Management - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

University of Canterbury and NZ Transport Agency launch new student challenge to help Kaikōura

9 May 2017 Quake affected Kaikōura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area. (read article)

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Hear Althea talk about the Entre entrepreneurship scheme and how it provides UC students the opportunity to get practical experience in business while they study.

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Take action on business sustainability

Starting for the first time in Semester One 2017, the new MGMT335 Business and Sustainability special topic examines various approaches businesses can take to respond to environmental issues. It will prepare you to make sound decisions when leading organisations toward sustainable practices (read more)

UC Connect: Incompetency and competency in making tough decisions

What tools do educators, executives, politicians, and people knowingly and unknowingly use that increase incompetence in thinking, deciding and doing? Marketing expert and Erskine Fellow, Professor Arch G. Woodside, Boston College, looked at the wisdom behind the quote “It's not what we don't know that hurts. It's what we know that ain't so” at our August UC Connect lecture (read more)

UC Teaching Awards 2016

Congratulations to Dr Sarah Wright on receiving a University of Canterbury Teaching Award. Sarah's teaching philosophy promotes complete learner exploration of the subject matter and relies on students taking an active role in their learning (read more)

21 Day Challenge students back from Niue

Five entrepreneurial UC students travelled to Niue to implement their sustainable food project as part of the 21 Day Pacific Challenge. With guidance from their Kiwi business and Niuean cultural mentors, the EduKai team helped the Niuean community conserve and sustainably manage the local food supply (read the Pacific Periscope blog)

MGMT228 Study Tour receives PMSA award

We are pleased to announce that UC will receive an award from the Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) fund, for our end-of-year MGMT228 Chinese Business Practices and Culture study tour. The award will help cover travel expenses for up to 30 students (read more about our China connections and the PMSA awards)

UC Marketing and Tourism research ranks top in New Zealand

The Tertiary Education Commission Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment continues to recognise the work of our leading researchers. UC is ranked first in marketing and tourism, and second in accounting, finance, management, human resources and industrial relations (read more)

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