• Program Guide 2016
  • Executive Development Portfolio 2016
  • The Practical MBA
  • Executive Development Course (EDCO)

Advocacy & News

  • AIM WA CEO Professor Gary Martin to head up Telethon Speech & Hearing Board
    Apr 29 2016
    Read more
    AIM WA+UWA Business School Executive Education Senior Executive Forum brings Leadership, Strategy and Disruption into the spotlight
    Apr 27 2016
    Read more
  • Dr Alison Gaines announced as new AIM WA President
    Apr 15 2016
    Read more
    Counting cost of a green-friendly city
    Apr 02 2016
    The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice boardroom lunch held on Thursday 31 March explored the growing belief that business can prosper from new green-friendly industries. The forum heard that there was plenty of room for improvement, with some inspiring leaders and positive trends starting to emerge.
    Read more
  • Make the Call for Lasting Change
    Mar 17 2016

    Best-selling leadership coach and author Marshall Goldsmith was in Perth this week, and his advice was simple yet challenging.

    Download the full article here.

    Source: Business News

    Read more
    Goldsmith Seminar a Master Class on Improving Business Performance
    Mar 18 2016
    Read more
  • Marshall Goldsmith
    Mar 01 2016
    Living the vision builds leadership. When business coach Marshall Goldsmith flies to Perth next month. He won't be missing his nightly phone call.
    Read more
    World's Top Leadership Thinker and Presenter Comes to Perth in March
    Feb 24 2016
    Read more
  • Tourism's chance as the stars align (Part 1):
    Dec 06 2015
    Perth has become a vibrant city, with plenty of hotel rooms and flights into the State. The issue is now marketing WA to the world.
    Read more
    Tourism's chance as the stars align (Part 2):
    Dec 06 2015
    Continued from Part 1: Perth has become a vibrant city, with plenty of hotel rooms and flights into the State. The issue is now marketing WA to the world.
    Read more
  • Perron's ethics, honesty encapsulated by award (Part 1):
    Nov 21 2015
    Mining magnate Andrew Forrest paid tribute to Stan Perron as one of the great influences of his life during a glittering ceremony to recognise the patriarch as the Business Leader of the Year.
    Read more
    Perron's ethics, honesty encapsulated by award (Part 2):
    Nov 21 2015
    Continued from Part 1: Mining magnate Andrew Forrest paid tribute to Stan Perron as one of the great influences of his life during a glittering ceremony to recognise the patriarch as the Business Leader of the Year.
    Read more
  • Perron wins top business leader award
    Nov 20 2015

    Stan Perron was named WA's Business Leader of the Year at the 2015 Australian Institute of Management WA and WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards last night.

    Read more
    AIM Excellence Award Winners Announced - 2015
    Oct 19 2015
    Read more
  • High-calibre WA leaders line up for top awards
    Oct 19 2015

    Wesfarmers managing director Richard Goyder has heralded an “outstanding” list of business leaders who are in the running for the top award at this year’s AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards, describing it as testament to the State’s history of producing exceptional corporate leaders.

    Read more
    Soft skills appreciated
    Sep 26 2015
    Punctuality and reliability are often valued more than technical skills.
    Read more
  • CEO Voice Part 1: The question of urban infill will continue to define the property debate
    Sep 19 2015
    The old low down on new high rise....
    Read more
    CEO Voice Part 2: The question of urban infill will continue to define the property debate
    Sep 19 2015
    The old low down on new high rise (continued)....
    Read more
  • Bryce wants more done on gender bias
    Sep 04 2015

    Australia's first female Governor-General, Dame Quentin Bryce says young women who take their rights for granted shows just how much has been achieved on gender equality.

    Read more
    WA is at the epicentre of the gender pay gap
    Sep 04 2015

    Although Edith Cowan's time in parliament was brief, as the nation's first female politician she championed economic security for women.

    Read more
  • CEO Voice 25 June 2015
    Jun 29 2015
    The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice boardroom lunch held on Thursday 25 June revealed the extent of opportunity for the arts sector in WA. The forum heard that much like sport, the arts and culture sector has the ability to engage, teach, enthral and to inspire a sense of passion and belonging.
    Read more
    Pinnacles 2015 Launch
    May 18 2015

    We're looking for businesses that shine! Entries have opened for the 2015 AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards, which recognise excellence in business and identifies the State's most influential business leader. Enter today!

