Mladen Turuk, Ph.D.

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Mladen Turuk, Ph.D.
Name and surname
Mladen Turuk
Room
B205
Office Hours
  • office hours will be held online starting from 16/03/2020
Biography
PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name and surname: Mladen Turuk
Title: Ph.D.
Department: Managerial Economics
Address: Trg J. F. Kennedya 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Telephone: +385 1 2383 107
E-mail: mturuk@efzg.hr
URL: https://www.efzg.unizg.hr/mturuk


EDUCATION

2016. Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Ph.D.
2009. Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, univ. spec. oec. for strategic entrepreneurship
2007. Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, dipl. oec. (mag. oec.)


ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

2017. Introduction to R (DataCamp)
2015. Applied Econometric Course – 7th generation: Panel data analysis using Stata
2014. Social Science Research Methods – Quantitative Research Methods, Postgraduate Summer School, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
2014. Applied Econometric Course – 6th generation: Introductory Time Series Econometrics
2013. Applied Econometric Course – 5th generation: Panel Data Analysis
2012. ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques – Qualitative Research Methods


CONFERENCES AND MEETINGS

2020. AIR Digital Transformation, Zagreb, Croatia
2019. 4th Business & Entrepreneurial Economics (BEE) Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia
2019. 34th Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI) Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2018. 2nd Central European Entrepreneurship Forum, Ilok, Croatia
2018. Index of digitization: Potential and barriers to faster growth (2018), Zagreb, Croatia
2018. 3rd Business & Entrepreneurial Economics (BEE) Conference, Šibenik, Croatia
2018. Erasmus+, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai, China
2018. Scottish Economic Society Annual Conference, Perth, Scotland
2018. Digital Single Market, Zagreb, Croatia
2018. Digital (R)evolution, Zagreb, Croatia
2017. Zagreb Connect, Zagreb, Croatia
2017. 1st Central European Entrepreneurship Forum, Daruvar, Croatia
2017. 2nd Business & Entrepreneurial Economics (BEE) Conference, Brijuni National Park, Croatia
2017. Academic Mobility, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
2017. 30th Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI) Conference, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2016. 139. Tribina ISO Forum Croaticum „Upravljanje znanjem i organizacijska kompetentnost ISO 9001:2015“, Zagreb, Croatia
2016. 1st Business & Entrepreneurial Economics (BEE) Conference, Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
2016. Entrepreneurship of Innovation, Zagreb, Croatia
2015. CEO-Career and Entrepreneurship Opportunities, Zagreb, Croatia
2015. Erasmus+, Ostrava, Czech Republic
2015. 10th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship - ECIE, Genoa, Italy
2015. 7th Annual American Business Research Conference, New York, United States of America
2015. 2nd SMEs Forum, Zagreb, Croatia
2014. International Business Economics Social Sciences Research Association: 1st IBESRA Conference, Istanbul, Turkey
2014. The jubilee 25th DAAAM Symposium (2014), Vienna, Austria
2014. Institute of International Politics and Economics and Hanns Seidl foundation, Belgrade, Serbia
2014. The fifth International Conference on International Business (ICIB): „International Symposium on International Affairs – Business, Economics and Politics“, Thessaloniki, Greece
2014. Round table: „The role of strategic networking in increasing competitiveness during the internalization of Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises“, Samobor, Croatia
2013. The European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES Workshop): “Competitiveness of Firms, Industries and Countries – Cause and Solution of European Crises”, Belgrade, Serbia
2013. International Conference on Economic and Social Studies (ICESoS): „Economic Crises and European Union“, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011. The fourth Inter-department conference of Departments of Economic theory and similar departments on social science faculties in the Republic of Croatia: “The role of theoretical economics in the education of economists, jurists and political scientists“, Zagreb, Croatia 
2011. The European Association for Institutional Research (EAIR Forum): „Bridging cultures, promoting diversity: higher education in search of an equilibrium“, Warsaw, Poland
2011. Managing Services in Knowledge Economy (MSKE), Porto, Portugal
2010. Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI), Athens, Greece
2008. Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI), Lugano, Switzerland
2007. Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI), Antibes, France


