Contact Dr Sergey Portyanko
Dr Sergey Portyanko is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and the Module Leader for the Entrepreneurship and the Managing Business Growth subjects on the Executive MBA and MSc in Management and Entrepreneurship Programmes. Prior to joining the Bethany Centre for Entrepreneurship, he researched endogenous social effects on individuals' entrepreneurial intentions in the context of Business Education.
Sergey is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and holds a PhD in from Cranfield School of Management. Sergey's academic interests pertain to social complexities in forming and governing organisations. That includes endogenous social effects (peer influence) on entrepreneurial behaviours. In the field of Strategic Management he studies phenomena related to the sources of trust and accountability in cross-cultural strategic alliances.
Sergey builds his teaching experience in academia on his previous employment and entrepreneurial career in various businesses. Having progressed to executive positions in consulting and financial services industries he started and run several ventures as an owner or co-founder. His role as an owner-manager was greatly related to providing strategic leadership to the businesses.
Sergey studies the subject of social influence on entrepreneurial intentions and behaviours. With the academic interest in the Entrepreneurship field combined with the experience in business venturing, Sergey can benefit from the mix of the breadth of theoretical knowledge with the insights into practical approaches to business venturing and managing companies. Sergey has presented his studies at the leading academic forums including the British Academy of Management and the European Academy of Management conferences.
- Portyanko S, Koryak O, Reinmoeller P & Hussels S (2020) A qualitative inquiry of the effect of interactions with entrepreneurial peers on individuals’ entrepreneurial intentions (forthcoming). In: EURAM: European Academy of Management Annual Conference 2020 Dublin, Dublin (Ireland), 4-6 December 2020.
- Portyanko S, Hussels S, Reinmoeller P & Koryak O. (2020) A qualitative inquiry of the effect of interactions with entrepreneurial peers on individuals’ entrepreneurial intentions (forthcoming). In: EURAM: European Academy of Management Annual Conference 2020 Dublin, Dublin (Ireland), 4-6 December 2020.