Marko Ćosić is a member of the presidency of the MBA Croatia association. Marko is a member of the Management Board of Hrvatska elektroprivreda d.d. (HEP), a national energy company engaged in the production, distribution and supply of electricity and the distribution and supply of customers with heat and natural gas. As the general manager of the Proenergy Group, a company for the supply of electricity and natural gas, he managed operations in the markets of Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and North Macedonia. Marko graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Zagreb, where he is also working on his PhD. He also completed economic diplomacy at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Harvard Business School Executive Education program and Global Executive MBA at the prestigious INSEAD.
How did you decide to enroll in MBA Studies?
For any manager who wants to acquire new knowledge and improve their own business experience, the MBA study is a logical step forward. If within the MBA study you have the opportunity to listen to lectures by top experts and exchange experiences with colleagues from around the world, then the MBA is an unavoidable step in career development.
What is the most significant thing / idea you brought / received from MBA studies?
No matter what culture and what part of the world they come from, learning and constantly updating knowledge is something that every serious business person should always think about. Just as it must never be forgotten that behind every business success of a manager is his team.
What did you expect from the MBA Study you went to? Did you get that?
MBA studies, but also the education and training I went through did meet my expectations, as each of them at that time brought me new knowledge, upgraded my way of thinking, connected me with colleagues from the business community and allowed me to further personal and business advancement.
What is the main role of the members of the presidency of MBA Croatia?
In addition to promoting the association itself, its work and values such as ethics, knowledge, diligence and diversity, I believe that promoting excellence is one of the main tasks of every member of MBA Croatia. I am extremely proud that we have been successfully promoting excellence for years by awarding MBA Croatia Awards to leaders and experts that we have recognized for their exceptional contribution in creation of a better and more advanced society.