Topics will include, but not limited to:

  • Entrepreneurship & growth
  • Corporate and strategic entrepreneurship
  • Universities and entrepreneurship
  • Spin offs and knowledge transfer
  • Innovation and Technological entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and regional development
  • Governmental support for entrepreneurs
  • Social and community entrepreneurship
  • Green entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship and gender
  • Entrepreneurial culture
  • Entrepreneurial learning and communities of practice
  • Studies of new businesses and business survival
  • Entrepreneurship and ethnic minorities
  • International entrepreneurship
  • Managing globalisation and international business
  • Small/family business management, intra/entrepreneurship
  • Managing business relationships
  • Managing work place motivation/pressure/stress
  • Managing learning and improvement
  • Instilling creativity
  • Managing supply chains
  • Developing/leveraging core competencies
  • Improving the quality of the management
  • E-management
  • International businesses management
  • Internationalisation in family businesses – entrepreneurship focus
  • Human Resources impacts brought about by internationalisation – European context around ‘passporting.’
  • Impact of ‘Brexit’ on family businesses involved in export markets: opportunities and challenges.
  • Multinational family businesses – internationalisation impacts, challenges, strategies and issues.
  • Governance of multinational family businesses.
  • Case studies of multinational family businesses focusing on any management aspect, e.g. entrepreneurship (new business development, new product development), strategy