Subject Area Business Management / Marketing

Odilbek Kattaev

Odilbek Kattaev

EDUCATION / ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:

  • 2015: State University of New York at Albany (SUNY Albany), MSc. in Educational Policy and Leadership
  • 2010: University of Westminster, MA in International Business and Management
  • 2009: Arizona State University, Fulbright Scholar, International Education
  • 2005: Tashkent State Pedagogical University, Bachelor’s Degree in English and Communications

EMPLOYMENT (WORKING EXPERIENCE):

  • 2018-Present: Deputy Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Executive Education, Westminster International University in Tashkent
  • 2010-Present: Senior Lecturer and Module Leader, Westminster International University in Tashkent, Business Management Department
  • 2016-2018: Leading Expert on Training and Development LUKOIL Uzbekistan Operating Company, Human Resources Division
  • 2015-2016: Training Manager, JV “Uzbekistan GTL” (Gas to Liquid), Human Resources Department
  • 2012-2015: Research Coordinator: Cross-Border Education Research Team, University at Albany, the State University of New York – SUNY Albany 
  • 2010-2012: Course Leader - Business Administration Degree Program, Westminster International University in Tashkent, 2010-2012
  • 2008-2015: Faculty Associate, Arizona State University, Summer Institute Program
  • 2014-Present: Visiting Lecturer, Banking and Finance Academy of Uzbekistan
  • 2006-2011: Associate Lecturer and Lecturer Westminster International University in Tashkent
  • 2003-2006: Assistant and Specialist, Westminster International University in Tashkent, Learning Resource Center

EXPERTISE (RESEARCH AREA/INTEREST):

  • Higher Education development
  • Training needs analysis and quality assurance
  • Facilitation skills including methods, tools and techniques
  • Developing and coordinating HR policies and procedures
  • A competency-based approach to recruitment and assessment
  • Evaluation of existing frameworks for analyzing organizational cultures
  • eLearning platforms planning and implementation: MOOCs, LMS
  • Big Data application for business process improvement

LANGUAGES:

  • English
  • Russian
  • Uzbek

TEACHING AND LEARNING: 

  • Human Resource Strategies for International Manager
  • Human Resources Management
  • Cultural Differences and People Management

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS:

Fulbright Scholar Award

CONSULTANCY:

  • Higher Education Internationalization
  • Knowledge Management Systems Implementation
  • Establishing Corporate Culture
  • Performance Appraisal Management
  • Competency-Based Recruitment Strategies
  • Change Management Strategies
  • Business Process Reengineering

COURSES, WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS ATTENDED:

  • 2013: KAIZEN System for Effective Management Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), 2013
  • 2008: Identifying Learning Objectives and Managing Expectations, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008
  • 2006-2007: Certificate in Teaching Business Communications Online, University of South Carolina-Columbia

Deputy Dean