Director of the UNESCO Chair for Business Administration
The UNESCO Chair for Business Administration from the Bucharest University of Economic Studies is unique in the Romanian higher education environment, providing education and research in the field of business administration in English, French and German. The international focus and perspectives of its core activities ensure strong competitive advantages at the national but also European and international level, within a very dynamic and competitive university environment. Academic performance and scientific prestige are the main drivers of excellence for the members of The UNESCO Chair for Business Administration, the Faculty of Business Administration in foreign langages.
Through the permanent efforts of adapting to the current challenges of the national and international dynamic business and scientific environment, the UNESCO Chair for Business Administration has fulfilled and contributed continously to the UNESCO educational and sustainability objectives. Through all its educational programmes, as well as lifelong learning programmes, high-quality scientific research and publications, prestigious conferences and other international events organized, the chair contributes to the achievement of the 17 SDGs, prioritarily the quality of education, partnerships for the sustainability goals, affordable and clean energy and sustainable cities and communities.
PhD in Economics, specialization in International Business and Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (2007); Post-Graduate Studies in International Business and Economics, Specialization in Intra-European Transactions, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (1999); Bachelor in Economics, the Faculty of International Business and Economics, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (1998); Bachelor in Law (2003), the Law Faculty, University of Craiova.
International Business and Negotiation, Competition Policy, European Business Integration, Leadership and Management in Higher Education.
More than 100 articles, books and papers in prestigious national and international journals (12 articles in journals indexed Web of Science); editor of the book Handbook on Research on Trends in European Higher Education Convergence(2014) published by IGI Global USA; Author and co-author of 17 chapters in international edited books (Springer, Emerald, IGI Global); editor of the book Doing Business in Europe – Economic Integration Processes, Policies, and the Business Environment, published by Springer (2017); Distinction Emeritus Professor in 2012, Association of Faculties of Economics, Romania (AFER) 2013; Outstanding Research Award, The Institute for Business and Finance Research, Costa Rica, 2008; Best book Award, national competition for economic literature, Association of Faculties of Economics, Romania (AFER), 2008.
Member of the Senate of The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, member of Faculty Council, founding member and the president of the professional association “Society for Business Excellence”, Chief-Editor of the international journal Management & Marketing. Challenges for the Knowledge Society indexed in more than 20 international databases (Web of Science, SCOPUS etc.) and published by De Gruyter German Publishing House, President of the International Conference on Business Excellence and member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference ECIC organized by Academic Conferences; director of two research projects financed by UEFISCDI in national competitions.
Subjects lectured: European Business Environment; Banking Techniques and Operations (Bachelor); International Business; Conflict Management and International Negotiation (Master).