Professor of Strategy and Associate Dean Company-Specific Executive Programs, TiasNimbas Business School, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
Ph.D. in Strategic Management, Purdue University
EMBA courses: Corporate Strategy, Management in transition economies
Filip Caeldries obtained his Ph.D. in strategic management from Purdue University (Krannert School of Management - USA). In addition, he studied international comparative antitrust law at New York University Law School.
Filip Caeldries has extensive experience as a trainer and instructor in strategic management programs for various corporations in Europe and the US. He regularly facilitates strategy development workshops with executive boards and senior leadership teams. At Tilburg University, he was Associate Dean of the Company-specific Programs division (1997-2013). In this capacity, he held the academic responsibility for all company-specific executive development programs. He has directed and taught in executive development programs in 24 countries for clients such as ING, Bekaert, Barco, Canon, Capgemini, CSM, Elanco, Fresenius Medical Care, Gambro, Randstad, Rabobank, Royal Haskoning/DHV, Nestlé, Norske Skog, and Abbott.
Since 2013, he is the Global Academic Director for the IMM program (Global Executive MBA). In this capacity, he holds responsibility for all academic matters of the EMBA.
He previously taught at New York University (Stern School of Business). He was also a visiting professor at the Helsinki School of Economics and the Swedish Management Institute (IFL). From 1992 to 1999, he was a member of the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal. From 2006-2008, he was a member of the Advisory Board of CSC (Netherlands).
Filip Caeldries’ research and teaching interests focus on strategic management (competitive strategy and strategic change), organization development, and competition in transition markets. His research has been published in Advances in Strategic Management, the Journal of Product Innovation Management, and the Journal of Socio-Economics. He is a co-author of the book Financial Services Marketing.
Throughout his academic career, he has received 15 Best Teaching Awards (TiasNimbas Business School, Rochester-Bern Executive MBA (Switzerland), Purdue University IMM Global Executive MBA (US), ING Masters of Marketing Program).