TEACHING AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship (BDiB)
Entrepreneurial Strategies
Stakeholders' Approach to the Firm
Virtual Economy
Principles of Economics
Microeconomics
Industrial organization


VISITING LECTURER
University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai, China
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia


SCIENTIFIC AND OTHER RESEARCH PROJECTS

1. Possibilities and development potential of Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Union (2018), financed by the University of Zagreb, Project leader: Marko Kolaković, Ph.D.
2. How to become a social entrepreneur (2016) project co-financed by European Social Fund, Student Business Incubator at the University of Zagreb
3. Strategic guidelines in competitive development of Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises within the EU funds (2016), financed by the University of Zagreb, Project leader: Marko Kolaković, Ph.D.
4. Strategic guidelines in competitive development of Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises within the EU funds (2015), financed by the University of Zagreb, Project leader: Marko Kolaković, Ph.D.
5. The competitiveness of Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises in the European Union (2014), financed by the University of Zagreb, Project leader: Marko Kolaković, Ph.D.
6. The role of strategic networking in increasing competitiveness during the internalization of Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises (2014), financed by the University of Zagreb, Project leader: Marko Kolaković, Ph.D.
7. Engaging BiH postgraduate students in regional perspectives towards European integration (2012), Financed by Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina and European Union Special Representative, School of Economics and Business, University of Sarajevo, Project leader: Adnan Efendić, Ph.D.
8. The role of futures market in Croatian economy development (2011 – ), Project code: 067-0000000-2495, Financed by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Project leader: Tonći Lazibat, Ph.D.


EDITORIAL BOARDS
Editor-in-Chief - International Journal of Contemporary Business and Entrepreneurship, The Entrepreneurship Club
Coeditor - Business & Entrepreneurial Economics Conference Proceedings, Student Business Incubator at the University of Zagreb
Coeditor - Business & Entrepreneurial Economics Abstract Proceedings, Student Business Incubator at the University of Zagreb


REVIEWS
Economic Research-Ekonomska istraživanjaTaylor and Francis Group and Jurja Dobrila University in Pula, Faculty of Economics and Tourism, Dr. Mijo Mirković
Zbornik radova Ekonomskog fakulteta u Rijeci: časopis za ekonomsku teoriju i praksu / Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics: Journal of Economics and Business, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics
Ekonomski pregled, Hrvatsko društvo ekonomista, Zagreb
Business & Entrepreneurial Economics Conference Proceedings, Student Business Incubator at the University of Zagreb
Business & Entrepreneurial Economics Abstract Proceedings, Student Business Incubator at the University of Zagreb
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business
Ministry of Science and Education in the Republic of Croatia
Školska knjiga


MEMBERSHIPS IN THE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 

President of The Entrepreneurship Club association.
Member and secretary of „Student business incubator“ association.
Member of the „EFZG Alumni“ association.
Member of the „Almae Matris Alumni Croaticae“ association.
Secretary of specialist postgraduate study Strategic Entrepreneurship.


AWARDS

2014. DAAAM International Vienna Network Honor Medal to „express appreciation for the excellent cooperation, creative organization and support of the DAAAM International activities and significant contribution in excellence in science, international academic and scientific cooperation within the framework of the DAAAM International Vienna“


COMPUTER SKILLS

Advanced: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Mathematica, Stata, EViews, R, SPSS, Statistica
2006. – 2007. ECDL introductory modules – all modules
2007. ECDL advanced modules – all modules
2007. ECDL diploma


LANGUAGES

2007. – 2009. Spanish
2004. – 2007. Italian
1993. – 2005. German
1992. – 2005. English
2006. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
2005. Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
2003. Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)


OTHER

2008. – 2010. Associate of the journal „Intellectual capital“
2006. – 2007. Student assistant from the course „Principles of Economics“