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Position Business Development Manager, Executive Programmes
Previous position Regional Market Manager, International, University of Otago
Education BA, MEntr (Otago), GCNZIA (Toi Ohomai)
Country of origin New Zealand

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Role and responsibilities

Dan's role and responsibilities extend over the Otago MBA and Executive Education programmes. He manages the recruitment, selection and admission for Otago MBA candidates, and is responsible for the overall management of the Executive Education portfolio.

For the Otago MBA Dan ensures that entry requirements, are met and that students who are accepted onto the programme are equipped to handle the rigorous curriculum.

Why Dan enjoys working with the Otago MBA programme

Dan likes being part of the journey that brings diverse and highly motivated students to an internationally recognised and accredited qualification that provides robust academic learning, practical application of that learning, and the opportunity to form valuable connections both within and outside of the Otago MBA programme.

Industry experience

Dan joins the Executive Programmes team from the International Office at the University of Otago, where he spent four years in a marketing and recruitment role focused on the East Asia market. Previous to that, Dan spent over 15 years living and working in China, including stints in education, international trade, a start-up business and 10 years at the New Zealand embassy in Beijing with Immigration New Zealand.

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