    Read more
  • CEO Voice 19 March 2015
    Mar 21 2015
    The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice boardroom lunch held on Thursday 19 March showcased a phenomenal growth in health and wellness programs as not a passing fad, but part of a new and healthier workplace paradigm at many offices. Employee well-being programs may be avoiding the most costly issues at work - alcohol and mental health.
    Read more
    Global Leaders Program China 2015
    Mar 14 2015
    As China's middle class gets bigger and richer, doors open for Australian businesses. Eleven WA businesspeople, all
    from non-resources industries such as education, agriculture and branding, took part in AIM WA’s six-day Global Leaders
    Program, which introduced them to Australians and others already trading in China.
    Read more
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Are We Really Making Progress?
    Read more
    Flexible study is ideal for today's workers
    Feb 11 2015

    AIM WA's post graduate programs offer an affordable and practical way to study with hands-on experience opportunities and timetables to suit busy professionals.

    As featured in The West Australian Post Graduate Studies liftout on Tuesday, January 27.

    Read more
  • Pinnacle Award Winners 2014
    Dec 01 2014
    AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Award Winners were celebrated in front of more than 650 people at a gala ceremony at Crown Perth on Thursday night.
    Read more
    Forrest is WA's top business leader
    Nov 28 2014
    Andrew Forrest was named WA Business Leader of the Year at a gala ceremony at Crown Perth last night, held to recognise the State’s best businesses and the people who run them.
    Read more
  • Sports tsars brace for change
    Oct 18 2014
    The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice revealed how executives at the top of WA’s sporting codes are preparing to shake up the way they do business to meet society’s demands.

    Read more
    Managers and scientists go head to head
    Oct 17 2014

    AIM WA and Scitech are both vying to win the education and training export category in the 2014 Industry and Export Awards. Winners will be announced on Friday October 24.

    Read more
  • Make sure you’re heard
    Oct 14 2014

    In a series of papers commissioned by AIM WA, Dr Walter Green sets out what small and medium enterprises need to consider when researching a communications plan.

    As featured in the WestBusiness Big Deal Magazine – October Edition

    Read more
    How inadvertent bullies risk court
    Oct 14 2014

    The AIM WA Human Resources Futures Forum held on July 28 uncovered that the definition of bullying is a grey one. Employers have been warned that giving a staff member too much or too little work, making unreasonable demands and tolerating vicious workplace gossip could constitute as bullying.

    As featured in the WestBusiness Big Deal Magazine – October Edition

    Read more
  • Leaders vie for Pinnacles crown
    Oct 09 2014

    The high-profile executives tasked with selecting the WA Business Leader of the Year for the 2014 AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards have been working to separate one stand-out business figure from a deep pool of corporate talent.

    Read more
    Suicide scourge should provoke outrage
    Oct 08 2014

    WA health leaders identified mental illness as one of the most pressing issues currently facing WA. Coming together for the AIM WA Health Leaders Forum on Thursday 2 October, eighteen Government, industry and community group leaders voiced their concern over the number of suicides in the State, and the rising tide mental health problems swamping hospitals and services.

    Read more
  • AIM WA Education Leaders Forum
    Sep 30 2014

    A forum of educators canvassed teachers’ image, standards and pay at the AIM WA annual Education Leaders Forum held on Thursday 25 September here at the Institute. Sixteen educators discussed the challenges of boosting teacher quality.

    Read more
    AIM WA Video News September 2014
    Sep 23 2014
    Professor Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School shares her thoughts on the power of teaming and enhancing the learning capabilities in your organisation.
    Read more
  • AIM WA Video News August 2014
    Aug 26 2014
    An exclusive insight into MH17 with the Hon Julie Bishop MP FAIM speaking at our Inspirational Leaders Series Breakfast.
    Read more
    Bishop tells of life in disaster’s spotlight at AIM WA
    Aug 07 2014

    An emotional Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, gives extraordinary insight into diplomacy involved in bringing home MH17 victims at an exclusive AIM WA event held on Wednesday August 6.

