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Nina Begičević Ređep

Assoc. Prof. Nina Begičević Ređep, Ph. D.
Associate Professor
Department:
Department of Quantitative MethodsDepartment of Organization
Dean's Office
 
nina.begicevic@foi.hr
 
+385 42 390830
 
Faculty Building 1
South Wing, floor 1
Office
Room number: 62

Additional information

General Information

   

Name and surname

Nina Begičević Ređep

Academic title

Ph.D.

Year and institution of PhD obtained

2008, Faculty of Organization and Informatics 

Address

Stjepana Vukovića 8a, Varaždin

Phone

+385 42 390 826

Fax

+385 42 213 413

E-mail

nina.begicevic@foi.hr

Personal web page

 

Citizenship

Croatian

Date and place of birth

12th March 1980, Varaždin

   

Education

Date

2005-2008

Place

Varaždin

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Title of qualification awarded                                                                              

PhD in Information science (dr.sc.) 

Doctoral thesis: Strategic planning of e-learning implementation using multi-criteria decision making models

   

Date

2002-2005

Place

Varaždin

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb (Croatia)

Title of qualification awarded                                                   

 
   

Date

1998-2002

Place

Varaždin

Institution

University of Zagreb, Faculty of organization and informatics, Varazdin (Croatia)

Title of qualification awarded

B.Sc. in Information science

 

Work experience

Date (from – until)

2015-

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Position    

Associate Professor, Vicedean for Scientific Research

Work field

Decision Theory, Business Decision making
   

Date (from – until)

2011-2015

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Position                                                                  

Assistant Professor, Vicedean for Business Affairs

Work field

Decision Theory, Business Decision making

   

Date (from – until)

2009-

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Position

Assistant Professor

Work field

Decision Theory, Business Decision making

   

Date (from – until)

2005-2009

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Position

Teaching Assistant

Work field

Decision Theory, Business Decision making

   

Date (from – until)

2002-2005

Institution

Faculty of Organization and Informatics

Position

Research assistant

Work field

Decision Theory, Business Decision making, Intelligent Organizations

   

Languages

Mother tongue

Croatian

English language

C2

Speaking

C2

Writing

C2                               

Reading

 
   

German language

 

Speaking

A2

Writing

A2

Reading

A2

   

 

Teaching

  • Business Decision Making, undergraduate study Information and Business Systems
  • Business Decision Making, undergraduate study Economics of Entrepreneurship
  • Business Decision Analysis, graduate study Economics of Entrepreneurship
  • Decision Theory, graduate study in Informatics
  • Project Cycle Management, graduate study Economics of Entrepreneurship

Visits to foreign research and education institutions

Professional education at Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh (USA); JFDP (Junior Faculty Development Program); scholarship of the U.S. Department of State (December 2007- June 2008)

Awards and recognitions

  • 2017 - Award for special scientific and teaching achievements at the Faculty of Organization and Informatics

  • 2017 - Award for the best presenter and scientific contribution Balaban, I., Begičević Ređep, N., Klačmer Čalopa, N.: Assesing digital maturity of schools na konferenciji ICTEL 2017

  • 2015 - Special Rector Award in academic year 2014./2015. (for support to students and student council at FOI)

  • 2012 – II. Award for the best online course at the University of Zagreb

  • 2009 - Award for the best young scientist at Faculty of organization and informatics, University of Zagreb

  • 2008 - Award for the best young scientist in 2008 in the field of information science in Croatia, The society of university teachers, scholars and other scientists

  • 2008 - Award for the best doctoral thesis in 2008, Rotary

  • 2007 - Award for the best and most creative implementation of the AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process), Chile, ISAHP 

Organizational skills and competences

  • Member of the programming committee – International Journal of the AHP
  • Member of the organizational board of international conference CECIIS
  • Scientific-professional colloquium: Mathematics and e-learning
  • Series of workshops “Marketing and soft skills in international projects” within Tempus project “Enhancing Absorption Capacity of EU Programmes in Croatia”
  • Workshops “Learning outcomes and their implementation”
  • etc.

