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Blerta Abazi Chaushi

Faculty : Business and Economics
Position : Assistant Professor
Engagement type : Full time
Personal data
E-mail : b.abazi@seeu.edu.mk
Address : Ilindenska nr.335, 1200 Tetovo, Macedonia, Faculty of Business and Economics
Telephone : +389 44 356 161
Languages ( Self-evaluated )
Albanian
Native
Macedonian
C2 - Proficient
English
C2 - Proficient
Turkish
B1 - Intermediate
Spanish / Castilian
A2 - Elementary

Education

  • Jan 2012 - Jun 2017: PhD in Economic Sciences
    Faculty: Business and Economics
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Specialty: Information Systems
    Thesis: "Optimizing Information Systems in Higher Education Institutions"

  • Jan 2006 - Dec 2007: Master of Science in Information Systems
    Faculty: Kelley School of Business
    Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

  • Oct 2001 - Jul 2005: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
    Faculty: Business Administration
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Specialty: Finance

Publications

  • Hyrije Abazi-Alili, Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi, and Hristina Anastasievska-Tanevska. Identifying factors that influence sustainable development: the case of Macedonia . In SOCIO–ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES IN THE AGE OF XXI CENTURY GLOBALIZATION , pp. 525-538. University of Tirana, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics , Torana, Albania, 12 / 2017. (Download)

  • Hyrije Abazi – Alili, Veland Ramadani, Vanessa Ratten, Blerta Abazi Çaushi and Gadaf Rexhepi. Encouragement factors of social entrepreneurial activities in Europe . In International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy,Vol.11, No.4.. Inderscience Publishers, 5 / 2017. ISBN 1740-2824. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi, Zamir Dika. Critical success factors in ERP implementation. In Academic Journal of Business, Administration, Law and Social Sciences, pp. 19-30. IIPCCL Publishing, Tirana-Albania, Tirana, Albania, 11 / 2016. ISBN 2410-8693. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Florije Ismaili, Agron Caushi, Xhemal Zenuni, Bujar Raufi. Institutional Effectiveness Prediction Using Data Mining Techniques. In Proc. of the Intl. Conference on Advances in Information Processing and Communication Technology - IPCT 2016, pp. 54-58. Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, Rome, Italy, 8 / 2016. ISBN 978-1-63248-099-6. (Download)

  • Agron Chaushi, Besnik Fetai, Blerta Abazi Chaushi. Economic Impact of E-government Development: Evidence from Panel Data. In Proceedings of Management International Conference – MIC 2016, pp. 203. University of Primorska Press, Pula, Croatia, 6 / 2016. ISBN 1854-4312. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi, Zamir Dika, Adrian Besimi. Business Process Optimization in Higher Education ERPs: Case Study on Academic Planning Module at SEEU. In Managing Innovation and Diversity in Knowledge Society Through Turbulent Time Proceedings of the MakeLearn and TIIM Joint International Conference. ToKnowPress, Timisoara, Romania, 5 / 2016. ISBN 2232-3309. (Download)

  • Agron Chaushi, Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Florije Ismaili. Measuring e-Government Maturity: A meta-synthesis approach. In SEEU Review, pp. 51-67. De Gruyter, 12 / 2015. ISBN 1857-8462. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi, Hyrije Abazi-Alili. A CASE STUDY ON THE USE OF DATA-DRIVEN DECISION MAKING IN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION. In Conference Proceedings 2-nd ICIS, pp. 484-493. IIPCCL, TBU, Albanian National Chamber of Mediatores, and UC Pjeter Budi Prishtina, Tirana, Albania, 12 / 2015. ISBN 978-9928-4284-6-2. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi, Florije Ismaili. E-learning systems in Higher Education Institutions: An outlook of their use in the Western Balkan Region. In Proceedings of 4 th UBT Annual International Conference on Business, Technology and Innovation, pp. 184-190. UBT – Higher Education Institution, Durres, Albania, 11 / 2015. ISBN 978-9951-550-14-7 . (Download)

