Lecturers, mentors

Anderson, Jeffrey

Senior Lecturer and Director OHIO International Consulting Program
Copeland 602

Jeffrey Anderson is a Senior Lecturer of the College of Business at Ohio University where he has taught Management and Management Information Systems since 1988.  In addition to teaching management principles, Jeffrey directs the Ohio International Consulting Program, where multi-cultural teams work on international consulting engagements with companies that have operations in Ohio.  He has helped to develop, deliver, and lead business training programs which have trained over 2,000 information technology consultants for a major European firm. 

Professor Anderson is an advocate of flipped classroom and has written scholarly articles and book chapters on flipped teaching.  He has given more than 30 presentations on flipped teaching at conferences, symposiums and workshops at locations including Louisiana State University, Bryant University, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and the University of Pecs in Hungary.

more information: http://business.ohio.edu/about/faculty-staff/anderson-jeffrey/

Pittaway, Luke

Executive Director & Professor
Center for Entrepreneurship; Management
Copeland 401C

Dr. Luke Pittaway is a tenured full professor and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Ohio University (Athens, OH) where he leads the academic programs in the College of Business and is leading enhancements to University-wide programs. He was formally the William A. Freeman Distinguished Chair in Free Enterprise and the director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership at Georgia Southern University where he managed programs in entrepreneurship until May 2013. Dr. Pittaway has previously worked at the University of Sheffield (UK), Lancaster University (UK) and the University of Surrey (UK). He has been a Research and Education Fellow with the National Council of Graduate Entrepreneurship and an Advanced Institute of Management Research Scholar. He is on a number of editorial boards including: International Small Business Journal; International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research; and, the Service Industries Journal.

Dr. Pittaway’s research focuses on entrepreneurship education and learning and he has a range of other interests including: entrepreneurial behavior; networking; entrepreneurial failure; business growth; and, corporate venturing.

more information: http://business.ohio.edu/about/faculty-staff/pittaway-luke/

Fodor, Peter

chairman and assistant lecturer
MEVID plc. and University of Pécs

Péter Fodor is a full time assistant lecturer [Z1] at the University of Pécs, Faclulty of Business and Economics. His main subjects are Management and Small Business Consulting. During the last 10 years he has been supervised several student consulting projects. Beside his academic career he is an active consultant in strategic, HRM, marketing consulting. He has been involved in more than 15 management consulting processes as a researcher, consultant or senior consultant.

Peter also has entrepreneurial background as he is the president of the board of the MEVID stock company, a local SME in the hospitality industry. The company’s main profile is public catering and hotel management, operates at cca. 1,8 million USD revenue/per year with 70 employees. Peter has both strategic and operational responsibilities in this business. 

Bedo, Zsolt

Simonyi Business and Economic Development Center (Simonyi BEDC), University of Pecs

Dr. Zsolt Bedo is assistant professor at the University of Pecs, Faculty of Business and Economics. He earned his PhD. in 2008 in economics. His field of research is comparative corporate governance with a special focus on the Central and Eastern European region. He has published in leading Hungarian and in peer reviewed international academic journals. His book chapters have appeared in publications on corporate governance in emerging markets from leading international publishing houses. He has given lectures at numerous thematic conferences, at the Wharton School of Business.

Dr. Bedő, is the director and co-initiator of the Simonyi BEDC, which is an international community (public-private cluster) of investors, businessmen, academicians, professionals, students, community leaders networking to develop interdisciplinary innovation via the enhancement of entrepreneurship capacity. He is also the co-founder of the Blue Economy Innovation Cluster that integrates local SMEs and several actors of the nonprofit sphere and research institutions to promote sustainable regional development.

Dr. Bedo is the head of the Applied Management and the MSc Enterprise Development and Entrepreneurship programs at the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Why to come

The Summer Simonyi Entrepreneurship Consulting Program relies on more than two decades of capacity building experience in working with diverse participants regardless of their level of expertise and background.
Every year our prominent alumni, coming from backgrounds such as engineering, medicine, natural sciences, arts, sports, social sciences, business and economics share their technical, social and business expertise offering access to their professional and business networks.

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Registration:  5th June/15th June the latest (keep in mind visa regulation if needed)
Payment:  20th June
Arrival, registration, welcome:  30th June - 1st July
Start of the academic program:  3rd July
End of the program:  28th July

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Head of International Office

Phone: +36 72 501 500/23160
Email: kolos.lilla@ktk.pte.hu, simonyisummer@ktk.pte.hu
Office: B131

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