Meeting with GTUNI students

16 May 2023

On May 16, 2023, two meetings were held in the university library for GTUNI students.

First meeting: "Management of public procurement process and decision-making practice".

Speaker: Gvantsa Sisoshvili - doctoral student of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, procurement manager of the Personal Data Protection Service.

The following issues were discussed at the meeting:

• Overview of general statistical indicators in state procurement;

• Tender as an electronic means of state procurement;

• Getting to know the unified electronic system of the State Procurement Agency and the specifics of working in the system for procurement managers;

• Degree of private sector involvement and competition in public procurement;

• Tender procedures management practices, associated risks, features, and ways of improvement;

• The influence of economic and political factors on managerial decisions related to public procurement;

• Advice and recommendations for persons interested in public procurement.

Second meeting: "Brand management and decision-making in auto parts business".

Speaker: Konstantine Fatsatsia - Director of TAI (Tegeta Automotive Imports), Master of Business Engineering.

At the meeting, the speaker talked about such interesting and important topics as:

• Overview of the auto parts market in Georgia;

• Finding brands tailored to the segment in the international market;

• Profitability analysis and determination of KPIs;

• Inventory control and acceptable decisions in order management;

• management of import-related risks;

• Directions of auto parts business development in Georgia.