P. Dervishi, PhD


  • PhD degree in Industrial Economics  – University of Tirana, Albania, (1988)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in “Executive Leadership”,  Management School, (BI), in Sandvika, Norway, (2000)
  • Bachelor Degree in Industrial Economics – University of Tirana, (1979)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategy and Leadership; Public Administration Restructuring Reform; Local Governance and Decentralization;

Subjects taught at UNYT:

  • Bachelor: Principles of Management, Principles of Marketing, Marketing Management, Business Ethics; Operation Management;
  • Master:Organizational Behavior and Leadership; Strategic Management; Consultancy Projects-Monitoring;
  • Doctoral:Advanced Leadership-course

Previous Teaching & Research Experiences:

  • University of Tirana, Faculty of Economics, 1980-1992;
  • Public Administration Reform; Local Governance and Decentralization;
  • A local expert at American Urban Institute, a project sponsored by USAID on “Albanian Local Governance and Decentralization”, 2001-2002;
  • A free-lance consultant on several Public Administration Reform and Local Governance projects sponsored by EU, USAID, OSFA, SIDA, etc.;(2001-2005);

Author, co-author, and editor of:

  • Co-author on several books on Operation Management, (1980-1992),  and several manuals and guidelines on local governance services and finances, (2001-2005);
  • Co-author on developing a “Guideline on Small Businesses Management Procedures”, (2003), Co-author in a research project on “Integration and Cooperation in Balkan region”, (2004);