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.

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Training Course Category Date StartDate City / Town Spaces Available Brand
Accident Investigation Health & Safety 19 November 2019 1574143200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Accounting for Non-Accountants Fundamentals Business Development 18 October 2019 1571374800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Accounting for Non-Accountants, Part Two - NEW! Business Development 18 October 2019 1571374800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Human Resources Employment Law and Human Resources 18 - 19 September 2019 1568782800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 05 - 06 August 2019 1564981200 Queenstown Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 19 - 20 August 2019 1566190800 Dunedin 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 Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Art of Minute Taking Administration 12 August 2019 1565586000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 11 September 2019 1568178000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 25 September 2019 1569387600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 27 November 2019 1574834400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Audit Training Business Development 12 September 2019 1568264400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 18 September 2019 1568782800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 20 September 2019 1568955600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 22 November 2019 1574402400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 25 - 26 July 2019 1564030800 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 26 - 27 August 2019 1566795600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 16 - 17 September 2019 1568610000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 14 - 15 October 2019 1571029200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 29 - 30 October 2019 1572325200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 04 - 05 November 2019 1572847200 Invercargill Yes 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 16 August 2019 1565931600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Communication Skills to Maximise Team Performance Using TetraMap Business Development 14 August 2019 1565758800 Invercargill Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Continuous Business Improvement - New! Business Development 28 August 2019 1566968400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Continuous Business Improvement - New! Business Development 30 August 2019 1567141200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Contractor Safety Management Health & Safety 09 August 2019 1565326800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Contractor Safety Management Health & Safety 15 August 2019 1565845200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Documenting Processes - NEW! Business Development 05 September 2019 1567659600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Documenting Processes - NEW! Business Development 24 September 2019 1569301200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Email Essentials - NEW! Administration 27 September 2019 1569560400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 15 August 2019 1565845200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 08 October 2019 1570510800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 16 October 2019 1571202000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 07 November 2019 1573106400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Engaging a Multi-generational Workforce - NEW! Management & Leadership 10 September 2019 1568091600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 05 August 2019 1564981200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 14 August 2019 1565758800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 30 September 2019 1569819600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
EU-NZ FTA Members Event OSEA Events 29 August 2019 1567054800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Event Planning - NEW! Administration 25 July 2019 1564030800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 12 - 13 August 2019 1565586000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 01 - 02 October 2019 1569906000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Foundations of Customer Service & Administration - NEW! Administration 06 August 2019 1565067600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Foundations of Customer Service & Administration - NEW! Administration 31 October 2019 1572498000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Foundations of Sales and Selling Skills - NEW! Customer Service and Sales 02 August 2019 1564722000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Four Quadrant Leadership Management & Leadership 23 - 24 July 2019 1563858000 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Four Quadrant Leadership Management & Leadership 09 - 10 October 2019 1570597200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Governance Responsibilities for Health & Safety Health & Safety 21 August 2019 1566363600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 06 August 2019 1565067600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 13 August 2019 1565672400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 18 November 2019 1574056800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 23 September 2019 1569214800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 22 - 23 July 2019 1563771600 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 29 - 30 July 2019 1564376400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 07 - 08 August 2019 1565154000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 13 - 14 August 2019 1565672400 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 02 - 03 September 2019 1567400400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 09 - 10 September 2019 1568005200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 23 - 24 September 2019 1569214800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 14 - 15 October 2019 1571029200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 21 - 22 October 2019 1571634000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 31 - 01 November 2019 1572498000 Queenstown Yes 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
Implementing a Health & Safety System Health & Safety 22 July 2019 1563771600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop Marketing & Digital Technology 14 October 2019 1571029200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Interpersonal Communication Skills Personal Development 29 July 2019 1564376400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Introduction to HR and Recruitment Employment Law and Human Resources 19 - 20 August 2019 1566190800 Dunedin 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 30 July 2019 1564462800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Mental Wellness in the Workplace Management & Leadership 04 September 2019 1567573200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Mental Wellness in the Workplace Management & Leadership 21 November 2019 1574316000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Staff Under Stress Management & Leadership 31 July 2019 1564549200 Dunedin Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Staff Under Stress Management & Leadership 19 September 2019 1568869200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Marketing in a Digital World Marketing & Digital Technology 23 September 2019 1569214800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Negotiating with Integrity Personal Development 22 - 23 August 2019 1566450000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 29 August 2019 1567054800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 07 October 2019 1570424400 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 31 October 2019 1572498000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 19 November 2019 1574143200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 06 August 2019 1565067600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 17 September 2019 1568696400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 01 October 2019 1569906000 Dunedin Yes 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
Persuasive Presentations Personal Development 11 September 2019 1568178000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Planning, Problem Solving and Decision Making Business Development 15 August 2019 1565845200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Project Management Fundamentals Business Development 21 - 23 October 2019 1571634000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Telephone Etiquette - NEW! Administration 01 August 2019 1564635600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Think on Your Feet Personal Development 24 - 25 October 2019 1571893200 Dunedin Yes IMNZ
Train the Trainer Training & Education 05 September 2019 1567659600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Train the Trainer Training & Education 15 November 2019 1573797600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Writing for Work - NEW! Business Development 30 August 2019 1567141200 Dunedin 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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Winning formula

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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

Our specialist staff and business mentor partners can assist your business to grow and succeed.

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