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Management for the 21st Century

Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro – April 26, 2004 – Dejan Trpkovic in an interview for DC Magazine about strategic business management and importance of management education and development

Menadzment za 21. vek, Intervju sa Dejanom Trpkovicem, DC Magazin, 28OCT2004

Complete interview: Akeksandar Milajić “Management for the 21st Century” in DC Magazin (April 26, 2004, in the Serbian language)

For managers, high quality training and development are becoming accessible locally, writes DC Magazin, a monthly business magazine with the highest circulation in Serbia and Montenegro, referring to the Strategic Business Management Program.

“While presenting the latest management concepts, we intended to use practical, no-nonsense and innovative program methodology, with an emphasis on creative thinking and problem solving to increase the awareness of the global business environment,” says Dejan Trpkovic, founder of Prodirekt. The Program, which was designed by Prodirekt and that already received an endorsement by American Chamber of Commerce and IBM Business Solutions, will be conducted as part of their management education series.

Complete interview: Akeksandar Milajic “Management for the 21st Century” in DC Magazin (April 26, 2004, in the Serbian language)

About PRODIREKT
Prodirekt provides strategic management and human resource consultancy services to clients ranging from large corporations to emerging growth companies in southeast Europe, across a broad range of industries and sectors. The company has earned a reputation for successfully completing the most complex management searches in the region due to Prodirekt consultants’ in-depth knowledge of specific industry sectors and years of direct senior-level experience and long-standing relationships with top leaders.

PRODIREKT Strengthens its Strategic Communication Services in Serbia, Chris Galea Joins the Board of Directors of PRODIREKT group as its Advisory Member

Belgrade, Serbia – February 22, 2004 – PRODIREKT, a leading management communication and development firm in Southeast Europe, today announced that Chris Galea, worldwide managing director, TBWA Singapore, joined the company’s board of directors as an advisory member.

Chris Galea

Chris Galea

“After 19 years of broad based agency background embracing start-up, small, medium and large agencies (Grey Worldwide, DDBNeedham, TBWA), Chris has accumulated significant depth of senior management experience in many vital sectors including child targeted products, fmcg, brown and white goods, tobacco, financial services, toys and games, service industries and alcohol. Chris will bring to our group an in-depth understanding of global advertising markets and a track record of outstanding client service,” said Dejan Trpkovic, managing director, PRODIREKT LLC.

About TBWA

TBWA Worldwide global clients portfolio includes ABSOLUT, adidas, Apple, Energizer, GSK, Henkel, Infiniti, Mars, McDonald’s, Michelin, Nissan, Pernod Ricard, Pfizer, Roche, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Airlines and Visa. TBWA is ranked as a Top-Ten worldwide advertising agency. TBWA has 274 offices in 100 countries, and over 11,000 employees worldwide.

Dejan Trpkovic about Effective Strategic Management at the OPIC Conference

Belgrade, Yugoslavia – November 6, 2002 – Dejan Trpkovic, founder of PRODIREKT, a leading management education and development company in the Balkans, and a former Regional Director of Hasbro Corp, talked about various aspects of effective strategic management at the prestigious conference, organized by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in Belgrade.

As part of a three-day conference, OPIC, the Foreign Commercial Service and American Chamber of Commerce organized jointly the Business Strategies for Managers and Entrepreneurs seminar. Some of the leading senior executives in Yugoslavia were invited to address management issues that they had focused on while developing successful companies. Topics ranged from effective communication and management skills to strategic planning and human resources development.

Mr. Trpkovic addressed the following issues:

  • Requirements for the effective strategic management – what global competition is like and the kinds of strategic issues that managers in global industries have to address
  • Decisions from the standpoint of the company as a whole, and why it is important to think strategically about a company’s competitive position and future prospects
  • Strategic management for small businesses and venture capital driven enterprises
  • Sources of strategic success and failure in Southeast Europe

The business seminar also featured presentations by Miodrag Babic, President, Hemofarm Corporation, Darko Babic, Director DHL, and Hans Schrader from Southeast Europe Enterprise Development.  More than forty largest US corporations gathered for the conference, including Citibank, DHL, Motorola, Philip Morris and Oracle.

About OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation)
OPIC’s political risk insurance and financing help U.S. businesses of all sizes invest in more than 150 emerging markets and developing nations worldwide. Over the agency’s 30-year history, OPIC has supported $142 billion worth of investments that have helped developing countries to generate over $11 billion in host-government revenues and create over 673,000 host-country jobs. OPIC projects have also generated $64 billion in U.S. exports and create more than 253,000 American jobs.

About PRODIREKT
Prodirekt provides strategic management and human resource consultancy services to clients ranging from large corporations to emerging growth companies in southeast Europe, across a broad range of industries and sectors. The company has earned a reputation for successfully completing the most complex management searches in the region due to Prodirekt consultants’ in-depth knowledge of specific industry sectors and years of direct senior-level experience and long-standing relationships with top leaders.

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