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DATUK DR. DOMINIC

LAU HOE CHAI

National President of
Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia

ABOUT ME

Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau is the Adjunct Professor for the Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research and also member of Industry Expert Advisory Panel (IEAP) for Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC). He is also former Professor in Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Prior to joining UTM, Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau was a certified Blue Ocean Strategy practitioner and formerly the Director of Applied Research Centre of Blue Ocean Strategy Regional Centre in UCSI University. He has successfully completed the Blue Ocean Strategy qualification process administered by the Blue Ocean Strategy–Initiative Centre guided directly by Prof. Kim Chan, the author of Blue Ocean Strategy.  Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau is also the founder of leading consulting firm in Malaysia named SQC Consulting Group since June 1995 and currently acting as a Technical Advisor.

Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau is a practitioner in the field of quality management system & business management.  He was IATCA registered Lead Assessor (IRCA, QSA & MRCA).  As a specialist in consultation & training industry, he has assisted numerous companies achieve business excellence by embracing the use of state-of-the-art technical & management improvement systems & principles.

By virtue of his qualification and experience in the field of quality management system and business management, Datuk Dr Dominic Lau was appointed by the Japan Register of Certificated Auditors (JRCA) to help the Japanese Auditors in Malaysia verify their competence in the Auditing System.  He was also a registered consultant of the Department of Standard Malaysia and is a registered chemist for his sought after skill and expertise in Business Performance Improvement, Total Customer Satisfaction, Total Quality Management, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO/IEC 17025, Process Reengineering, Change Management and Strategic Planning. He has written seven books in the areas of strategic management, entrepreneurship, and quality assurance as well as Blue Ocean Strategy.

Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau released his publication of “Blue Ocean Strategy” on 15 successful cases of the application of Blue Ocean Strategy in the Malaysian context and also published a book in regards to Blue Ocean Strategy in politics in 2012. Recent publication was his second book on “Blue Ocean Strategy” on the implementation of Blue Ocean Strategy tools and techniques. He was also awarded as Honouree for The Outstanding Young Malaysian Award in year 2002 for the category of Personal Development and Accomplishment and also conferred as Penang Top 10 Outstanding Chinese Youth Award in year 2004. In honour of his contribution to the Junior Chamber International has conferred him with JCI Senatorship 2006–Life membership title.

In recognition of his credentials, Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau is an appointed columnist in Malaysian’s leading dailies as SinChew Jit Poh, Kwong Wah Yit Poh, Oriental Daily and so on. Besides, he has also made his presence felt on TV in regards to management system programme and current issue forum. He is a sought after speaker and participates actively in various national and international conferences. He is also active in research publications and has written numerous papers in academic journals.

His passion and interest in knowledge development has earned him an Adjunct Professor in TAC UC as well as the lecturer and academic supervisor for Warwick University, UK Master Program students. Datuk Dr. Lau also has been appointed as an external examiner for Southern College for BBA program.

Datuk Dr. Dominic Lau has demonstrated much commitment, enthusiasm and passion in the political field and has been elected as the Gerakan National President since year 2018 to take the lead and helm the Party. He is actively involved in all political aspects and contexts as an independent party following the decision by Party Leadership for Gerakan to rescind from Barisan National alliance.

拿督刘华才博士毕业于美国的康贝尔大学,较后在英国的华威大学攻读硕士,之后在马来西亚工艺大学考获博士学位。刘博士目前是拉曼大学学院客座教授。在这之前,刘博士是马来西亚工艺大学教授,也曾经任职UCSI 大学副教授兼蓝海战略应用研究中心总监,同时是获得认证的蓝海战略顾问师。在学术界,刘博士不仅常被受邀担任学术导师,也被大专学院委任为外部学术监考员。刘博士在2002年获选为马来西亚十大杰出青年奖之个人发展及成就奖得奖人。刘博士也在2004年荣获第一届槟州十大华裔杰出青年奖。

在还没投身教育界之前,刘博士曾创办一家管理顾问公司,专长于培训企业主管、员工品质提升训练及工作改进等课程,并曾辅导超过1000家公司建立与通过ISO系列认证系统,经验丰富遍及各行各业。刘博士常主持厂内外训练课程,教学浅白易懂,深受企业界好评。由于具备品管及企业方面的专业知识,刘博士曾执笔于星洲日报、南洋商报、光华日报及诗华日报等媒体定期发表有关品管方面的专题文章。刘博士也把这些累积多年的文章及与企业定期分享的精彩内容,编辑成册,先后推出了“品管记”、“品管记II品管世纪”及“企管记”三本书。

