Track: Doctoral Dissertation Competition
This paper aims to conceptually contributes to ideas about implementing Lean Supply Chain (LSC) approach in halal eduaction industry as continuous improvement key for quality excellence to achieve sustainable competitive advantage. The method used in this conceptual paper is based from literature reviews from reputable journal articles. Halal education is literally a new concept in halal industry which define as Islamic Education Service Provider (IESP) where in its suplly chain consists of integrated business activities that giving services to the input (students) in order to have deliverable outcome (performance and benefits). Halal eduction takes Islamic value as the supreme and guiding tools in education processes. LSC operational model applied based on five lean principles in the supply chain: specifying value, identifying value stream, redesigning the process to eliminate waste, implementing and evaluating the updated processes and manage toward perfection. It was discovered that through the 5 principles of lean in supply chain, waste occured in operational activities of IESP suplly chain could be defined and eliminated. 7Ps Chainpreneur consists of people, policy, performance, product, path, process and philosophy are linked and used as key quality excellence in halal education. LSC operational model could be appplied to IESP industry which willing to improve the service quality and sustain in the industry by strenghtening its brand with halal or ISlamic value.