Kristof Van Houdt

a headshot photo of Kristof van Houdt
School: The Business School
Department: Business Innovation
Position: Associate Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-7185-0043

Kristof has more than 20 years of experience in the teaching industry and 8 years in education technology related roles. His areas of interest are adult education, the use of technology in the classroom, and from a research perspective neuroleadership and digital transformation.

  • MA in Digital Technology, Communication and Education (University of Manchester)
  • M.Ed. in English as a Second Language (The College of New Jersey)
  • Certified Professional in Logistics Management (CPLM)
  • Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA)
  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA)
  • Ironman Certified Coach
  • Certified Stryd Coach

  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management

  • Online education
  • Coaching and leadership
  • Neuroleadership
  • Digital Transformation
  • Employee wellbeing

  • Akbari, M., Nguyen, K., Van Houdt, K. & Kok, S. (2022), ‘Chapter 3. Fundamental concepts of lean and agile manufacturing’, In Nayak, R. (ed.), Lean Supply Chain Management in Fashion and Textile Industry, Springer
  • Akbari, M., Nguyen, H., McClelland, R. & Van Houdt, K. (2021). Design, Implementation and Academic Perspectives on Authentic Assessment for Applied Business Higher Education in a Top Performing Asian Economy. Education and Training.

  • 2017-Present: Coach K - Running and triathlon coach for amateur athletes and corporate clients
  • 2018-2022: Sunrise Events (Vietnam) - Assistant race director and consultant for sports events (Techcombank Marathon and Ironman 70.3 Vietnam)

  • 2019-Present: RMIT University, Vietnam - Associate Lecturer in The Business School (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
  • 2014-2020: RMIT University, Vietnam, Education Technology Coordinator and Senior Educator in the School of English and University Pathways
  • 2012-2014: ILA, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Product Development Manager for the Teenage and Adult Curriculum
  • 2008-2012: ILA, Ho Chi Minh City and Vung Tau, Vietnam - English Language Teacher
  • 2007-2008: CfBT Education, Kuantan, Malaysia - Project English Teacher
  • 2003-2007: EF English First, Chiang Mai, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - English Language Teacher and Academic Manager
  • 2002-2003: Panchasap School, Bangkok, Thailand - English Language Teacher and Head Instructor for 120 hr TEFL course for Thai English Teachers