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 and we'll include you in our communications, network series and seminars.

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Join our global LinkedIn group
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Tag us using #leanhe

Important Dates 2021

  • Global Conference
    Wednesday 20 to Friday 22 October

  • Network Event
    Tuesday 16 November

  • Network Event
    Wednesday 17 February 2022

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 New South Wales)

  • Stephan Clemens (Queensland University of Technology)

  • Phil Holley (Edith Cowan University)

  • Jodie Fielding (Griffith University)

  • Petra Cortiletti (University of Melbourne) - 2022 global conference host

News & Updates

Lean HE AsiaPacific Virtual MeetingAug 11, 2021

Lean HE AsiaPacific Virtual Meeting — May 19, 2021

Lean HE AsiaPacific Virtual Meeting — June 24, 2020

2019 Lean HE Australasia Meeting Meeting 2 — Jul 11, 2019 4:28:20 AM

February 15th 2019 - Agenda Network Meeting - University of Tasmania — Jan 15, 2019 5:47:16 AM

LEAN HE Seminar Series - December 6 2018 — Sep 20, 2018 1:30:20 AM

Lean HE UK Study Tour - following on from the Tromso Conference — Jul 20, 2018 4:29:57 AM

Lean HE Seminar Series - July 18, 2018 — Apr 20, 2018 4:34:25 AM

Lean HE Australasia: Could you host the International Lean HE Conference 2020? — Mar 12, 2018 4:31:13 AM

Australasia Network Meeting - Friday, February 23 2018 -Canberra — Dec 18, 2017 12:21:29 AM

Don't miss out! Just five weeks left to register for Lean HE Conference 2017! — Sep 19, 2017 9:57:23 PM

Griffith University - Seminar Series August 10 2017 — May 27, 2017 2:06:36 AM

Melbourne Seminar Series - May 4 2017 — Feb 21, 2017 1:19:57 AM

Lean in HE Practices/Second Meeting — Oct 29, 2016 10:32:54 PM

Workshop on Macquarie University's lean journey — Oct 29, 2016 10:31:55 PM

First Meeting! — Oct 29, 2016 10:28:23 PM

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: