The Australian Institute of Business (AIB) has announced its specialised MBA in Human Resource Management has been granted accreditation by the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) from January 2019. AHRI is the professional association for human resource practitioners in Australia and is tasked with ensuring HR professionals and people managers have the essential prerequisite skills and knowledge required to work in the HR profession.

Regarded as the practical business school, AIB will be one of the first private higher educations provider to receive the respected AHRI accreditation for a postgraduate HR qualification. Lyn Goodear, AHRI CEO and AIB Industry Guest Lecturer, says, “We’re delighted to welcome AIB as an AHRI accredited education provider. Accreditation is an important factor to consider when weighing up study options, and it is our job as an accrediting body to help instil confidence in the education choices of HR practitioners. AHRI goes through a highly rigorous process to ensure the academic integrity of the courses we accredit, which involves mapping course curriculums to AHRI’s respected Model of Excellence.”

On the value of the accreditation for AIB, CEO Paul Wappett explains, “This AHRI accreditation will give our students greater professional recognition and enhanced credibility as managers in all fields. We are very proud of our MBA programme’s alignment with industry as it empowers our students in their workplaces, as well as prepares them for what the future of work may bring.”

AIB delivers its MBA 100 percent online to enable busy professionals to study while they work and apply the learning immediately in the workplace.

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