To Bust, or not to Bust? What’s Next for the Academia World

To Bust, or not to Bust? What’s Next for the Academia World

Understanding the ambiguity of the situation, however, many universities are starting to hedge against risks of financial losses, through various ways. And even though not all of them are involving exotic financial instruments or derivatives-based scenarios, this overall move is leading towards an insurance-based survival strategy, causing universities to bet on superficial, yet influential characteristics, rather than enforcing on what really matters – the knowledge transfer process. Continue reading

Agile Stakeholder Management Training @ HP

Agile Stakeholder Management Training @ HP

The article is about emphasizing the great importance professional stakeholder analysis and stakeholder management have in corporate environment where agile methodology is deployed as an alternative for traditional project management. The Agile approaches, typically used in software development, primary help businesses respond efficiently to unpredictability, the same with stakeholder management itself. Continue reading

Stakeholder Management 101 – The Discussion

Stakeholder Management 101 – The Discussion

In December 2014 I was a guest of “Boom & Bust”, maybe the top economic programme to be broadcast on Bulgarian television, containing in-depth analyzes, different points of view on the subjects discussed and innovative solutions, presented by financial, economic and entrepreneurial leaders. Continue reading

The Open Source Concept Beyond the Internet

The Open Source Concept Beyond the Internet

Not that long ago, I was offered the chance to speak in front of the great audience of SOFIMUN Conference. In case you wonder, the acronym stands for Sofia International Model United Nations, the biggest and most prestigious such international youth event held in the country for quite some time. Continue reading

Bulgaria and the Eurozone Case – a Pioneer Stakeholder Analysis

Bulgaria and the Eurozone Case – a Pioneer Stakeholder Analysis

In that regard, I have to mention that there were representatives, participating in the forum, from a broader circle of stakeholders – academia, young entrepreneurs from the University Business Club (also partnering to the event), representatives of foreign investors, current political and economic advisors of the cabinet members. It’s good to remind the audience of the arguments discussed back then, as the topic is once more on the governmental agenda. Especially now, when we know, and have seen, what might happen when you divert from the common sence arguments and the pillars of stability, discussed earlier. Continue reading

Sofia Business School – Bulgaria’s Knowledge Laboratory for Leaders

Sofia Business School – Bulgaria’s Knowledge Laboratory for Leaders

The best part of my Sofia Business School experience was that the atmosphere – created by the academic and corporate lecturers, the participants and the academic setting itself, motivated me to fully unfold my capabilities and graduate with honors as one of the top two participants, therefore to represent the School at the Mises Seminar in Italy, later during the year. Continue reading