The Skills Group is excited to announce the purchase of The Institute of Management New Zealand (IMNZ).


Skills group generic picIMNZ is a well-known New Zealand brand with a track record of connecting business with premium leadership and management courses. Skills purchase of this established brand means industry will influence the future delivery and accessibility of quality leadership and management training.

Skills Group Chief Executive, Garry Fissenden, says. “We are committed to giving our industries the best possible technical and commercial skills to grow their businesses, their industry and NZ.” 

By uniting 26-years of industry owned and led vocational development at Skills, with 70-years of business skills development experience, industry will have the tools it needs to grow.

IMNZ Operations Manager, Peter Brooke, adds, “Our short courses give today’s workers the chance to become tomorrow’s leaders. The courses are comprehensive, professionally accredited, and you’re done and dusted in a few days.”

What does this mean for our clients?

Our clients will have direct access to short, comprehensive business development and management courses, which foster individual, team and business growth.

Whether it’s developing skills in conflict management, refreshing your leadership style, or learning business growth techniques, IMNZ’s courses can arm our clients with the skills needed to harness productivity.

Our clients will have access to IMNZ’s experienced and professional team who are all staying on to deliver the short courses.

Skills Group is proud to be broadening its base and offering our clients the best possible chance to grow.

If you’d like to find out more about how you or your team can take advantage of these new opportunities, don’t hesitate to get in touch.