Subject Area Business Management / Marketing

Iroda Komilova

Iroda Komilova

LECTURER


EDUCATION / ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION:

  • 2017-current Tashkent State University of Economics, Uzbekistan, PhD independent researcher.   
  • 2008-2011 University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, PhD courses in Applied Economics.
  • 2007-2008 Westminster International University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Postgraduate Certificate of Special Study in Teaching and Learning.
  • 2002-2004 University of Surrey, UK, MSc in Management.
  • 1998-2002 Tashkent State University of Economics, Uzbekistan, BA (Hons) in International Business.

EMPLOYMENT (WORKING EXPERIENCE):

  • 2004-current Westminster International University in Tashkent, Senior Lecturer.

EXPERTISE (RESEARCH AREA/INTEREST):

  • Consumer Behavior 
  • Project Management
  • Fiscal Federalism
  • Operations Management

RESEARCH PROJECTS/GRANTS:

  • ERASMUS+ CACTLE Project on "Implementing Center for Teaching, Learning and Entrepreneurship", 2016-2018. 
  • InterAction: Leadership for Enterpreneurship Programme in Turkey, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. Organized by British Council, 2008.
  • Grant holder of Norwegian Institutre of International Affairs (NUPI) project supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Regional Competence Building for Think Tanks in the South Caucasus and Central Asia, 2008.
  • TEMPUS Project on "Developing Alliance Between Universities and Business in Uzbekistan", 2007-2008.
  • Project on "Corporate Social Responsibility" in partnership with Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan by support of British Embassy in Uzbekistan, 2006-2007.
  • TEMPUS Project on "Capacity Building for Independent Learning in Higher Education in Uzbekistan", 2005-2006.

 SUPERVISION:

  • Supervision of Undergraduate Business Administration students since 2007.

LANGUAGES:

  • Uzbek - native
  • Russian - fluent
  • English - fluent
  • Turkish - fluent
  • Spanish - independent user

TEACHING AND LEARNING: 

  • Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • Dissertation (Undergraduate Business Administration course)
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  • Komilova I. and Alimukhamedova, N. "On Improving the Quality of Academic Research and Student-Oriented Teaching in Uzbekistan", Presented in international academic conference organized by IAMO on Social Science Knowledge and Sustainable Agricultural Development along Silk Road, TIIAMO, November 2018.
  • Komilova, I. and Egamberdiev B. "Blended Learning Effectiveness: Empirical Study of Westminster International University in Tashkent Students". In Teaching and Learning at Universities. Promoting good teaching to promote good learning in a changing society. Collective Monography, SP “Starkov S.A.”, Vienna, ISBN978-9965-844-43-0, 2018
  • Komilova I. “Organization, Human Resource and Management in Small Businesses” chapter of book in Entrepreneurship and Business Development Textbook for students. ISBN 978-9965-844-44-7, 2018 
  • Komilova, I. “Didactic Triangle” and “Constructive Alignment” two chapters in Certified University Teacher workbook. ISBN 978-9965-844-46-1, 2018
  • Komilova I., Egamberdiev, B., Alimukhamedova N. and Nishanov, B. "Optimal Resource Allocation and Results Driven through Project Management Application: Evidence from Uzbekistan", Presented in international conference in MDIS, November 2017.
  • Komilova I. & Tadjibaeva, D. "Influence of Tax Reforms on the Prosperity of Micro-firms and Small Businesses in Uzbekistan", Asia Pacific Development Journal, Vol 16(2), p.31-64, December 2009.
  • Komilova I. & Ayupov B. "Feasibility of Corporate Social Responsibility Activities practiced by SME's in Uzbekistan: Stakeholder Perspective. A handbook of Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility, Gower Publishing Limited, England, 2010, p365-377.
  • Komilova I. and Wagner, R. "Quality Assurance in Higher Education: A Double-edged Sword", Presented in International Conference on "Quality Assurance in Higher Education", November 2007.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • 2018  Accredited Agile Project Manager Practitioner, APMG International 
  • 2006 Association of Accountants and Auditors of Uzbekistan
  •  2006 Eurasian Council of Certified Accountants and Auditors

CONSULTANCY:

  • OSCE grant for Association of Business Women of Uzbekistan. Training to 150 business women of Uzbekistan, 2017.

COURSES, WORKSHOPS AND TRAININGS ATTENDED:

  • Advanced Management Trainer (AMT) in framework of ERASMUS+ CACTLE project. Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 2017-2018.
  • Certified University Teacher (CUT) in framework of ERASMUS+ CACTLE project. Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, 2016.
  • Certified Accountant Practitioner (CAP), National Association of Auditors and Accountants of Uzbekistan, 2006.