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New Zealand School of Export

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 2007
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Vocational,pre-U,lifelong learning
    • Specialization:
    • International Trade Institute 1
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • 116 Pahiatua Track, Aokautere, Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
    • Phone:
    • +6463565656
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of New Zealand School of Export

The New Zealand School of Export is the country's leading provider of professional education for exporters. This is delivered through the distance-education Diploma of International Trade, which is the learning component required for the Global Trade Professional (GTP) designation.The School is a Not-For-Profit Charitable Trust which is registered with the New Zealand Charities Commission. Founded with support from New Zealand Trade & Enterprise during Export Year 2007 and eligible companies can now get 50% of their course fees paid via the NZTE Management Capability Development Voucher Scheme. For those companies who are not eligible, we offer a range of scholarships to help with costs.

Academic Highlights

Course content has been written by experienced New Zealand international trade professionals, aimed at rapidly developing practical skills and knowledge to a point where our graduates can identify and successfully export to profitable markets. The courses offered are supported by the Export Library & Information Service (ELIS) which is unique in New Zealand. ELIS is the only library and information service focusing on the needs of the international trade community and is now being copied by other countries.

Life in New Zealand School of Export

Key benefits to you:

  • Get to the same international standard as your international competitors
  • Prepare an export plan to achieve export success for you and your company
  • Professional training and qualifications from New Zealand's only IATTO member
  • Personal support for you from our team of qualified and experienced practitioners - finalists in the 2009 VERO Excellence in Business Support Awards
  • Practical learning materials written for New Zealanders by New Zealanders
  • Distance learning so you can study at work, home or whilst travelling
  • Flexi-Start enrolment so you are free of semester timetables
  • Fee Discounts for double and team enrolments
  • Free access to information via our unique Export Library & Information Service
  • Prepare for Global Trade Professional status

Key benefits to your business or workplace:

  • Immediate application in your company - training increases productivity
  • Reductions in costly errors through better knowledge and skills 
  • Informed decision-making contributes to growth and productivity
  • Improved credibility with customers
  • Differentiation from the competition by building a professionally qualified and experienced staff
  • FREE information resources can be used by everyone in your company
  • Skilled people are more adaptable and motivated
  • Training sends a powerful message to your staff that you value them.

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