Dr. Zoltan Buzady Joins Monarch Business Schol

It is with great pleasure that Monarch Business School announces that Dr. Zoltan Buzady has joined the faculty as Professor of Strategy and Leadership. Dr. Zoltan Buzady holds a Ph.D. in Strategy from Budapest University of Economics and Public Administration, an MBA from Cass Business School City University, UK and a Bachelor of Laws from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

Dr. Ian Chaston Joins Monarch Business School

Monarch Business School Switzerland is proud to announce that Dr. Ian Chaston has joined the Faculty as Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Dr. Chaston has a dedicated career having taught at universities in the US, UK and Australia/New Zealand. He is both an accomplished academic as well as businessman. His academic career spans over 25 years along with a business career with a Fortune 100 company. Dr. Chaston holds a Ph.D. from the University of Exeter, an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Hull. Dr. Chaston is also an accomplished author having published numerous academic journal articles as well as books within the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Research Focus: The Role Of International Standards On Higher Education: A Case Study Of Albania

While Albania has in place the key structures of the education system, the past educational legislation and reforms were not sufficient to fully develop the institutions of higher education. The attempts to establish premium-quality universities and research institutions were continued with the New Law on Higher Education. However, the standards in higher education, particularly in terms of scientific research, are still not on a sufficiently high level; the country itself is facing serious social and economic challenges, and research programs are both small in scope and regionally fragmented.

October 2017 Workshop At Rapperswil Castle Announced

The Monarch Administration is happy to announce that the October 2017 Doctoral Workshop being held at the beautiful Rapperswil Castle on Lake Zurich is now open for registration. Students are requested to register as early as possible if they are interested in attending the event. The event will also include several Doctoral defenses and a graduation ceremony in the Castle. A special lecture on leadership will be presented by Dr. Hisataka and Dr. Henderson. The event is expected to be a wonderful experience for all students attending with the critical analysis of student research underway.

Student Focus: Robert Mahnic – D.Phil. in Business Research

Mr. Robert Mahnic is a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Research Candidate. He holds a Master of Arts From the University of Saskatchewan, an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Regina and Certificate of Management from SAIT Polytechnic in Alberta. Mr. Mahnic has participated in many academic, consulting and professional research projects, workshops and presentations and has been either the sole, principal, joint or contributing author of numerous journal articles, consulting and management reports. He has also presented at, moderated, or facilitated large group discussions at more than 30 conferences, seminars and regional/national workshops. At present, he holds a professional position at TransCanada Corporation and was previously with the National Energy Board, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, AMEC Earth & Environmental, Communiplan Inc., Enbridge Pipelines, the University of Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan Municipal Affairs.

Student Focus: Felicia Chong – D.Phil. Finance Candidate

Ms. Felicia Chong is a Doctor of Philosophy in Finance Candidate. She is a doctoral transfer student from Universiti Malaya. She holds an MBA in Finance from Universiti Putra Malaysia and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia. Currently, she is a lecturer in Advanced Financial Managment at the Professional Accounting Center at Damansara Utama University College. She is a recipient of the Malaysian Government’s Full-Bright Scholarship. She is an accomplished academic having published many academic journal articles, manuscripts and books. She has also been a keynote speaker at several international conferences.