  • Agron Chaushi, Blerta Abazi Chaushi and Florije Ismaili. Measuring e-Government Maturity: Comparative analysis of e-Government indexes. In ICT Innovations 2015, Web Proceedings, pp. 185-194. Association for Information and Communication Technologies, Ohrid, Macedonia, 9 / 2015. ISBN 1857-7288. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Hyrije Abali-Alili and Miranda Sabriu-Bexheti. Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Empirical Evidence from Western and Eastern Europe. In Conference Proceedings, 3-rd ICBLAS, pp. 335-342. Tirana Business University, and IIPCCL, Tirana, Albania, 9 / 2015. ISBN 978-9928-4298-8-9. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi and Zamir Dika. ICT FOR HIGHER EDUCATION: AN OUTLOOK ON THE COST SAVING IT PROJECTS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS . In Managing Intellectual Capital and Innovation for Sustainable and Inclusive Society; Proceedings of the MakeLearn and TIIM Joint International Conference, pp. 63. ToKnowPress Bangkok • Celje • Lublin, Bari, Italy, 5 / 2015. ISBN 2232-3309. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Chaushi, Agron Chaushi and Zamir Dika. Making impact with data in a University Setting – the case of SEE-University. In Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Informatics and Information Technologies, CiiT2015, pp. 135-141. Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, Bitola, Macedonia, 4 / 2015. ISBN 978-608-4699-05-7. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Caushi, Agron Caushi. Current State of E-Learning with an Emphasis in The Balkan Region. In Proceeding of the 11th International Conference on Informatics and Information Technologies, pp. 137-142. Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, St.Cyril and Methodius, Bitola, Macedonia, 4 / 2014. ISBN 978-608-4699-04-0. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Caushi, Agron Caushi, Zamir Dika. A Comprehensive Aproach to Technology Issues and Challenges for Higher Education Institutions. In Proceedings of the 12th International conference e-Society, pp. 177-184. IADIS Press , Madrid, Spain, 3 / 2014. ISBN 978-989-8704-03-0. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi Caushi, Zamir Dika. Higher Education Information Systems: An Overview of the Latest Trends and Issues. In Conference Proceedings of the VIIIth annual international meeting . Instituti Alb-Shkenca, Tirane, Tirana, Albania, 8 / 2013. ISBN 978-9928-110-34-3.

  • Blerta Abazi, Agron Caushi. Proliferation of Mobile Communication Technologies –The case of Western Balkans. In Proceedings of the 2nd Internation Conference on Mobile Communication Technology for Development, pp. 259-262. Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT Centre for HumanIT, Karlstad, Sweden, 11 / 2010. ISBN 978-91-7063-323-2. (Download)

  • Blerta Abazi, Agron Caushi. ICT and Economic Development – Comparative analysis of Macedonia and EU. In The 2nd International Conference on M4D Mobile Communication Technology for Development, pp. 331. Karlstad University, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Communication and IT Centre for HumanIT, Karlstad, Sweden, 11 / 2010. ISBN 978-91-7063-323-2. (Download)

Work Experience

  • Jan 2008 - Present : Associate
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Education and Research, Faculty of Business and Economics
    Main responsibilities: Teach class courses related to economics, business and information systems (introduction to economics - principles of micro and macroeconomics, information systems management, business information systems, e-commerce, real estate investment, management an

  • Apr 2009 - Apr 2013: Program Coordinator of the ISM Program, Dual Degree with University of London, LSE
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Education, Faculty of Business and Economics
    Main responsibilities: Perform student screening and process student applications in cooperation with the British Council in Macedonia. Provide support, mentorship and supervision to students and the academic staff involved in the dual-degree programme.Serve as the liaison betw

  • Jun 2007 - Jan 2008: Systems Analyst
    Indiana University UITS, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
    Type of business or sector: Research and Development
    Main responsibilities: Writing functional specifications and creating functional testing scripts for automated regression testing for a web-based financial system for higher education (see kuali.org).

  • Dec 2005 - Jan 2008: Junior Assistant
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Faculty of Business and Economics
    Main responsibilities: Held courses in the Faculty of Business Administration, now Faculty of Business and Economics. Mainly Information Systems related courses, but also economics courses as well.

  • Jun 2006 - Dec 2007: Project Manager
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Business Development Center
    Main responsibilities: Managed the project for developing the Centre's first marketing campaign which resulted in gaining 5 new clients;Conducted research, integrated ideas, and worked with a 4-person team to develop the first marketing strategy for the Centre, and the Centre's

  • Jun 2005 - Jan 2006: Advisor to the Minister
    Ministry of Economy of Republic of Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Government of Republic of Macedonia
    Main responsibilities:  Coordinator of a project portfolio of $14.9 million with the BERIS - WB  Preparation and organization of Minister's file, including speeches and meeting agendas ex.: 1) Minister's trip and accompanied him at the WTO 6th Ministerial Conference, Hon

  • Mar 2003 - Jun 2005: Intern
    WB Group Macedonia, Skopje, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: World Bank Group
    Main responsibilities: Actively engaged in the National Youth Strategy and involved in the discussion panels for the process of increasing the awareness about the EU integration; Part of team of the Education Modernization Project, Child and Youth Development Project, and Commu

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