Michael McLean


  • Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow Australian Organisation for Quality
  • Certified Management Consultant (Institute of Management Consultants Australia)
  • Federal Government Enterprise Connect consultant  – NSW and VIC
  • AusAID ASEAN Automotive Technical Specialist


  • Doctor of Education candidate QUT 2008  to present
  • Advanced Diploma of Management (NSW VETAB, ACPET, NRT: BSB60407)
  • Bachelor of Business (Major Business Administration; sub-major Organisation and Management ) UTS
  • Production Engineering Certificate (Tool Design, Metal and Plastic) SIT
  • Engineering Estimating and Cost Control Certificate, SIT
  • Fitting & Machining Certificate, SIT
  • Industrial Selling Certificate, SIT
  • Certificate IV Competitive Manufacturing (Swinburne University, Vic)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment TAA40104 (VRQA: NRT)
  • American Supplier Institute/Livonia Technical Services, Mi., USA – Automotive APQP+CP, PPAP, D&PFMEA, SPC (Six Sigma), Value Analysis and Value Engineering; Quality Operating System, QS9000/TS16949 QMS, Supplier QA
  • QCI International, Ca, USA  – TQM, Basic & Advanced SPC, QC Facilitation, Team Leadership, Self-managed teams, Lean
  • Ernst & Young, Detroit, USA – QFD. Hoshin Kanri, Design of Experiments, SPC/SQC
  • WDScott Inbucon – Advanced Organisation and Methods; Work Simplification, Clerical Work Management, Juran Institute USA TQ/SQM and Juran Trilogy
  • Bywater and Axon plc UK – Fundamental Cost Reduction, Change Management, ERP/EW Systems, BPM, Supply Chain, Transformation
  • National Safety Council of Australia – Managing Safety Function
  • Marshall McClelland – Accident Prevention and Loss Control

Academic Achievements:

  • Senior Associate, IMIA Centre for Strategic Business Studies http://imia.edu.au
  • 5 - Academic Peer Reviewed and Published Papers - AUSIMM Melbourne, QMOT Glasgow, IJQRM, IEEE Thailand and Hong Kong www.icmit2008.org
  • 525  conference papers, workshops, seminars – Australia, Canada, Fiji, Indonesia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, NZ, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Qatar, Scotland, Singapore, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam
  • Associate Lecturer, Centre for Continuing Eduction, Sydney University, Project Management Essentials, www.cce.usyd.edu.au
  • International Lecturer, School of Innovation and Operations Management, Thammasat Univity , Bangkok, Thailand  www.itu.tu.ac.th
  • Guest Lecturer Macquarie GSM and University of Western Sydney  – Strategy, Service Models, Process Models, Change Management
  • American Univesrsity of Cairo – Faculty of Science ansd Mathematics – Six Sigma Champions Program www.aucegypt.edu