Centre for Continuing Education

Craig Gowan

Craig Gowan


Craig is a highly experienced facilitator and consultant and has worked with numerous high profile organisations. This includes project management of change initiatives, implementation of new systems, and the facilitation of education in leadership/management, strategy, finance, project management, risk management, coaching, customer service and corporate/financial systems.

Craig is a faculty member of the AIM Business School, delivering the Managing Financial Resources subject to graduate students. He is an Associate Lecturer at Macquarie University Business School, a casual lecturer at Central Queensland University, and has previously lectured at Charles Sturt University.

Since 2003, Craig has been a facilitator at the Australian Institute of Management, develops and delivers education programs for the Australian Human Resources Institute and competency–based training for the HR Space. Craig has also developed and delivers finance education for the Australian Property Council Academy. He has recently teamed with the Governance Institute of Australia to develop elearning for Board and Committee members in governance responsibilities.

Between 2001 and 2003, Craig worked on a contract with Westpac Banking Corporation’s Learning and Development team in Sydney. Craig helped develop and deliver training programs in the SAP Employee Self Service and Manager Self Service modules, as well as the COGNOS reporting system. Craig delivered training programs to over 2000 employees and managers during this time.

Craig has been a founding shareholder of two entrepreneurial start-ups, and was the Chief Financial Officer of RealTime Minds Pty Ltd between 2013 and 2015. Craig was previously the HRIS and Occupational Risk Manager for Sydney Water, and has delivered super-user training for SAP and Aurion HRIS products. He has also owned and operated a small business in the hospitality and retail sectors, and was partner in a Point of Sale systems implementation and training business focusing on the retail and hospitality sectors.

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