CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Dr. Ph.D. NICOLESCU OVIDIU

 

 

1. Date of birth: 10.11.1943

2. Nationality: Romanian

3. Civil status: Married

 

4. Education:

 

Academy of Economic Studies, 1962-1966 - Diploma in Economic Science

Liege, Grand, Brussels and Louvain Universities 1968-1969 - Management specialisation

Institute for Economic Research 1970-1974 - Ph.D. Degree in Management

New York University 1975-1976 - Diploma in Business Management

International Marketing Institute - Boston, 1975 - Diploma in International Marketing

ifdp Barcelona, 1992 - Diploma in Management

ETP Estoril - Portugal, 1993 - Specialised in Entrepreneurship

 

5. Language skills:

 

Language

 

Reading

 

Speaking

 

Writing

English

5

5

5

French

5

5

4

Russian

5

3

3

 

6. Membership of professional bodies:

 

- WORLD ASSOCIATION FOR CASE METHOD AND RESEA AND APLICATION (BOSTON)

- EUROPEAN FOUNDATION FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP RESEARCH (BRUXELLES)

- EUROPEAN COUNCIL FOR SMALL BUSINESS (ZOETERMEER)

- ROMANIAN ECONOMIST ASSOCIATION (BUCHAREST)

- ROMANIAN ACADEMIC MANAGEMENT SOCIETY – CO-PRESIDENT (TIMISOARA)

 

7. Other skills: Computer literacy

 

8. Present position:

·      PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL COUNCIL OF ROMANIAN PRIVATE SMEs

·      DIRECTOR OF SC MANAGER GRUP DE MANAGEMENT SI MARKETING INTERNATIONAL SRL (“MANAGER INSTITUTE)

·      DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT CENTER – ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY (BUCHAREST)

·      PROFESSOR Ph.D. IN MANAGEMENT FACULTY AT ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

 

9. Years within university: 42

 

10. Key qualification:

1.   PROFESSOR AND TRAINER IN MANAGEMENT from 1970 until now in the Economic University of Bucharest, where I am the head of Enterprise Management course, Knowledge Base Management course, Comparative Management course, Management Computerized Simulations course and Entrepreneurship and SMEs course. I wrote, published and taught, the first time in Romania the following courses: General Management, Knowledge Base Management, Comparative International Management and Intrepreneurial Management. During 1975 - 1976 I have taught in Tuft University (S.U.A.), in 1976 in Feirlight Dickenson University (SUA), in 1992 -1993 Stockholm Business School (Sweden), in 1990 -1998 in Manager Institute. Starting in 1990 and till now I am trainer too in SC MANAGER GRUP DE MANAGEMENT SI MARKETING INTERNATIONAL SRL, where I have conceived and taught using active training methods - managerial simulations studies, decisional simulations, tests batteries, roll-playing a.s.o. - numerous training courses for companies managers and staff, focused on enterprise management, human resources management, change and innovation management, pragmatic management, financial management. In these courses have been trained more than 5400 companies managers and staff from Romanian and joint-venture companies in Romania.

2.   CONSULTANT IN MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP from 1976. The main fields are: enterprise strategy, entrepreneurship development, improvement of organizational structure, diagnosis analysis, projection of enterprise management system, feasibility and evaluation studies for SMEs. I have offered consultancy in more than 120 enterprises from various branches: electronic, metallurgical, food, textile, furniture, mining industry.

3.   RESEARCHER IN MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING starting from 1967 - 1974 in Economic Research Institute of the Romanian Academy, in the Academy of Economic Studies (1970 - 1996) and Manager Institute (1990 - 1996). I did research in the fields connected to Management refers to the change in the enterprise organization based on organizational variables (1967 -1972) creativity methods (brainstorming, Delphy technique, sinectics) (1973 -1974) , management simulations computerized (1974 - 1976), projection of the company organizational structure (1980 - 1982), managers style and typology (1983 -1984), implementation of R&D and quality improvement projects (1985 - 1989), projection of the company management system (1990 - 1993), development of SMEs (1992 - 1997), methodology and implementation of the firm strategy according to the market economy requirements (1993 -1997), business services for SMEs (1995-1996), characteristics of Romanian entrepreneurs (1995-1998), financial support for SME’s in CE Europe (1997-1998). The research results have been published in 81 books and more than 429 studies and articles. In 1990 I have received for my international contribution in the computerized management game the medal Praha Didactica from International Association for Management Simulation. Two books “Manager and the modern management process” and “Management” have been honored with Romanian Academy Award for the best economic book published in 1980 and 1996. In 2003 I have received OMNIA prize for entire activity in economy field.

