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Bach Nguyen


    • United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    *Small Business and New Venture Formation and Performance; *Strategic Management and Sustainable Development of Firms in Developing Countries; *Determinants of Firms’ Investment, Innovation, and Growth


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    Personal profile

    Contact Details

    Tel: 0121 204 3753
    Room: SW1007

    Research Interests

    Dr Nguyen is a researcher in the field of small business and entrepreneurship. His main research interest is understanding the economics and management of new ventures and small businesses. His research interest lies in several aspects of small businesses, including entrepreneurial financing, investment decisions, human resource management, and institutional settings on firm investment and performance. He currently serves as an Editor of Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies (Emerald). Before joining academia, he spent several years in financial industry as a professional data analyst.


    • Ph.D. Aston University, UK (Full scholarship from Dean of Aston Business School)
    • M.Sc. Dundee University, UK (Distinction, Best Student Award)
    • B.A. Jinan University, China (Distinction, Best Student Award)

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    • Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK
    • Member, Academy of Management, US
    • Member, Regional Studies Association, UK

    Teaching Activity

    • International Entrepreneurship (MSc)
    • Entrepreneurial Strategies (MBA)

    PhD Supervision

    • Topics related to small business management, financing, investment, and growth
    • Topics related to national institutions, sub-national institutions/local governance quality and their influence on small businesses
    • Topics related to migration and entrepreneurship, well-being, health economics and gender equality.

    Funding Applications and Awards

    • Leader: Beijing Normal University – Hongkong Baptist University – United International College Research Grant: ¥20,000 (2018-2019)
    • Member: National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) Vietnam $60,000 (2018-2021)
    • Leader: National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) Vietnam $50,000 (2020-2022)


    • Lecturer, Economics Finance and Entrepreneurship Department, Aston University, UK
    • Assistant Professor, Business and Management, United International College, China
    • Teaching Assistant, Aston Business School, Aston University, UK
    • Head of Department, Research Office, Sacom Bank, Vietnam
    • Analyst, Market Analysis Department, CTBC Bank, Vietnam

    External positions



    • HD28 Management. Industrial Management
    • Small Business Management
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Small Business Economics
    • Business Venturing


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