Massey Business School
Te Kura Whai Pakihi
The Massey Business School is one of New Zealand’s leading and largest business schools. We have a proud foundation of academic excellence, teaching business studies since 1972. We offer world-leading, relevant, flexible, research-led tertiary education that prepares students for the first job – and beyond. As a business you can access our relevant and topical research and services to help your organisation grow.
Whether you have just left school, or are already in the workforce, our research-led teaching will help you gain a relevant, comprehensive business qualification. Massey Business School provides a unique combination of strong academic grounding and real-world learning.
Massey University’s world-class, multidisciplinary research creates innovative responses to the challenges faced in today’s business environment. More than 200 staff are engaged in research in a large array of business and economics-related fields and disciplines.
Enterprise and partnerships – working with us
Massey Business School has developed close relationships with industry across our areas of expertise and we are ready to work with you.
We have consultancy and business start-up services and we also work to match partners with students for internships and work placements. This allows our students to gain real-world experience while gaining credit towards their degree and gives businesses talented, young, keen students to help with projects. We have around eighty businesses that we have worked with to date.
Business ReBoot webinars
Massey Business School presents the 2020 Business ReBoot webinars. These explore the challenges of doing business in the time of Covid-19, and help provide some guidance and reassurance as we pivot to the new normal.
Aviation Open Day
11 September 2021 (Saturday), 9am - 3.30pm
Massey's Aviation Open Day offers a chance to view our facilities, take part in trial flights (must be pre-booked), view presentations on programmes and careers and talk to current aviation students. Hall of Residence tours also available.
Massey University Flight Operations Centre, 47 Airport Dr, Palmerston North.
Virtual Open Days 2021 and Campus Visit Days
Join us at our Virtual Open Days 2021 to experience all Massey University has to offer.
At our live event, you will have the opportunity to:
- Explore the variety of subjects on offer
- Learn about our accommodation options
- Hear about Massey student life
- Connect with our staff who can guide you on the next steps of your journey.
To view recording with link: the MBS section is at 2:05: 00 approx. for 45 mins.
Want to see a campus in person? Register for our Campus Visit Days
These are designed to complement your Virtual Open Days experience, showing you what the campus has to offer and an opportunity to meet staff in person.
- Manawatū – 4 August
- Wellington – 20 August
- Auckland – 21 August
Schedule to be confirmed.
Professor Stephen Kelly
Stephen is a professor of strategy and enterprise. He is widely published and has secured in excess of $1m in grant, project and research funding.
His research focus is on marketing and enterprise development.
Associate Professor Jo Cullinane
Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor
Jo’s academic background is in strategic management and human resource management. She joined Massey University as Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor in August 2017, having previously worked in roles in the UK such as Academic Dean at Coventry University in London and Director of Learning and Teaching in the Business Faculty, University of Greenwich.
Professor Fawzi Laswad
Head, School of Accountancy
Fawzi is a highly regarded accountancy researcher, with specific research and teaching interests in financial reporting and accounting education. He has expertise in professional accountancy and has served on numerous professional boards and committees.
Mr Ashok Poduval
Chief Executive Officer, School of Aviation
Ashok has been a training captain with Indian Airlines and Gulf Air and has over 12,500 hours of airline jet flying experience. He has held corporate positions with IATA and Gulf Air and is a frequent international presenter and consultant.
Professor Stephen Croucher
Head, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing
Stephen was listed in the top 1% of all communication scholars globally from 2012-2016. An award-winning and widely published scholar, his research expertise is in immigrant cultural adaptation, religion and communication, statistics, and conflict.
Professor Martin Berka
Head, School of Economics and Finance
Martin is a Professor of Macroeconomics and a director of the New Zealand Centre for Macroeconomics. His primary research interests lie in international finance, open economy macroeconomics, and monetary economics.
Associate Professor Jo Bensemann
Head, School of Management
Jo became the Head of School for the School of Management in 2019, after five years as Associate Head of School. Her academic background is in human resource management, tourism and entrepreneurship. She maintains research interests in entrepreneurship and innovation, agribusiness and family business, along with women and work.
