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Don’t ask what happens if we train them and they leave, but what if we don’t and they stay?

Running a business requires constant juggling. Including investments, infrastructure, technology, health and safety, staffing, research and development, social media, partnerships, and sustainability. In turn your people invest time, energy talents and the very best of themselves into the success of your business. An organisation is only as good as its people, and developing your team is one of the smartest investments you can make in your business. 

In this section

  • Customised Training Programmes

    Our purpose is to provide you with learning and development that is designed uniquely for you. Need a bit of everything? Or maybe half and half? We can blend, tailor or mix and match courses to suit you. Our team will sit down with you to create a custom course designed around your needs and goals.
  • Leadership & Management

    We offer a variety of leadership and management courses to support your professional development. Wherever you are in your leadership journey , you can gain confidence and further your skills.
  • Health & Safety

    We offer a variety of Health & Safety courses to support your professional development. Safety in an organisation doesn’t happen by accident and it’s important that your business has people who are trained and ready to keep your workplace safe
  • Employment Relations & HR

    A complex subject, which should never be overlooked, and which changes frequently with new legislation, employment law is an area of business to keep close tabs on.
  • Sustainability

    We offer a range of courses for businesses who are keen to focus on working in a sustainable way. Whether you are after an introductory course about why a sustainability plan is important, or how to measure and reduce your carbon emissions, we have practical courses to help you get it right.
  • Best Practice for Business

    We offer a range of courses to support best business practices. Whether you’d like your staff to understand workplace Te Reo Māori and Tikanga, or to hone the skills of your customer service team, we have courses in this area to support your business.

  • Wellbeing & Employee Support

    We are mindful of the importance for businesses of looking after your people well. If you have a great culture, cohesive teams and happy employees, your business can focus on delivering good products and services. From managing stress to building resilience, we have the courses to support employee wellbeing.
  • Our Facilitators

    Business Central's learning and development courses are led by a team of experienced facilitators with a proven track record of helping businesses thrive. In this section, you'll find bios for each facilitator, allowing you to learn more about their qualifications and areas of expertise.

We offer a wide range of learning solutions. 

We offer a wide range of learning solutions to help businesses succeed in today's competitive environment. Our practical solutions reflect the needs and challenges faced by employers every day, and we focus on common sense approaches to handling real-life situations.

If the courses you wish to attend are not scheduled in your region, or if the dates don’t work for you and your team, we are happy to find workable solutions –

  • We can easily facilitate in-house training, customised to your organisation with flexible content, structures and course durations
  • Together, we can explore digital options
  • We deliver workshops, a broader programme which delves into different subject modules and which are typically one to two days in duration
  • Our individual courses cover specific subjects, usually taking place over half-days or full days
  • The conferences we run each year are designed to inspire you and also keep you up-to-date with latest trends and government legislation
  • Training – when you want it, how you want it.

MBIE Business Capability Vouchers

Our entire suite of learning and development courses qualify for MBIE discounts, and all qualifying businesses are eligible for up to 50% subsidies towards our programmes. Go to, to see if you qualify, or to apply for the subsidies.   

Please contact Alex Woolf, on or 04 470 9930. Alex will be happy to discuss your learning and development needs, and to provide the solution that works for your business and your team.

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