‘The transaction provides more capital, but reduces Norwegian control’, says Professor of Economics Ola H. Grytten at The Norwegian School of Economics
Erna Solberg want workers to constantly update their skills in order to meet the labour market's need of expertise in the future. NHH believes ‘shopping for courses’ can be the solution.
An engaged alumni audience gathered at NHH in Oslo on 24 April to learn about recent CEMS and Sustainable Business Models research and practice at NHH.
Victoria Somdalen's engagement in the student association led to two international internships in the OECD and Innovation Norway. ‘NHH opens many doors both in Norway and abroad,’ she says.
With a job in finance in Denmark, Aleksandra Maria Kjemhus is going for an international career. The proportion of NHH graduates working abroad has increased by over 30 per cent in just two years.
"The paper Breaking the Glass Ceiling? The Effect of Board Quotas on Female Labour Market Outcomes in Norway" is published in The Review of Economic Studies.
The students Hugo Poitout and Thomas De Muck, from France and Belgium, respectively, have established Rethinking Economics NHHS.
Nicholas N Drange (aged 24) is both studying for his master’s degree in finance and leading the 400 students organising Northern Europe's biggest student-run business conference.
Responsible management and sustainable business models was the focus of a two-part seminar that lasted over three days at NHH in February.
In intense competition with female students from 14 other countries, NHH student Tiril Flørnes Støle won the title as the global "Corporate Finance Woman of the Year".
‘The mentor scheme is a good initiative that NHH has rightly introduced to link students to alumni in the business community,’ says Inga Øystese Hovde. This week, she met the NHH student she is going to follow up over the next half year.
NHH students Mari Larsen Sæther, Ruth Søyseth Jensen (22) invested NOK 100,000 of their savings in a business idea to combat plastic pollution. Now, they are facing fierce competition from the waste collection industry.
Last autumn, the government set a requirement for more practical training in education. NHH has taken steps to meet this requirement and is now sending students abroad to give them relevant work experience.
According to new figures from the national student survey Studiebarometeret, NHH’s study programmes are highly relevant to employment, and the school stands out from the national average when it comes to helping students to make employer contacts.
‘The finance sector cannot stay indifferent to the climate changes. PE companies must take a more active role in the development of an environmentally friendly planet,’ says financial researcher Carsten Bienz.
Norway falls on the corruption index. ‘This shows that the Norwegian population’s confidence in the government has been reduced,’ says professor at NHH, Tina Søreide.
Opportunities for work life balance, quick career progression and the chance for early stage impact are crucial factors for young professionals seeking a new role in 2019, a global CEMS survey finds.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics is going to revise its language policy guidelines. A proposal is now ready and will be sent out for comment in the organisation. In April, the Board will make a decision on the balance between English and Norwegian at the business school.
Andreas Orset combined economics and technology studies at NHH to adapt to the future job market. This secured him a permanent job a year and a half before graduating.
98.8 per cent of former NHH students have found relevant jobs. The majority are hired before completing their degree, a new candidate survey finds.
Online food delivery services such as Foodora make restaurants more profitable and productive, according to new research. ‘However, their prices are high, and collaboration can therefore be expensive,’ warns professor.
As usual, the annual FIBE conference is the first event in the new NHH year. On 3 and 4 January 170 participants gather to discuss this year’s main topic: The Future of Business Schools.
Anita Huun asked author Jo Nesbø for help to land her first job after NHH. Fifteen years later, the roles have changed. Now she is responsible for securing author’s income.
Harvard Professor Alberto Alesina is next year’s guest lecturer at NHH’s Sandmo Lecture on Public Policy.
The practical relevance of research is on the agenda when the Norwegian Tax Accounting Symposium 2018 takes place this week.
Ronny Waage sold everything he owned, packed two suitcases and flew to Singapore on a one-way ticket. ‘CEMS played a big part in that decision,’ he says.
NHH entered second place on Employability in Universum´s survey of the highest ranked universities in the Nordic countries. In other words, NHH students have skills and knowledge that make them especially employable.
NHH’s executive education programme is the only Norwegian programme on the Financial Times’ list of the world’s best Executive MBAs.
At Innovation school in California, Ingvild Kvinnsland learned new innovation techniques to bring innovation in business. ‘That makes her attractive in the job market,’ says an NHH researcher.
Telenor with CEO and President Sigve Brekke at the helm is this year’s guest at NHH Forum. The conference title is "Innovating across global markets – with integrity".
Nathan J. Etefa developed a mobile application during his student exchange semester. He believes it can contribute to solve Portugal’s problems with its black economy and littering.