    Read more
  • Compliance storm over web education courses
    Jul 29 2014
    The head of a local online education provider has dismissed claims the non-accredited courses give students false hope, describing the business model as “career skills development” that never implied regulatory compliance.
    Read more
    US, China on SME expansion list
    Jul 29 2014
    America and China have topped the list of countries earmarked for international expansion by small and medium enterprises in the next year, according to a survey released yesterday.
    Read more
  • AIM WA Video News July 2014
    Jul 21 2014
    John Worsfold FAIM, Former Senior Coach, West Coast Eagles shares his insights into managing the talent range of your team at our recent Sundowner.
    Read more
    Inspirational Leader Series with Karl O'Callaghan FAIM, Commissioner of Police, WA
    Jul 21 2014
    At our recent breakfast, Karl O’Callaghan APM FAIM, Commissioner of Police Western Australia, shared his personal story and leadership insights. Here's an interview with Karl after the breakfast.
    Read more
  • A long road for green shoots of tech hub
    Jul 05 2014

    There’s a lot of work ahead to turn Perth into a Silicon Valley of the south but the potential is there. Local IT industry leaders told the AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice series on Thursday July 1 they thought that the State’s dearth of IT graduates – and its perceived poor status within the WA business community – contributed to Perth being behind the eight ball. However; the tide is changing.

    Read more
    AIM WA Video News June 2014
    Jun 30 2014
    A former adviser in Tony Blair’s Government, Charles Leadbeater believes the world needs a different approach to innovation - to refocus on better outcomes for more people while using fewer resources. Hear from this renowned author, thinker, and strategic adviser on innovation as he talks to Dr Shaun Ridley, Deputy CEO, AIM WA.
    Read more
  • Divide risks the rise of Gen Y
    Jun 05 2014

    The much-maligned work ethic and career expectations of Generation Y have been put under the microscope in a new study confirming a generational divide in Australian workplaces.

    Read more
    AIM WA Video News May 2014
    May 28 2014
    John Poynton AM CitWA FAIM shares his inspirational leadership story.
    Read more
  • Excellence will be recognised
    May 17 2014
    The AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards will shine a light on the best in business in 2014 and we encourage every organisation in the State to enter to ensure their achievements are celebrated.
    Read more
    Who will have the guts to reform IR in WA?
    May 03 2014

    Is workplace reform the silver bullet for WA business remaining competitive? This was the question challenged by some of the State’s most senior leaders at the AIM WA West Business CEO Voice forum, hosted on Thursday 1 May.

    Read more
  • AIM WA Video News April 2014
    Apr 14 2014
    AIM WA in partnership with AustCham Shanghai conducted its inaugural Global Leaders Program in China earlier this year. The participants on the program share their views on the experience.
    Read more
    Being across finances linked to happiness
    Apr 07 2014

    As the old English proverb goes, no-one is worse shod than the shoemaker's wife.

    Read more
  • Reversing the China Syndrome
    Apr 04 2014

    It is the Holy Grail for many WA businesspeople - breaking open the Chinese market.

    Read more
    The WA Senate Election Forum - Hosted at AIM WA
    Mar 31 2014

    As the WA Senate Election approaches on Saturday 5 April, 27 of the election candidates took part in an exclusive Forum hosted by The West Australian, Channel 7, and AIM WA on Saturday 29 May.

    Full coverage here

    Read more
  • Misogyny a myth but sexism alive and well
    Mar 08 2014

    As the world marks International Women's Day, WA's leading businesswomen speak about the battle of sexes in the boardrooms of 2014.

    Read more
    The Truth About Leadership Sundowner - Rabia Siddique AFAIM
    Mar 19 2014
    Retired British Army Officer, former terrorism and war crimes prosecutor and published author.
    Read more
  • Be brave, take risks and reap the rewards
    Sep 28 2013

    Are WA organisations falling behind the rest of the world because of a fear of failure?

    That was the key question posed by some of the State's top corporate and professional leaders in an Australian Institute of Management WA/WestBusiness CEO Voice forum this week devoted to innovation.

