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The Fast-Track MBA

Designed for busy working professionals, this fully online MBA course is highly flexible and delivered with interactive, bite-sized content and personalised student support.

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Dr Chad Dean

Lecturer, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Discipline

Phd (Entrepreneurship/SME Development) MBA (OM), Pd (Economic Studies/Accounting), BA (PS/PA)

Research and teaching specialties

Entrepreneurship Small Business Development Supply Chain and Operations Management Economic Studies and Accounting Political Studies and Public Administration

With over 15 years experience, Dr Chad has taught at University of Newcastle (Supervising PhD students), Edith Cowan University (Master of Project Management) ,. Training institutions (Employee Development Programs) and several International Universities (London School of Economics) prior to joining AIB. Dr Chad is competent in developing curriculum, evaluating skills and delivering face-to-face, virtual training programs and courses including: Operations and Logistics Management, Project Management, Quality Management, Leadership, Entrepreneurship and SME Management.

Dr Chad have a solid track record in successfully launching several entrepreneurial initiatives and managing projects in construction, IT, health,  services and education. Dr Chad’s helped develop and manage business incubators, R&Ds, and business development units both locally and internationally. Dr Chad also founded and managed an import company’s operations and processes. Dr Chad also runs his own management consulting company helping SMEs enhance their operations and supply chain management processes, including continuity planning, project management, problem analysis and resolution.

Dr Chad’s teaching philosophy centres around structured but customised approach to teaching where the nexus between academia and industry lives.  At the core is relevant prompt response and industry-based discussions and scenarios. The focus is on improving the ability to solve non-linear problems and make complex decisions. The overall goal is to become more resilient and adaptable in these challenging times.

Email:  Chad.Dean@aib.edu.au

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