Grow your Business Skills
Learn about business, entrepreneurship, and strategic planning to take your business skills to the next level - whether you're starting your own business or working for someone else. Our classes are taught by experienced business leaders and designed to fit around your lifestyle, family and work commitments. Our courses operate in Queenstown, Central Otago and Invercargill. These programmes are delivered by School of Thought on behalf of Te Wananga o Aotearoa, the programme owner.
Certificate in Small Business & Project Management
This programme is designed to develop New Zealand business owners to have the ability to apply project management skills to the successful operation and growth of their own businesses.
This course covers everything from marketing, business planning and customer service, right through to accounting and project management. Learn more >
Smart Steps to Business
Certificate in Business - Introduction to Small Business
Have you always wanted to work for yourself but don't know where to start? Before you launch your business, learn what many small business owners only figure out once they are in business.
Smart Steps to Business will help you to identify, evaluate and plan for the launch of your business. You'll learn everything required to build a business idea and assess its feasibility alongside launching your business in the market.
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Some adult students thrive in a classroom situation and others prefer individual coaching and mentoring tailored to their own specific needs. We work closely with a variety of clients from small business owners, people wishing to create a more financially stable lifestyle and those wanting to achieve more balance in their life. Our mentoring services are affordable, practical and results driven.