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Kushtrim Mehmetaj

International Correspondent

Kushtrim Mehmetaj

Prishtina, Kosova

Kushtrim S. Mehmetaj, BS, MS (Strategic Management) currently is working as National Program Officer at Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo, also General Manager of TenStep Kosovo a Genius Consulting LLC, US company and is CEO of Engineering Group LLC, a construction and project management consultancy. He previously held a number of management, support or advisory positions for various EU, USAID and other internationally financed enterprise and economic development organizations and projects, including the Hope Fellowship Program, the Kosova Private Enterprise Program, Dialogue Development and the Kosova Trust Agency. Mr. Mehmetaj has more than 12 years of professional experience in international environments, different sectors & at management positions. He has been engaged for several years in private and public sector development, increase of competitiveness, employment generation, poverty reduction and economic growth stimulation. Kushtrim has extensive knowledge & experience in enterprise management, evaluation & building of organizational capacity, (restructuring, privatization), application of modern corporate governance concepts & techniques, strategic management approach, change management, project management, financial & investment analysis, and monitoring & HR (HR Management & HR Development). He has extensive knowledge in investment promotion and attracting FDI, and has been responsible for several marketing activities like design & conduct business – market / education research assessment, training needs assessment (TNA), prepared of tailored questionnaires & database, processing data, analysis & compilation of reports. He also has extensive knowledge in European Affairs, Competition Law and EU Integration processes, as well as education systems, trainings, career guidance, vocational education, and lifelong learning. He is a trainer in management (strategic management, change management, project management) & organizational capacity building. He holds many certificates related to business research, international business, entrepreneurship, economics and finance, market development, monitoring and development evaluation of projects, programs, portfolios and policies, leadership, change management, conflict management, corporate governance, strategic management and other subjects directly related to programme and project management. He holds masters (preparing thesis) and bachelor degrees from the University of Prishtina in Kosove. Kushtrim Mehmetaj lives in Prishtina, Kosove and can be contacted at [email protected] or [email protected].