Membership in science organizations and bodies 

  • Member of the Croatian Operational Research Society
  • Member of the European Operational Research Society

Commissions, committees, boards and work groups

  • Member of the Committee for the introduction of informatics at the Ministry of Science and Education level – 2017.
  • Member of the Committee for developing digital maturity strategy – Ministry of Science and Education – 2017.
  • Program Committee International Scientific Conference Economics of Digital Transformation (EDT) 2018 DIGITOMICS
  • Program Committee IJAHP (International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process) Journal
  • Program Committee IFIP DSS 2018 Conference
  • Program Committee IFIP DSS 2018 Conference
  • Program Committee CECIIS Conference
  • Member of the Supervisory Board Technology Park Varazdin – since 2015
  • Member of the Croatian Operational Research Society
  • Member of the Committee for e-Learning at the University of Zagreb – till 2015
  • Member of the Commission for selection the best e-courses at the University of Zagreb
  • Member of the U.S. Alumnia and U.S. Affiliates Community
  • Councilor in County Assembly of the Varazdin County in 2009
  • Vice-President of the Commission for Gender Equality of the Varazdin County in 2010
  • President of the Commission for Gender Equality of the Varazdin County in 2014
  • President of the Youth Committee in Varazdin County, appointed in November 2011
  • Vice-President of the Local Partnerships for Employment at the Varazdin County (result of the IPA project - Component IV - Human Resources Development)
  • President of the School Board of the 2nd High School Varaždin - 2009
  • Member of the School Board of the 2nd Primary School Varaždin – 2009-2010

University textbook

  • P.Sikavica, T.Hunjak, N.Begičević Ređep, T.Hernaus: Poslovno odlučivanje, Školska knjiga, d.d., editor: Ines Matulić, 2014.

Books, Proceedings, Monographs

  1. Godišnja monografija Fakulteta organizacije i informatike, 2017., editorial
  2. F.Ruža, L.Budin, B.Divjak, N.Begičević Ređep: Strategija visokog obrazovanja u Sjeverozapadnoj Hrvatskoj, Zbornik – Izlaganja s Okruglog stola „Visoko obrazovanje i znanost u sjeverozapadnoj Hrvatskoj“ održanog 17.12.2012., editors: L.Budin, M.Klačmer Čalopa, HAZU – Zavod za znanstveni rad u Varaždinu, FOI, Zagreb-Varaždin, 2014.
  3. B.Divjak, A.Spahić, K.Brodar, Z.Stapić, T.Orehovački, D.Munđar, M.Ostroški, S.Kukec, N.Begičević i ostali: Projekti u znanosti i razvoju EUROPSKI PROGRAMI, editor: B.Divjak, TIVA Varaždin, 2009.
  4. B.Divjak, V.Strahonja, D.Kermek, V.Mornar, M.Cifrek, Ž. Milin Šipuš, A.Čižmešija, R.Manger, G.Nogo, Z. Erjavec, M. Ostroški, T.Hunjak, N. Begičević, N.Vrček, Z.Krakar: Ishodi učenja, editor: B.Divjak, TIVA, Varaždin, 2008.
  5. Monografija 50 godina Fakulteta organizacije i informatike Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, FOI, editors: F.Ruža, M.Žugaj, B.Divjak, Ž.Hutinski, N.Begičević Ređep and others, Printera grupa d.o.o., Varaždin 2012.

