Zoltán Horváth, Dr.

Zoltán Horváth, Dr.

Last modified: 20. October 2022

​​​​​​​Dr. Zoltán Horváth
​​​​​​​associate professor
​​​​​​​PhD, 2010
​​​​​​​tel.: +36 30 992 6713
e-mail: horvath.zoltan@uni-mate.hu

As well as improving students' professional skills, I believe it is important to prepare them for life. In addition to the knowledge I have acquired so far, I also try to pass on my practical experience, because knowledge is not only learning, but also an approach to life, character and creativity.

Name of the department or institute: Department of Agricultural and Food Business Economics

Professional experience:
Education in primary, secondary and higher education
Director of documentaries on agricultural technologies
Management of for-profit organisations
Presidency of an Cultural Association
Organising nearly 500 events

Education, qualifications:
•    University of Agricultural Sciences, Gödöllő, 1994-1999 Agricultural Engineer in Economics
•    Szent István University Doctoral School of Business and Management, 1999-2002, PhD
•    Theatre director (Thebes Academy of Arts), 2002-2004
•    Agricultural adviser (University of Agricultural Sciences, Gödöllő), 1999
•    Chartered Accountant (Foundation for Human Resources), 1998
•    Stockbroker (University of Agricultural Sciences, Gödöllő), 1997
•    Athletics coach (University of Physical Education), 1995-1996

Research, field of activity:
•    Strategic management,
•    Corporate competitiveness
•    Vertical coordination in food sectors
•    Opportunities for fruit and vegetable producers to cooperate
•    Opportunities to increase the market bargaining power of producers
•    The practical implementation of trail management
•    Management of non-profit organisations

Awards and recognition:

  • SZIE Laurel Wreath Gold and Silver Degree
  • Award for the Culture of Gödöllő
  • Aladár Kriesch Memorial Plaque of Körösfői

Information on doctoral training: LINK
Publication details: LINK

Subjects taught:
•    Business economics,
•    Agricultural economics,
•    Strategic planning and management,
•    The economics of crop production sectors,
•    Business skills,
•    The economics of seed production

Optional thesis topics:
1.    Modells and types of coordination in the agri-food economy, forms and types of producer cooperation
2.    The importance and methodology of strategic planning in the practice of for-profit and non-profit organisations
3.    Economic analysis of investments
4.    Opportunities and obstacles to improving competitiveness
5.    Economic analysis of the management of non-profit and for-profit enterprises