NZ Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) [Level 3]

Study Options



16 weeks


Level 3

Do you mean business?

Become a team leader with the confidence needed to succeed.

The first step to management is gaining the skills and most importantly the confidence to give direction, feedback and motivation. Put your best foot forward and learn the skills required to move into your first leadership role.

Do you want to take the leap into junior management? Do you want to make your CV stand out? Do you want to add to your skill set before getting back into the workforce? Then this introductory course in team leadership could be just what you need!

You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle – there is no need to be a full-time student while studying with eCampus NZ. You can work and learn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.


   This course is fully online and requires approximately 480 learning hours.




The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to contribute to effective team performance and the potential to be effective in a leadership role within a team. In particular:

  • Team dynamics – Team performance theories
  • Active listening – How to give and receive feedback
  • Courageous conversations – Giving instructions
  • What is an objective/mission goal – Managing interpersonal conflict
  • Setting SMART goals, targets and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)


Career Opportunities and Outcomes

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to contribute to effective team performance and the potential to be effective in a leadership role within a team.

Your study pathway could progress onto:

  • NZ Certificate in Business (First Line Management) [Level 4]
  • NZ Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) [Level 4]
  • NZ Diploma in Business [Level 5]


For online study through eCampus NZ there are flexible monthly start dates.

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Entry Requirements

Entry with Credit

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairawhiti Campus


EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.