The Australian Institute of Management in Western Australia (AIM WA) aspires to be an international leader in shaping management, leadership and organisational excellence in Australia and our region.
AIM WA is a private not-for-profit organisation committed to the development and performance improvement of its Personal and Corporate Members and its clients across the commercial, government, community and not-for-profit sectors.

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Senator The Hon. Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance, Deputy Leader of Government in the State

It's a marathon not a sprint.

10 November 2017
Emerging Leaders Banner 2017

An inspiring fast-track for your
future leadership talent.
10-13 October 2017

This program forms part of the
Learning Pathways for Current
and Emerging Leaders.


October, 2017
  • 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.
  • If you are new to project management, this program provides an introduction to the discipline and what is required to manage projects from a project team member’s perspective. The program will introduce the ten project management knowledge areas and the project lifecycle.

    Using a supporting case study you will work through the basic project management processes and discuss how these processes relate back to your own workplace experiences.
  • 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.

  • This highly practical and interactive program will provide participants with a clear framework to prepare a successful strategic business plan and to tailor it to the needs of their organisation or business unit. The program examines the key strategic business areas that a successful plan must consider, plus take into account equally important issues such as core values, purpose and mission statements.

  • This program provides the knowledge and skills to build a successful HR strategy which will enable the achievement of organisational goals. The program also focuses on the behaviours required of HR professionals to influence at a strategic level within the organisation.
  • The skills this program introduces will allow you to use Microsoft Project as a successful project management tool when working with complex or multiple projects.

  • This program is designed to improve conflict resolution skills by examining what conflict is and how conflict affects people. Participants will examine positive and negative conflicts and decide how conflict can be dealt with in their work and personal lives. The program will examine some basic communication strategies and will promote the development of negotiation and influencing skills.

  • As managers strive for increased productivity, profit, growth and better customer service, their success depends on achieving maximum and continuing commitment from their staff. The way staff are treated tends to be the way ‘they’ treat their customers!

  • This program introduces additional skills to develop your knowledge of Microsoft Excel by focusing on advanced functions and productivity tools.
  • 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.
  • The increasing number of women in frontline, mid-level and senior leadership roles has highlighted the unique talents and expertise women bring to these roles. Harnessing this talent and expertise through a focused professional development experience is the purpose of this program. The professional development is aimed at demonstrating high performance in the workplace, career planning and managing the multifaceted roles of women.

    Participants will be guided through contemporary ideas on leadership, career planning, negotiation and management. They will also develop a greater understanding of themselves and their impact on others. They will learn how to overcome barriers that can exist in the workplace that may hinder professional growth.

    Spread over four weeks, participants will have the opportunity to try out new skills, apply new knowledge and then reflect on their success.

    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 at aimwa.com/blendedlearning

    You may also be interested in program 154 Women in Leadership - What Organisations Can Do.
  • Many industries have a need for technical writers and editors. In this program you will learn through exercises and case studies how to write in a technical style that is both professional and user-friendly and how to structure a manual for maximum impact. The program shows you how to reach your target audience and how to present your documentation professionally.

  • In-house mentoring is increasingly seen as an important part of the mix for the development of staff within organisations.

    The role that can be played by senior staff, technical experts or trusted individuals to support the development, particularly that of younger staff, is very significant. This program introduces the key components of mentoring and the skills required of those who take up the mentoring role.

  • This program outlines and reinforces the need for taking personal control over time and being responsible for the outcomes. You will develop the skills to recognise and balance your own and your teams time management to enhance performance and efficiency.

  • This program centres around the fact that we now work in the most diverse workplaces in our history. The emerging leaders of today need the ability to identify, analyse and engage with people from a variety of backgrounds so they can maximise the benefits of such diversity and achieve the outcomes required in their teams.
  • Promoting a safer working environment is not just a consideration – it is a major reality in today’s workplace. In this program, participants will gain an understanding of the principles and practices that support an effective OHS system and identify safety issues that need to be addressed in their workplace.


Geoffrey Robertson QC to headline AIM WA Leadership Summit Sep 27 2017
Australia's Leadership Excellence Awards - WA Winners Announced Aug 18 2017
Quotas to get women on board no simple fix Jul 22 2017
The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice boardroom lunch held on Thursday 20 July explored the quotas of women on boards.
Dr Daniel Goleman: Has Corporate Australia got some emotional growing up to do? Jun 08 2017
On the 29th May 2017, a crowd of 800 leaders sat in Crown's Grand Ballroom and listened to one of the world's experts on Emotional Intelligence, Dr Daniel Goleman.
Clear Vision needed for Business to Commit Jun 06 2017
The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice boardroom lunch held on Thursday 1 June explored what business needs from the new government.
Pinnacles open for business May 22 2017
The State's most prestigious business awards are now accepting entries for 2017.
DO NOT USE AIM WA supports the not-for-profit community Mar 24 2017
The Australian Institute of Management WA (AIM WA) has awarded scholarships to 51 organisations and three individuals for management and leadership development training valued over $100,000.
AIM WA WestBusiness 2016 Pinnacle Award Winners Announced Dec 05 2016
On Wednesday, November 30, the AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Award winners were announced at a Gala Dinner held at Crown Perth.
FMG's Power at Pinnacle of WA Business Dec 02 2016
Fortescue Metals Group chief executive Nev Power was named the WA Business Leader of the Year at the 2016 AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards Dinner held at Crown Perth on Wednesday, 30 November.
Long-Term Vision Key to Business in Downturn Nov 28 2016
The AIM WA WestBusiness CEO Voice boardroom lunch held on Thursday 24 November explored Leadership in the Downturn.
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