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Malkhaz Nikolashvili

Malkhaz Nikolashvili, Prof. Dr.



Teaching Experience

Georgian Institute of Public Administration - GIPA, Tbilisi, Georgia

2015 – Present

Lecturer of MBA and Bachelor courses, Professor

  • Management Information Systems, and Business Information Technology  courses.

Georgian-American University - GAU, Tbilisi, Georgia

2024 – Present

Lecturer/Teacher, Invited Lecturer

  • Introduction of Management Information Systems.

Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia

2000 – 2019

Lecturer/Teacher of Master courses, Associate Professor

  • Management Information Systems, ERP Systems, E-Business and E-Commerce courses.

Free University, European School of Management, Tbilisi, Georgia

1997 – 2011

Lecturer of Bachelor and MBA courses

  • ERP Systems, Marketing (Pricing) and Marketing Game (MarkStrat) courses.

American University of Hawaii, Tbilisi Branch, Georgia

2004 – 2005

Lecturer of Master courses

  • Marketing and Managerial Accounting courses.

Other Experience


National Bank of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

10/2021 – Present

Project Manager

LTD Aidio, Tbilisi, Georgia

11/2013 – Present

Founding Partner


Chemonics, Tbilisi, Georgia

05/2021 – 09/2021

E-Commerce Advisor at USAID Zrda Project


UNDP, Packaging Cluster Management Organization PMAG, Tbilisi, Georgia

10/2021 – 04/2022

Grant Management Consultant


02/2020 – 04/2021

Cluster Development Consultant


Deloitte, Tbilisi, Georgia

10/2014 – 08/2019

Performance Data Advisor at USAID G4G Project


02/2011 – 09/2014

Value Chain/Sector, e-Government, BDS & Associations Manager at
USAID EPI Georgia Project

National Bank of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia

12/2008 – 02/2011

Project Manager

UGT, Tbilisi, Georgia

08/2007 – 12/2008

Deputy Director of Business Solutions, Complex Projects and Consulting


05/2007 – 07/2007

Head of SAP Business Solutions Department

Georgian Railway LLC, Tbilisi, Georgia

08/2006 – 04/2007

Project Manager

EBRD - European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, London, UK

04/2006 – 06/2006

ICT Consultant

World Bank Project, Road Department of Georgia – TRRC, Tbilisi, Georgia

11/2004 – 09/2005

Road Data Management Unit Manager, Consultant

JSC Telasi, Tbilisi, Georgia

08/2003 – 10/2004

Project Manager


02/2002 – 07/2003

Maps and Records Team Leader, Project Manager



07/2000 – 01/2002

Deputy Director of North (I) Region, North Region


02/2000 – 06/2000

Manager Trainee, North Region

Business Consulting and Training Center (BCTC), Tbilisi, Georgia

12/1998 – 09/2005

Founder and Partner, Business Consultant and Trainer

EU-TACIS Project EDGE9501, Tbilisi, Georgia

09/1997 – 10/1998

Expert-Consultant and Trainer


2010 – 2014

Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • PhD in Business Administration
  • Research area: Electronic Trade and Commerce

2005 – 2006

University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, Cambridge, UK

  • MPhil in Technology Policy
  • Shell Centenary Chevening Scholar

1992 – 1997

Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Diploma with honors - Engineer-Economist, MIS

1995 – 1998

Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

  • Diploma in Jurisprudence

Professional Trainings/Certificates

  • Advocacy and Trade Policy Reform, online course by SME Trade Academy
  • International Trade. Online course by Marginal Revolution University
  • Certificate for 48 hour training course in Project Management delivered by Free University (Deloitte)
  • Certificate of participation and successfully completion Consulting Skills Awareness Workshop (Deloitte)
  • Certificate of completion of SAP PartnerEdge training program on solutions selling by CEL (Customer Engagement Lifecycle) methodology
  • SAP ERP Trainings: SMI210-SAP Solution Manager: Implementation Methodology Overview, SMI310-SAP Solution Manager: Implementation Tools in Detail, SCM500-Business Processes in Procurement
  • Certificate of Achievement for having demonstrated a proficiency in management skills and successfully completed final examination of McGraw-Hill 36-hour Management Course.
  • Certificate of completion of EF/BP Business Case Study Writing Training
  • Certificate of completion of Management Development Program conducted by Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA and organized by Caucasus School of Business.
  • Certificate of participation in and completing a 10 day training course in Training of Trainers and Business Planning organized by the British Government Know How Fund
  • Certificate of participation in Training of Trainers program on R&D Management and Business Development organized by the Danish Technological Institute (DTI)
  • Certificate for successfully completing the General Management, Market Economics, Financial Economics, Information Systems and Technology Courses in Public Administration College of TACIS
  • Certificate for participating in and completing Training of Trainers Seminar in Experiential Training Techniques for Organizational Development, Marketing Management and Financial Management.
  • Certificate -  Conducted the training for “Borrowing and Managing Funds” organized by AED and funded by USAID for Eastern Georgia

Awards and Diplomas

  • 2005-2006 – Shell Centenary Chevening Scholarship – Cambridge Overseas Trust
  • 2004 – Business Case Study competition award – Eurasia Foundation, Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • 1996 – Diploma for victory in the 56th Tbilisi State University students scientific conference
  • 1991 – Diploma for victory in the Young Mathematicians Republican Olympiad of Georgia

Professional and Language Skills

Languages: Georgian – Native, English – Fluent (IELTS – 7.5), Russian – Fluent.

Computer: Advanced experienced with various computer systems and applications including Office applications (Excel, Access and PowerPoint), E-Mail, Programming, Web Design, ERP Systems (MySAP ERP, MS Dynamics NAV, Exact Globe, WebERP), CRM Systems (MS Dynamics CRM), Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS, Google Maps), Databases (Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, MS Access), Web and E-Commerce platforms (WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, Amazon)


  1. M. Nikolashvili, Online Marketing Peculiarities, "Ganatleba" N2(11), Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi 2014,121-123
  2. M. Nikolashvili, The Future of the E-Commerce: Social Commerce, "Ganatleba" N2(11), Georgian Technical University, Tbilisi 2014, pp.124-128
  3. A. Ediberidze, M. Nikolashvili. The future of E-Commerce: Social Commerce. Scientific Journal "Business-Engineering" N3, Georgian Technical University, 2013. pp. 51–60.
  4. M. Nikolashvili, „Electronic Commerce - History of Development“, Scientific Journal "Business-Engineering" N 2(3),  Georgian Technical University, 2012, pp 52-56
  5. A. Ediberidze, M. Nikolashvili, N. Abuashvili. Electric Network Optimization System. Proceedings of International Scientific Conference “Problems of Control and Power Engineering”.2004წ. pp. 642-647.
  6. A. Ediberidze, M. Nikolashvili, N. Abuashvili. Design of Electronic Payment System for Using into Internet. Proceedings of Euromedia’ Conference, Muenchen. 1999. pp. 247-249
  7. A. Ediberidze, M. Nikolashvili, N. Abuashvili. Concepts of Georgian Technical University Network’s development. Proc. of EUNIS Conference. Grenoble.1998. pp.37-42.

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