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Smaranda Boros

Prof Smaranda Boros 
Associate Professor of Intercultural Management and Organisational Behaviour at Vlerick Business School

Smaranda is an accredited coach and academic who practices what she preaches by combining her theoretical and consulting knowledge with her own experiences gained on a cross-cultural professional path.
Dirk Buyens

Prof Dirk Buyens
Professor of HR & Leadership at Vlerick Business School

Dirk is an authority on strategic HR and can bring out the best in you and your organisation when it comes to people management, career management and organisational development. Dirk has carried out numerous teaching and advisory tasks for organisations such as the Ministry of the Flemish Community, Siemens, Elsevier, Oracle and KBC, to name but a few. He has published more than 100 articles in influential journals and has written several books and chapters on organisational development, career management and a wide variety of management skills.
Veroniek De Schamphelaere

Veroniek De Schamphelaere
Expert in People Management & Leadership at Vlerick Business School

Veroniek is passionate about training professionals to become effective communicators and people managers. Her interests include human resource management, employee performance and employee engagement, strategic HRM, team management, professional management skills and self-management. Veroniek is a certified 'Investors in People' advisor and counsels companies in their 'Investors in People' development process to help them obtain this strategic HRM label. She is also an advisor on Great Place to Work projects − which means she has insight into best practices that work!
Koen Dewettinck

Prof Koen Dewettinck
Professor of HR & Leadership at Vlerick Business School

One of the leading professors in Vlerick’s Centre for Excellence in Strategic Talent Management, Koen focuses on people performance issues − his main teaching and research interests are employee motivation, performance management and strategic HRM. Koen has worked on employee motivation and performance management issues with numerous public and private companies, including Atlas Copco, BNP Paribas Fortis, Coca-Cola Enterprises, ING, Randstad, the Flemish Government and the Belgian Federal Government.
Barney Jordaan

Prof Barney Jordaan 
Professor of Conflict Management & Negotiation at Vlerick Business School

Barney is a South-African negotiation, mediation, dispute and conflict resolution specialist. He has worked with many global organisations – and teaches negotiation skills and conflict resolution. Barney is a certified mediator with the ADR Grp (UK), IMI (The Netherlands) and CEDR (UK), and he has served as external consultant to the World Bank.
Filip Roodhooft

Prof Filip Roodhooft
Professor of Accounting at Vlerick Business School

Filip’s teaching is focused primarily on the finance function as a business partner for an organisation. He also shows non-financial managers the relevance of accounting information for decision-making and strategy execution.
Stijn Viaene

Prof Stijn Viaene
Professor of Information Systems Management & Data Analytics at Vlerick Business School

Stijn is passionate about what it means to successfully create a digital enterprise, capturing the value that comes with the use of novel technological advances such as big data, analytics, social media, mobile computing, and the cloud. The two business research initiatives he developed − Centre for Excellence BPM Network and Centre for Excellence Enterprise Architecture Management − contribute to a significantly better practical and academic understanding of what it means to make optimal use of IT in a contemporary organisational context. 
Robert Boute

Prof Robert Boute
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Robert looks at operational excellence from the perspective of designing, managing and improving organisational processes for manufacturing as well as for service organisations.
Mathieu Luypaert

Prof Mathieu Luypaert 
Professor of Corporate Finance at Vlerick Business School

Mathieu Luypaert is specialising in value creation through mergers and acquisitions. He studies how the stock price of merging companies reacts upon the announcement of such a deal, and how potential synergies are realised. He teaches courses on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Frank Goedertier

Prof Frank Goedertier
Professor of Marketing at Vlerick Business School

Frank makes your brand stand out. Concentrating on developing theories to successfully engage in branding in the digital age, Frank also develops simple marketing tactics to communicate effectively in an era of information overload.
Hans Crijns

Prof Hans Crijns
Professor of Management Practice at Vlerick Business School

Hans provides insight into entrepreneurial processes and what they can mean for you. You will be inspired by his dynamic approach − which is pragmatic as well as academic − on how to set up and grow entrepreneurial ventures.
Marion Debruyne

Prof Marion Debruyne
Dean and Professor of Marketing & Innovation at Vlerick Business School

Marion is passionate about the strategic side of innovation and the innovative side of strategy. She helps companies think about how to respond to changing markets and escape commoditization by adapting their product line, marketing strategy and ultimately, their business model.

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