Carmen Paunescu

Carmen Paunescu


Carmen Paunescu is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation at the Faculty of Business Administration in foreign languages, Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE).

Carmen holds a PhD in Economics from ASE (2003). Her qualification raise includes: University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy (2002-2003) – Government scholarship; Loyola University in New Orleans, USA (2004-2005) – Senior Fulbright Grantee, and various faculty development programs such as: Harvard Business School, Boston, USA – EECPCL 2007; IMTA 2008, Bled, Slovenia and EEC 2009, Maastricht, Holland. Carmen’s teaching expertise lies in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Business Development, Business Quality and Innovation, Social Entrepreneurship, Business Negotiations, and Energy Management Systems. She was involved in many research projects on entrepreneurship and business innovation and she also supervises various doctoral theses focused on rural entrepreneurship, senior entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, social entrepreneurship in public sector, social enterprises and innovation, and strategic agility. By now, there are eight doctoral students who defended their doctoral theses under Carmen’s supervision and received the Business Administration Doctor’s degree. As a member of the Erasmus+ project “Community Learning for Local Change” (2018-2021), Carmen has a key role in development of the business planning learning module. As a partner manager of the Erasmus+ project „Village Social Enterprise learning material, guidance and networking” (2018-2021), she is involved in development of various learning materials on community activation and participation, partnerships and networks and social enterprise solutions in rural areas. Currently, Carmen is a country representative in the Management Committee of the Cost Action 18236 “Multi-disciplinary innovation for social change” (2019-2023), holding a leading role of the project work-group “Higher education institutions, social change and transformation”.

Other Courses

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
Business Innovation Techniques 2 April 2, 2024