News - Business

The sky’s the limit
June 27, 2018

Just shy of 30, Kelly Richardson is living the dream. A mum – with another little one on the way – and a business owner, Kelly has just graduated with a New Zealand Diploma in Business...

It’s never too late
June 27, 2018

It wasn’t so much the onset of ‘empty nest syndrome’ that motivated Joanne (Jo) Boese to return to study at 43, but rather an overwhelming hunger for professional and personal growth...

A new challenge
June 27, 2018

When offered the opportunity to upskill through online study as an employee of the New Zealand Defence Force – Lynette Bokany jumped at the chance. “I wanted to broaden my knowledge in...

Upskilling for a new job
June 27, 2018

Nikki Davidson puts her all into everything she does – including her new role as Operations Manager at Ryan’s Kitchens and Joinery. Not satisfied with her current skill base and needing...

Pursuing a dream career
June 19, 2018

In life we are blessed with the opportunity to constantly enrich our minds through learning. Everyone deserves the opportunity to fulfil their academic and professional potential without...

The power of upskilling
June 19, 2018

It’s been said by more than one great philosopher that we never stop learning. And the true beauty of education is that it enlightens and empowers, particularly those who have ambitions...

Researchers Gauge Business Growth in Hawke’s Bay
May 8, 2018

EIT’s School of Business is collaborating with Hawke’s Bay Business, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and local authorities in progressing a study of growth industries in...

NOW Co-Founder Embraces Study at EIT
December 11, 2017

Widely known in the business community as the co-founder of NOW, Ben Deller delights these days in telling people he is a student. Having left the successful telecommunications company...

Focused teens the business people of tomorrow
November 1, 2017

Some of the most successful business ideas are relatively simple – but to succeed they need to be carried out exceptionally well. That philosophy was employed by the winners of this year’s...