The Institute was established in 2005 at the CorvinusBusiness School. Our goal was to establish a faculty unit which focuses on – inaccordance with leading trends – theoretical and empirical research and educationof the establishment, operation and development of enterprises. Our Departmentsresearch areas that are in close connection with enterprise management,creating their planning, information, financial and operational managementbackground. We are convinced that the basis for high quality education is highquality research. Our scientific areas have a cross—fertilisation effect. The Directorof the Institute is professor Miklós Virág.