Sustainable Entrepreneurship – Driver for Growth

11th International Scientific Conference

The 11th International online scientific conference with the theme of »Sustainable entrepreneurship – Driver for growth« at DOBA Business School, brings together academics and lecturers, professionals and students from Slovenia and abroad. Its purpose is to discuss and demonstrate new insights and practices that will continue to ensure the important economic and social role of entrepreneurship in ensuring prosperity and success.

The main purpose of the conference is to disseminate research results, exchange experiences and identify key issues, challenges and obstacles, with special focus on Sustainable Entrepreneurship, while also covering the fields of Management, Marketing and Economics. The organizer provides an interdisciplinary platform for all participants to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in specific fields.

The conference is an opportunity to promote and strengthen further cooperation and networking, and to allow for the exchange of ideas of researchers from different countries, from different research fields and from different levels of scientific and research careers. Given that DOBA Business School is one of the leading regional centres in the EU, where modern online study practice is being developed, the conference program will also place an emphasis on how to introduce and provide added value with the introduction of virtual education.

Event’s Programme with confirmed speakers :

All hours are CEST.

 9.45 – 9.55

Welcome address
Prof. Dr. Rasto Ovin, Dean Faculty of Applied Business and Social Studies Maribor

9:55 – 10:00

Welcome address and introduction of the speakers
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Letonja, moderator

10.00 - 10.30

»Female Entrepreneurship: Are women leading the way & being the change that the world needs?  What can we learn from some examples?  And how can we help?«
Claire-Marie Boggiano, Director & Coach, Business Change & Leadership Development, Lurig Ltd., Manchester, United Kingdom

10.30 - 10.35 Introduction of the speaker
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Letonja, moderator

10:35 – 11:05

“Proposal for a new paradigm of a family business constitution document: Family first or business first?”
Prof. dr. Jaka Vadnjal, Business Consultant at Agnes and professor at GEA College of Entrepreneurship, Ljubljana, Slovenia


11:05 - 11.20

A short break


11:20 – 11:25

Introduction of the speaker
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Letonja, moderator

11:25 – 11:55

»Application of Digital Transformation Concept in the Business: Case Studies and Research Streams«
Prof. dr. Mario Spremić, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia

11.55 - 12.00 Introduction of the speaker
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Letonja, moderator

12:00 – 12:30

»Can you do well by doing good? Highlights from social entrepreneurship research and practice«
Dr. Bala Mulloth, Ass. Prof. of Public Policy; Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia, USA; and co-founder Hava, Inc.

12:30– 12:45

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marina Letonja, moderator

The event will be held in English. The participation at the ONLINE event is free of charge.

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