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Muralitheran V Kanagarajoo

Head of Course - Asset & Maintenance Management
School of Engineering and Technology
Building 10 - Level 4
William Street, Perth, WA 6000
About Me

I am a Senior Lecturer, Project Management at CQU Perth and a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, United Kingdom . My research interest are:

  • Information systems security and governance
  • Business continuity planning 
  • Process improvements

My teaching include the following units:

  • PPMP 20009 Leading Lean Projects
  • PPMP 20011 Contract and Procurement Management
  • PPMP 20014 Complex Project Management
  • PPMP 20017 Project Management Internship


With 21 years of project management (PM) working experience spanning Project Management, Information Systems Application Management, Quality Management, Human Resource (HR) Management, and Manufacturing/Process Engineering. A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), I worked in the UK with various leading application solutions such as SAP Enterprise Buyer Professional, SAP Material Management Module, Oracle Discoverer Business Intelligence Tool and Computer Associates MANMANX Material Resource Planning Software. I was responsible for establishing project management governance for all SAP projects, enforcing software development standards for SAP ABAP development. I was the Project Manager serving as SEPG Head for the People Capability Maturity Model (PCMM) and Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) certifications.

I am a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a PRINCE2 certified practitioner and a Disaster Recovery Institute International’s Business Continuity Planning practitioner qualified as CBCV (Certified Business Continuity Vendor). Other certifications include a Motorola University certified Lean Six Sigma consultant , Certified Project Management Assessor from IPMA, Europe and a  Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) from IIBA, Canada.

Universities Studied At

· BSc (Hons) Chemistry, University Science Malaysia

· HNC Diploma in Networked Centered Computing (Hons), NIIT, Malaysia

· Masters of Science (Information Technology), University Science Malaysia

· Masters in Business Administration (MBA – General and Strategic Management), Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands

· Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD - Project Management), Edith Cowan University, Australia

Universities Worked At

1. EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY – ECU, Joondalup / Mt Lawley

Unit Coordinator and Sessional Lecturer, Semester 2, 2015 & 2016.

· Postgraduate course MAN 5702 - Project Cost Management (for the Master of Project Management / Master of Business Administration program).

· Undergraduate course MAN3612 – Project Management (for the Bachelor of Business / Project Management).

Sessional Lecturer, Semester 2, 2014.

· postgraduate course MAN 5702 -Project Cost Management (for the Master of Project Management / Master of Business Administration program).


Project Management Lecturer, Apr 2014 – Dec 2014

Part time teaching responsibility for the following program:

· Diploma in Project Management -BSB51413.

· Bachelor of Applied Management for Federation University (formerly known as University of Ballarat). Delivery of Project Management  course for on-campus and online teaching (using e-blackboard– Collaborate).



This award was given for teaching and learning capabilities for tertiary level education by Advance HE UK.

2.HONORARY MEMBER by Project Management Association of Nepal

This award was given for a project team development role that I took up to impart project management best practices. Areas covered include project scope, risk, time and cost management.

3.TECHNOPRENEUR AWARD by Multimedia Development Corporation, Malaysia

A business plan presentation which won a financial award of MYR150,000.00 to develop a prototype of a project governance monitoring and control software.

Professional Memberships

· Full Member of Information Systems Audit and Control Association, USA and Australian Chapter

· Full Member of International Institute of Business Analysis, Canada and Australian Chapter

· Full Member of Project Management Institute, USA

· Full Member of Disaster Recovery Institute International, USA


Reviewer for
  • International Journal of Managing Projects in Business
  • International Journal of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • 4609 Information Systems

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
I am currently available to supervise more research candidates
Current Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy
Introducing an architectural framework for social media integration in the project management lifecycle
Associate Supervisor
Master of Informatics
Blockchain technology for processing artwork transactions
Associate Supervisor
Research Interests
Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Business and Management - Business Information Systems
Project Management, Lean Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Business Process Improvement & Business Analysis


Communications Technologies - Communications Technologies not elsewhere classified
Blockchain Technology

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