 

11. Professional Experience Record:

1966-1970 INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMIC STUDIES, BUCHAREST

Researcher

1970 till present ECONOMIC UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST

Professor Ph.D. of Management

 

1990 till present SC MANAGER GRUP DE MANAGEMENT SI MARKETING INTERNATIONAL SRL

Consultant in management

 

12. Publications:

a) Books published

·      IMPROVEMENT OF THE ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT, ORGANISA-TIONAL VARIABLES, TECHNIQUES AND METHODS. Academy Publishing House, Bucharest, 1973, 287 p.

·      ORGANISATION FUNCTION IN THE MODERN COMPANY. Political Publishing House, Bucharest, 1975, 190 p (Management Collection).

·      MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS OF THE INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE. Pedagogical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1980, 357 p.

·      MANAGER IN THE MODERN MANAGEMENT PROCESS. (with C. Russu) , Political Publishing House, 1980, 420 p (Management Organisation Collection). This book received the Academy Awars for the best economic published book in Romania in 1980.

·      ADVANCED METHODS FOR MANAGERS TRAINING. Political Publishing House, Bucharest, 1982, 268 p. (Management Organisation Collection).

·      MANAGEMENT DICTIONARY (co-ordinator and co-author). Political Publishing House, Bucharest, 1985, 907 p.

·      THE ART TO DECIDE YOURSELF. Scientific and Enciclopedical Publishing House

·      ESSENTIALS OF THE MANAGEMENT COMPANY. (with I. Verboncu), Scientific and Enciclopedical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1986, 376 p.

·      YOUTH PERTICIPATION AT THE MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISE. (with D. Margus). Political Publishing House, Bucharest, 1982, 359 p.

·      KNOWLEDGE MARKETING. Scientific and Enciclopedical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1988, 128 p

·      MODERNIZATION OF THE MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISE. PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT AND METHODS. (with I. Verboncu and C. Sandru), Scientific and Enciclopedical Publishing House., Bucharest, 1989, 325 p.

·      MANAGEMENT. (co-ordinator and co-author). Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, 1991, 410 p.

·      MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING. (with G. Georgescu), Tribuna Economica, Bucharest, 1992, 352 p.

·      MANAGEMENT. (co-ordinator and co-author), Pedagogical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1992, 388 p

·      EFFICIENT MANAGER GUIDE. (co-ordinator and co-author) , Vol. I, Technical publishing House, Bucharest, 1993, 160 p.

·      THE NEWS OF INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT. Technical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1993, 210 p.

·      EFFICIENT MANAGER GUIDE. (co-ordinator and co-author), Vol. II, Technical Publishing House, Bucharest, 1994, 170 p

·      MANAGEMENT AND EFFICIENCY. (with I. Verboncu), ’’Nora’’ Publishing House, Bucharest, 1994, 253 p.

·      APPLICATIVE MANAGEMENT. (co-ordinator and co-author), ’’MANAGER INSTITUTE’’ , Bucharest, 1994, 212 p.

·      MANAGEMENT. (with I. Verboncu), ’’Economica’’ Publishing House, Bucharest, 1995, 407 p.

·      SIMACO - TRAINING HANDBOOK. (with I. Radu), “Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1995, 195 p.

·      STRATEGY OF THE FIRM (co-ordinator and co-author), “Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1996, 560 p.

·      COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT, “Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1997, 430 p

·      MANAGEMENT. (with I. Verboncu), ’’Economica’’ Publishing House, second edition, Bucharest, 1998, 596 p.

·      DECISIONAL SYSTEM OF THE ORGANIZATION (co-ordinator and co-author), “Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998, 632 p

·      MANAGEMENT BASED ON PROFIT CENTERS, (with I.Verboncu), “Tribuna Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998, 207 p

·      PROFIT AND MANAGERIAL DECISION, (with I.Verboncu), “Tribuna Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1998, 192 p

·      MANAGEMENT - GRID TESTS, (with I.Verboncu), “Cartea Scolii 2000” Publishing House, Bucharest, 1999, 235 p

·      MANAGEMENT, (with I.Verboncu) “Economica” Publishing House, third editiom, Bucharest, 1999, 596 p

·      MANAGERIAL SYSTEMS, METHODS AND TECHNIQUES OF THE ORGANIZATION (co-ordinator and co-author), ¨”Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2000, 528 p.

