Professional Development Packages

Professional Development at IMA

The Islamic Museum of Australia is a cultural institution that educates the wider community about the role of Islam through the arts, in an inclusive and open setting. Our professional development seminars focus on celebrating the diversity of Australian Identity in collaboration with leading community organisations in order to foster positive change within Australian society.

Professional Development seminars held at the Islamic Museum are tailored to suit the needs and requirements of our clients. Activities range from empowering speeches and presentations by community leaders, to a guided tour of the IMA galleries, a Middle Eastern banquet lunch and a visit to a local mosque!

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES

All Professional Development Packages at IMA are carefully tailored to fulfill the following educational objectives:

  • To educate professional development participants about the facets of the Islamic faith in an inclusive setting.
  • To challenge and discuss stereotypes about Australian Muslim Identity.
  • To foster a discussion about implementing cross-cultural understandings in the daily work of community organisations.
  • To share community stories and offer workshop participants an opportunity to ‘Meet an Australian Muslim’.
  • To create a sense of community cohesion and celebrate the multiple facets of multicultural Australian identity.

To help you begin to plan your tailored IMA Professional Development Package, browse through our available activities:

  • An Introduction to Islam (1 Hour)
  • Cultural Awareness Training (1 Hour)
  • Guided Tour of IMA (1 Hour)
  • Islamic Art and Crafts Activity (1 Hour)
  • Excursion to Local Mosque (1 Hour)
  • Meet a Muslim – Q & A (1 Hour)

If there’s an activity you had in mind for your organisation – let us know and we can tailor something specific for you!

Banquet Lunch Packages

Fancy a fluffy falafel? A rich and decadent tagine devoured with fluffy rice? A selection of wraps stuffed with homemade kefta, delicately spiced chicken, or juicy lamb?

Lucky for you – all of our Professional Development Packages can be tailored to include a banquet Middle Eastern Lunch.

Browse through our flavourful offerings today!

Testimonials

The Victorian Police Force recently described their Professional Development Day held at the IMA as transformative in helping to bring light to Australian Muslim identity

“The tour of the museum and personality/attitude of our guide. She was fantastic and engaging”
“Lunch was superb”
“Bubbly personality of museum tour”
“The Mosque tour was great as I had never been in one before”

Through our professional development seminars, the IMA aims to fulfill it’s long term vision of working towards a cohesive and unified Australia, grounded upon celebrating what makes each and every one of us unique.

Don’t delay – book your professional development day at IMA today!