    Read more
    Canberra reshuffle offers productivity hope: leaders
    Jun 29 2013

    The end of the mining investment boom poses a stern test for Western Australia and the nation, which must dramatically lift productivity to maintain growth, according to some of the State's leading business chiefs.

    Read more
Featured Programs, Seminars & Events
  • Wednesday
    04
    May
    2016
    Applied Project Management

    In this program project managers and team members will learn critical processes to plan, execute, monitor and control projects. Using a supporting case study, you will plan and create key project documentation to effectively manage and control projects.

    This program is a broad and deep exploration of the ten project management knowledge areas and covers essential tools and techniques that address all of the project life cycle, including dealing with risks, issues and changes. It will explain the work breakdown structure that enables the schedule, budget and human resources to be identified and tracked throughout the project.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    04
    May
    2016
    Managing a Sales Team

    One of a sales manager’s goals is to achieve target sales results over the long term by building up a champion sales team and this involves doing ‘the right things at the right time’. This intensive program exposes participants to essential knowledge and skills required by the modern  sales manager.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    04
    May
    2016
    The HR Professional

    AIM WA offers a unique qualification which has been designed in consultation with West Australian HR leaders to reflect the needs and issues of our local business environment and to provide the knowledge and skills required for effective Human Resources Management.

    This premium program uses a blended learning approach which includes face-to-face sessions, access to our online learning platform and 12 months Professional Membership of AIM WA. Learn more about our Blended Learning / Loop Premium programs.

    Find Out More
  • Thursday
    05
    May
    2016
    Boost Your Brain Power
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Project Essentials

    This program presents the concepts of project management and introduces you to the main features of Microsoft Project to assist in managing projects.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Excel Essentials

    This program introduces you to the most important features of Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to design, format and print spreadsheets, how to create charts and how to develop formulas and functions.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Think on Your Feet®

    The globally acclaimed verbal skills workshop that trains you to organise your thoughts and ideas quickly for clear, concise, persuasive messages.A phenomenal 200,000 people have benefited from this program around the world. Now you can have the same experience here in Perth.Think on Your Feet® is a two-day, international program that has run in Australia for over 20 years. Its focus is to build skills, knowledge and confidence in participants wanting to enhance their ability to communicate key messages.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Building Client Relationships

    Building relationships and effective account management form the basis for successful sales strategy in an organisation. This program focuses on ways to build successful stakeholder engagements, close sales, retain business and increase referrals through the effective servicing and management of one-on-one relationships with clients. The interpersonal aspects of developing mutually beneficial relationships are covered with reference to relationship management models designed to maximise – Return on Relationship (ROR).

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    WHS for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders

    This program is designed to provide an overview of the most fundamental aspects of Work, Health and Safety (WHS) management. Successful organisations understand their responsibilities for the management of the safety and health of its employees and others in the workplace. They also understand that it is often the organisation’s managers, supervisors and team leaders who carry the day to day responsibility for safety and are instrumental in determining that safety outcomes are achieved. This program will assist managers, supervisors and team leaders to understand their responsibilities under our OHS laws and develop the skills needed to effectively manage safety in the workplace.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    04
    May
    2016
    Applied Project Management

    In this program project managers and team members will learn critical processes to plan, execute, monitor and control projects. Using a supporting case study, you will plan and create key project documentation to effectively manage and control projects.

    This program is a broad and deep exploration of the ten project management knowledge areas and covers essential tools and techniques that address all of the project life cycle, including dealing with risks, issues and changes. It will explain the work breakdown structure that enables the schedule, budget and human resources to be identified and tracked throughout the project.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    04
    May
    2016
    Managing a Sales Team

    One of a sales manager’s goals is to achieve target sales results over the long term by building up a champion sales team and this involves doing ‘the right things at the right time’. This intensive program exposes participants to essential knowledge and skills required by the modern  sales manager.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    04
    May
    2016
    The HR Professional

    AIM WA offers a unique qualification which has been designed in consultation with West Australian HR leaders to reflect the needs and issues of our local business environment and to provide the knowledge and skills required for effective Human Resources Management.

