As a participating business, you will be matched with up to two students who are assessed to have the relevant understanding and knowledge of their target markets in the Latin America or Southeast Asia regions. From July to September 2018, the students will spend 10 – 15 hours per fortnight on projects that you specify for them and are important for your business’ current or future business in the Latin America or Southeast Asia regions. Tailored workshops will also be organised by expert Partners on relevant business themes for both students and your company.
You will not be charged a fee to participate in the programme.
gain culture-specific insights into current or potential overseas market(s) of your interest
receive hands-on, actionable recommendations from participating student(s) on your business challenge or feasibility study
extend your professional knowledge through the workshops delivered by expert Partners
network with other participating businesses, students and expert Partners in the programme
explore the potential to employ participating students with highly specialised knowledge and experience
make connections with the relevant CAPE and build further networks through the engagements.
What you need to participate
The success of the Latin America and Southeast Asia Market Insights Programme depends on productive experiences for all participants. Please identify a current or potential challenge that is relevant to your business for participating students, in consultation with the CAPEs. We will then match up to two students with your business needs.
For full requirements, please download the "Information for Businesses" brochure below.
The diversity of New Zealand university students represents a wealth of knowledge and insights into the cultures and business practices of many of New Zealand’s trading partner countries. Participating students will be chosen from this highly motivated, talented and experienced section of our society.
Expression of interest or further enquiries
In Wellington, please contact:
Cecily Lin (email@example.com) for the Southeast Asia CAPE MIP
Craig Nicholson (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the Latin America CAPE MIP
In the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, please contact:
Gina Robertson (email@example.com) 022 067 3299 for LatAm and SEA CAPEs' MIP
Please join us in this journey of learning, understanding and enhancing capability.