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Innovation Scholarship Winners & Papers

TDA AVETRA Scholarship Winner 2014: David McLean

Paper: Meeting client demand for health service providers: a service design approach

About David McLean

David McLean is the Deputy Head of School (Business Services) in RMIT’s School of Vocational Business Education. His industry group delivers a broad range of business qualifications including a New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) program and RMIT’s Associate Degree in Business. David is interested in continual innovation in the sector and has contributed to the design and development of learning resources, non-semester based delivery models and the establishment of youth programs. He is currently interested in how mentored enterprise development programs provide strong vocational outcomes for students. He enjoys writing papers from a practitioner perspective and, further to the TDA/AVETRA Innovation Scholarship, was also awarded the AVETRA Early Career Researcher Award in 2011.