Yonni Angel Cuero Acosta

Biography

  • 1976 Born in Cali, Colombia
  • 1996-2001 Studies of Finance and International Business at University of Santiago de Cali (Colombia)
  • 2001-2002 Master´s International Economics at University of Havana, Cuba.
  • Since 2008 PhD Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion and Training at University of Leipzig
  • Since 2004 Professor at University Santiago de Cali, Teaching international economics
  • 2007-2008 Director Finance and International Businesses program at University Santiago de Cali
  • 2004-2006 Assistant to Rector at University Santiago de Cali

 

Professional Experience

  • Since 2004 Professor at University Santiago de Cali, Teaching international economics.
  • 2007-2008 Director Finance and International Businesses program.
  • 2004-2006 Assistant to Rector
  • 2002-2003 Assistant to the Director of Research
  • 2001-2002 Assistant to the Director of Educational and Interinstitutional Relations

 

Membership of professional bodies

  • European Small Business Council
  • International Council for Small Business

 

Scholarships and Awards

  • Recipient scholarship from German Academic Service (DAAD) 2008-2011
  • Recipient scholarship from University Santiago of Cali, 1997, 1998, and 1999

 

Key Qualifications

Analysis, Supervisory, Coordination, implementation and training in the following areas:

  • International economics
  • Undergraduate and Post graduate theses
  • Research projects
  • Internationalization process within Small Business
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

Contributions to monographs

  • Zambrano-Pereira, D. P.; Y. A. Cuero Acosta: Caso de Buenas Prácticas en la empresa Sarfco Ltda. en la Ciudad de Bogotá, Colombia. In: C. Garrido-Noguera & D. García-Perez-de-Lema (Eds.): Vinculación de las universidades con los sectores productivos. Casos en Iberoamérica, vol. 1 - Cap. 15, (pp. 187-196). Ciudad de México, México: UDUAL y la REDUE-ALCUE. ISBN: 978-607-8066-25-4.
  • Y. Cuero Acosta, I. Torres Zapata, U. Dornberger: Technological-intensive Suppliers as Key Element for Structural Change in Latin America. In: Christiansen, B. (Ed.): Economic Growth and Technological Change in Latin America, Hershey 2014.

 

Articles in refereed journals

  • Cuero Acosta, Y. A. (2015). Fortalecimiento del desarrollo sostenible en Bogotá por medio del a creación de valor compartido por parte de las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (Mipymes). In Asociación Colombiana de Facultades de Administracion (ASCOLFA) (Ed.): Compilación de Ponencias Presentadas en la Conferencia ASCOLFA 2015, pp. 117–135.
  • Cuero Acosta, Y. A., Nabi, N. U. and Dornberger, U. (2014): Entrepreneurial orientation and its impact on the improvement of technological capability in Colombia, Int. J. Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 231–245.
  • Cuero Acosta, Y. A.: Societal Entrepreneurship and its Impact on the Creation of Value Locally (October 6, 2014), Fundación universitaria Empresarial de la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá – Uniempresarial, Colombia.
  • Cuero, Y. A., Nabi, M.N. and Dornberger, U. (2012): Technological capability improvement as result of the entrepreneur’s search for innovation in the SMEs in Colombia, Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness, Vol 6(4); 2012. ISSN No.2155-2843.

 

Reviewed papers contributed to conferences

  • Cuero Acosta, Y. A. and Dornberger, U. (2016): The Emergence of Technology-intensive Suppliers (TIS): Globalization’s Spill-over from Value Chain. In the Sixth Aalborg International Business Conference, at Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, 1-3 June, 2016.
  • Torres Zapata, I., & Cuero Acosta, Y. A. (2014). Conventional versus Dynamic Measures of Export Performance. In “The 59th Annual ICSB World Conference. Entrepreneurship and Sustainability". Dublin, Ireland. 11-14 June 2014.
  • Cuero, Y. A., Torres, I. and Dornberger, U. (2013): Conference proceedings:  “Technology-intensive suppliers and its role in developing countries,” in “Science, Technology and Innovation in the Emerging Markets Economy. IAMOT 2013”. ISBN. 0-9815817-6-5. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 14-18 April.
  • Cuero, Y. A., Nabi, M.N. and Dornberger, U. (2012): Conference proceedings:  “Entrepreneurial Orientation and its Impact in the Improvement of Technological Capability within SMEs in Emerging Countries,” in “International Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Entrepreneurial strategies and policies for economic growth. ISEI 2012”. Edited by Moreno Muffato and Paolo Giacon. ISBN. 978-88-6292-286-9. Wester Srl, Padova, Italy.  Venice, Italy. 23-25 May.
  • Cuero, Y. A., Nabi, M.N. and Dornberger, U. (2011): Conference proceedings:  “Technological Capability Development as Result of the Entrepreneur’s Search for Innovation in the SMEs in Colombia,” in “The 56th Annual ICSB World Conference. Back to the Future. Changes in Perspectives of Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation”.  Stockholm, Sweden. 15-18 June.

 

Others Publications

  • Editor: The development plan of the institution “Universidad Santiago de Cali, Plan de desarrollo 2005-2015”.
  • Strategy to improve bonds between the European Union and Colombia.  Magazine: Impact 40.  Academic Magazine No.8., Cali, September of 2003.

Contact

Yonni Angel Cuero Acosta

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig
Germany

Tel:   +49-(0)341-9739765
Fax:  +49-(0)341-9739279
yonni.cuero(at)uni-leipzig.de