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Gerald Groshek
(Professor of International Economics and Business at the School of Business, University of Redlands)

Gerald Groshek is Professor of International Economics and Business at the School of Business, University of Redlands. His teaching and research have been informed both by practical experience in international banking and foreign exchange trading and by residencies at various foreign institutions, including Fulbright-funded visits in Slovakia and Ukraine.

In 2010 two months' lecture course were delivered to students and teachers focusing on the international monetary system, global capital markets, management of multinational corporations and the consequences of financial crisis. A series of methodological seminars were organized for KNEU professors and lecturers, covering the issues of the organization of academic process, and integration of teachers into international research environment.

Gregory Gardner
(Associate Professor, The State University of New York at Potsdam )

Greg Gardner – Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Potsdam. Research interests - cluster analysis and its application in the creation of business incubators.

In the course of one month professor delivered lectures to students and teachers of SHEE “Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University”. Also professor organized special training program for the final year students of “Management of international competitiveness”.

Gudrun Rumpf
(Key Expert on policy and Capacity Building)

Dr. Gudrun Rumpf – Key Expert on policy and Capacity Building, EU Project: "Enhance Innovation. Strategies, Policies and Regulation in Ukraine". She is responsible for development of research and innovation strategies and policies for Ukraine in collaboration with major stakeholders comprising Ukrainian Parliamentary Committees, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, and the Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Sports.

Series of lectures on the innovation policy has been held for final year students. On November, 2011 Dr. Rumpf presented in SHEE “Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University” the results of EU project on innovation in Ukraine: European Benchmarking for Ukraine (in three volumes).

The materials are promoted at

Innovation Policy: European Benchmarking for Ukraine 1
Innovation Policy: European Benchmarking for Ukraine 2
Innovation Policy: European Benchmarking for Ukraine 3

Natalia Bochkova
(DHL Ukraine Country Manager)

Natalia Bochkova – the Country Manager of DHL Express Ukraine. She has almost 20 years of experience in the express delivery and logistics industry with DHL. She has previously held a number of senior management positions in the CIS and South Eastern European regions. Since 2010 Natalia cooperates with SHEE "Vadym Hetman Kyiv National Economic University" giving lectures to the fifth’s year students on the competitive strategies of firms. In DHL was organized pre-diploma practice Master's program "Management of international competitiveness."

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Karen F. A. Fox
(Emerita Associate Professor of Marketing in Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University)

Prof. Fox received a BA in history from Stanford, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Harvard, and a PhD from Stanford. Member of the American Marketing Association, American Association of Higher Education. She teaches marketing and marketing services for students of MBA programs at the Santa Clara University.

Research interests: Marketing for educational institutions. One of the first professors of marketing in the U.S. who began to use Internet technologies, teleconferencing in methods of teaching marketing. She taught a course marketing services in the State University of St. Petersburg, famous business schools in France, University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic). The Co-author of the book “Strategic Marketing for Educational Institutions” (with F. Kotler) and "Social marketing" - the first book on social marketing, published in Russia. She worked in the editorial board of Journal of Marketing, has written articles published in many American and other foreign magazines


Last redaction: 05.12.11