Michal Chmielecki, PhD, MSc

Michal Chmielecki, PhD, MSc

I have ten years of experience in conducting corporate training, delivering lectures, workshops, and seminars. I specialize in international negotiations, cross-cultural management, and communication. This site is a natural outcome of my professional experience in management as an entrepreneur, manager, and academic.
I have consulted, trained and advised members of such institutions as:

US Army, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, IBM, Infosys, Fujitsu, Tauron Polish Energy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of the Interior,  National Defence Univeristy, General Command of the Armed Forces, Chancellery of the Sejm, The Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Polish National Health Fund,  Polish Institute ofInternational Affairs, National Security Bureau, Ministry of Justice, Polish Army, Den Norske Hær (Norwegian Army), Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, University of Warsaw, Polish Press Agency,  Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, Bureau of Human Rights Defender and many, many others.

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Among my clients are exporters and importers, research companies, scientific institutions, and non-profit institutions, etc. I have also trained officers in the Polish and American Army before missions to Afghanistan.
My varied experience in different professional and cultural environments and my academic work ensures that the knowledge I provide is practical, current, and proven.


I currently work as an assistant professor at Clark University (MA, USA) and the University of Social Sciences (the biggest private university in Poland), where I teach Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Cross-Cultural Communication and Business Communication, among others, to MBA and MSPC students. I am also the head of the International Cooperation Department at the University of Social Sciences. I cooperate with Polish Institutute of Foreign Affairs, European Academy of Diplomacy and Cracow School of Business (MBA).
I serve as the associate editor of the Journal of Intercultural Management, editor of the Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, and the secretary of the Intercultural Management Congress. I am also a manager of Public Relations Professional postgraduate studies, and Business Negotiation postgraduate studies, and have lectured in the UK, Ireland, Portugal, and Slovenia. I also cooperateed with the European Institute where I worked across industries with business owners (I helped them develop new products, re-invent their companies and their marketing).
I gained experience in Germany, among other countries, in one of the biggest consulting companies – TAW.de. I have held several management positions. I have also successfully started and managed new enterprises. My ventures include, among others, international trade (import and distribution) consulting and PR agency. 


I have studied in the US, Poland, and Germany, and conducted research for my PhD thesis on cross-cultural negotiation management in China, the US, Egypt, and Poland.


I have published over 70 scientific articles and several books as well as numerous articles in the business press (negotiation, cross-cultural communication, public relations, knowledge management).

As an expert and advisory committee board member, I have been involved in numerous European projects concerning the collaboration between education and business. I have taken part in numerous international conferences and workshops (both scientific and professional).

I have given a number of interviews as an expert on issues related to negotiation and cross-cultural communication. I am a member of many professional associations including the International Association for Conflict Management and the American Communication Association.

dr Michał Chmielecki, MSc




Courses and diagnostic tools

Group training in conflict resolution

Personality types Masterclass

Type 360

Leader Agility 360

Emotional Intelligence LPS


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