·      SMEs MANAGEMENT, “Economica” Publishing Housae, Bucharest, 2001, 448 p.

·      INFORMATIONAL SYSTEM OF THE ORGANIZATION (co-ordinator and co-author), “Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2001, 650 p

·      MANAGERIAL METHODOLOGIES, (with I, Verboncu), “Tribuna Economica” publishing House, Bucharest, 2001, 391 p

·      INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT, “Economica” Publishing House, Bucharest, 2002, (second edition), 444 p

·      The Foundation of the Organizational Management, (with I. Verboncu) Tribuna Economica Publishing House, 2001, 360p (Fundamentele managementului organizaþiei)

·      The management of the organization, (with.L. Nicolescu), Tribuna Economica Publishing House, 2001, 360p

·      PRELEM XXI (with I. Cochinã, F. Anghel), 80p, ASE Publishing House, 2002

·      PRELEM XXI-2003 (with I. Cochinã, F. Anghel), 92p, ASE Publishing House, 2003

 

·      The Organizatoric System of the firm (co-ordinator), 424p, Economica Publishing House, 2003, 83p

·      Cases studies in organisation (coordinator and author), 358 p, Olimp Publishing House, 2003

·      New approaches in the management and company economics (cu alþi), 4 volumes, Economica Publish House, 2003

·      Organisation Managementul– Grid Tests (with I. Verboncu) – 3rd edition, 256 p, Olimp Publishing House, 2003

·      SMEs MANAGEMENT and Comparative Managementul - Grid Tests (with C. Nicolescu), 204 p, Olimp Publishing House, 2003

·      Management in media, Roata Publishing House, 2004

·      Human Resource Manageris and Human Resource management (co-ordinator), Economica Publishing House, 2004, 454 p

·      Economy, firm and management knowledge based Economica Publishing House, 2005

·      Entrepreneurial and managerial Simulation – PRELEM XXI – 2003, Olimp Publishing House, 2005

·      White Charter of Romanian SME’s, 2005 (co-ordinator), Olimp Publishing House, 2005

·      Modern tendencies in SME’s management, Olimp Publishing House, 2006

·      White Charter of Romanian SME’s 2006 (co-ordinator), Olimp Publishing House, 2006

·      Charte Blanche des PME de la ROUMANIE 2006 (co-ordinator),Olimp Publishing House, 2006

·      Carta Bianco de las PYME de RUMANIA 2006, (co-ordinator),Olimp Publishing House, 2006

·      How to be performants in life and business – Entrepreneurial education (with C. Nicolescu), Economicã Publishing House, 2006

·      Comparative Management - UE, Japan and USA, Second edition, Economicã Publishing House, 2006

·      SME’s Management, Thirth Edition, Economicã Publishing House, 2007

·      The chief Economist – company manager (with Nicolescu C.) Tribuna Economicã Publishing House, 2007

·      White Charter of Romanian SME’s 2007 (co-ordinator), Olimp Publishing House, 2007

·      BLANCHE DES PME DE LA ROUMANIE 2007, (co-ordinator), Olimp Publishing House, 2007

·      CARTA BIANCA DELLE PMI DELLA ROMANIA 2007, (co-ordinator), Olimp Publishing House, 2007

·      CARTA BLANCA DE LOS PYMES DE RUMANIA 2007, (co-ordinator), Olimp Publishing House, 2007

·      TESTS FOR TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY WITHIN PRAGMATIC HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR PROJECTS WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCING (with Verboncu I., Nicolescu C.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-1806-12-9

·      CASE STUDIES FOR PRAGMATIC MANAGEMENT OF COMPANIES, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND MANAGEMENT FOR PROJECTS WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCING (with Popa I., Nicolescu C.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-1806-13-6

·      APPLICATIONS AND SCHEMES FOR TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY IN PRAGMATIC MANAGEMENT OF COMPANIES, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND MANAGEMENT FOR PROJECTS WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCING (with Popa I., Nicolescu C., Anghel F., Ceptureanu S., Ceptureanu S.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-1806-11-2

·      COURSE SUPPORT FOR TRAINING AND CONSULTANCY IN PRAGMATIC MANAGEMENT OF COMPANIES, HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND MANAGEMENT FOR PROJECTS WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCING, (with Nicolescu C., Anghel F.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-1806-10-5

