Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Business Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Business are experienced business professionals as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and globalized business world, using the latest best practices.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Gyongyi Konyu-Fogel, DBA

Faculty Mentor, Business

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Globalization and its impact on U.S. business, developing countries and less-developed countries, global leadership, regional economic integration, the European Union, change management, innovation and entrepreneurship


Dr. Fogel has worked at Fortune 500 companies in New York City and Budapest, Hungary in international trade, product management, marketing and promotions, and industry analysis. She managed international and national clients and conducted market development, economic forecasts, industry analysis, program development, and trade promotion.

She has over 20 years’ experience teaching business face-to-face as a full professor and has taught doctoral and graduate business classes online for 10 years at various universities across the U.S. Dr. Fogel has an active research focus and has served as a consultant introducing new projects, facilitating training and organizational development, improving customer service operations through teamwork, improving cross-functional alignment, and encouraging innovation, diversity, and technological advancement. She has successfully managed organizational change, responding to market challenges and building competitive advantages.

Dr. Fogel is a regular presenter at conferences and seminars, on topics ranging from globalization, to leadership, entrepreneurship, and business revitalization.

Educational Background

DBA, Lawrence Technological University, Michigan; EdD Education Administration, MBA Business Administration and MS Integrated Marketing Communication, West Virginia University; BS University of Economics, Budapest, Hungary

Courses Taught
  • BUS 87300 - Advanced Measurement and Statistics for Business
  • ECO 86501 - Economics for Organizational Management
  • ECO 87501 - Managerial Economics
  • FIN 87514 - Financial Institutions
  • HRM 87502 - Compensation Issues in Human Resources Management
  • IB 2101 - International Business Law
  • IB 2403 - Global Marketing
  • IB 87512 - International Economics
  • IB 87516 - Global Business Strategic Management
  • IB 87517 - International Business Law
  • MGT 7997 - Doctoral Project I
  • MGT 7998 - Doctoral Project II
  • MGT 7999 - Doctoral Project III
  • MKT 86502 - Marketing Management


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