Vitaly Nishanov

Vitaly Nishanov

Lecturer in Management

PhD, Ural State University (Sverdlovsk, Russia), 1984
MBA, Institute of Business Administration (Aix-en-Provence, France)
SDA Bocconi (Milan, Italy), 1994
MS, Novosibirsk State University (Novosibirsk, Russia), 1971

Teambuilding, cross-cultural management, international business negotiation

Positions Held
At the University of Washington since 2006
Visiting professor of IAE Business School Aix-Marseille University –France since (2007)
Director of Professional Manager Consulting Firm since 1990
Associate professor of American University in Central Asia (1998-2004)
Dean of Economic and Management Department of Bishkek International School of Management and Business, Kyrgyzstan (1996-1997)
Assistant Professor of Kyrgyz State University, Kyrgyzstan (1978-1988)
Researcher, Kyrgyz National Academy of Sciences, Kyrgyzstan (1971-1978)

Honors and Awards
2nd Place in Humorous Speech Contests (Eastside Toastmasters), 2004.
The Best Instructor of the year who made outstanding contribution in business education in Kyrgyzstan, USAID (USA program in Kyrgyzstan)/Pragma, 2001.

Selected Publications
Cognitive approach to business training. Training & Management, January, 2003. p. 17.

Business education in Kyrgyzstan. Training & Management, December, 2002. p. 43.

Strategic Management and Business Planning: Training materials, 2nd Edition, Bishkek, 2002.

Management and Organization: Training Materials, Bishkek, 2002.

The State-Business Relations: Kyrgyzstan 2000, ARD/Checci (USAID), Bishkek, 2001.

Management of Education, School Management Financial Management, ADB-Fontys: Bishkek, 1999.

Cognitive Approach to the Design of Management Training Program, The Nature of University Education and Research (Annual Conference Proceeding), Bishkek: AUK, 1999.

Political System of Kyrgyz Republic, August 1999, UNDP, Bishkek, 1999.

Preparing of case studies for the projects of the Life program (UNDP) in Kyrgyzstan, UNDP, Bishkek, 1999.

The Phenomenon of Understanding: Cognitive Analysis, Frunze, 1990.

Selected Consulting Experience
Sussman Consulting, LLC, 2006-2009

Asian Development Bank with Consortium partner Helsinki Consulting Group Ltd. - Education Development Project (KGZ TA-4166), Kyrgyzstan, 2004

TACIS (EUROAID). – Market Feasibility Studies: Regional Development in Issyk-Kul Lake Region (Project LSPOO4F), Kyrgyzstan, 2004

Issyk-Kul Health Resort – Restructuring, Motivational system implementation, Strategy development.

Japan International Cooperation Agency (2002) – Analysis Tourism Business Strategy in Kyrgyzstan.

International Organization on Migration – Internal and external migration processes in Kyrgyzstan, Research on Trafficking in Migrants.

Asian Development Bank with Consortium partner Fontys (The Netherland) - Strengthening of Education Planning and Administration. (Project TA No 2879-Kgz) Kyrgyzstan, 1998 – 1999.

Contact Information

Office:260 Mackenzie Hall

Mailing Address

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box 353200
Seattle, WA 98195-3200

“What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence”
Ludwig Wittgenstein