Is a cross-cultural consultant, who supports development, sets challenges, and helps to understand. As an Organisational Consultant, Michalina helps to find the most relevant solutions, which engage people and make organisations even more effective. She works in a systemic approach, starting from the strategic vision of the Board, organizational culture, leadership style in the management team, and takes into account employee competence level. It all rounds up into Organisational Effectiveness, and here you can meet Michalina consulting, training, coaching, facilitating group work, or designing Assessment/Development Centre sessions. Mergers & Acquisitions and organisational changes are what Michalina likes the most. Her focus is on managing diversity and cross-cultural cooperation.
Michalina’s first intercultural experiences include a scholarship at a university in the Netherlands, an internship in a training company in Austria, and work in a corporate Alexander Mann Solutions, which all translated into her professional passion. Since 2008, Michalina has consulted on cooperating in multinational groups, having gained education in international programs like British Council’s Intercultural Navigators.
Having a Master in Psychology from the prestigious Jagiellonian University gives Michalina a solid base to analyse how groups behave in organisations. Michalina is a licensed consultant in Extended DISC®, IWAM (Inventory for Work Attitude and Motivation), Systemic and Psychodynamic Coach, and has been certified in Rational Behavioural Therapy I. That’s all was enriched by further education like The Leading Change Course (120h), Leadership Development Intensive (32h), Making the difference: Understanding how groups and organisations work (40h), Advanced School for Organisation Trainers Rozviyak (208h), Professional Business Trainer House of Skills (200h), Elżbieta Sołtys’ School of Business Trainers and Personal Advisors (290h), and others.
As a speaker at professional events like “HR Challenges”, “Lower Silesia HR Forum”, “Invest in Diversity”, „Global reach, local touch”, Michalina got used to the public speaking. She was also the President of SIETAR Polska (Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research). She runs train-the-trainer courses. Her passion is Youth in Action program where she ran nine full-week cross-cultural trainings for international youth leaders.
Privately, Michalina loves Indian cuisine and trips with an unknown itinerary. Together with her husband, Michalina has written three travellers’ blogs describing their trips to Syria, Liban, Jordania, and India. Currently, she is working on another blog on Iran.
ORGANISATIONS WORKED WITH (among others)
IBM, Danone, Mars, ArcelorMittal, Netia, BZWBK, Volkswagen Bank, IKEA, Gigaset, SOFTWAREMIND, VSOFT, Abile, ALCON, Kemira, Tieto, Amway, EDF, ABB, PZU, ZUS, Benefit Systems, CEZ, Tesco