The Rafto Prize 2018 is awarded to the Polish lawyer Adam Bodnar and the institution he leads, the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights.
NHH has been given the green light for renovation of the main building complex as a ‘kurantprosjekt’ (a building project where the state-owned lessee is obliged to pay the rent from its own budget). This means that the funding is now in place, and that the work can begin as scheduled in 2019.
On Monday 17 September, NHH International Case Competition will be launched. Strong teams from Europe, the USA and China are set to compete alongside the NHH team.
Financial Times has again ranked the MSc in Economics and Business Administration programme at NHH among the top 100 in the world, and the best master’s programme of its kind in Norway.
After three years of working around the clock, entrepreneur and master’s student Christian Braathen is set to launch the shift planner arbeidsplanen.no this week. He is already in talks with some major companies.
A new master’s major provides Thea and Gunnhild with technological leadership expertise enabling them to assist companies in making better decisions.
The Mayor of Bergen, Marte Mjøs Persen, officially opened the new Centre of Excellence at NHH on Monday.
In recent weeks, the environment at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) has been criticized in Dagens Næringsliv's columns. The subsequent debate has been difficult, but also informative.
Finance Innovation hosted the first FintechMatters Roadshow 2018 in Bergen last week.
This week the 23 participants at the Executive MBA in Sustainable Innovation in Global Seafood are gathered in sunny Bergen for their last session together.
NHH and AFF climb seven places on Financial Times’ ranking of the world’s best open executive education programmes. Innovative and varied teaching methods are the main reason for the improvement.
NHH candidates quickly find relevant, well paid jobs after their studies and the percentage working in IT and telecommunications is on the rise, shows NHH’s new labour market survey.
E-commerce will obtain big market shares in the Norwegian grocery industry in the future, says Professor Tor W. Andreassen. Speaking at NHH's FOOD conference 13 March, he predicted that e-commerce would account for 30 percent of sales in the grocery market already in 2025.
Professor Kjell G. Salvanes receives funding from FRIPRO Toppforsk. The FRIPRO arena aims to promote scientific quality at the forefront of international research.
The Research Council of Norway provides one million kroner for a good business idea. NHH researcher Bram Timmermans has the following message to the students: – Discover your inner entrepreneur and apply for funding, he says.
Ivan Belik and Eirik Sjåholm Knudsen have received Publisher´s Award for the best contribution at the FIBE Conference.
Bettina Therese Rognås Ellefsen left a secure position in Oslo to work in the field of digital marketing in the London-based start-up business IgniteDigital.io.
The Government Pension Fund Global has to grow in order to benefit future generations. ‘That’s a responsibility you really feel. It’s "live" the whole time,’ says Chief Investment Officer Equity Strategies Petter Johnsen.
NHH’s board has appointed Professor Kenneth Fjell as Vice Rector for Research. Fjell will take over the position 1 January 2018.
NHH climbs three places and is now ranked as number 35 in the Financial Times’ ranking of the best business schools in Europe. This is NHH's best ranking in seven years.
For the first time in seven years, NHH has made it onto the Financial Times’ list of the world’s best executive MBA programmes.
NHH come in 65th place in Financial Times’ Masters in Management ranking.
In two weeks Professor Magne Supphellen opens NHH's new master's course Commercialisation of Innovations. Teams from NTNU and NHH are going to develop commercialisation strategies for real innovations.
Macro-economist and professor Øystein Thøgersen has his first day as rector of NHH today.
Therese E. Sverdrup will be Deputy Rector for Innovation and Development in Rector Øystein Thøgersen’s new team. Linda Nøstbakken will be the new Deputy Rector for Education.
NHH and AFF come in 48th place in the Financial Times’ prestigious ranking of the best open executive education programmes in the world.
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Bengt R. Holmström, and former member of Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, Sandra E. Black, are two of five professors who are appointed new honorary doctors at NHH.
How can companies adapt to a changing world? This is the theme of this year's CEMS Nordic Forum, which NHH is hosting these days.
On Tuesday 14 March 2017, NHH hosted a kick-off seminar for the new CEMS Strategic Partnership project “Sustainable Business Models”. The project is funded by Erasmus+ for the next two years.
NHH’s Board has today appointed Øystein Thøgersen as the school’s new rector.
Almost 75 per cent of the NHH students have a job by the time they graduate, according to the latest NHH labour market survey.
Kari Olrud Moen (b. 1969) has been appointed as the next chairperson of the board at NHH Norwegian School of Economics. When she takes up the position in August, she will be the first external person and the first woman to head NHH’s board.