刘博士在2007年成功地编撰了“马来西亚蓝海策略”一书。这是马来西亚第一本“蓝海策略”,通过本书15个不论在地缘或人文背景都与读者相当接近的成功案例,可以帮助更多马来西亚的企业找到属于自己的“蓝海”。刘博士的另一作品“蓝海战略2-畅游蓝海”是依据金伟璨教授在教导企业组织蓝海战略的程序中所得到的成效而整理编撰出来的。书中也除了解释各种蓝海战略工具的应用,也详细引用马来西亚和国外的案例分享,讲解其企业的蓝海工具应用所遇到的挑战和难度。除此之外,本书所提及的各项蓝海工具名称都有中英文对照,可以让读者联系上由金伟璨及莫伯尼编写的《蓝海战略》(Blue Ocean Strategy)一书当中的精髓。他希望“畅游蓝海”能让更多的马来西亚企业得到启发,并帮助他们脱离红海,有效和系统化来应用蓝海战略工具,去创造本身的蓝海,迈向高价值低成本之路!

刘博士也通过民政党推出了一本有关政治的书籍,编撰了“政经蓝海”一书。本书收纳了52篇文章,涵盖了刘博士在针对一些政治、时事课题所发表的核心立场及看法,深入浅出,也希望通过本书,鼓励读者可以从多方面、多角度探讨问题,实践提供正确政治文化信息。

刘博士曾接受大马第五广播电台、大马第二电视台“新视线”及寰宇电视ASTRO邀请作有关品质方面的专访和课题分享,也在马来西亚工商资讯网之“名人访谈”中分享企业管理。另外,刘博士也受邀担任大马第二电视台“黄金转机”其中单元主持及华语议论节目“你怎么说”也曾邀请刘博士担任其节目的现场嘉宾之一。由此可见,刘博士在企管方面的学术与专长是备受各界肯定与好评的。

除此之外,刘博士也积极参与和活跃于政治领域,在2018年票选为新任民政党全国党主席,任职至2023年。在民政党退出国阵阵线之后,他积极带领民政党成为马来西亚的独立政党,高调问政,关心国家政策。民政党于2021年正式加入国盟,继续维护人民的利益,为民服务。

MY PROFILE

Experience

  • Adjunct Professor for the Centre for Postgraduate Studies & Research, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC);
  • Former Professor in Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM);
  • Certified Blue Ocean Strategy Practitioner;
  • Founder and Technical Advisor of SQC Management Sdn Bhd, responsible to advice on the overall business development of the company on Quality Management Consultancy, marketing, public & in-house training service of Quality Strategies;
  • Former Director of Applied Research Centre of UCSI Blue Ocean Strategy Regional Centre;
  • Managing Consultant in Quality System consulting firm. Responsible for development of Quality Management Systems, Training, Quality Auditing and Implementation of ISO 9000 standards in a wide range of industries include but not limited to concrete, piles, plastics, food, chemical, electronics, machinery, rubber, pharmaceutical, paper and toys;
  • QA Chemist in Acid Manufacturing factory. Responsible for the implementation of ISO 9000 standard, quality control and quality assurance.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry, Campbell University, USA

  • Master of Science in Engineering Business Management, Warwick University

  • PhD in Engineering Business Management, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

WEEKLY COLUMNS

throughout the years…

刘华才:行动党别混淆人民

刘华才:行动党别混淆人民

我在想,既然行动党那么关注环境保护课题,那为何在疫情严重肆虐槟州期间,州政府不顾民意强烈反对,还是一意狐行的要去落实槟城南部填海计划呢?

刘华才:勿鸡蛋里挑骨头

刘华才:勿鸡蛋里挑骨头

希盟和行动党领袖们,如果在我国外交事务上无法帮忙,也不应该倒米,更不应该鸡蛋里挑骨头!

刘华才:永续核心理念

刘华才:永续核心理念

民政党的核心理念始终如一,只不过实行的方式会改变,因为党必须与时代并进,也将永续的将核心理念传承下去。

刘华才:强化配套振经济

刘华才:强化配套振经济

政府推出总额200亿令吉的“经济与人民强化配套”(PEMERKASA)凸显了国盟政府是一个真正以民为本的政府。

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