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)

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, Chris Galea Joins the Board of Directors of PRODIREKT group as its Advisory Member

Belgrade, Serbia – February 22, 2004 – PRODIREKT 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. READ MORE