Hello! I am Michael Shamshidov


TOURISM BUSINESS CONSULTANT | FOR GROWTH STRATEGY | TRAINER & COACH | FOR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PUBLIC SPEAKER | FOR DESTINATION SUSTAINABILITY

The Tourismologist


Tourism Marketing, Travel Technologies and Tourpreneurship are my passion & lifestyle

They represent my greatest expertise, business reputation and entrepreneurial spirit

This is what I love to share with others

Мой канал "Туризмолог"

For travel businesses

My consultations, based on an experience of running tourism brands, help owners to launch projects. Using strategic analysis tools we identify strong points for competitive advantage and foster a profitable niche, strong positioning & digital technologies utilization

 

For tourism professionals

I share knowledge and develop participant's skills via business & public training and master-classes. Mixing case study with practical exercises we develop visitor-centered approach to ensure their marketing actions to bring a certain value, be efficient & cost-savvy

 

For emerging destinations

Proactively speaking in conferences, moderating panels, blogging, writing articles and providing field research on inbound travel market I contribute to the systematic attitude & vision of sustainable development of tourism in the Silk Road countries

 
91Corporate & Public Trainings
46Conferences & Fairs
31Voluntary & Charity Projects

A Little Bit About Me


I’m an independent strategy consultant & business trainer with 20 years of expertise in International Projects, Marketing & Business Development in the TOURISM industry

The four ways in which I offer unique value to others, things I do well and enjoy doing:

 

  • Training - developing owners' & managers' market-oriented skills

  • Advising - helping tourism organisations to develop the grow strategies 

  • Connecting - moving ideas forward by bringing the right people together

  • Mentoring -  giving tourism startups a guidance on niche & positioning

 

My spheres of interest are networking, leadership social psychology

 

I practice aikido & yoga

 

Enjoy enduro, jazztrekking, gardening, skiing & traveling.

My Life Conteхt

My Family

My Family

Family Matters

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Aikido philosophy

Aikido philosophy

It’s all about Physical, Intellectual, Spiritual & Energy

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Networking & Study

Networking & Study

Professional Networker

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My Expertise

Apps in use


Experience-proven cloud-based apps I use for an effective distant group work and easier collaboration

Business GROWTH COACH


Собственникам, желающим выстроить устойчивое партнерство, делегировать функции и/или масштабировать свою бизнес-модель, я помогаю прояснить цели и разработать стратегию для систематизирования процесса управления и выстраивания эффективных коммуникаций внутри команды и с внешней средой. Мои консультации базируются на 16-летнем опыте построения автоматизированного и основанного на партнерстве бизнеса, навыках стратегического маркетинга и полезных контактах и нетворках в различных сферах. 

 

For owners wishing to build up an sustainable partnership, delegate functions and/or scale their business model, I help clarify their goals and develop a strategy for systematizing management and building effective communication within the team and with external environment. My consultations are based on 16-years experience in building automated and partnership-based business, strategical marketing skills and also useful networkings for that. 

 

 

I’m a product of three managerial schools and below are the skills and practical expertise I share with my partners and coaches.

 

  • Classical (American) - learnt from corporate trainings and work experience in three multinational corporations

  • Japanese -  since graduation with a mini-MBA from Uzbek-Japanese Centre in 2002, I have used Kaidzen in business and personal life through consistent implementation of 5S, 3Mu, 4+1M, permanent self-improvement and check-lists

  • German - acted as a leading role in introduction of ISO 9001 standardization system with TUV certification in my business in 2008-2011 and participation in an internship on Manager Training Programme in Germany in 2012, put a base for “German thinking” style based on quality standards and process approach

Either working together in a team, we will implement development strategy in a company as a project:

  • Set strategic goals (3-4 balanced KPI)

  • Decompose them to SMARTER sub-goals

  • Synchronize them with corporate values

  • Plan resources

 

Or preparing  the business to the founder’s exit, sale or acquisition through:

  • Goodwill calculation

  • Detailed handover plan and check-lists

  • Financial settlements

My initial role in the project is to create an cooperative communication environment between partners. It usually starts from facilitation and/or mediation groupwork on MoU's compiling and signing.  

 

Founders’ relations - the main precondition for effective communications and are a key point of business success & growth. To be able to support it in a long term project, everything should be formulated as:

  • Synchronization of founders’ goals

  • Zones of founders responsibilities

  • Communication standards & channels

  • Cloud apps for shared/ groupwork

My Mentors


Fortunately on my way I have met many outstanding and sophisticated people and some of them are amongst my permanent networking, learning and sharing experiences. I call them mentors, but some of them are also good friends and partners.

 

Here's what I've done so far


I started my path in multinational companies and learned the standards by which big business operates. Four years later I moved to tourism industry where I have been successfully combining creativity and flexibility that small businesses usually give with process approach learned from my corporate experience

 

Certificates


I’m a construction graduate from Tashkent Irrigation Institute and a mini-MBA from Uzbek-Japan Centre. Alongside with that I’m a self-made product of continuous learning.

Training Program Design

Mentorship on Tourism, 2018

Manager Training Programme, Chemnitz, Germany, 2012

Japanese mini-MBA, 2002

International Marketing: Strategy & Management, 2009

Investment Project Appraisal, 2012

Central Eurasia Leadership Academy, 2013

Project Management, 2002

Development of QMS based on ISO 9001, 2009

Motivational Management, 2016

Renewable Energy as a Catalyst for Regional Development, Israel, 2014

Strategic Communications in Tourism, Georgia, 2007

Management Consulting Essentials

Internal Auditor of QMS based on ISO 9001, 2009

Japanese mini-MBA subjects list, 2002

Analytical Thinking, 2016

Budget Planning & Optimization, 2012

Managerial Decision-making, 2015

Tourism Marketing & Promotional Techniques, Azerbaijan, 2007

HRM. Motivation, 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Week Uzbekistan, 2018

Mentorship in Westminster International University in Tashkent, 2019

Mentorship in "Creative Industries Management Summer School, Westminster Intl. University in Tashkent, June 2018

Strategic Management, 2012

Strategic Planning, 2015

Economic Development, SME Promotion, Japan, 2008

International Marketing, Spain, 2004

Business Ethics in Tourism, 2004

Advanced HRM, 2013

Consultation acknowledgement by ESADO, 2019

Organisation of Visitor Economy panel discussion on Global Entrepreneurship Week Uzbekistan, 2019

Japanese Style Management, 2004

My Guest, My Customer, 1999

Master-class on Visitor Economy in the Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent, Dec. 2019

Conflict Management Skills, 2012

Manager Training Programme, Germany, 2012

Fit for Partnership with Germany, Germany, 2012

Capacity Building, 2007

Managers’ Training Program, Spain, 2004

School Seminar on Professional Orientation, Feb. 2019

Individual Management Skills, 2007

Подготовка управленческих кадров, 2012

Get in touch


Based on my own experience amongst the first-time communication channels, I prefer WhatsApp & Telegram.
Telephone conversations over phone can be decided upon later.

 

WhatsApp
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Telegram
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Phone
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