Philippe Smans is a civil engineer by training. Following 20 years in management with private sector multinationals (industry and services) he began off ering his services as a consultant both in Belgium and in other countries.
He now combines these activities with a number of teaching responsibilities at ICHEC-Entreprises, the European Institutions and the European Court of Auditors. He is also the director of international programmes at ICHEC-Entreprises.
Philippe specialises in strategy deployment and quality management issues including budget planning, management chart creation, ISO certification and the implementation of satisfaction measurement tools.
In addition, he has in-depth knowledge of operations management based on first-hand experience, including the optimisation of industrial and organisational processes, cycle time reduction, project management, organisational simplification and more.