Spring graduation – Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, September 2011

I love graduation! I love meeting my previous students. What are their plans? Where are they working? At graduation yesterday I found one of my Chinese students is returning to China to work in her father’s factory. The factory manufactures motorcycles and quad cycles for an international brand name. Later, she intends to work in […]

More ladders, fewer snakes: Two proposals to reduce youth disadvantage

Today the New Zealand Institute releases its first discussion paper focused on social well-being. The paper is intended to contribute to resolving one of New Zealand’s Top 10 Issues: “Can New Zealand reduce the disadvantages suffered by young people in a way that contributes to New Zealand becoming a successful multicultural society?” The main messages […]

The Department of Management and Marketing farewells Halmstad Marketing Students – May 2011

In February the Department of Management and Marketing hosted 14 final year marketing students from Halmstad University in Sweden. The students completed a 10 week internship with companies in and around Auckland before flying back to Sweden to finish their studies. The Department would like to thank the following companies for providing invaluable work experience […]

Välkomna to the Swedish marketing students from Halmstad University!

After a long flight from Sweden, the 14 Halmstad University students finally arrived in Auckland on the 8th February 2011. After a briefing about their work placements from Denisa Hebblethwaite they enjoyed a lunch with the DoMM staff. The students will be performing a 3 month internship in several interesting companies such as Pure SEO, […]

Thanks to the staff of the DoMM

With this message Elodie and I will say thank you to all the staff of the Department of Management and Marketing Unitec for the warm welcome they gave us. We want to thank especially Associate Professor Robert Davis for accepting us into the department and the trust he has put in us. It is a […]

Welcome to Elodie and Pierre from Belgium, 2011.

Elodie Viaene from IESN and Pierre Jones from EPHEC are our Summer Interns. They started last week and are already a key part of our department.  Elodie says “the people in the department are very nice and welcoming.”  She does note though how serious the department is about its teaching, research and other activities with […]

A success story for the Bachelor of Business at Unitec

Another success story for the Bachelor of Business in the Dept of Management & Marketing at Unitec.  Beth with her approval allowed me to share this with you. Thanks Beth and Good Luck! Greg Wilson “>>> “Beth…” 10/19/10 11:24 AM >>> Dear Lecturers/Facilitators I have some exciting news (if you haven?t already heard me shouting […]

Bye Bye Halmstad Students 2010

For 11 weeks in 2010, DoMM hosted 11 students from Halmstad University. It was our pleasure. We organised internships for them with some of our key business stakeholders. The internships were all marketing related and covered companies involved in everything from brand development to animation. Exciting!!! We look forward to 2011 when we hope 15 […]