Dr Davorin Kralj
Institute for Creative Management
Davorin Kralj, completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Maribor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (1987) and post-graduate study at the University of Maribor- Faculty of Organizational Sciences, in the area of Integral Quality Management (1991) and also post-graduate master’ study programme Management and Organization – MBA at Faculty for Economics and Business in Maribor (2008). In 1991 Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology registered him as young researcher (code 12029).
He is registered as a certified engineer ( T-0060) at Chamber of Engineers of Slovenia (1998) and has skills and competencies for project management CPM (1998), as well as a title EUR ING (1998) and ING-PAED IGIP (2009). In 2000 he was awarded Work Permission, from Ministry of Labour, Family and Social affairs of RS to prepare Expert Groundwork for Statement on Safety and to prepare and implement training for safety at work for employees. Since 2004 he acts as auditor of quality management systems and environmental management BiroVeritas.
In 2004 he enrolled in doctoral study programme at the Technical Faculty, University of Maribor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (finished 2009). In 2006 he started his second doctoral study programme at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana (finished 2012). Researcher status (29037) and head of research team in Research organization ART-K (2562) were obtained in 2007. In autumn 2009 he became (was promoted to the status of) Assistant Professor at Faculty for Management–University of Primorska and Associate Professor (2015) at University of Maribor.
In 1995 he set up his own company, ART-K Business Consulting, and acts as Counsellor in the field of business and entrepreneurship.
His main teaching and research areas include organizational sciences, environmental management and sustainable development. He has authored or co-authored various scientific papers and environmental patents. He has published 260 bibliographical units nationally and internationally.
He has been awarded numerous certficates and awards. In 2008, Davorin have been distinguished with the silver award during the China Assocation of Invetions and IFIA International Federation of Inventors’ Associations, the silver award during the International Jury of IENA 2008 and award of the Best Eco Inventor during the WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization, Slovenj Gradec, Geneva.