Mónica Cerdán

Academic background
  • PhD in organization, UPC, 2009).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, University of Barcelona , 1999.
Knowledge areas
  • Social innovation
  • Inclusive tourism
  • Entrepreneurship
Teaching experience
  • Teaching in inclusive tourism, responsible tourism and sustainability, direction of final year projects and master’s theses for the university master’s and executive master’s programs.
  • Different conferences on social innovation, Facultat Pere Tarrés, UAB.
Professional experience
  • Lecturer at School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (HTSI) – Ramon Llull University, 2015-present.
  • Director of the Chair of Responsible Tourism and Hospitality at School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (HTSI) – Ramon Llull University, 2016-17.
  • Director of University Masters at School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Sant Ignasi (HTSI) – Ramon Llull University, 2015-16.
  • Head of business creation of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, 2000-2014.
  • Principal researcher of Ethos help in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 call.
  • Principal researcher of several tourism accessibility projects funded by different entities (URL research aids, Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Provincial Council).
Relevant publications
  • E-Learning and Entrepreneurship: Boosting Spin-Offs’ Success through a Process of Acceleration. Mònica Cerdán-Chiscano, Ana Isabel Jiménez-Zarco.
  • Curricular training in Design for All in Tourism (book), (2017). Co-author. CRUE.
  • Valorando los programas de apoyo al emprendedor en las incubadoras de empresas en Cataluña. Mònica Cerdán-Chiscano, Ana Isabel Jiménez-Zarco, Joan Torrent-Sellens. Revista Venezolana de Gerencia 01/2013; 18(63):408-433. Impact Factor: 0.07. Ana Isabel Jiménez-Zarco, Mónica Cerdán-Chiscano, Joan Torrent-Sellens. Revista Brasileira de Gestao de Negocios 01/2013; 15(48):362-389. DOI:10.7819/rbgn.v15i48.1503. 0.10.
  • Book: Emprendre en temps de crisi. Cap a les noves xarxes de generació de valor. Joan Torrent-Sellens, dir. Ángels Fitó-Bertrán, David Castillo-Merino, Ana Isabel Jiménez-Zarco, Pilar Ficapal-Cusí, Laura Lamolla-Kristiansen, Mònica Cerdán-Chiscano, Clara Viñas-Bardolet. Edited by Open Univeristy of Catalonia, 01/2012. Oberta Publishing. ISBN: 978-84-9029-840-4.
  • Article: “Els vivers d’empreses virtuals”. El Món Empresarial (2004).
  • Co-author of the materials in “Programa de direcció d’administració d’empreses”. Deusto (2004).
  • Cerdán-Chiscano, M, Jiménez-Zarco.A and Torrents, J (2015). Entrepreneurial Initiatives and Competitive Advantage in Technology-Based Companies: The Role of the Founding Team (2014). Entrepreneurial Challenges in the 21st Century pp 133-154.
  • Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurial Success and its Impact on Regional Development  (2016). IGI GLOBAL. Co-autoría
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