The 3EP Delivery Team are the expert group of facilitators who you will have the opportunities to work with during your 3EP journey and time at the Summer Academies.
Dr Anne L. Kirketerp
Anne's primary research area is the psychological and learning theoretical basis for developing enterprising individual including enterprising and entrepreneurial pedagogy and practical teaching methods to promote action in education. Key areas of interest: Self-efficacy, enterprising behavior, teaching methods, action learning and evaluation. Currently works at the Aarhus University as a Development leader at Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Aarhus University. CEI develops and offers activities within entrepreneurship with the aim to develop enterprising students who can apply their professional knowledge and personal skills to create value for themselves, others, and society.
Dr Per Blenker
Per is Associate Professor at the School of Economics and Management, and Program Director of IMEET (International Master in Entrepreneurship Education and Training). He has for the last 20 years been working with entrepreneurship research and entrepreneurship education. His primary research interests lies in the areas of entrepreneurial opportunities, enterprising behaviour, entrepreneurial didactics and pedagogy.In the development of entrepreneurial education he has in particular focused on the development of new pedagogical processes that enhances participants ability to co-create entrepreneurial opportunities.
Helle Meibom Færgemann
Helle works as a development consultant at AU Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Aarhus University. She develops and teaches innovation and entrepreneurship courses at various undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the university, often in close cooperation with faculty at the institute or department, where the course takes place. Also she is working on EU development projects such as 3EP. Earlier on she has been a research assistant on a project about enterprising pedagogies and didactics in higher education (PILE). At the centre she has also been organizing both short-term and long-term extracurricular activities. Key areas of interest include enterprising pedagogies and didactics, team selection and development as well as idea development.
Ljerka Sedlan König
Ljerka works as a senior lecturer in the Graduate programme in Entrepreneurship at J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek where she teaches presentation and negotiations skills. Currently she is working on her PhD Theses on pedagogies for developing enterprising behaviour in students. Her primary research area is ways of promoting and developing enterprising behaviour and enterprising pedagogy. Key areas of interest include enterprising behaviour, teaching methods, competenceses, negotiation and presentation skills
Prof. Alison Price
Alison is the Director of Educator Development at the NCEE and a visiting Professor of Enterprise Education at Liverpool John Moores University. Her role is working directly with faculty staff to support curriculum change and develop the role of the educator as a catalyst within the development of entrepreneurial university or institution. Prior to this appointment, Alison was Head of Enterprise Education at Leeds Metropolitan University, providing academic leadership for the HEFCE funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, the "Institute for Enterprise".Alison has over a decade's experience of enterprise teaching and curriculum development gained from working within Russell group and post ’92, which has been enhanced by insight gained from MIT entrepreneurial programme at Sloan Management School. Alison has published within the field of strategic management, corporate social responsibility and small business start-up. She has recently completed texts for Shanghai China on the entrepreneurial mindset.
Prof. Paul Hannon
Paul is a graduate entrepreneur and has helped shape enterprise and entrepreneurship education, support and development in the UK and overseas during the past 30 years. He is a successful creator and innovator of local support initiatives for enterprise and entrepreneurship stimulation in the private and public sectors; he has won accolades for his innovative approaches to enterprise and entrepreneurship curricula design and delivery in higher education; and he is also an experienced entrepreneur with 10 years as the co-owner/director of a small growing firm in the food industry. Paul is Acting CEO at the UK’s NCEE that is supporting long-term cultural change in UK universities and colleges. Paul was recently the President of the UK’s Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, the largest charity of its type; the UK expert on the European Commission’s Expert Group on entrepreneurship education in higher education; adviser to entrepreneurship education projects across Europe; a member of the International Advisory Panel for IDEA in Denmark; and a former member of the Council of the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts. Paul has worked at several UK and European Universities. He is the first Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship Education at Coventry University; the UK’s first Professor of Incubation and Enterprise at Birmingham City University; and the first Kredietbank Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at Limburg University in Belgium.
Prof. Antti Paasio
Antti, Director of the Business and Innovation Development BID unit, has been active in entrepreneurship and innovation research and development for the past 30 years. He is past president of the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB) and is currently a Board Member of ECSB, a Board Member of several entrepreneurship and innovation related international bodies (such as ICSB, Journal Editorial Boards etc.), many small high-tech companies and a national venture capital organisation for science-based new ventures, and he has supervised numerous new technology ventures. He has led and is currently leading several transnational development projects with the focus on knowledge-intensive business development and turning science into business. During his career he has developed several pioneer entrepreneurship programmes in various universities globally.
Prof. Pasi Malinen
Pasi has been active in entrepreneurship, innovation, business modelling, SME management and fast growth research during the past 20 years. He is one of the key lecturers in entrepreneurship and innovation in University of Turku as well as in international programmes in various universities, and is a Board Member of International Council for Small Business (ICSB) the world’s leading organisation for small business and entrepreneurship educators and researchers. He has led and evaluated several knowledge-intensive business development and training programmes internationally (funded e.g. by the UN, European Space Agency, EU) aimed at entrepreneurs as well as at academic audiences (on bachelor, master, doctoral levels). He has published 100+ publications in his field of interest.
As Project Manager within Turku School of Economics, Business and Innovation Development (BID) Kirsi has been instrumental in both securing and delivering the 3EP bid, working together with all partners to deliver the first 3EP summer school. Drawing on her vast experience of EC projects, Kirsi is supporting key delivery in all areas, particularly research, ICT aided learning and change.
Prof. Sanja Pfeifer
Sanja works as a professor, in the Graduate programme in Entrepreneurship at J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek where she teaches entrepreneurship management, creativity and competitiveness.She is currently researching innovative pedagogies for enhancing entrepreneurial attitudes and intentions among graduate students. Primary research area is the impact of the entrepreneurial attitudes, norms, personal values, and self-efficacy on entrepreneurial intentions among students. Other areas of interest include general management, strategic management and competitiveness.
Prof. Slavica Singer
Slavica's primary research and teaching areas are entrepreneurship, strategic management, regional development and competitiveness. From 2000 as the Head of Entrepreneurial Studies at the J.J. Strossmayer University in Osijek, Croatia she is involved in designing educational programme in entrepreneurship on tertiary level and graduate level. Doctoral program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, as a joint endevour with University of Turku (Finland), Durham University (UK), University of Maribor (Slovenia) and University of Klagenfurt (Austria) is to be launched in 2010. As the Croatian team leader for Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, she is intensively involved in policy aspect of promoting entrepreneurship as social mobilizer and equalizer. Besides her professorial and research activities, Slavica was involved in developing institutional infrastructure for supporting entrepreneurship in Croatia , like Center for Entrepreneurship in Osijek, CEPOR - Policy Centre for SMEs and Entrepreneurship in Zagreb and NOA - Microfinance institution in Osijek.
Suncica Oberman Peterka
For last 10 years Suncica works at the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek at Faculty of Economics on entreprenurship undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. Before University, Suncica has worked in Center for Entrepreneurship in Osijek as trainer and consultant for SMEs and where she ran Growth program – educational and consultancy program for growing SMEs.In every subject she teaches, she try to introduce entrepreneurial way of thinking and acting. Key areas of interest: entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial university, authentic leadership, new venture creation, strategic management.