Professor Hlupic is an award winning international thought leader, with an interdisciplinary educational background and several strands of her career. She has had an international academic career for 25 years at leading academic institutions and has been giving keynote talks at major international events. She has advised various international organisations as a Leadership, Strategy and Change Management consultant. She has been also coaching senior leaders as well as founding and leading the Drucker Society London. More information about each strand of Professor Hlupic’s career is provided below.
Vlatka is an international award-winning thought leader, an activist for humanising management, and an author of a ground-breaking book ‘The Management Shift – How to Harness the Power of People and Transform Your Organization for Sustainable Success‘ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), which was listed by Forbes as one of the top eight business books in 2014. She is a Professor of Business and Management at the University of Westminster, a former Adjunct Faculty at London Business School, a consultant/Visiting Faculty for Said Business School, and a global faculty member of FT/IE Corporate Learning Alliance. She is also a founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Management Shift Ltd and the Drucker Society London. She received a PhD in Information Systems at the London School of Economics, as well as a BSc (Hon) in Economics and an MSc in Information Systems from the University of Zagreb. She was voted one of the Most Influential International HR Thinkers 2015 by HR Magazine.
Vlatka is the winner of the CMI Management Articles of the Year Award 2015, the winner of the Axiom Business Books Award (silver medal in the “Leadership” category) and the Croatian Woman of Influence Award (in “Leadership and Innovation” category). She has been nominated for the Thinkers50 Guru Radar and “Ideas to practice” Award. Her book has been shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year Award and it has been nominated for the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.
As a renowned professional keynote and TEDx speaker, she regularly presents at major business events worldwide. She has published more than 160 academic articles, including the award winning ‘To be a Better Leader, Give up Authority’, Harvard Business Review, December 2009.
Vlatka is also a management consultant and Board adviser, helping organisations worldwide substantially to improve performance, engagement, innovation and profit. She has advised major international organizations including the House of Commons, GlaxoSmithKline, BP, Learndirect, Brand Velocity USA, the Drucker Institute USA, the Croatian Government and the Hungarian National Bank. She has recently started preparing the launch of a global petition for humanising management, supported by many leading management thinkers.
Vlatka Hlupic's Academic and Professional Qualifications
|The London School of Economics, Department of Information Systems, University of London, London, UK.|
|Faculty of Management and Information Science, Department of Information Systems, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.|
Dipl Econ (BSc Hons)
|Faculty of Economics, Department of Information Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.|
|2008||Psych-KTM (Psychological Kinesiology) Practitioner, UK.|
|Fellow of the Institute for Continuing Professional Development, UK.|
|Licensed Master NLP Practitioner, Paul McKenna Training, UK.|
|Fellow of the British Computer Society, UK.|
|Certified Master Coach, Behavioural Coaching Institute/ Dr Skiffington’s Graduate School of Master Coaches), USA/Australia.|
|Fellow of the Institute of Continuing Professional Development, UK.|
|Fellow of the UK Operational Research Society, UK.|
|2003||Certified NLP Practitioner, Paul McKenna Training, UK.|
|2000||Member of the Higher Education Academy, UK.|
|European Engineer, European Federation of National Engineering Associations, Belgium.|
|Member of the British Computer Society, UK.|
|Chartered Engineer, the Engineering Council, UK.|
Researching and lecturing at leading academic institutions in several countries.
Received a number of international awards for academic achievements.
Advising several Governments and major international organisations in different sectors.
Leading the Drucker Society London and management consultancies.
Coaching senior executives in various sectors to help them achieve a new level of performance.