%
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
Lifelong learning, Communication, Cultural understanding, Environmental literacy, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper it is expected that the student will be able to:
  1. Apply theories and research related to Indigenous career development to analyse situations and recommend means of creating opportunity and supporting success.
  2. Critically evaluate a professional development initiative designed for Indigenous peoples.
  3. Produce an independently researched and coherent plan to enhance career development for a business community or business.
  4. Produce a personal career development plan demonstrating sophisticated levels of self-knowledge and reflection and a capacity for professional integrity, ethical business and leadership.
Otago Business School,

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Not offered in 2019

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