    This premium program uses a blended learning approach which includes face-to-face sessions, access to our online learning platform and 12 months Professional Membership of AIM WA. Learn more about our Blended Learning / Loop Premium programs.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Think on Your Feet®

    The globally acclaimed verbal skills workshop that trains you to organise your thoughts and ideas quickly for clear, concise, persuasive messages.A phenomenal 200,000 people have benefited from this program around the world. Now you can have the same experience here in Perth.Think on Your Feet® is a two-day, international program that has run in Australia for over 20 years. Its focus is to build skills, knowledge and confidence in participants wanting to enhance their ability to communicate key messages.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Building Client Relationships

    Building relationships and effective account management form the basis for successful sales strategy in an organisation. This program focuses on ways to build successful stakeholder engagements, close sales, retain business and increase referrals through the effective servicing and management of one-on-one relationships with clients. The interpersonal aspects of developing mutually beneficial relationships are covered with reference to relationship management models designed to maximise – Return on Relationship (ROR).

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    WHS for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders

    This program is designed to provide an overview of the most fundamental aspects of Work, Health and Safety (WHS) management. Successful organisations understand their responsibilities for the management of the safety and health of its employees and others in the workplace. They also understand that it is often the organisation’s managers, supervisors and team leaders who carry the day to day responsibility for safety and are instrumental in determining that safety outcomes are achieved. This program will assist managers, supervisors and team leaders to understand their responsibilities under our OHS laws and develop the skills needed to effectively manage safety in the workplace.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Process Mapping for Improvement

    Process mapping is a powerful way of organising and managing work activities to create value for your customers and other interested parties. The process approach introduces horizontal management, crossing the barriers between different functional units and unifying their focus to the main goals of the organisation. Process mapping is an effective improvement tool that will help you better understand, simplify and improve your business activities.

    Find Out More
  • Tuesday
    10
    May
    2016
    Writing Successful Business Plans

    This program is designed to provide managers with the skills and knowledge to implement and cope with change in the workplace. Such skills are essential for every manager given the rapid pace of change and the need to influence the process toward organisational outcomes.

    Find Out More
  • Tuesday
    10
    May
    2016
    Professional Presentations

    This program explores the skills required to create highly effective and engaging presentations and deliver them with confidence and style.

    The learning environment is comfortable, safe and fun with many opportunities to practice.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Project Essentials

    This program presents the concepts of project management and introduces you to the main features of Microsoft Project to assist in managing projects.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    09
    May
    2016
    Excel Essentials

    This program introduces you to the most important features of Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to design, format and print spreadsheets, how to create charts and how to develop formulas and functions.

    Find Out More
  • Tuesday
    10
    May
    2016
    PowerPoint Essentials

    This program introduces skills to prepare clear, simple and effective presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    11
    May
    2016
    Excel Intermediate

    This program provides you with further skills in Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to identify ranges with names, protect worksheets and files, apply functions, link worksheets, audit files and create templates.

    Find Out More
  • Thursday
    12
    May
    2016
    Word Advanced (A)

    This program presents useful time savers in Microsoft Word.  It introduces skills to create forms and other easy-to-use standard documents, shows how to create pre-formatted elements and teaches how to customise Word.

    Find Out More
  • Friday
    13
    May
    2016
    Word Advanced (B)

    This program assists you to efficiently create, modify and manage long documents and shows how to develop consistency of layout in complex Word documents.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    16
    May
    2016
    Microsoft Fundamentals

    This program is a great choice for gaining the basic skills to get started with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. It’s an ideal program for new users of Microsoft or those who don’t feel confident using it.

    Find Out More
  • Monday
    16
    May
    2016
    Excel Advanced (A)

    This program introduces additional skills to develop your knowledge of Microsoft Excel by focusing on advanced functions and productivity tools.

    Find Out More
  • Wednesday
    18
    May
    2016
    Prezi Essentials

    If you’ve been looking for a fresh approach to sharing your ideas, Prezi offers modern ways of presenting and is a great alternative to using Microsoft PowerPoint. Our Prezi Essentials program introduces skills to prepare dynamic presentations that are innovative and eye catching.

    Find Out More