Otago Polytechnic

 Leadership for Change

Are you driven by a desire to create positive change to an industry, community or your world?

Make a difference in your chosen field with our Leadership for Change programmes. 

These fit-for-future qualifications hone 21st century skills and support those who want to create their own direction in a changing world.

Effect the change you wish to see in the world.

If you have the drive to make a difference, this degree is for you. Our future focused approach enables you to develop your own career path in whichever field you choose.

This qualification is significantly self-directed and project-based, requiring you to work alongside or within businesses and/or communities.

Make a meaningful, positive change in your work environment, while furthering your professional development.

You’ll research and define a clear project goal relevant to your workplace or field of practice, and develop and implement an approach for resolving it.

This one-year qualification can be gained within full-time employment given our flexible, work-based learning model.



Gain the knowledge to promote and implement sustainable leadership in your community and workplace.

Examine the social, economic, political and environmental implications of sustainability with this project-based programme.

This qualification is studied online with learning intensives held in Dunedin.


Steve Henry

Graduate Diploma facilitator 

021 705 873 


Ray O'Brien

Bachelor facilitator

021 766 937