Who are we?
Australian Institute of Business (AIB) is the trading name of Australian Institute of Business Pty Ltd.
AIB is registered as an Australian higher education provider by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and delivers TEQSA-accredited Higher Education courses which are recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and which are listed on the TEQSA’s National Register. AIB has Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) registration for specific courses as detailed in the table below. AIB is also a registered training organisation to deliver a vocational educational and training course which is regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).
AIB has its origins in a management consultancy incorporated in 1984 as Gibaran Pty Ltd (Gibaran).
In November 1995, Gibaran obtained accreditation to deliver its first Higher Education course by the Training Recognition Branch of the South Australian Government and by 1 January 2002, accreditation for the full suite of business degrees including the prestigious research degrees (DBA and PhD) had been granted by the Accreditation and Registration Council, South Australian Government.
On 1 July 2011, Gibaran rebranded as the Australian Institute of Business Pty Ltd and its constitution can be reviewed here.
On 29 January 2012, TEQSA commenced regulation of all Australian Higher Education Providers, including Universities. Prior to this date, AIB was regulated by the South Australian Government, most recently by the Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology.
The AIB Board of Directors is responsible for the academic and operations of AIB:
- Tim Martin (Chair)
- Joel Abraham
- Sanjay Abraham
- Michael Carpenter
- Dr. David Lamond
The AIB Academic Board oversees the development and implementation of all AIB academic policies and procedures and ensures that the academic standards are at the highest quality level possible, and that we benchmark ourselves against our peers in the industry. For further information, please see AIB Academic Board webpage.
The AIB Executive Management Team oversees the daily operations of AIB and reports to the Board of Directors:
- Joel Abraham – Joint Chief Executive Officer
- Sanjay Abraham – Joint Chief Executive Officer
- Prof Angele Cavaye – Academic Director
- Ivan Jacques – Chief Financial Officer
- Helen O’Brien – Human Resources Director
- Kapil Gilani – Deputy Chief Financial Officer
The organisation structure of AIB structure can be reviewed here.
Accredited Higher Education Courses
AIB is currently delivering the following courses:
|Courses:||Qualifications (recognised with the AQF)||Annual enrolment numbers (2015 EFTSL)~||Accreditation Status||Location of delivery||CRICOS Registered*|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)+||
||DipBus – 76
BBA – 363
|All accredited, pending renewal by TEQSA||Blended via Overseas Teaching Centres, Online via AIB Adelaide (for Diploma of Business)||No|
|Master of Business Administration (MBA)||
||Grad CertMgt – 1459.38
MBA – 2848.5
|All accredited, pending renewal by TEQSA||Online via AIB Adelaide, and Blended via Overseas Teaching Centre||Master of Business Administration* [CRICOS # 057739G]
Graduate Certificate in Management* [CRICOS # 057737K]
Graduate Diploma in Management*[CRICOS # 057738J]
|Master of Management (MMgt)||
||MMgt – 8||All accredited, pending renewal by TEQSA||Blended via AIB Adelaide||Master of Management* [CRICOS # 057742B]|
||DBA – 16.5
PhD – 1
|All accredited, pending renewal by TEQSA||Blended via AIB Adelaide||Doctor of Business Administration* [CRICOS # 057743A]
Doctor of Philosophy*[CRICOS # 057744M]
* AIB is currently not enrolling Student Visa holders; please continue to review our website for updates
+ AIB is currently not enrolling students in the Bachelor of Business Administration courses
# AIB is currently not enrolling students in the Master of Business Administration (Tourism and Hospitality Management) course
~ EFSTL as reported to the Department of Education
Australian Institute of Business Pty Limited (ACN 009 115 422, “AIB”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of AIB Education Group Pty Limited (ACN 604 951 162) and all of the trading activities of the group are conducted through AIB.
As required by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission, AIB submits independently audited annual financial statements which represent the consolidated financial statements of AIB Education Group Pty Limited and all of the activities of AIB.
AIB’s most current Statement of Financial Standing can be viewed here.
AIB has Tuition Assurance with the Australian Council of Private Education and Training (ACPET) as per its Australian Students Tuition Assurance Scheme (ASTA) until 31 December 2016; renewal of this cover is pending ACPET processing. Please see the AIB Tuition Assurance Statement on the AIB policies webpage for further information.