·      ROMANIAN SMES RATING IN THE SECOND SEMESTER OF 2007, (with Oana Bîrã, Mirela Borcoº), CNIPMMR, 2007, ISSN 1843-6854

·      ROMANIAN SMES RATING IN THE FIRST SEMESTER OF 2007, (with Oana Bîrã, Mirela Borcoº), CNIPMMR, 2007, ISSN 1843-6854

·      CARTA BLANCA DE LOS PYMES DE RUMANIA 2007, (with Maniu A.I., Nicolescu C., Anghel F.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-1806-17-4

·      CARTA BIANCA DELLE PMI DELLA ROMANIA 2007 (with Maniu A.I., Nicolescu C., Anghel F.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, 139 pages, ISBN 978-973-1806-16-7

·      BLANCHE DES PME DE LA ROUMANIE 2007, (with Maniu A.I., Nicolescu C., Anghel F.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, 159 pages, ISBN 978-973-1806-15-0

·      WHITE CHARTER OF ROMANIAN SME’S IN 2007, (with Maniu A.I., Nicolescu C., Anghel F.), Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, 221 pages, ISBN 978-973-1806-14-3

·      WHITE CHARTER OF ROMANIAN SME’S IN 2007, Romanian version, Olimp Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-1806-06-8

·      COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGES OF PROCESSING INDUSTRY FROM ROMANIA IN EUROPEAN UNION (coordinator and co-author), ASPES, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-973-0-05527-6

·      STRATEGY OF THE UNIVERSITY – METHODOLOGY AND CASE STUDIES, (coordinator and co-author), Economic Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, ISBN 978-709-356-1

·      The chief Economist – company manager, Economic Publishing House, Bucharest, 2007, 464 pages, ISBN 978-973-688-072-8

·      THE MANAGEMENT OF THE ORGANIZATION, (with Verboncu I), Economic Publishing House, Bucharest, 2008, 646 pages, ISBN 978-973-709-343-1.

 

b) Papers and articles - 429 in books and reviews published in Romania, USA, Germany, France, Spain, Great Britain, Russia a.s.o.

 

Memberships:

 

  • Union Europeenne de l’Artisanat et des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises (UEAPME), Bruxelles, 1997, member
  • Academy d`Avignon for European Entrepreneurship, 2001, Avignon, Member in Scientifique Council
  • European Foundation of Entrepreneurship Research (EFER), Bruxelles, 1991, member
  • World Association for Case Research and Applications (WACRA), 1992, Boston, member
  • IESE Alummi Association Barcelona, 1993, member
  • World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME), New Delhi, 1995 member in Governing Body, vice-president
  • European Council for Small Business” (ECSB, Bruxelles, 1996, member and vice-president for Romania)

 

 

13.              Other activities:

1.      Employer activity – as president of National Council of Romanian Private SME’s

2.      Social Dialog activity – being member of Economic and Social Council of Romania (1992 - present)

3.      Representation of Romanian SME’s at European level, being member of Administration Council of Union Europeenne de l’Artisanat et des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises (UEAPME)

4.      Representation of Romanian SME’s at world level, being member of World Association of SME’s (WASME) Governing body (1998 – till now)

5.      Mass-media activity – director of montly magasin – SME’s Business (2000 – till now)

6.      Researcher and book writer – 69 books and more than 435 studies and articles published in Romania and other countries (12)

 

15.              Specific experience in Eastern European Countries:

The most part of my experience and know-how is focus on Romanian where I make us trainer (1976 – till now), consultant (1974 – till now), university teacher (1970 – till now) and researcher (1966 - 1974).

I have been trainer in numerous courses where more than 5000 managers and specialists have participated. Also I have been consultant in 97 companies.

I have participated also in many international projects. I shall mention only a few of them:

o        MANVIS – Manufacturing Vision with F6 European Union (2004-2006) with partners from 27 countries

o        Impact of Romanian Integration in European Union of the SME’s sector – CERES (2004-2006)

o        Management of Human Resource – PROGRESS, PHARE, 2000-2002

o        Economic effects of reform on the SME sector and the main ways to develop it – ORIYONT (2000)

o        Foundation of National Center for Excellence in Comparative Management, World Bank grant (1999-2000)

o        Information transfer for SME using international electronic network - PHARE (1999-2001)