Last week NHH Professor Thore Johnsen was celebrated for his contributions to NHH for more than 40 years. Friends and colleagues honoured him with an anthology.
On 22 December Professor Thore Johnsen turned 70. Last Friday he was celebrated for his contributions to NHH for more that 40 years.
Professor Jan Ubøe is this semester's winner of the Bronze Sponge, the NHH bachelor's students' teaching award. He receives the award for his efforts in the course MAT011.
Thore Haakon Johnsen turns 70 on 22 December 2016, and will become professor emeritus at NHH from January 2017.
Six people have applied for the position as NHH Rector.
NHH climbs two places and is ranked as number 38 in the Financial Times’ most recent overall ranking of the best business schools in Europe.
This week the master students Marie L. Lerøy and Lena Nord are participating at the annual OECD Global Forum on Trade in Paris.
The NHH project Sustainable Business Models has been allocated funding from the Erasmus+ programme called Strategic partnerships.
Despite the difficult economic times, a record number of companies have registered for the Career Fair at NHH.
Only one per cent of NHH graduates are unemployed according to a graduate survey from the Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen (SiB).
New European research in behavioral economics. Four highly interesting keynote speakers: The three-day ESA conference at NHH is underway.
Up to 40 NHH students will have the opportunity to study entrepreneurship and innovation in California as part of their master studies.
NHH wants to increase innovation among master students. A prestige course for up to 50 potential entrepreneurs is underway.
The Master's students' Award for Excellence in Teaching 2016 goes to Associate Professor Francisco Santos for his efforts in the course FIE400E Investments.
A number of players in the aquaculture industry are looking for more knowledge about sustainable innovation. In cooperation with the NCE Seafood Innovation Cluster, NHH is therefore establishing a new MBA programme to cover the demand.
The 25th Annual Frontiers in Service Conference will be held June 23-26, 2016 at NHH. Center for Service Innovation (CSI) and NHH are the joint hosts for the conference.
Linda Nøstbakken is NHH’s new Professor. She has just been promoted to full Professor in resource economics.
NHH is changing its management model from elected to appointed Rector and external Chair of the Board. This was decided by the NHH Board today.
NHH has joined in as an owner of Bergen Teknologioverføring (BTO). “The ownership in and cooperation with BTO is an important part of NHH’s commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship,” says Helge Thorbjørnsen, Vice Rector for Research at NHH.
Tor W. Andreassen is a member of the review board for the International Journal of Research in Marketing.
NHH and AFF climb seven places and are 44th on the prestigious Financial Times ranking of the best open executive development programmes in the world.
Associate Professor Michael Kisser at NHH is on the editorial board of the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance.
Three out of four NHH students have found a job by the time they graduate, according to the latest NHH labour market survey.
30 NHH students travelled to Georgia to experience the grim realities of corruption and encountered difficult ethical dilemmas.
NHH has just received the great news that the School is reaccredited for its commitment to excellence by the European Foundation for Management Development through the EQUIS accreditation.
Assistant Professor Mario Guajardo, Department of Business and Management Science, recieves prestigious laureate for his research on the scheduling of Chilean Soccer Leagues and South American World Cup Qualifiers.
NHH Professor Stein W. Wallace was just elected member of the Board for the EURO Working Group on Stochastic Programming.
NHH Professor Karin Thorburn is awarded a teaching award at Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, for the autumn 2015.
It's 15 years since NHH was accredited by EQUIS, the European Quality Improvement System, for the first time. On 2 and 3 February an EQUIS accreditation team will pay a new visit to NHH to check the quality of NHHs activities.
Higher education has the strategic goal of becoming more internationalised. It is also an important language policy goal to preserve Norwegian professional language. How can we reconcile these two goals?
NHH is among the 40 best business schools in Europe according to the Financial Times' annual ranking.
The international master's programme CEMS, which NHH offers together with 28 other leading business schools, comes in fourth place in the new Financial Times ranking of the world's best master's programmes.
NHH is one of the educational institutions with the lowest dropout rates in the country. Nevertheless, there are too many students who end up behind with their bachelor's. On Thursday the board adopted new goals to improve the throughput rate.
NHH and AFF are no. 51 on the Financial Times' (FT) latest ranking of the best open executive development programmes in the world.
The average starting salary for new NHH graduates is almost NOK 540 000, according to the NHH labour market survey.
Because NHH is a high-quality, specialised institution with a strong academic environment, it will remain independent in the future, according to the Government's White Paper on the structure of higher education.