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My tertiary education journey

Posted by Open Polytechnic , 21 April 2016 · 1447 views
Open Polytechnic and 2 more...
My tertiary education journey I joined the Open Polytechnic more than a decade ago, upon completion of my Master’s thesis in philosophy at the University of Canterbury. I am the course leader for 71203 Business Ethics and 71135 Personal and Organisational Learning, and for the ethics modules of 78102 Management in Context. My role is to guide and support students in these courses, wor...


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Why do I Love ‘Management’? Because it’s Everywhere!

Posted by Open Polytechnic , 23 March 2016 · 1356 views
distance learning and 4 more...
Why do I Love ‘Management’?  Because it’s Everywhere! We manage our time, work, people, resources, goals, organisations, clubs, countries - the list goes on. If we look at it from a theoretical perspective, ‘management’ refers to the study of a social unit (such as an organisation). There are many elements constantly at play in the workplace such as, the production of goods (operations management), allocatio...


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My accounting journey

Posted by Open Polytechnic , 09 March 2016 · 913 views
Accounting, Distance Study and 4 more...
My accounting journey Growing up, I was surrounded by people who had “professions”; accountants, doctors, lawyers etc. I was always in awe of these successful professionals.

Aside from having interesting jobs, they dressed well, lived in nice houses, had nice cars and seemed to have it all. All I knew at an early age was that I wanted it all too, so becoming “a professional”...





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