World LUMEN Congress 2021

Lukas VALEK, Ph.D.

Department of Entrepreneurship, Prague University of Economics and Business, CZECH REPUBLIC

Lukas works at the Department of Entrepreneurship, Prague University of Economics and Business, Czech Republic where he teaches Social Entrepreneurship (previously at the Institute of Social Work of the University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic teaching Social Economy). He has background in economics and management, and for the past decade he was involved in non-profit sphere (merging non-profit and for-profit understanding of non-formal and informal learning). He holds PhD in Systems engineering (Soft systems) in field of Information and Knowledge management with focus on Complementary economic systems, especially Time Banks. Since 2010 he is also freelance lecturer and facilitator on both national and international levels for various organizations (non-profits). His research interest lies in non-mainstream economic systems, with focus on co-production and co-creation with latest research topic being co-production and co-creation in migration and entrepreneurship and migration. He has long experience in project management, and since 2017 worked as Technology Scout in field of humanities.

Plenary Speech Title | Cooperation of business and social work: Case studies in teaching of social entrepreneurship