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Adjunct faculty

Education
  • Master of Business Sciences – International Business, DOBA Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies, Maribor, Slovenia (graduated with Summa Cum Laude, A+, GPA 10 out of 10)
  • Bachelor with Honors of Natural Sciences (GPA 9.09 out of 10)
  • Council of Europe Democratic Leadership Program Alumni
  • Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Media Program South-Eastern Europe Scholar

Academic experience

  • Supervisor – American University in the Emirates, Dubai, UAE
  • Visiting Lecturer – University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Mentor – Graduate Student Professional Practice – University of Belgrade, Serbia

Business And Government Experience

  • Advisor – Al Jazira Sports and Culture Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Advisor to the Director General, Pharmaceutical Chamber of Serbia
  • Spokesperson and Chief Information Officer, United Regions of Serbia
  • Advisor to the Minister, Government of Serbia
  • Vocational Education and Training Project Consultant, GIZ, Germany
  • Managing Director, StratCom, Serbia
  • Public Relations Manager, Coka Winery, Serbia
  • Consultant, Hauska & Partner International Communication, Austria

Publications:

  • Selakovic, M., Ljepava, N. & Runic Ristic, M. (2018). Future of Technology-Enhanced Learning at the Universities in the United Arab Emirates: The Teachers` Perspective. Innovation Arabia 11, Dubai, UAE
  • Selakovic, M. (2017). Organizational Knowledge and Stakeholder Communications: A Substantial Interconnection. Journal of Innovative Business and Management, 9(2), 49-61
  • Ljepava, N. & Selakovic, M. (2017). Trends and Challenges of Political Polling and Research in a Digital Age (Book Chapter). In Digital Spaces, Challenges and Expectations, Faculty of Media and Communication, Belgrade,117-140
  • Runic Ristic M., Selakovic M. & Qureshi, T.M. (2017). Employee motivation strategies and creation of supportive work environment in societies of post-socialist transformation. Polish journal of management studies, 15(2), 205-217
  • Malouf, A.,Selaković, M. & Ljepava, N. (2016). Exploring the relationship between corporate volunteering and internal communications in multinational organizations. Communications management review, 1(2), 6-22
  • Ljepava, N. & Selakovic, M. (2014). Entrepreneurship and market trends in public relations and market research industries in Serbia, REDETE conference, Banja Luka
  • Ljepava, N. & Selakovic, M. (2014). Interpersonal relationships as determinants of faculty job satisfaction. SYMORG. University of Belgrade Faculty of Organizational Sciences
  • Ljepava, N. & Selakovic, M. (2010). Non-governmental organizations and online social networking: Serbian Parents Network case study. SYMORG. University of Belgrade Faculty of Organizational Sciences
  • Selakovic, M., Karanac, R. & Papic, M. Ž. (2009). Strategic planning of development of the expert organizations: case study of schools in Moravica district. Conference proceedings, Split: Faculty of Management Novi Sad
  • Selakovic, M. & Papic, M. Ž. (2009). Shaping educational offer of the vocational schools through implementation of knowledge management concept. Conference proceedings, Split: Faculty of Management Novi Sad
  • Selakovic, M. & Karanac, R. (2009). Preservation and development of organizational knowledge in management of the vocational schools in the Republic of Serbia. TIO conference proceedings, University of Novi Sad Faculty of Technical Sciences
  • Selakovic, M. & Papic, M. Ž. (2009). Role and application of the ICT in establishment of the contemporary school management. TIO conference proceedings, University of Novi Sad Faculty of Technical Sciences

Awards

  • 2010 National Public Relations Award – Corporate Communications – Serbia
  • 2012 National Public Relations Award – Crisis Communications – Serbia

Professional Achievements And Memberships

  • 2017-2018 Member of the Program Advisory Committee: IABC World Communications Conference
  • 2017-present Representative of Knowledge Economy Network (KEN) for the GCC
  • 2016-present Vice-President of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) GCC Chapter
  • 2015-present Member of the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA)
  • 2010-2012 Vice-President of the Serbian Public Relations Society
  • 2008-2010 Board Member of the Serbian Public Relations Society
  • 2007-2010 President of the Jury of the Serbian Public Relations Society Student PR Competition
  • 2007-2010 Editor-In-Chief of the Serbian Public Relations Society Bulletin
  • 2007-2016 Member of SALTO European Pool of Trainers