Rudy Martens is professor in the domain of general and strategic management. Currently he is also chairman of the department of management.   From 2011 till 2018 he was dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics. 

His research and teaching activities are situated in the field of strategic and general management.  His focus is on strategy processes, strategy formation in SME's and competence-based strategic management.  He is also active in the AACSB organisation which aims to improve the quality of business education worldwide.