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When you join AIM, you’re not just an addition to a leading industry network - you are a valued part of a close-knit community of professionals. AIM is here to support you every step of the way, throughout your career.

Membership types

At AIM, there are three types of Membership to choose from. This includes:

  • Student Membership
  • Professional Membership
  • Corporate Membership

Continue on this page if you’re interesting in joining as a Student or Professional Member. If you are interested in joining as a corporate, learn more about Corporate Membership.

Membership benefits

  • Preferential rates for all AIM courses, qualifications, events, consulting and research services, and bookshop purchases
  • Access to the AIM Mentoring Program as a mentor and/or mentee
  • National annual calendar of member-only events
  • A subscription to the AIM specialist management magazine in printed and electronic versions
  • Full use of AIM Library services and online access to thousands of full text journals including Harvard Business Review and McKinsey Quarterly
  • Access to Member Lounges in Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra, and meeting rooms and free Wi-Fi at AIM locations across Australia (excluding WA)
  • Use of nationally recognised AIM post-nominals that will distinguish you on your resume, communication materials, LinkedIn profile and more

Membership levels

There are five AIM Professional Membership levels to suit every stage of your career. Browse the levels below to see which one suits you.

Non-Professional MembershipsProfessional Memberships

Student

As an AIM Student Member (AIMs), you aren’t just an addition to a leading industry network - you are a valued Member of a professional community that can create opportunities for you in a wide range of industries.


Subscription Fees: $ 33.00 per year

Application Fee: $0.00

AIMs Student

Membership Terms and Conditions

AIM Member Code of Conduct

If you meet the two criteria below, you may be eligible to join AIM at Student grade and receive the post-nominals AIMs.

  • A full-time student currently completing an undergraduate degree, diploma, or certificate qualification
  • Minimum 17 years of age

Note: We require a copy of your current student card or proof of enrolment to show you are a full time student. Please upload a copy of your current student card or proof of enrollment when you apply. Allowed extensions: jpg, jpeg, png, gif, pdf, doc.

Emerging Leader

The Emerging Leader Membership grade represents the unified voice, vision and needs of passionate emerging managers and leaders.



Subscription Fees: $ 150.00 (current month to 31 May 2018)

Application Fee: $90.00

AIME Merging Manager

Membership Terms and Conditions

AIM Member Code of Conduct

If you meet the mandatory criteria and fulfil at least one of the optional criteria, you may be eligible to join AIM at the Emerging Leader grade and receive the post-nominals AIMe.

Mandatory

  • Applicants must be least 18 years of age and under 35 years of age

Optional

  • Are you an aspiring manager or small to medium sized business owner?
  • Are you working towards or currently in a position with management or team leader responsibility?

Affiliate Member

This bespoke category of non-professional Membership is typically designed for organisations such as universities, higher education institutions, public sector institutions, and hospitals for their employees or students. This category is tailored to the specific needs of the organisation and customised to suit the organisation’s strategic objectives. Contact us to find out more.


Application Fee: $90.00

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Membership Terms and Conditions

AIM Member Code of Conduct

Member

As a Professional Member of AIM you can enjoy access to our Member-focused newsletters, mentoring program, professional development and knowledge databases including Leadership Direct and EBSCO, and much more.




Subscription Fees: $ 300.00 (current month to 31 May 2018)

Application Fee: $90.00

AIMM Member

Membership Terms and Conditions

AIM Member Code of Conduct

If you meet the mandatory criteria and fulfil at least two of the optional criteria, you may be eligible to join AIM at the Member grade and receive the post-nominals AIMM.

Mandatory

  • Applicants must be over 18 years of age

Optional

  • Hold a university degree, diploma, or certificate qualification in management, business studies, or a discipline appropriate to your work.
  • Working towards or currently in a position of senior leadership.
  • Currently (or have been) in a management position.
  • Consult or coach for managers, leaders, or teams.
  • Hold volunteer experience at a leadership level

Associate Fellow

The grade of Associate Fellow is open to individuals who have expertise and achievement in, or contribution to management and leadership.




Subscription Fees: $ 350.00 (current month to 31 May 2018)

Application Fee: $90.00

Associate Fellow

Membership Terms and Conditions

AIM Member Code of Conduct

If you meet the mandatory criteria and fulfil at least three of the optional criteria, you may be eligible to join AIM at the Associate Fellow grade and receive the post-nominals AFAIM.

Mandatory

  • Applicants must be over 18 years of age, and
  • Currently working or have worked in a management or leadership position such as Team Leader, Head of Business Unit, Store Manager, Project Manager, Business Manager, business owner, or similar with substantial management experience over time

Optional

  • Hold a university degree, diploma, certificate qualification, or post-graduate qualification in management or business studies or a discipline appropriate to your work.
  • Consult or coach for managers, leaders, or teams.
  • Currently (or have been) in a senior management or leadership position.
  • Make (or have made) a significant contribution to management and leadership through research, thought leadership, policy, advocacy, or journalism.
  • A current business owner
  • Hold extensive volunteer experience at a leadership level.

Note: CV and organisational chart must be included with all applications for Associate Fellow

Fellow

The grade of Fellow is open to individuals who have an extensive record of proven expertise and achievement in, or contribution to management and leadership.




Subscription Fees: $ 415.00 (current month to 31 May 2018)

Application Fee: $90.00

FAIM Fellow

Membership Terms and Conditions

AIM Member Code of Conduct

If you meet the mandatory criteria and fulfil at least three of the optional criteria, you may be eligible to join AIM at the Fellow grade and receive the post-nominals FAIM.

Mandatory

  • Applicants must be over 18 years of age, and
  • Currently working or have worked in a senior or C-level leadership position such as General Manager, CEO, Director, Department Head, senior executive, Financial Controller, Branch Manager, Associate Professor, Professor, or similar with substantial leadership experience over time.

Optional

  • Hold a tertiary degree, post-graduate qualification, or diploma in management or business studies or in a discipline appropriate to your work.
  • Report to (or have reported to) a Board.
  • Currently (or have been) in a position that makes decisions that affects the ultimate strategic direction or performance of the company, including setting the strategy and budgets.
  • Consult to or coach senior executives or large multi-disciplinary teams in an area of expertise with substantial experience.
  • Make (or have made) a significant contribution to management and leadership through research, thought leadership, policy, advocacy, or journalism.
  • Hold extensive volunteer experience at a senior leadership level.

Note: CV and organisational chart must be included with all applications for Fellow