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17 July 2018
AIM WA 2018 Open Programs Guide

160+ Business and
Leadership programs
to inspire you in 2018

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July, 2018
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • As communication among staff, community and clients becomes increasingly important, managers need to draw on their facilitation skills. This program will assist participants to develop the people skills and group process strategies to effectively facilitate meetings and focus groups.
  • 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.
  • This program provides you with the skills to maximise the use of Microsoft Outlook, manage the flow of emails, develop good email habits and keep track of tasks and time.

  • This program covers the essential planning, negotiation and set up of a contract. If these areas are done well, the likelihood of a successful, conflict free contract grows significantly. Participants will be given practical tools and techniques, using real contract examples, to maximise the learning and transfer of the knowledge to their own contracts.
  • This Sundowner is for managers and leaders who want to develop their strategic thinking, planning and doing.
  • Improving business performance requires an understanding of the components of profit, liquidity and value. This practical guide to understanding financial information will provide managers and business owners with effective financial skills to enable them to identify improvements in the financial performance of their business.
  • The war for talent can be won by developing a brand and a proposition for your target candidates.

    The high cost of making the wrong selection decision makes this an important program for managers and HR professionals. No organisation can afford to enter the recruitment cycle without considering the impact decisions make on the success of your business and having untrained staff participate in the process.

    The program focuses on strategic hiring, branding and creating an attractive employer value proposition (EVP).

  • 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.


Why reference checks have strings attached Jul 15 2018
Checking the references of prospective employees was for years an indispensable practice for organisations, delivering a perceived robustness to the hiring process.
Workplace predators must be called out Jul 12 2018
The recent announcement that Sex Dicrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins would lead a national inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces is long overdue.
How bullies can steer business into toxic turns Jul 08 2018
When we think of bullying we are often taken back to our school days, when students were preyed upon by what appeared to be lawless social predators.
How working from home could, well, work Jul 01 2018
You are about to leave the office for the day, gather your things and start saying goodbye when you mention to a group of colleagues you will be working from home tomorrow.
Technology no help for the lonely at work Jun 24 2018
We live in the most technologically connected age, which makes it easier than ever to interact with others.
If work is a prison, expect low productivity Jun 17 2018
It's not a stretch to say a significant proportion of people reading this column right now will be part of a group that feels as though they are "doing time" and serving a prison sentence at work.
Lead the way to the heights of success Jun 16 2018
A great leader drives a business to succeed beyond what's generally accepted as possible.
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