Papers

  1. P.Sikavica, T.Hunjak, N.Begicevic Ređep, T.Hernaus: Poslovno odlučivanje (Business decision making), book (University of Zagreb), Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2014.
  2. Cehulić, D., Hunjak, T., Begicevic, N.: Comparison of a Bank's Financial Ratios Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Proceedings of the 22nd Central European Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems, September 21st - 23rd, 2011, Varazdin, Croatia, pp. 187 – 194
  3. Kliček, Božidar; Oreški, Dijana; Begičević, Nina, Temporal Recommender Systems, Recent researches in applied computer and applied computational science / Chen, S ; Mastorakis, Nikos ; Rivas-Echeverria, Francklin ; Mladenov, Valeri (ur.). - World Scientific and Egineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) Press , 2011, ISBN: 978-960-474-281-3, pp 248-253
  4. Begičević, N., Divjak, B., Hunjak, T.: AHP-based group decision making using keypads, International Journal of Economics and Business Research 2011 - Vol. 3, No.4  pp. 443 - 458
  5. Sen, H., Begicevic, N., Geric, S.: Decision making on Customer Relationship Management Solution Using the Analytic Network Process, Proceedings of the ITI 2011 33rd Int. Conf. On Information Technology Interfaces, June 27-30, 2011, Cavtat, Croatia, pp. 439-444
  6. Divjak, B., Peharda, P., Begičević, N.: Social Network analysis of Eureka project partnership in Central and South-Eastern European regions, Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences, 2010 – Vol.34, No.2, pp. 163-238, Varazdin 2010
  7. Saaty, T.L., Begicevic, N.: The scope of human values and human activities in decision making, Appl. Soft Comput. J. 10 (2010) 963-974, doi:10.1016/j.asoc.2010.04.002, Available online 13 April 2010, <http://science.servepics.com/> (CC rad), Impact Factor: 2.084, 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.100
  8. Vidacek-Hains, V., Begicevic, N., Klacmer Calopa, M.: Relationship between managers' self-evaluation of decision-making and locus of control, 5th International Conference Economic Development Perspectives of SEE Region in the Global Recession Contex, Proceedings: Book of Extended Abstracts, USB With Full Papers, University of Sarajevo, School Of Economics and Business, Bosnia and Hercegovina, October 14-14, 2010, ISBN: 978-9958-25-046-0, p. 73-74
  9. Divjak, Blazenka; Peharda, Petra; Begičević, Nina: Social Network Analysis of Successful Partnerships in Innovative International Projects // Proceedings of the ITI 2010 32nd Int. Conf. on Information Technology Interfaces / Vesna Luzar-Stiffler ; Iva Jarec ; Zoran Bekic (ur.), Zagreb : Srce University Computing Centre, University of Zagreb, 2010., 441-446
  10. Begičević, N., Divjak, B., Hunjak, T.: AHP based group decision making using keypads, January 2010 Business & Economics Society International Conference Nassau - Bahamas, January 6-9, 2010.
  11. Klačmer Čalopa, M., Begičević N.: AHP based model for decisions on open-end investment funds, Monograph: Economic Policy and Global Recession, Beograd: Faculty of Economics Belgrade, University of Belgrade, 2009. Vol.2, 109-118.
  12. Begičević, N., Divjak, B., Hunjak, T.: Decision-making on prioritization of projects in higher education institutions using the analytic network process approach, Central European Journal of Operations Research CEJOR 2009, Published online:16 September 2009, <http://www.springerlink.com/content/c53pn6337104275k/>
  13. Begicevic, Nina; Divjak, Blazenka; Hunjak, Tihomir: Decision making on project selection in high education sector using the Analytic Hierarchy Process // Proceedings of the ITI 2009 31st International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces. Zagreb: University Computing Centre, University of Zagreb, 2009. 547-553
  14. Begičević, Nina; Divjak, Blaženka; Hunjak, Tihomir: Comparison between AHP and ANP: Case Study of Strategic Planning of E-Learning Implementation, International Journal of the Analytic Hierarchy Process. VOL 1 (2009), 1; 31-44
