Conferences

“BOSCARD, what is it and how to use it in a HE context” 5th International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for Higher Education, June 24 – 25, 2019; Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.

“Lean – what direction?” University Strategic Planning & Resource Management Conference, March 27-28, 2019; Criterion Conferences, Melbourne, Australia.

“Lean and the University of St Andrews – Lean and Ghanaian universities” Inauguration and 1st Annual Conference of The National Union of Ghanaian Students Scotland, 27 October 2018; The African Art Center, Glasgow, Scotland.

“Lessons learned from more than 10 years of implementing Lean at the University of St Andrews” Implementing, Measuring and Sustaining Change, Lean HE Hub Annual Conference, 1 – 3 November 2017; Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia,

“Applying LEAN Concepts to Your Complex Back-Office Operations” SSON, 2nd Shared Services in Higher Education, April 24 – 26 2017; Dallas, TX, USA.

“The St Andrews Lean Model” Une Nouvelle Vision/A New Vision, Network for Change and Continuous Innovation 17th Annual Conference, 14 – 16 July 2016; Montreal, Canada.

“The University of St Andrews Lean Model” Supporting Next Generation Lean Thinking, European Lean Educator Conference, 17 – 18 September 2015; Sodertalje, Sweden.

“Implementing Lean in HE Across the Oceans” Lean HE Annual Conference, 10 – 11 September 2015; Waterloo, Canada.

“The University of St Andrews Lean Model: Frameworks, Lean Tools and Techniques and Lessons Learned” Driving Lean Change in Higher Education, Lean HE Hub Annual Conference, 10 – 11 September 2015; University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.

“Lessons Learned” Continuous Improvement: Inspiring Better Public Services, Open Forum Events, 28 May 2014; Manchester, UK.

“How to make lean process improvement work: The practicalities of adopting the lean model of continuous improvement” Business Improvement in Universities, 24 – 25 September 2014; Melbourne, Australia.

“Selecting the right methodologies and tools for your university” Business Improvement in Universities, 24 – 25 September 2014; Melbourne, Australia.

“Doing Lean in HE, Case Study: Learning from the University of St Andrews” Second International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for HE, 2 – 3 June 2014; HAN University of Applied Sciences, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

“Should you invest in Lean?” Higher Education Strategic Planners Association Annual Conference, 6 – 7 February 2014; University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.

“Our Lean Journey: A Retrospective” Coventry LEAN, 10 September 2013; Coventry University, Coventry, UK.

“The University of St. Andrews Lean Journey” First International Conference on Lean Six Sigma for HE, 24 – 25 June 2013; University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

“How to get people on Board”  the Lunatics are Taking Over the Asylum: Organisational Change Through Lean, 26 September 2012; University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK.

“How to Get People on Board” Lean in Public Services and Higher Education: Transforming the Public Sector, British Academy of Management, 25 – 27 January 2012; University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK.

“The 5-day Lean Event” Lean Thinking in Universities, 11 – 12 November 2010; University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.

“Lean in the University of St Andrews” Implementing Lean Management in Business Schools, 15 March 2010; the Association of Business Schools, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK.

“What is Lean, how relevant is it, and could it work for me?” Tips to Avoid the Bunker, Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association Corporate Information Systems Group (UCISA CISG), 18 – 20 November 2009; St Andrews, Scotland.

“Value Stream mapping and benefits” Benefits Realisation for Public Sector Continuous Improvement, 29 – 30 September 2008; University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland.

Seminars and Workshops

“Introducing Lean in Higher Education” King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals’ Towards Transforming Education for the Future of Work, August 19 – 20 2019; Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Implementing Lean: Putting Theory Into Practice” CeeD (Centre for Engineering Education and Development) and Fife Economy Partnership, February 27 2017; St Andrews, Scotland.

“The Lean approach to continuously improving organisational processes” St Andrews Business Club, 21 September 2016; St Andrews, Scotland.

“Lean at the University of St Andrews” Georgian College, 19 July 2016; Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

“Implementing Lean in Higher Education” Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine, March 3, 2016; Dubai, UAE.

“Lean Management im Hochschulbereich am Beispiel der University of St. Andrews” Nordlicht Management Consulting, 19 – 20 September 2012; Berlin and Essen, Germany.