Business training
that’s better for business

OSEA has proven experience supporting the learning needs of hundreds of Otago and Southland businesses with comprehensive training programmes, professional development and business coaching. 

We offer a full calendar of public training programmes and workshops throughout Otago and Southland, but if you can’t come to us, we can come to you – either to deliver a standard programme in-house or a customised solution tailored to your business needs.

View our extensive range of training courses here.

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NZTE Capability Development Voucher

Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit RBP website and register today.

 

Looking for a training course?

Training Course Category Date StartDate City / Town Spaces Available Brand
Accident Investigation Health & Safety 19 November 2019 1574143200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 02 - 03 December 2019 1575266400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 09 - 10 December 2019 1575871200 Invercargill Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
An Introduction to Social Media and Marketing Communications Marketing & Digital Technology 06 November 2019 1573020000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Annual General Meeting 2019 OSEA Events 30 October 2019 1572411600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Art of Minute Taking Administration 19 November 2019 1574143200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 27 November 2019 1574834400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 12 February 2020 1581487200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Audit Training Business Development 20 November 2019 1574229600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 22 November 2019 1574402400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 30 January 2020 1580364000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 29 - 30 October 2019 1572325200 Oamaru Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 04 - 05 November 2019 1572847200 Invercargill Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 11 - 12 November 2019 1573452000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Business Communications Skills Business Development 22 November 2019 1574402400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Business Communications Skills Business Development 28 November 2019 1574920800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Courageous Conversations Personal Development 21 May 2020 1590037200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Email Essentials - NEW! Administration 29 November 2019 1575007200 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 07 November 2019 1573106400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 21 November 2019 1574316000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 25 February 2020 1582610400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 26 March 2020 1585198800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 02 April 2020 1585803600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Event Planning - NEW! Administration 30 October 2019 1572411600 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Event Planning - NEW! Administration 14 November 2019 1573711200 Invercargill Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Foundations of Customer Service & Administration - NEW! Administration 31 October 2019 1572498000 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 18 November 2019 1574056800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 31 - 01 November 2019 1572498000 Queenstown Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 18 - 19 November 2019 1574056800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 25 - 26 November 2019 1574661600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 05 - 06 December 2019 1575525600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 11 - 12 December 2019 1576044000 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop Marketing & Digital Technology 22 October 2019 1571720400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop Marketing & Digital Technology 19 March 2020 1584594000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Interpersonal Communication Skills Personal Development 29 January 2020 1580277600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Interpersonal Communication Skills Personal Development 27 February 2020 1582783200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Manage and Lead Successfully Management & Leadership 11 - 12 November 2019 1573452000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Mental Wellness in the Workplace Management & Leadership 24 October 2019 1571893200 Queenstown Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Mental Wellness in the Workplace Management & Leadership 21 November 2019 1574316000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Mental Wellness in the Workplace Management & Leadership 28 February 2020 1582869600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Staff Under Stress Management & Leadership 31 January 2020 1580450400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 31 October 2019 1572498000 Invercargill Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 19 November 2019 1574143200 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 25 November 2019 1574661600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 05 December 2019 1575525600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Sustainable Business Improvement - New! Business Development 08 November 2019 1573192800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Think on Your Feet Personal Development 24 - 25 October 2019 1571893200 Dunedin Fully
Booked
IMNZ
Time and Self Management Personal Development 22 May 2020 1590123600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Train the Trainer Training & Education 12 November 2019 1573538400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Train the Trainer Training & Education 15 November 2019 1573797600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 27 November 2019 1574834400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 24 February 2020 1582524000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association

NZTE Business Capability Vouchers

OSEA is registered to accept New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) Business Capability Vouchers.

The NZTE Capability Voucher co-funding helps enterprises to access business training and coaching services, by providing them with up to a 50% subsidy towards the service cost (capped at $5,000 per annum to 30 June).

NZTE Business Capability Vouchers are available through the Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network  Regional Business Partner will assess local enterprises to determine what their needs are, and assist them with a plan to help them develop, grow and innovate.


Our Training Partners

We manage and deliver training programmes on behalf of the Institute of Management New Zealand (IMNZ) and Export New Zealand in Otago and Southland; and, in conjunction with Enterprise Dunedin and the Otago Chamber of Commerce, are the Regional Business Partner in Otago and Central Otago for Business Mentors New Zealand, Callaghan Innovation and NZTE capability development vouchers. This enables our team to move between brands to deliver the most applicable service to each individual member.


Public Training Calendar

We offer a full calendar of public training programmes and workshops designed to provide businesses, managers, leaders, individuals and teams with the skills to achieve their business and life goals, develop personal skills and improve performance, productivity and effectiveness. The advantages of attending public programmes are that participants learn from our experienced facilitators as well as other course participants. Participants may complete different programmes at different levels, depending on their own level of experience.


Who Can Attend?

Our members have access to all our business training programmes and workshops at special member rates. The wider business community can also attend at the non-member rate.


In-house and Customised Training

All our public training programmes can be delivered in-house exclusively for your team when you need it. This offers you the flexibility, impact, confidentiality and expertise when, where and the way you need it, which maximizes your time and budget. We can also tailor a programme to your organisation's specific needs to address specific challenges and empower your staff. If the training you require is not listed, let us know and we can design, develop and deliver customised training solutions to meet your unique business needs.

"I found this course to be enormously beneficial for my role as a Project Manager at an Airport. The tools and principles taught covered the fundamentals with plenty of detail. I highly recommend this course to increase efficiency and reduce the costs of projects within a business" - Project Management Fundamentals

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Make the most of our extensive training and development tools to help your business succeed.

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Training Courses

Our comprehensive calendar of public training programmes is available to OSEA members and non-member organisations.

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Customised Programmes

We can deliver any of our courses at your workplace, or tailor a programme to meet your needs.

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Professional Development

Improve performance, productivity and effectiveness with professional development for your people.

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Business Mentoring

Providing a helping hand by matching specialist expertise with the needs of businesses across the region.

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