Dr Farah Palmer
Associate Dean - Māori
Farah is passionate about diversity, inclusion and Māori aspirations in leadership, governance particularly in sport and business initiatives.
She is a Director on the NZ Rugby Board, Chair of the NZ Māori Rugby Board and the SportNZ Board, and is a member of the NZ Universities Women in Leadership Steering Committee.
Jade is a graduate of Victoria University and a Chartered Accountant by profession. She has been the Business Manager of Massey Business School for over six years, after starting her Massey career in Strategic Planning and Finance. Besides managing the College’s finance, her role includes having oversight of MBS’ international portfolio.
Professor Dr Dr Jens Mueller MNZM, MRSNZ
Professor of Management Practice, Massey Executive Development
Jens has been a CEO and Director in global firms, including more than 9 years for the $1 billion PHARMAC Crown entity, an advisor to Governments and corporate leaders and is also a Licensed Immigration Adviser.
Massey University’s Auckland campus is in Albany on the North Shore of Auckland. Massey Business School departments are based in the Massey Business School Building (School of Accountancy), Atrium Building Level 1 (Institute of Executive Education and Enterprise) and Quadrangle Building B (all other schools).
Massey University’s Manawatū campus is in Palmerston North. The Massey Business School offices and teaching spaces are predominantly in the Business Studies building (which has ‘Business Studies West’ and ‘Business Studies Central’ wings).
Massey University’s Wellington campus is centrally located near the city’s artistic and entertainment quarters of Cuba Street and Courtenay Place in the heart of Wellington. The Massey Business School offices and teaching spaces are predominantly in Building 5.
To be a business school of consequence.
Te Pae Tawhiti (Mission)
To be an educator that supports the wellbeing and ambition of students and staff, contributes to sustainable prosperity in Aotearoa New Zealand, and engenders impactful research of theoretical and practical significance.
Ngā Uara (Values)
Whai ngākau tētahi ki tētahi Respect for all
Hāngai ki te tino ao Real-world relevance
He ako noa Learning without boundaries
Mā te rangahau e arataki Research-led thinking
A university plays an important role in building a better society through developing and imparting knowledge, stimulating curiosity, challenging and broadening minds, and developing critical and innovative thinking. For a business school, this means trying to build a better society through enhancing the environment and capabilities for business and the professions. We believe that ethical and effective business can be a force for the betterment of society through increasing its prosperity, richness (in the broad sense of the word) and wellbeing.
Accreditations and rankings
Massey’s Bachelor of Communication is the only degree outside the Americas and the Middle East to be recognised by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)
Massey's accountancy programmes are internationally accredited by the UK's Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Massey's MBA and Executive MBA programmes are accredited by the Association of MBAs.Association of MBAs (AMBA)
Association of MBAs
Massey Business School is rated in the top 5% of global business colleges by AACSB International.Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Massey's accountancy programmes have accreditation from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).CAANZ
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
This international magazine for executives ranked Massey's MBA and EMBA in its top programmes for 2021.CEO magazine
Global CEO magazine
Massey University is part of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute's (CFA's) University Affiliation Programme.CFA - Chartered Financial Analysts Institute
Accountancy programmes at Massey University have been accredited by CPA Australia - one of the world’s largest accounting bodies.CPA Australia - Certified Practising Accountants
Accountancy programmes at Massey University are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
The Bachelor of Aviation has equivalence approval from the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority.Civil Aviation Authority certification
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)
This qualification satisfies the education requirements for becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER CM professional with the professional body Financial Advice New Zealand (other non-educational requirements are required).Financial Advice New Zealand
Financial Advice New Zealand
First Retail Group are experienced, innovative retail consultants, planners and strategists. This organisation is the proud supporter for Massey University’s Centre for Advanced Retail Studies(CARS) – the only research centre in New Zealand focused on this exciting, diverse, dynamic and growing industry.First Retail Group Ltd
First Retail Group Ltd
"We are very pleased to have the Master in Finance degree programme offered by Massey University as a member of GARP’s Partnership for Risk Education. "Global Association of Risk Professionals
