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Student voices

Student voices

Programme graduates share how IMNZ courses have help them develop new skills for leadership and life A new year is a great opportunity to think about what you want the future to bring in both your professional and personal life. Training can help you meet those new...

It’s time to take a break

It’s time to take a break

Here we are at the end of another rollercoaster year, ready for some well-earned rest and recreation. Taking holidays, whether you head for the beach or just enjoy some downtime at home, is not just a fun way to unwind, it’s an important one. A break from work can...

Student voices

Student voices

We hear from programme graduates about how IMNZ courses helped them grow their leadership skills Very few professionals who sign up for an IMNZ course do so on a whim. Most have a clear idea of the areas where they want to develop. But all our students get more than...

The virtual watercooler

The virtual watercooler

How to create opportunities for casual interaction when working from home In a recent survey by career portal Indeed, 45 per cent of office workers said they miss in-person meetings when working from home, and 73 per cent said they miss socialising in person....

The ambiguity trap

The ambiguity trap

In these uncertain times feeling comfortable with ongoing change is essential. In her incredible memoir ‘Becoming’, Michelle Obama talks about the ability to ‘swerve’. She tells a charming story of a date with a pre-Obama beau, in which the young man in question...

Goal setting for 2022 and beyond

Goal setting for 2022 and beyond

With the new year on our doorstep, what are you hoping to achieve in 2022? Do you just want to get that sense of ‘normal’ back? Or has the pandemic changed your goals completely? Perhaps you’re looking to progress in your career in a leadership role or for the first...

Beating leadership burnout

Beating leadership burnout

While post-viral fatigue is a real medical condition affecting the physical body, pandemic burnout is about your mental health, especially in a professional setting. As we approach the late stages of the pandemic burnout is no doubt affecting everyone from new...

Introducing Fee Hosking

Introducing Fee Hosking

Back in the 1980’s, Fee Hosking had a passion for archaeology, even studying it at university in South Africa. But ultimately it was the future of people, not the past, that inspired her professionally. With a Diploma in Industrial Relations and a Masters in...

Does being a team player matter?

Does being a team player matter?

As business professionals, we spend a lot of time analysing individual performance, either our own or that of the people we manage. We ask, where can we do better? How can we upskill? What do we, or they, need to be more productive and successful? Are we asking the...

Our USP is our people

Our USP is our people

There are a lot of training courses out there – what makes the ones run by IMNZ different? Our facilitators! Come and meet them. The Institute of Management New Zealand has been around for 70 years, making us one of the oldest and most established groups of its kind...

Leading through Level changes and lockdowns

Leading through Level changes and lockdowns

As lockdowns and level changes take hold across Aotearoa, managers might be asking themselves what is the best way to connect and support their teams? Good leadership right now is much more than having regular video calls and a project management board. In fact,...

The next big thing in project management

The next big thing in project management

The world is more global, digitally focussed and moving faster than ever - here’s how project managers can up-skill for success  If someone had asked you in the spring of 2019 what the future held for you personally, and your industry more widely, what answer would...

Alert Level 2 Q&A

Alert Level 2 Q&A

Alert Level 2 Q&A. Are you taking bookings for public workshops under level 2?

We are open for business under level 2. We will be taking bookings as per our normal process. Note that priority will be given to people wishing to rebook due to cancellations under alert level 3 and 4 restrictions.

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