  15. Begičević, N., Divjak, B., Hunjak, T.: Development of AHP based model for decision making on e-learning implementation, Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences, VOL 31, NO.1 (2007), Faculty of Organization and Informatics, Varaždin, 2007., p. 13-25
  16. Begičević, N., Divjak, B., Hunjak, T.: Prioritization of e-learning forms: a multicriteria methodology, Central European Journal of Operations Research CEJOR 2007, Volume 15, December 2007, Issue 4, <http://www.springerlink.com/content/03111h2h3280h556/fulltext.pdf>
  17. Fabac, R., Begičević, N., Vukadinović, D.: Knowledge society and decision making in organizations - A formal approach framework, CNSI - 2007, International Conference on Advances and Systems Research, October 25th - 27th 2007, Zadar, Croatia
  18. Rupčić N., Begičević N.: E-learning potentials in building academic institutions as learning organizations, 6th International Symposium "Economy & Business 2007", International scientific publications, Sunny Beach, Bulgaria, 2007.
  19. Bubaš G., Balaban I., Begičević N.: Course Evaluation in e-Learning by Comparative Analysis of Two or More e-Learning Courses, 18th International Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems IIS 2007, Varaždin, 2007., p. 65-72.
  20. Begičević N., Divjak B., Hunjak T.: Comparison between AHP and ANP: Case study of strategic planning of e-learning implementation, ISAHP 2007, Viña Del Mar, Chile, August- 3-8, 2007.
  21. Bubaš G., Balaban I., Begičević N.: Evaluation of Online Courses as an Element of Instructional Design: The Case of Two Hybrid University Courses, Proceedings of the 30th MIPRO 2007 International Convention in Opatija, Vol. IV., MIPRO, 2007., p. 216-222.
  22. Kliček B., Gerić S., Begičević N.: Data Collection in the Green Patrol project, Our Economy - Review of Current Issues in Economics, Vol. 53, No. 1-2, Maribor (FEB), Slovenia, 2007., p. 108. - 116.
  23. Begičević N., Divjak B.: Validation of theoretical model for decision making about e-learning implementation, Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences, VOL 30, NO.2 (2006), Faculty of Organization and Informatics, Varaždin, 2006., p. 171-185
  24. Begičević N., Divjak B., Hunjak T.: Development of AHP based model for decision making on e-learning implementaton, 17th International Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems IIS 2006, Varaždin, 2006., p. 375-383.
  25. Hunjak T., Begičević N.: Prioritisation of e-learning forms based on pair-wise comparisons, Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences, 30 (2006), Faculty of Organization and Informatics, Varaždin, 2006., p. 47-63
  26. Begičević N., Klačmer M., Gerić S.: Innovative approach in management decision making, 8th International conference on linking Systems Thinking, Innovation, Quality, Entrepreneurship and Environment, STIQE 2006, Maribor, Slovenia, 2006., p. 17-23
  27. Divjak B., Begičević, N.: Imaginative Acquisition of Knowledge - Strategic Planning of E-Learning, ITI 2006 Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces, University Computing Centre SRCE, University of Zagreb, 2006., p. 47-53
  28. Kliček B., Gerić S., Begičević N.: Innovative approach in environmental satisfaction survey - The green patrol case, 8th International conference on linking Systems Thinking, Innovation, Quality, Entrepreneurship and Environment,STIQE 2006, Maribor, Slovenia, 2006., p.87-93
  29. Hunjak T., Begičević N.: How to choose the most suitable form of implementing e learning?, 16th International Conference on Information and Intelligent Systems IIS 2005, Varaždin, 2005., p. 169-179.
  30. Baracskai Z., Begičević N., Hruška D.: Modeling e-learning system in high education by DoctuS knowledge-based system: the case of Croatia, Beijing International Conference On Applied Business Research BICABR 2005, Beijing, China, 2005.
  31. Kliček B., Gerić S., Begičević N.: Models of intelligent organizations functioning, Proceedings of the 28th MIPRO 2005 International Convention in Opatija, 2005., p. 40-46.
  32. Zver B., Begičević N., Gerić S.: Od informacija do informacijskih sustava, Zbornik radova XIII., Sveučilište u Mostaru, Ekonomski fakultet Mostar, Mostar, 2004., p. 100-115.

