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Giorgos Karakis

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About me

fields of expertise

Project Planning, Team Management, Data Mining, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Management, Customer Relationship Management, Statistical Analysis, Business Planning, Service Quality Surveys

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Php developer, Graphics designer, Cloud computing expert

My profile

My studies in the field of “Economics” (where I received my bachelor’s degree with 7,78/10), as well as in the field of “Operational Management and Business Administration” (where I received my MSc with 9,15/10), have provided me most importantly with the quality of Critical Thinking. A quality that allows me to deeply analyse simpler or more complex cases and be driven to safe conclusions.
My constant vocation, both in my scientific researches (during my MSc and mainly in the scientific fields of Total Quality Management, Multi-Criteria Decision Support Systems, Credit Risk Management and Customer Loyalty) and professionally, in the fields of Sales, Business Administration, Marketing, E-Services, Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty over the past 7 years, have built inside me strong knowledge on the operation and the demands of the ever-developing and ever-changing market and especially in highly competitive business sectors.

Some of my skills and expertise that I will be able to utilize in this project, are the following:
• Statistical Analysis
• Project Planning
• Business Planning
• Search Engine Optimization
• Social Media Management and Marketing
• Marketing Planning

All of the above, I was able to greatly develop through my professional career; all established in Chania – Crete:
• Assistant Director for a small firm in the retail industry
• Managing Director for an online retail store
• Junior Manager for a five-star boutique hotel
• Marketing Director for a construction company
• Social Media Manager for a small firm in the food industry
• Front Desk Officer for a four-star hotel (which has ranked first in the whole world – for couples – for the years 2012 and 2013)

Additionally, being “inside” the market and discussing with people at all times helps me understand possible needs, fears and different cultures. Every trait of me mentioned above, I believe them to be the key factors in capturing this specific innovative idea in the first place, developing and finally working it to success. Which have also helped me receive the first place in the “Youth Innovation 2014” European Competition.

Project Overview

Coop - A unique platform that promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship globally!

Coop project introduces an innovative platform that enhances and promotes Innovation and Entrepreneurship worldwide. Main objectives: 1. To offer the possibility to ANYONE with a would-be business idea, to develop it into a working (business) project. 2. To be able for anyone with a would-be business idea, to build his own team of experts with no hiring costs and together work on that specific project. 3. To offer a highly protective environment for would-be business projects to be developed, from any part of the world. 4. To help would-be business projects to be developed at the least possible cost. 5. To help people with any expertise, either employed or unemployed, become part of a project, offer their expertise to that project and finally, all together create a co-operation team to bring this project to fruition. Thus, promoting self-employment at the same time. 6. To help people improve their skills and expertise on a practical level (even if unemployed), through becoming part of these working groups projects. Innovations introduced: 1. To safely share your would-be business idea, through the highly protective environment, processes and social features, Coop platform introduces. 2. The User Credibility Rate (UCR) index. An index for the credibility of a profile inside Coop platform, which is related to how well the true identity of a person profile is defined. 3. To develop an idea with minimum costs, through initially creating this idea inside Coop platform and then finding the people that will work together with you on a co-operation basis, simply by posting the expertise (or other resources) you would be looking for, regarding your project. 4. To practically develop your skills and expertise, by joining a project in any part of the world, receiving additionally in the end a working experience certificate, for taking part in that specific project.

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