Professional development programmes

Transform your career at Waikato Management School

Our programmes are a great option for:

  • Business graduates who'd like to gain general management or specialist knowledge to advance their career.
  • People with significant work experience who'd like to back it up with a formal business qualification.
  • Graduates from other fields who'd like to retrain for an entirely new career.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Fast-track your management career and become an influential leader.
The Waikato MBA is a world-class management qualification. Gain the skills to manage global change and complexity, and develop innovative strategies for any organisation.

Learn more: Waikato MBA

Master of Digital Business (MDigiBus)

Become a tech-savvy, future-focused manager and help to drive forward the digital business revolution.
Gain knowledge and skills in digital and e-commerce technologies to improve business performance and customer service.

Learn more: MDigiBus

Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin)

Hone your analytical skills and prepare for a rewarding new career in finance, banking or investment.
This 12-month course is designed for people who wish to start their career journey towards becoming a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Learn more: MAppFin

Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcct)

This accelerated 14-month course provides the ideal springboard to become a Chartered Accountant with CAANZ, CPA Australia or ACCA. Designed for graduates who have never studied accounting before.

Learn more: MPAcct

Executive short courses

We offer a range of executive short courses delivered by industry experts in areas such as project management, finance, and more.
These are designed to keep you moving ahead in your career.

Learn more: Short courses

Complete our online enquiry form and let us know what you're interested in studying.

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Triple Crown Accreditation

Waikato Management School is in the top 1% of business schools globally, having achieved Triple Crown Accreditation from AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB; three of the world's most influential business education organisations.

Get in touch

Management Student Centre

Phone 07 838 4303 or email

MBA and Executive Short Courses