Projects

Scientific projects (Ministry of Science and Education, Croatia)

  • Project ID: 0161217 "Razvoj matematičkih modela za unaprijeđenje kvalitete usluga u javnom sektoru", principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Tihomir Hunjak, from 2007 until today
  • Project ID: 0016017 "Evaluacija učinaka primjene informacijskih tehnologija", principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Tihomir Hunjak, from 2002 until 2005
  • Project ID: 0016014 "Inteligentne organizacije", principal researcher prof. dr. sc. Božidar Kliček, from 2002 until 2005

International and national projects

  • Project “e-Schools: Establishing a System for Developing Digitally Mature Schools (pilot project)” ESF; 2015-2019; (coordinator at FOI)
  • Project “Development of qualification standards and undergraduate study programs at the Faculty of Textile Technology”, ESF; (coordinator at FOI); 2014-2016;
  • Project HR.3.1.20-0038 Empowering gymnasium education through the curricular reform in the field of STEM and ICT; ESF; (koordinatorica na FOI-ju) 2014-2016;
  • Horizon CRISS, Demonstration of a scalable and cost-effective cloud-based digital learning infrastructure through the Certification of digital competences in primary and secondary schools, 2017-2019 (associate)
  • INTERREG DIGITRANS - DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE DANUBE REGION, 2017-2019 (associate)
  • IPA project Klick & Learn, Škola za umjetnost, dizajn, grafiku i odjeću Zabok, 2012-2014 (coordinator at FOI)
  • IPA FIDES - FROM IP TO BUSINESS: Developing enviroment for startup companies, 2011-2013  (associate)
  • Life Long Learning Programme COMENIUS, InterCom-Learning - Basic Skills, 2011-2013 (associate)
  • IPA Kosovo, Project Inception Report EU IT Pilot Project in the Field of Education, EuropeAid/127855/D/SER/KOS, 2010 - 2012. (associate)
  • IPA 2007-2009, Local Partnerships for Employment, EuropeAid/127435/D/SER/HR 2009-2011. (associate)
  • Challenges of applying new teaching methods and techniques in South East European Universities - JFDP alumni, American Council of International Education, 2008-2009. (coordinator at FOI)
  • Tempus JEP projekt: Enhancing Absorption Capacity of EU Programmes in Croatia, JEP_41063_2006 (associate)
  • Tempus JEP projekt: Courses for Institution Building in Croatia - eGovernment (eGovCro), TEMPUS_JEP_IB 40042_2005, 2007 – 2009. (associate)
  • Tempus JEP projekt: Aspects of Organization and Information Systems: Curriculum Development, CD_JEP-16086-20012002 – 2005. (associate)
  • Tempus SCM projekt: Teaching and Language Skills: Training Project, SCM-C006A04, 2004 - 2005. (associate)
  • EUREKA projekt E!2584 Euroturism Ulixes Intelligent Tourist Organization, 2000 – 2004. (associate)

National projects 

  • National science foundation, Development of a methodological framework for strategic decision-making in higher education – a case of open and distance learning (ODL) implementation - HigherDecision, from 2015 until 2019
  • National science foundation, Higher Education and Technological Development of the Croatia: The learning outcomes in interdisciplinary study programs INTER-OUTCOMES, from 2007 until 2008.
  • CarNet: Referral center for project application in e-education, 2003-2006, leader: Phd Blaženka Divjak, from 2003 until 2006.
  • National science foundation, Higher Education and Technological Development of the Croatia: Referral Center for Quality Management in Higher Education Institutions, from 2005 until 2006.
  • Project “Modern public administration”, Varaždin County, leader of the project, duration: 10.2008 – 6.2009.

Expertise 

  • Senior expert in strategic planning and decision making – expert for resource allocation and strategic planning and multi-criteria decision making – projects, workshops, training, teaching (8 years of experience), expert in software for multi-criteria decision making and strategic planning (consultant – Decision Lens, ExpertChoice)
  • Expert in QA, member of the project Reference centre for QA financed by National Foundation for Science
  • Expert for E-learning –Reference centre for E-projects; Tempus project EQIBELT, creator of e-learning strategy of FOI, e-Readiness research at UniZG; e-school project: Framework for digitally mature schools