William May, Senior Vice President – Global Head of Certifications and Educational Programs, GARP
Massey Business School and IMNZ have a collaborative partnership to offer development pathways that transform talented people into valuable managers, visionary leaders and global executives.Institute of Management New Zealand - IMNZ
Once you are registered with the Valuers Registration Board you may also apply to become a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Valuers (MNZIV). After 1 year of NZIV membership a member can apply to become an Associate member of NZIV (ANZIV, MPINZ).NZIV: New Zealand Institute of Valuers
The School of Aviation is an Air NZ Preferred Flight Training Organisation, and the only PFTO provider offering an integrated aviation degree.Preferred Flight Training Organisation
Air New Zealand Aviation Institute
The Bachelor of Business (Property) and Bachelor of Agribusiness (Rural Valuation) are accredited by the Property Institute of New Zealand (PINZ). Suitably qualified students may apply to PINZ to obtain registration in their selected field of expertise. Registration requires the necessary qualifications and at least 3 years practical experience in a selected field of expertise.Property Institute of New Zealand (PINZ)
Massey is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 200 universities for accounting and finance.QS Ranking - Accounting and Finance
QS World University Rankings
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 300 universities for business and management.QS Ranking - Business and Management
QS World University Rankings
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 300 universities for economics and econometrics.QS Ranking - Economics and Econometrics
QS World University Rankings
Massey University is ranked by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) as one of the top 400 universities for mathematics.QS Ranking - Mathematics
QS World University Rankings
The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) accredits the Bachelor of Business (Property). It represents more than 14,000 real estate professionals nationwide.REINZ - Real Estate Institute of New Zealand
RICS promotes professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction & infrastructure. With offices covering the major political and financial centres of the world, their market presence means they are ideally placed to influence policy and embed standards at a national level. Their accreditation will provide graduates with opportunities worldwide.RICS - Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
With around 4,200 members, Retail NZ is the leading retail trade association with a membership that represents over 65% of retail industry turnover. Retail NZ is one of the strategic partners for Massey University's Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS).Retail NZ
The Royal Aeronautical Society accredits all aviation programmes at Massey University, certifying that they meet the RAeS's international professional standards.Royal Aeronautical Society accreditation
Royal Aeronautical Society
Massey University School of Aviation offers the Bachelor of Aviation Management and Master of Aviation via distance learning to international students enrolled via the Massey-Singapore Aviation Academy partnership.SAA-Massey partnership
Singapore Aviation Academy
Upon completion of the Master of Analytics will receive the globally recognised SAS Academic Specialisation.SAS Analytics
ServiceIQ is the industry training organisation (ITO) for the aviation, hospitality, retail, travel, tourism and museums sectors.Service IQ
Massey University's communication programme is ranked #1 in New Zealand, and in the top 150 universities in the world, by ShanghaiRanking.ShanghaiRanking - communication
Massey University is ranked #1 in New Zealand and in the top 150 universities globally for business administration and finance by ShanghaiRanking.ShanghaiRanking – business and finance
The Bachelor of Aviation Massey is ISO-9001-2015 certified.Telarc
The Warehouse Group is New Zealand's largest retail group. This group consists of The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming and Torpedo7. The Warehouse group collaborates with Massey University's Centre for Advanced Retail Studies (CARS) to help us realise our strategic objectives.The Warehouse Group
The Warehouse Group
Suitably qualified students may apply to the Valuers’ Registration Board to obtain registration as a valuer. Registration (recognised as a minimum standard of competence) requires the valuer be 23 years of age, have the necessary qualifications and a minimum 3 years practical valuing experience. Registration is covered in the Valuers Act (1948).VRB - Valuers Registration Board
Valuers Registration Board (VRB)
Enrolment and graduation figures
Massey Business School publishes the latest data on student enrolment, course completion and graduation.
Careers at Massey
Current staff job vacancies are advertised through Massey University’s central careers area.
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