Supported by the German development organization, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit), ISET-PI conducted a training program to participants from Georgian government organizations, the national bank, and think tanks.

ISET-PI was contracted by Diplomat Georgia, a leading distribution company, to conduct a series of trainings in advanced spreadsheet analysis for back office staff who had basic familiarity with the main MS Excel functionalities. The course was designed to provide technical solutions and skills to perform day-to-day analytical tasks, extract relevant data, produce tables, reports and charts. It was delivered for three different groups of staff, introducing them to useful Excel features such as advanced formulas, filtering, conditional formatting, data validation, and Pivot Tables.


Data Analysis using Excel


Lasha Labadze



Training Milestones

Status: Completed

Start Date: June 2013

End Date: July 2013

In the frames of the memorandum of understanding between ISET Policy Institute and Business Association of Georgia (BAG), ISET-PI offered a compressed four-day training to the staff of the association. Senior researchers of the policy institute, Maya Grigolia and Nino Doghonadze conducted the training in the macroeconomics 101. The topics of the training included: GDP, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, investment, monetary and fiscal policy, international trade and exchange rates, etc. The training took place at BAG office and 8 staff members participated. The process was very dynamic, interactive and interesting, enriched by the vast experience of the BAG staff. The training was successfully completed on May 11, 2015. Acquired knowledge will help BAG staff to solidify their arguments with economic rationale in the process of advocating for the business community. ISET is looking forward to deepening the fruitful cooperation with BAG.





Economic growth,

Investment and financial markets,

Money and banking,

Monetary and fiscal policy,

International trade and exchange rates


Maya Grigolia

Nino Doghonadze

Training Milestones

Status: Completed

Start Date: April 26,2015

End Date: May 11, 2015

ISET Policy Institute started cooperation with TBC Bank on a series of training programs the aim of which is to introduce the Banks employees to the advanced statistics and data analysis methods.

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