Māori Indigenous Business

The Māori economy is estimated at $70 billion. This minor focuses on Māori business and development and covers a wide range of topics, from Māori Indigenous management and business to governance and management from a Mātauranga Māori perspective.

The courses are especially useful if you’re planning to start your own business, or want to work in or with Māori or other Indigenous businesses or communities. One of the courses is a business project where you can explore a business topic of your interest, supervised by our experienced and supportive Māori staff.

All students in this minor will benefit from the AUT Business School’s dedicated, kaupapa-based study skills and pastoral care approach. The courses are all taught by academics of Māori descent. This minor is available to all students, not just to those of Māori descent.

Available as a minor only.

Minor must include

60 points from courses listed below:

Level 5 course

Level 6 courses

Level 7 course

*These courses are delivered in fortnightly wānanga on Saturdays throughout the semester (either in the morning or in the afternoon).

You could also study the courses above as part of the Certificate in Business Studies, focusing on Māori business; even if you’re not currently studying at AUT.