Professional Advancement

AMI Accreditation, Endorsement, & Recognition Program


For Tertiary Programs

By selecting a tertiary program rigorously vetted by the Australia’s leading marketing body, you can be confident that you are participating in a quality program examined by an independent third-party, with knowledge of the needs of industry and practitioners of tomorrow.


For VET or Industry Programs

By selecting a VET program or in-house corporate program that has been AMI Endorsed, you can be confident that the curriculum and delivery has been reviewed for strong quality assurance and the relevance across industry and sectors.


For Overseas Tertiary Programs

The AMI reciprocally recognise tertiary programs that have been rigorously vetted by our sister marketing associations overseas and are comparable to our AMI Accreditation process. This allows a pathway towards CPM status for practitioners coming into Australia. Click here to see CIM approved programs.

AMI Accredited

AMI Endorsed

AMI Recognised

Why choose an AMI Accredited or Endorsed course?

  • Be confident you are participating in a quality program rigorously examined by an independent third-party
  • Fast track your pathway to becoming a Certified Practising Marketer – the peak professional standard for practitioners in Australia.
  • Take advantage of the complimentary AMI student membership*
  • Request a copy of a reference letter from AMI for prospective employers
  • Complimentary Graduate certificate available on request

Disclaimer: Click on a logo to see the list of accredited / endorsed programs. Only those programs listed in the above have been accredited by the Australian Marketing Institute and as such are eligible for free student membership and credits towards becoming a CPM upon completion. If there are other programs offered by the Institution but are not listed above, please do not hesitate to email the AMI, to verify whether they are eligible for credit before commencing studies.

FREE Student Membership

FREE Student Membership

The Institute offers FREE Student Membership to current students of the AMI Accredited and AMI Endorsed programs*.

By joining the Australian Marketing Institute as a student member, you will become a member of Australia’s only professional body for marketers which provides members with a pathway to become leaders with Certified Practising Marketer certification.

If you’re a student of one of the programs listed above, apply for your FREE AMI Student Membership online today! Please note, the offer is valid for new members only.

* Students or practitioners completing an AMI Recognised program or AMI Endorsed in-house corporate program are not eligible for complimentary student membership.



Accreditation & Professional
Advancement Board Committee

John Clay

John Clay

Chair of Professional Advancement Committee | Principal – Clay Advisory

• Certified Practising Marketer, Australian Marketing Institute
• Fellow, Australian Marketing Institute
• Leadership Development Program, Mt Eliza Business School
• MBA in Marketing, University of Nottingham
• Postgraduate Diploma in Business Analytics, Strategic Management, Lancaster University
• BA Hons, Human Movement Studies, Leeds Becket University

Demetri Hughes

Demetri Hughes

Deputy Chair | Managing Director – 1Up Communications

• Master of Business (Integrated Marketing Communications), Queensland University of Technology
• Master of Business (Public Relations), Queensland University of Technology
• Bachelor of Business Management, University of Queensland
• Fellow, Australian Marketing Institute
• Fellow, Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK)
• Certified Practising Marketer, Australian Marketing Institute

Nicholas Ridis

Nicholas Ridis

Academic | Director (Board Member) Australian Marketing Institute | Founder AVODKA & maleMorphosis entrepreneur

• Bachelor of Marketing, University of South Australia
• Associate Diploma in Built Environment (Building), University of South Australia
• Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Technology Sydney (in progress)
• Member, Australian Institute of Directors
• Fellow, Australian Marketing Institute
• Fellow, Australian Institute of Management
• Certified Practising Marketer, Australian Marketing Institute
• Certified Practising Manager, Australian Institute of Management

Mona Lolas

Mona Lolas

Director (Board Member) ICON APAC | Executive Partner of Forrester

• Certified Practising Marketer, Australian Marketing Institute
• B2B Marketing Pro Certification, SiriusDecisions
• BA, English and Literature, Macquarie University

Frank Alpert

Frank Alpert

Tertiary Sector Advisor | Associate Professor of Marketing – The University of Queensland

• PhD of Business (Marketing), University of Southern California, Los Angeles
• Master of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
• Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley
• Fellow, Australian Marketing Institute
• Certified Practising Marketer, Australian Marketing Institute

Dr Violetta Wilk

Dr Violetta Wilk

PhD, BCom (Hons), FAMI CPM

• Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Coordinator for the School of Business and Law
• Unit Coordinator for MKT2805 Social Media Marketing, MKT5325 Applied Digital Marketing & FBL6140 Thesis Preparation
• Lecturer & Researcher in Digital and Social Media Marketing
• School of Business and Law
• Edith Cowan University