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.

 

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 31 March 2020 1585630800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Accident Investigation Health & Safety 13 November 2020 1605247200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Accident Investigation Health & Safety 24 November 2020 1606197600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Human Resources Employment Law and Human Resources 13 - 14 August 2020 1597294800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Human Resources Employment Law and Human Resources 22 - 23 October 2020 1603342800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 04 - 05 May 2020 1588568400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 30 - 01 December 2020 1606716000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Art of Minute Taking Administration 17 March 2020 1584421200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Art of Minute Taking Administration 01 September 2020 1598936400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Art of Minute Taking Administration 05 November 2020 1604556000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 12 February 2020 1581487200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 20 May 2020 1589950800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Audit Training Business Development 24 June 2020 1592974800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 30 January 2020 1580364000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building Individual Resilience Personal Development 29 April 2020 1588136400 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 02 - 03 March 2020 1583128800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 09 - 10 June 2020 1591678800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 27 - 28 July 2020 1595826000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 24 - 25 August 2020 1598245200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 23 - 24 September 2020 1600837200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 09 - 10 November 2020 1604901600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Business Communications Skills Business Development 03 April 2020 1585890000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Business Communications Skills Business Development 12 June 2020 1591938000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Business Communications Skills Business Development 22 October 2020 1603342800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Contractor Safety Management Health & Safety 08 May 2020 1588914000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Contractor Safety Management Health & Safety 04 August 2020 1596517200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Courageous Conversations Personal Development 26 March 2020 1585198800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Courageous Conversations Personal Development 21 May 2020 1590037200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Creating Positive Culture and Managing Conflict Management & Leadership 23 January 2020 1579759200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Creating Positive Culture and Managing Conflict Management & Leadership 30 January 2020 1580364000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Creating Positive Culture and Managing Conflict Management & Leadership 03 February 2020 1580709600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Documenting Processes - NEW! Business Development 29 April 2020 1588136400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 18 February 2020 1582005600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 18 March 2020 1584507600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 01 May 2020 1588309200 Queenstown 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
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 11 June 2020 1591851600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 30 July 2020 1596085200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 19 October 2020 1603083600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 23 November 2020 1606111200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 24 March 2020 1585026000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 23 June 2020 1592888400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 20 October 2020 1603170000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Four Quadrant Leadership Management & Leadership 05 - 06 March 2020 1583388000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 03 April 2020 1585890000 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 13 August 2020 1597294800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 20 November 2020 1605852000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 14 February 2020 1581660000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 18 February 2020 1582005600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 30 March 2020 1585544400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 14 August 2020 1597381200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 25 September 2020 1601010000 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 11 - 12 December 2019 1576044000 Oamaru Fully
Booked
Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 10 - 11 February 2020 1581314400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 10 - 11 February 2020 1581314400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 12 - 13 February 2020 1581487200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 27 - 28 February 2020 1582783200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 09 - 10 March 2020 1583730000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 11 - 12 March 2020 1583902800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 23 - 24 March 2020 1584939600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 01 - 02 April 2020 1585717200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 04 - 05 May 2020 1588568400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 06 - 07 May 2020 1588741200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 25 - 26 May 2020 1590382800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 03 - 04 June 2020 1591160400 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 22 - 23 June 2020 1592802000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 29 - 30 June 2020 1593406800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 20 - 21 July 2020 1595221200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 27 - 28 July 2020 1595826000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 04 - 05 August 2020 1596517200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 11 - 12 August 2020 1597122000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 17 - 18 August 2020 1597640400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 17 - 18 August 2020 1597640400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 16 - 17 September 2020 1600232400 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 21 - 22 September 2020 1600664400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 12 - 13 October 2020 1602478800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 13 - 14 October 2020 1602565200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 19 - 20 October 2020 1603083600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 02 - 03 November 2020 1604296800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 11 - 12 November 2020 1605074400 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 25 - 26 November 2020 1606284000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 30 - 01 December 2020 1606716000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Implementing a Health & Safety System Health & Safety 20 March 2020 1584680400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop Marketing & Digital Technology 19 March 2020 1584594000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop Marketing & Digital Technology 08 May 2020 1588914000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop Marketing & Digital Technology 15 October 2020 1602738000 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
Interpersonal Communication Skills Personal Development 30 April 2020 1588222800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Introduction to HR and Recruitment Employment Law and Human Resources 19 - 20 March 2020 1584594000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Introduction to HR and Recruitment Employment Law and Human Resources 11 - 12 June 2020 1591851600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Leadership Through Change NEW! Management & Leadership 26 February 2020 1582696800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Leadership Through Change NEW! Management & Leadership 22 June 2020 1592802000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Leadership Through Change NEW! Management & Leadership 31 July 2020 1596171600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Leadership Through Change NEW! Management & Leadership 25 November 2020 1606284000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Lightning Decision Jam - New! Business Development 30 January 2020 1580364000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Different Generations - Millennials and Ageing Workers - NEW! Management & Leadership 13 August 2020 1597294800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Different Generations - Millennials and Ageing Workers - NEW! Management & Leadership 22 October 2020 1603342800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Mental Wellness in the Workplace Management & Leadership 28 February 2020 1582869600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Staff Under Stress Management & Leadership 31 January 2020 1580450400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Marketing in a Digital World Marketing & Digital Technology 10 March 2020 1583816400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Marketing in a Digital World Marketing & Digital Technology 13 August 2020 1597294800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 18 February 2020 1582005600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 06 March 2020 1583474400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements Employment Law and Human Resources 07 April 2020 1586235600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 13 February 2020 1581573600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 10 March 2020 1583816400 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Performance Management and Disciplinary Issues Employment Law and Human Resources 01 April 2020 1585717200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Persuasive Presentations Personal Development 22 January 2020 1579672800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Project Management Fundamentals Business Development 18 - 20 March 2019 1584507600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Sustainable Business Improvement Business Development 20 February 2020 1582178400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
The A-Z of Social Media Marketing & Digital Technology 09 March 2020 1583730000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
The A-Z of Social Media Marketing & Digital Technology 24 June 2020 1592974800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Think on Your Feet Personal Development 16 - 17 March 2020 1584334800 Dunedin Yes IMNZ
Time and Self Management Personal Development 27 March 2020 1585285200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Time and Self Management Personal Development 22 May 2020 1590123600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Train the Trainer Training & Education 24 February 2020 1582524000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 24 February 2020 1582524000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 25 March 2020 1585112400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 24 June 2020 1592974800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 21 October 2020 1603256400 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder NEW! Personal Development 24 November 2020 1606197600 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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Our comprehensive calendar of public training programmes is available to OSEA members and non-member organisations.

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

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