Eligibility requirement and local providers

The fine print on connecting with management capability vouchers

To be eligible to participate in this scheme, your business must:  

  • Be operating with 50 or fewer FTEs 

  • Be GST registered in New Zealand 

  • Be operating in a commercial environment, i.e. is currently trading 

  • Be privately owned or a Maori Trust or Incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 or similar organisation managing Maori assets under multiple ownership 

  • Have undergone assessment by a Regional Business Partner 

The scheme provides a financial subsidy of up to 50% towards training costs for eligible businesses. The maximum amount a business can receive in one year is $5,000 excluding GST.

Business should also  

  • Have the potential and desire to grow 

  • Demonstrate commitment to improving management capability. Indicators of commitment include seeking advice, working through the assessment process and a willingness to co-fund and commit time to capability-building activities 

  • Have an identified gap in its capability that can be addressed through management capability building and training. 

Registered workshops and courses across Southland 

Our business growth advisors will work with you to identify where your business would most benefit from capability training and then connect you with the registered courses that are associated with the scheme.  

The best place to start if you are new to the Regional Business Partner Network is to register with one of our local business advisors who can help. Please register at the button below.

Register for more information


For more information please contact our Business Growth Advisors team at business@greatsouth.nz 

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