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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Dr Shaun Ridley FAIM
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, AIM WA

Our magnificent and flawed brains at work

18 April 2018
frontline leader
The essential development
experience for managers,
supervisors and frontline
14-18 May 2018

This program forms part of the
Learning Pathways for Frontline
Leaders and Supervisors.


March, 2018
  • A regular challenge for every supervisor and manager is having a difficult conversation with a direct report, peer, boss, supplier or customer. These conversations can arise in a variety of situations including performance  management, discipline, personal issues, redundancy, interpersonal conflict and customer service. This program aims to give you the skills and confidence to tackle these conversations and increase the likelihood of a successful outcome for all parties.

  • The effective HR specialist needs to be not only a skilled practitioner, but also a skilled negotiator and adviser. This program will develop the skills and knowledge which must be acquired by HR professionals early in their careers, and provides the opportunity for line managers to widen their knowledge.

  • This program teaches the fundamental concepts, terminology and basic features of Adobe InDesign. It shows participants how to produce documents, place text or graphics and how to create custom colour swatches. Participants will format text, work with layers, print documents and package documents for commercial printing.

  • 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.
  • We now know some amazing things about how our brain works best. By using this science-based evidence we can unleash the keys to personal productivity, effectiveness and efficiency. The Think Smart program will expose participants to a suite of techniques that will enable a significant jump in work output, work quality, personal wellness and balance, whilst at the same time reducing overall stress.
  • The ability to write clearly and effectively is a critical professional skill. This program will assist participants to plan, organise and structure their writing to achieve better results with written business communications. Through the practical application of writing and editing skills, participants will learn to write documents that are reader oriented and communicate clearly and effectively.

  • 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.

  • Meetings are an established part of organisational life, but that doesn’t mean they are done well. This program explores the essential aspects of preparing for and recording the outcomes of efficient and effective meetings.
  • For today’s marketplace, it’s not only what we offer, but how we deliver it that determines success.

    This program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to ensure that products and services are delivered to standards agreed by the organisation and the customer. Using practical examples and case studies, this program will revitalise your approach to service.


Micro- management doesn't have to be dirty word Mar 18 2018
Gather a group of employees and ask them what they they think about micro-managers and the negative comments pour forth. But could this reputation be unfair, exaggerated, or even unfounded?
WA on right track but rate rise could derail it Mar 17 2018
The consensus is building that WA is picking itself up, but if inflation leads to interest rate hikes we will be in unfamiliar and dangerous territory.
Psychopaths in the workplace no bad dream Mar 11 2018
If inappropriate and poor behaviour goes unchecked in the workplace it provides a foundation for the wrong type of leadership.
Why I won't be popping champagne corks on International Women's Day Mar 08 2018
It's International Women's Day today.
Scare the ghost away from job applicants Mar 04 2018
"Ghosting" has crept into human resources departments and, according to some HR experts, is becoming more frequent.
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