Lean HE AsiaPacific

Welcome to Lean HE AsiaPacific

This network will give Universities the opportunity to share best practice to support service improvement efforts across the sector. The network will be a learning hub and a community of practice, enabling universities the opportunity to engage, collaborate and establish Lean in HE as a business improvement methodology in AsiaPacific. The aim of the network is to support the use of Lean and other Continuous Improvement methodology and tools in HE to facilitate service improvement efforts across the university sector.

How to get involved

Our goal is to connect you with others in the higher education field that are considering how the Lean methodology can be used to improve service. Getting involved is easy - send your contact information or complete our application form and we'll include you in our communications, network series and seminars.

Membership form
Join our Asia Pacific LinkedIn group
Join our global LinkedIn group
Follow Lean in Higher Education Global on Twitter
Tag us using #leanhe

Important Dates 2022

  • Steering Committee - Monday 7th March

  • Network Event - Monday 27th April

  • Steering Committee - Monday 2nd May

  • Steering Committee - Wednesday 8 June

  • Network Event - Thursday 14 July

  • Steering Committee - Wednesday 3 August

  • Steering Committee - Tuesday 6 September

  • Steering Committee - Tuesday 4 October

  • Global Conference - Wed 19 to Fri 21 October
    Hosted by University of Melbourne

  • Network Event - Tuesday 29 November

AsiaPacific Steering Committee

The AsiaPacific Steering Committee is governed by a steering group:

  • Melissa Hankinson (University of Canberra) - Chair

  • Bikramjit Ghosh (University of Tasmania) - Secretary

  • Kate Aylmore (Charles Sturt University) - Communications lead

  • Alli Chensee (University of Sydney)

  • Phil Holley (Edith Cowan University)

  • Elissa Whan (University of Melbourne) - 2022 global conference host

Publications and Links

Network for Change and Continuous Improvement - ncci-cu.org

Official Journal of Lean Global Network - providing insight into Lean thinking and practice to help you with the strategies and tools for change planet-lean.com

Best Practice Guide; Evidencing the benefits of Business Process Improvement in Higher Education
Lawrence H; Cairns N.J. (2015) University of Strathclyde

Becoming a Lean University: The case of the University of St Andrews
Robinson M and Yorkstone S (2011)

We welcome all interested higher education staff to attend our seminars, meetings and conferences. Members of the network are from all of the universities listed below: