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Operations and Logistics Specialization with MBA in New Zealand

auckland institute of studies aisAuckland Institute of Studies (AIS), a tertiary institution based in Auckland and New Zealand's largest and most international independent degree provider, with a roll of over 1000 students, of whom around 80% are international students from over 30 different countries. AIS has a distinctive international focus and since its inception attracted students and staff from countries around the world and now has developed a number of close relationships with leading educational institutions internationally.

Auckland Institute of Studies has developed strategic alliances and articulations with education institutions in New Zealand and around the world. In New Zealand these alliances assist domestic and international students to staircase into higher learning. There are also several grants offered to provide pathways for Maori and Pacific people into tertiary education. The international agreements foster student and teacher exchanges, joint academic research, group study tours, credit transfer into degree programs and joint course delivery.

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Academic Programs

Masters Program


  • Master of Business Administration MBA (Operations and Logistics): The MBA is the most internationally recognized business qualification in the world today. It is a professional degree in business management, based on a practical program with theoretical, applied and research underpinning. It covers a range of business disciplines which form the basis of executive decision-making including operations and logistics. The Operations and Logistics specialization include courses such as: Financial Risk Management; Operations Strategy and Technology; Quality Management; Manufacturing Management; International Supply Chain Management; and Project Management.
  • Entry Requirements: At least two years relevant work experience as approved by the Academic Board of AIS St Helens; (relevant work experience can include experience in the following areas: human and financial resource management; policy and planning; organizational and control processes; sales and marketing management); a degree, or equivalent professional qualification as approved by the Academic Board of AIS St Helens; a pass in a first-year university-level mathematics course (for Finance and Operations and Logistics specializations only); and IELTS 6.5 / TOEFL 575 / TEP 42 or competency in English sufficient to enable meaningful participation in the program.
  • If you have an undergraduate diploma and meet all other criteria, you may be granted admission conditional on successful completion of a Pre-MBA Studies Program comprising one, two or three semesters of study.

LAST UPDATED ON Dec 14, 2017

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