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Strategic Management enables you to discern a company's potential, find new market opportunities, and develop a clear plan to achieve growth and success.


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Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
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  • Business development manager
  • Business analyst / consultant
  • Business manager
  • General manager
  • New venture consultant

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- COMBO (2018)

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Strategic Management as a single major for the BBus or BMS(Hons)

If you wish to take Strategic Management as a single major for the BBus or BMS(Hons), you'll need to pass 135 points (9 papers) in this subject area, including at least 105 points above 100-level and 60 points above 200-level.

As all papers are 15 points, you will need to complete 2 x 100-level, 3 x 200-level and 4 x 300-level papers for your major. No more than three 200-level papers may be included in this major.

The specific requirements for a single major in Strategic Management are that you must take the following 9 papers:

  • STMGT101 Introduction to Management; OR if STMGT101 has already been included as part of another major, one of:
    • ACCTN101 Accounting for Management
    • ECONS101 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy
    • FINAN101 Introduction to Finance
    • MGSYS101/201 Integrated Thinking – Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
    • MRKTG101 Fundamentals of Successful Marketing
  • STMGT201 Strategies for Enterprise
  • STMGT202 The Entrepreneur
  • STMGT203 Business Model Innovation
  • STMGT301 Strategy and Innovation Management
  • STMGT302 Creating Value in a Connected World

One of the following papers:

  • ACCTN101 Accounting for Management
  • DIGIB101 The World of Digital Business
  • ECONS101 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy
  • FINAN101 Introduction to Finance
  • LCOMM101 Introduction to Leadership Communication
  • LCOMM102 Communication in an Online Society
  • MGSYS101/201 Integrated Thinking – Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
  • MRKTG101 Fundamentals of Successful Marketing

Remaining papers are selected from:

  • STMGT303 Applied Strategy
  • STMGT304 Commercialising a New Venture
  • STMGT305 Doing Business Internationally
  • STMGT306 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Bachelor of Business:

The BBus single major requirements state that you must include MNMGT495/6/9 Industry Experience/Internship/Report of an Investigation as part of your major.

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours:

The BMS(Hons) honours stream requires you to include a further 60 points at 500-level in papers that are relevant for your first major

Strategic Management as a Minor

To complete a minor in Strategic Management, you must complete 60 points, including at least 30 points above 100-level from STMGT papers.

The specific requirements for the Human Resource Management minor are that you must include:

  • STMGT101 Introduction to Management

Strategic Management as a 2nd Major for any bachelor's degree

Even if you are enrolled in an undergraduate degree that doesn't list Strategic Management as a major subject, you can still take it as a second major.

If Strategic Management is your second major then you must pass 120 points including at least 90 points above 100-level, of which at least 45 points must be above 200-level.

As all papers are 15 points, you would therefore complete two x 100-level, three x 200-level and three x 300-level for each major.

The specific requirements for a 2nd Major in Strategic Management are that you must take the following 8 papers:

  • STMGT101 Introduction to Management; OR if already included as part of another major, choose one of:
    • ACCTN101 Accounting for Management
    • ECONS101 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy
    • FINAN101 Introduction to Finance
    • MGSYS101/201 Integrated Thinking – Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
    • MRKTG101 Fundamentals of Successful Marketing

Choose ONE of these papers:

  • ACCTN101 Accounting for Management
  • DIGIB101 The World of Digital Business
  • ECONS101 Business Economics and the New Zealand Economy
  • FINAN101 Introduction to Finance
  • LCOMM101 Introduction to Leadership Communication
  • LCOMM102 Communication in an Online Society
  • MGSYS101/201 Integrated Thinking – Digital Business and Supply Chain Management
  • MRKTG101 Fundamentals of Successful Marketing

Take ALL of the following FIVE papers:

  • STMGT201 Strategies for Enterprise
  • STMGT202 The Entrepreneur
  • STMGT203 Business Model Innovation
  • STMGT301 Strategy and Innovation Management
  • STMGT302 Creating Value in a Connected World

Plus, choose ONE of these papers:

  • STMGT303 Applied Strategy
  • STMGT304 Commercialising a New Venture
  • STMGT305 Doing Business Internationally
  • STMGT306 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management

To complete the requirements for a Graduate Certificate in Strategic Management, you'll need to pass 60 points at 100-level or above, including at least 45 points at 300-level or above. At least 45 points must be from one subject area.

The specific requirements for Strategic Management are that you must include at least 40 points in STMGT-coded papers.

Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/STMGT

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending upon your programme of study.

Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management

To complete the requirements for a Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management, you'll need to pass 120 points at 100-level or above, including at least 75 points at 300-level or above. At least 90 points must be from one subject area.

The specific requirements for Strategic Management are that you must include:

  • STMGT391 Strategic Management
  • At least 80 points in STMGT-coded papers

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending upon your programme of study.

Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Management

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Management, you must pass 60 points at 500-level from one subject area.

The specific requirements for Strategic Management are that you must include at least 60 points in STMGT-coded papers.

Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/STMGT

Please note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending upon your programme of study.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)

To complete the requirements for a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management, you'll need to pass 120 points at 500-level, including at least 90 points from one subject area, and submit a Portfolio of Achievement (see the Postgraduate Diploma qualification information for further details).

The specific requirements for Strategic Management are that you must include at least 60 points in STMGT-coded papers.

Papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/STMGT

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending upon your programme of study.

Master of Management Studies (MMS)

The completion requirements for the MMS depend on your admission criteria; please see the MMS qualification information for further details.

However all students must:

  • Take MNGT501 Research Methods in Management Studies (unless passed previously)
  • Take a dissertation (591/592) or thesis (593/594) in your subject area
  • Submit a Portfolio of Achievement (see MMS information for further details)
  • Meet the specific requirements prescribed for any subject

The specific requirements for Strategic Management are that you must include (unless passed previously):

  • either STMG512 Strategic Innovation
  • or STMG555 Foundations of Strategy and Organisation

Remaining papers can be chosen from those ticked for this qualification in the tick-chart table. For full details of available papers visit papers.waikato.ac.nz/subjects/STMGT

Note: You may need to meet any additional paper prerequisites unless a waiver is obtained and depending upon your programme of study.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Please contact the Department's Graduate Convenor.



Contacts

Management Student Centre (MSC)

Phone: +64 838 4303 or 0800 654 303
Email: msc@waikato.ac.nz
Website: www.management.ac.nz/msc

Opening hours: 8.45am - 4.45pm Monday to Friday
Location: MSB.1.50, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

One of the best times to pop into MSC is Open Advice Day, held every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm.

Strategic Management subject convenors:

Professor Delwyn ClarkProfessor in Strategic Management
Email: dnclark@waikato.ac.nz

Dr Paresha Sinha
Senior lecturer in Strategic Management
Email: psinha@waikato.ac.nz