Fully accredited in Australia and internationally recognised
Australian Institute of Business, known to many as AIB, is a registered higher education provider that has an array of high quality tertiary programmes for busy working adults, including Australia’s most popular MBA, the AIB MBA.
We may have over 30 years of history and we are one of the most established private education institutions in Australia but we are future focused and dedicated to continuous improvement.
AIB is a globally recognised institution that caters specifically to working adults. AIB higher education programmes are accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and internationally recognised.
Furthermore we are recognised by a number of international government departments, agencies and registries. So when you are going for that next job or business deal, planning to move overseas, or looking to enrol in your next qualification – you can be assured that our degrees are fully accredited and internationally recognised.
Accredited higher education courses
AIB is currently delivering the following courses:
|Courses:||Qualifications (recognised with the AQF)||Annual enrolment numbers (2018 EFTSL)~||Accreditation Status||Location of delivery||CRICOS Registered*|
|Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)||
||DipMgt – 20.02
BBA – 162.41
|All accredited until 16 March 2020||Blended via Overseas Teaching Centres only, (delivery ceased on 31 October 2019.)||No|
|Master of Business Administration (MBA)||
||Grad CertMgt – 517.00
MBA – 1239.63
|All accredited||Online via AIB Adelaide only.
Blended via Overseas Teaching Centre ceased on 31 October 2019.
|Master of Management (MMgt)||
||MMgt – 0.00||All accredited||Blended via AIB Adelaide||No|
||DBA – 6.75 PhD – 0.00||All accredited||Blended via AIB Adelaide||No|
* AIB withdrew its CRICOS registration in January 2019 and Student Visa holders are no longer eligible for enrolment in any of AIB’s courses.
Our degrees are practical
Business isn’t just theory. Neither are our degrees.
Practical learning has been embedded throughout the subjects we offer, to ensure we create effective business leaders and high performing managers.
Our degrees are flexible
AIB are responsive to the needs of the modern world and busy professionals with families, careers, commitments and demands of everyday life and our study and online learning options are flexible.
AIB first began as a management consultancy incorporated in 1984 as Gibaran Pty Ltd (Gibaran) and obtained accreditation to deliver its first higher education course in 1995. On 1 July 2011, Gibaran rebranded as the Australian Institute of Business Pty Ltd and its constitution can be reviewed here.
We are the first private provider accredited to offer prestigious research degrees, including Master of Management, Master of Management (Research), Doctor of Business Administration (DBA), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Board of Directors
The AIB Board of Directors as the corporate governing body is collectively responsible for AIB operations and course delivery, and is comprised of:
- Daren McKennay (Chair)
- Joel Abraham
- Sanjay Abraham
- Michael Carpenter
- Emeritus Professor Hilary Winchester
The AIB Academic Board oversees the development and implementation of our 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.
Executive Management Team
The AIB executive management team oversees the daily operations of AIB and reports to the Board of Directors:
- Paul Wappett – Chief Executive Officer
- Prof Ingrid Day – Academic Dean
- Jo Thomas – Chief Operating Officer
AIB’s organisation structure can be reviewed here.
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 and 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.
View AIB’s most current Statement of Financial Standing here.
The Commonwealth Department of Education and Training has granted AIB temporary exemption for Tuition Assurance for 2018 until a new national strategy has been developed. Please see the AIB Tuition Assurance Statement on the AIB policies web page for further information.