15 September 2016

AMI Builds Marketers a pathway to the Boardroom


Sydney, Australia— The Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) is acting on marketing professionals aspirations to gain a board position by partnering with leading Australian organisations that will comprehensively help marketers gain a seat at the board table.


In a recent AMI member survey, it revealed that gaining a board position as a career was the second most important career goal.


In response to AMI’s members’ high demand to acquire a board position, AMI will be working closely with Australian Associations including the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and Board Direction to provide a wide range of programs to assist members in acquiring board positions and cementing their board careers.  


Lee Tonitto, CEO of AMI, commented, “It is exciting to see that we are able to offer marketers with the tools and skills necessary to achieve their career goals. Boards are increasingly in search of Marketers with authentic marketing skills and it is rewarding to know that AMI will be assisting Marketer’s to gain a seat at the board table”.


The programs include:


Company Directors CourseTM


The AICD’s intensive 5-day course with optional assessment which will cement directorship skills, knowledge, duties and responsibilities.  For further information click here


Board Search Masterclass


Board Direction’s half day workshop to help participants gain practical skills to shortcut the journey to a board appointment.  For further information click here



About AMI

The purpose of the Australian Marketing Institute is to provide cutting-edge marketing theory and practice to fuel profess in the careers of marketers. AMI has advanced the marketing profession since 1933, and today is Australia's pre-eminent professional marketing body.

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