Dr Yuliana Topazly

About

Dr. Yuliana Topazly is an experienced Enterprise Educator, Business Adviser, Mentor and an award winning social entrepreneur.  Yuliana holds a PhD in Business Management from University of West London and MA in Business Studies and Research from Kingston University. Dr. Yuliana Topazly currently lectures in Enterprise and Innovation (MBA and EMBA), Development and Growth of SMEs (MBA and EMBA), Design Thinking for Start-Ups (MSc), Strategic Management (MSc), Entrepreneurship (undergrad.) and is also responsible for running a very successful The Entrepreneurship Experience placement module. Dr. Yuliana Topazly has been teaching in Higher Education Institutions for over 6 years. 

Academic responsibilities

Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Qualifications

  • PhD in Business Management
  • MA in Business Studies and Research
  • BA (Hons): Business Studies
  • Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Certified Management & Business Educator

Teaching and learning

Research

Topazly, Y (2021) Evolve Conference 2021 ‘Navigating the Entrepreneurial Mindset: Empowering enterprising graduates through Diversity & Inclusion' Evolve Conference 2021Oxford Brookes University

Seymour, S. and Topazly, Y. (2017), The Impact of Modern UK University Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Education on Entrepreneurial Actions: A Case Study of Russian Students, in P. Jones , G. Maas , L. Pittaway (ed.) Entrepreneurship Education (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, Volume 7) Emerald Publishing Limited, p.107 - 141 

Topazly, Y. (2015) ‘The Impact of British PG (Business) Education on the Entrepreneurial Aspirations of returning foreign students: A Comparative Case Analysis of Russia and Kazakhstan' International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (9 - 11 September). 

Topazly, Y. (2015) ‘The Impact of British PG (Business) Education on the Entrepreneurial Aspirations of returning foreign students: A Comparative Case Analysis of Russia and Kazakhstan, pilot study results' International Business Conference, Management and Business Academy, July. 

Topazly, Y. (2014) ‘The Impact of British Post-Graduate Education on the Entrepreneurial Aspirations of returning foreign students: a Comparative Case Analysis of Russia and Kazakhstan' Organisational Change and Innovation Symposium, UWL, April. 

Topazly, Y. (2014) ‘Enterprise and Entrepreneurship assessment and evaluation method using the MAPP simulation tool', International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference, September. 

Areas of specialism

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Development and Growth of SMEs

Professional practice, knowledge exchange and impact

In 2016, Yuliana was named ‘Top 100 Most Inspiring Mentors in the country' by The Sunday Times and the Centre for Entrepreneurs; Yuliana was featured in the Migrant Entrepreneurship report 2016 published by the IoD and in the Alison Rose's report on Female Entrepreneurship in 2019. Yuliana won Croydon Business Awards for 'Commitment to the Community' in 2013 and 'Women in Business' in 2018. Yuliana also was part of the WISE 2020 Inspiration List': Women of inspiration: 100 social enterprise leaders showing Covid who's boss

Yuliana leads on:

- Kingston University Women in Enterprise Network (KUWEN): https://www.kingston.ac.uk/faculties/faculty-of-business-and-social-sciences/schools/kingston-business-school/about/entrepreneurship-and-enterprise/ku-women-enterprise-network/ 

- KBS Global Citizenship Programme: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/faculties/faculty-of-business-and-social-sciences/schools/kingston-business-school/about/entrepreneurship-and-enterprise/global-citizenship-programme/ 

- KBS e-incubator: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/faculties/faculty-of-business-and-social-sciences/schools/kingston-business-school/about/entrepreneurship-and-enterprise/ku-e-incubator/ 

Yuliana is very passionate about supporting women and women-entrepreneurs.

Encourage mothers back to work or lose a wealth of experience | theHRD (thehrdirector.com)

Yuliana Topazly: How employers can encourage and support mothers back to work - HRreview 

How to help mothers transition into maternity leave – and back again (peoplemanagement.co.uk)