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Adnan Maalaoui, Ph.D.

Professor of Entrepreneurship

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✆ +966 12 510 6141


Dr. Adnan Maalaoui is a professor of entrepreneurship at Mohammed Bin Salman College for Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC). Dr. Adnan Holds his Ph.D. in Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship from IAE Toulon (France). Previously, Dr. Adnan worked as a professor of entrepreneurship and director of Entrepreneurship Center at PSB Paris School of Business (2009-2018) and IPAG (2018-2023). He secured more than 6 Million Euros in European projects (more than 20 EU projects). Dr. Adnan created different entrepreneurial education tools such as Mooc’s (Business plan, Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurial mindset), also social crowdfunding initiatives with students and a virtual incubator. His research has been published in leading academic journals including the Small Business economics International Small Business Journal, Journal of Small business Management, Journal of Business Research and Technological Forecasting & Social change journal. His research mainly focuses on issues of entrepreneurship, and in particular Disadvantage entrepreneurs: elderly, disabled entrepreneurs, refugees entrepreneurs, …etc. . Dr. Adnan is the author of more than 60 articles published in academic journals, and He also authored articles published in professional journals, and in edited books such as in Digital Entrepreneurship, Senior Entrepreneurship, minority entrepreneurship …etc. He is an Associate editor and reviewer in several academic journals (Journal of Small Business Management, Journal of Knowledge Management, the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, European Management Review, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research …etc)