Digital Boost Alliance – The Mind Lab

The Mind Lab is proud to be a Digital Boost Alliance member. We’re in this learning journey with you, every step of the way.

As part of our commitment to further your learning we’re offering FULL scholarships for our Digital Skills for the Workplace programme to Digital Boost Platform Users, so you can continue to grow your business and your skills.

Digital Skills for the Workplace learning offer

We’ve created a programme that caters for busy small business owners like you, so come and join our community and extend your learning with a full scholarship!

The Mind Lab are pledging to continue our support for New Zealand businesses. We want to see you grow and thrive in the digital space, and to do this we will offer continued support through full scholarships for all Digital Boost Platform Users for our Digital Skills for the Workplace programme, throughout 2022.

We have 250 full scholarships available for Digital Boost Platform Users. Programme fees are usually $295 incl GST.

What is a Digital Boost Platform User?

You’re a Digital Boost Platform User if you are a registered user on the Digital Boost platform, click here to learn more about Digital Boost.

What is Digital Skills for the Workplace?

Digital Skills for the Workplace is a Level 7, NZQA accredited micro-credential designed to improve digital skills and build online confidence. Through this online programme you’ll get hands-on experience with useful digital tools that you can take straight back to your workplace or small business.

Learn how to:

  • Determine what digital channels, tools and training you and your business need, and how to set up and run them
  • Increase productivity and free up time using digital tools designed to create efficiency
  • Be adaptable and prepared for change by enjoying the impact of digitising your business 
  • Work with other small business owners online in a truly collaborative way

Learn more about the programme here.

Programme fast facts

  • Dates: Multiple intakes throughout the year
  • Duration: 7 weeks, part-time
  • Study mode: Online via weekly facilitated sessions and self-directed learning in your own business
  • Location: Wherever you are (delivered entirely online)
  • Fees: Usually $295 incl GST, full scholarships available for Digital Boost Platform Users
  • Result: Level 7 NZQA micro-credential

What's the difference between Digital Skills for the Workplace and Digital Boost?

Digital Skills for the Workplace is… Digital Boost is…
  • A practical online course to improve digital skills and build your confidence in the digital space.
  • An initiative to help small New Zealand businesses digitise their business. 
  • An NZQA-approved micro-credential worth 15 credits.
  • An online learning journey not associated with a qualification, just knowledge.
  • Learning takes place in an online classroom environment with interactive activities, tasks and assessments.
  • Made up of 3 main components: video based learning, daily live Q&A sessions and bi-weekly live fireside chats via Zoom.
  • Learn alongside an online community of like-minded learners.
  • Learn in your own space, in your own time.
  • You must have Level 6 or higher qualification or equivalent work experience.
  • You must be a registered NZ small business with MBIE.
  • 7-weeks long with 2 x 90-minute classes per week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • Self-paced learning with new content added regularly including daily Q&A sessions).
  • Key digital skills and competencies, supported by tools, delivered through live teaching and guest experts on specialised topics.
  • Case studies from NZ businesses, live online events (how-to’s and Q&A) with experts on specialised topics.
  • Support offered throughout the 7-weeks via email and Slack (online messaging platform) as well as during the sessions.

Keen to sign up to Digital Skills?

If you like what you’ve seen and are keen to sign up to the programme as part of your Digital Boost Alliance membership,
apply today to secure your place!

Use the code DIGIBOOST when you reach the payment screen and then your Digital Boost membership will be checked and confirmed by our enrolments team.