Our approach in using the Insendi learning platform has been to divide the subjects into small segments and consider what the optimal activity could be for you to achieve your learning outcome. You will find numerous engaging and inspiring learning activities, ranging from asynchronous lecture and guest speaker presentation recordings for knowledge acquisition to synchronous classes for knowledge sharing, such as webinar, group chat, discussion board, and so on. Throughout the online study journey, our qualified and responsive teaching team will fully support you and provide you guidance.
We are part of the Future of Management Education (FOME) Alliance Made up of Business Schools who have a vision of creating leading, engaging and innovative online learning business education courses, we work with our partners including EDHEC, IE Business School, Imperial Business School and ESMT Berlin to achieve best practice. We encourage our students to consider online electives at our partner institutions as part of their studies.
Who will you learn from?
Professor William Ho, Program Director, Master of Supply Chain Management
Professor William Ho’s research expertise includes supply chain risk management, sustainable supply chain management, and strategic sourcing. He has developed mathematical programming models, AI techniques, and decision-making frameworks to enable sectors (e.g., automotive, construction, electronics, and renewable energy) to build resilient and sustainable supply chains. Professor Ho shares his supply chain research breakthroughs with students so they can confidently apply concepts and techniques in their careers.
Associate Professor Lusheng Shao, Area Head of the Operations Management group
Associate Professor Lusheng Shao’s research expertise includes competition in supply chains, contracts and incentives, commodity procurement, and sustainable operations. A winner of multiple research awards, he develops optimisation and game theory models aimed at improving supply chain efficiency and managing uncertainties. His teaching focuses on business analytics, decision analysis, and supply chain management for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Dr. Medo Pournader
Dr. Mehrdokht (Medo) Pournader is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Adviser with past experience as an MBA Program Coordinator for Macquarie Business School.Dr. Mehrdokht (Medo) Pournader is a Senior Lecturer and Academic Adviser with past experience as an MBA Program Coordinator for Macquarie Business School.
Her research interests primarily involve managing operational/behavioural/sustainability-related risks in supply chains. She implements research and industry projects around these topics which consider transformative technologies. Medo collaborates with a wide network of international and Australian academics and professional bodies.
Dr. Niharika Garud
Dr. Niharika Garud specialises in technology and innovation management, organizational psychology, judgment and decision-making. She studies perspectives or organizational value chains in management of technology, innovation, and engineering; and uses insights from this in her teaching. Her research has been published in top management journals such as Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, and Harvard Business Review.