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.

 

Management Capability Development Fund Voucher

Small 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 could receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the Management Capability Development fund 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 27 August 2021 1630022400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Accident Investigation Health & Safety 27 October 2021 1635292800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 21 - 22 June 2021 1624233600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 16 - 17 August 2021 1629072000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 15 - 16 November 2021 1636934400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Advanced Training for Health & Safety Representatives - Stage 3 Health & Safety 29 - 30 November 2021 1638144000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Art of Minute Taking Administration 24 August 2021 1629763200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 09 June 2021 1623196800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Assertiveness Skills Personal Development 16 June 2021 1623801600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 23 - 24 August 2021 1629676800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Building on Health & Safety Representative Training - Stage 2 Health & Safety 30 - 31 August 2021 1630281600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Business Communications Skills Business Development 06 September 2021 1630886400 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Contractor Safety Management Health & Safety 06 July 2021 1625529600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Contractor Safety Management Health & Safety 27 September 2021 1632700800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Courageous Conversations Personal Development 11 August 2021 1628640000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Employment Law 101 Employment Law and Human Resources 02 June 2021 1622592000 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 07 September 2021 1630972800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 09 September 2021 1631145600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Essential Leadership Skills Management & Leadership 24 November 2021 1637712000 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 09 November 2021 1636416000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Finance for Non-Financial Managers Business Development 25 November 2021 1637798400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Four Quadrant Leadership Management & Leadership 14 - 15 June 2021 1623628800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Four Quadrant Leadership Management & Leadership 09 - 10 August 2021 1628467200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 11 June 2021 1623369600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Hazard & Risk Management Health & Safety 03 November 2021 1635897600 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 05 July 2021 1625443200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 09 August 2021 1628467200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health & Safety for Managers Health & Safety 01 November 2021 1635724800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Forum 2021 OSEA Events 19 May 2021 1621382400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Forum 2021 OSEA Events 20 May 2021 1621468800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 24 - 25 May 2021 1621814400 Queenstown Fully
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Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 31 - 01 June 2021 1622419200 Dunedin Fully
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Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 09 - 10 June 2021 1623196800 Invercargill Fully
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Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 21 - 22 June 2021 1624233600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 28 - 29 June 2021 1624838400 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 05 - 06 July 2021 1625443200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 05 - 06 July 2021 1625443200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 29 - 30 July 2021 1627516800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 02 - 03 August 2021 1627862400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 09 - 10 August 2021 1628467200 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 10 - 11 August 2021 1628553600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 30 - 31 August 2021 1630281600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 06 - 07 September 2021 1630886400 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 13 - 14 September 2021 1631491200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 27 - 28 September 2021 1632700800 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 18 - 19 October 2021 1634515200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 21 - 22 October 2021 1634774400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 28 - 29 October 2021 1635379200 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 04 - 05 November 2021 1635984000 Oamaru Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 22 - 23 November 2021 1637539200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 22 - 23 November 2021 1637539200 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Health and Safety Representative Training - Stage 1 Health & Safety 29 - 30 November 2021 1638144000 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
In-depth Facebook Workshop; 7 July Dunedin Marketing & Digital Technology 07 July 2021 1625616000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Instagram Training; 21 June Dunedin Marketing & Digital Technology 21 June 2021 1624233600 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Leadership Through Change Management & Leadership 10 September 2021 1631232000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Managing Machinery Risk Health & Safety 24 - 25 May 2021 1621814400 Oamaru Fully
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Mental Health in the Workplace Awareness Workshop Management & Leadership 11 June 2021 1623369600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Mental Health in the Workplace Awareness Workshop Management & Leadership 17 June 2021 1623888000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Mental Health in the Workplace Awareness Workshop Management & Leadership 03 September 2021 1630627200 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Overview of Digital Marketing; 16 August Dunedin Marketing & Digital Technology 16 August 2021 1629072000 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Project Management Fundamentals Business Development 31 - 02 June 2021 1622419200 Dunedin Fully
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Project Management Fundamentals Business Development 21 - 23 September 2021 1632182400 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
The Deputy Prime Minister Invercargill post-budget afternoon tea briefing OSEA Events 27 May 2021 1622073600 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
The Deputy Prime Minister post-budget luncheon, Dunedin OSEA Events 25 May 2021 1621900800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Time and Self Management Personal Development 16 June 2021 1623801600 Queenstown Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Understanding YouTube for Businesses; 23 August Dunedin Marketing & Digital Technology 23 August 2021 1629676800 Dunedin Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association
Work Smarter - Not Harder Personal Development 26 November 2021 1637884800 Invercargill Yes Otago Southland Employers' Association

Management Capability Development Fund Voucher

OSEA is registered to accept Management Capability Development Fund Vouchers.

The 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.

Management Capability Development Fund Vouchers are available through the Regional Business Partner (RBP) Growth Advisors.

Vouchers may be provided to a business where the Growth Advisors have identified a need for management training as part of an action plan to support the business owners to grow and innovate their businesses.

for more information on the Management Capability Development Voucher fund or to find your local Growth Advisor to to RBP website 


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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Training Courses

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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