Appita offers a range of short course programs over a range of topics that can be delivered at your company site. The short courses have been established to provide short-term intensive professional development opportunities. The courses are presented by leading experts from industry and research. They are designed for an international audience and cover topics of interest for people working in research and development, specialists working in the pulp and paper industry and associated industries.   

Fundamentals of Negotiations for Non-Finance Professionals (COURSE POSTPONED TO 2023)
14th Sept, 10:30 am – 2:30 pm AEST/ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm NZST
Instructor: Peter Williams, Organisational Development & Continuous Improvement Specialist

This course is designed to give non-finance professionals a background and improved understanding of concepts that are used in negotiation. It will give participants an insight into negotiation concepts and practical applications.
This course will be valuable for non-finance professionals who need a broad understanding of the negotiation processes and how to improve negotiation outcomes. Learn more.


ABC of Pulp and Paper
Wed 15th March 2023 (Course full) or Thur 16th March 2023 (a few seats left)
Kauri Room, Distinction Hotel, Cnr Fenton St and Sala St, Rotorua, New Zealand

Once the 16th of March is full, a waiting list will operate. If there are any cancellations, the positions will be filled from this list.

This one-day course is designed for people who are new to the pulp and paper industry and who want to know the basics of how pulp and paper is made and what the products are used for. It is also highly recommended for people working in non -manufacturing roles in the industry, such as forestry, wood-chipping, administration, sales, marketing, IT and suppliers, who need to understand more about the processes, products and their applications. 
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