Instructor: Michael Wallace

Michael Wallace
Biography: Michael Wallace is an internationally recognized authority on the leadership of engineering and technical projects and organizations with 35 years of experience in aerospace process management specializing in knowledge-based engineering and lean manufacturing and information technology. During his 26 years with The Boeing Company, Wallace led the design and implementation of quality improvement techniques including process-based management, knowledge-based engineering and quality management. As a project manager with The Boeing Company, he was instrumental in introducing process management in factory and office environs and defining and leading process improvement projects that encompassed enhancements in lean manufacturing and information technology. Since retiring from The Boeing Company, Wallace is a frequent lecturer and keynote presenter on process-based management, along with other related topics such as project management, lean manufacturing and system analysis. He was a Baldrige Examiner with the Kansas Award for Excellence and a board member of the Kansas Center for Performance Excellence. Wallace has an M.B.A. from Wichita State University with extensive study in business and constitutional law and a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Kansas.

Course taught by this instructor:
Process-Based Management in Aerospace: Defining, Improving and Sustaining Processes

Classes by this instructor


The History of Aviation in Kansas
The Wright Brothers made history with the 1st powered flight in 1903. It did not take Kansas long to follow in the development, manufacturing, and sales of airplanes, with Wichita being anointed the Air Capital of the World in 1928. We'll explore the last 100 years of aviation in Kansas and study the individuals and companies who led the charge.

Instructor Bio: Michael Wallace is an internationally recognized authority on Leadership & Business Development with 35 years in Aerospace. During his 26 years with Boeing, Wallace led the design and implementation of advanced technologies, including Artificial Intelligence. Since retiring, Wallace is a frequent lecturer and keynote presenter on all areas of business management. He has an MBA from Wichita State University and a BS in Mathematics from the University of Kansas.

February 29, 2024 to March 14, 2024, KU Edwards Campus, 163 Regnier Hall, In Person and Online