Dr. Filipović is, since 1991, a lecturer, MBA Project Director and Academic Director of the IEDC – Bled School of Management. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where he also received his Masters degree in Computer Science. He obtained his Ph.D. in Management from Free University of Amsterdam. He also completed the Stanford Executive Program at Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, as well as Harvard University’s “Central and East European Teachers Program”.
Dr. Filipović started his professional career as the assistant lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Zagreb. After three years, he joined “Rade Končar” Group, a large manufacturing company in Croatia. He was head of R&D in the Control Systems Division, director for worldwide sales of information technology, and Senior Group Vice-President in charge of R&D and Group restructuring.
Dr. Filipović teaches courses in General Management and Business Ethics. He keeps close contact with business practices through his work, as Director of EMBA Projects (in which capacity he supervised more than 200 consulting projects), as well as his advisory services to a number of international companies. He has been a personal mentor to more than 40 CEOs in Central Europe. He is the author or co-author of seven books and more than thirty case studies. Dr. Filipović has been a visiting faculty of a number of business schools in Europe and North America.