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Koen Dewettinck

Professor of Management Practice in Human Resources Management

Improving the way we manage people to boost engagement and performance.

An expert in HR management, Koen Dewettinck’s research focuses on the drivers of employee engagement and performance. Over the past two decades he has published numerous articles and books – and is a frequent speaker on HRM, performance management and people management, at events across the globe. 

Koen has worked with hundreds of managers and helped them to become more effective at managing people. And he has used his rich experiences to develop the Performance Amplifier toolkit.

At Vlerick, Koen is Director of all our MBA programmes. He is also head of the Centre for Excellence in Strategic Talent Management, which examines every aspect of employee development and performance to optimise management practices.

Who am I?

  • Professor of Management Practice, Partner and Director of MBA programmes at Vlerick Business School
  • Research Fellow at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, US (2002-2003)
  • Doctor in Applied Economics at Ghent University
  • Master in Organisational Psychology at Ghent University 

My expertise

People management skills

Strategic human resources management

Performance management

Employee performance

Organisational culture

Team climate

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Koen Dewettinck

Koen Dewettinck

Academic Director MBA - Professor HRM & Partner