Karen Keane

Senior Lecturer

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Karen Keane

MPBS (Economics), GDip Adult & Tertiary Education, Dip Tchg


Senior Lecturer

Teaching areas

Economics and management


Karen has spent many years teaching at Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) progressing from Lecturer to Senior Lecturer in the business school. A position she excels in because of her ability to encourage the students to not only learn, but enjoy their classes. Karen is able to teach economics management and unit standards. Her emphasis is on educating the students using examples within their range of understanding.

Why I love MIT

I love working at MIT. It has a bright invigorating environment which nourishes students in their endeavours. I feel privileged to be a part of this.


Timms K. The Economic Determinants of the Supply of New Entrants to the Secondary Teaching Profession in New Zealand. Otago University.

Scholarly activities and qualifications

  • NZ Registered Teacher – Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Master of Professional Business Studies (Economics)
  • Graduate Diploma in Adult and Tertiary Education, Auckland Institute of Technology
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education, Auckland Institute of Technology
  • Diploma of Teaching, Auckland College of Education
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Otago.

Memberships and affiliations

  • Registered Teacher with Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Business & Economics Society International
  • New Zealand Association of Economists
  • World Economics Association
  • ISOR (NZ Chapter.