Each year huge sums are invested in development programmes, but how effective are they? The Development Learning Lab aims to answer this.
ESG reporting is crucial, in order to make real progress towards a sustainable future. Hussnain Bashir and Ibrahim Pelja are therefore starting a new master´s course. `The most important element of the course being that companies need to be transparent and honest´, Bashir says.
Sissel Jensen at the Department of Economics has been promoted to full professor at NHH. Ivar Kolstad at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law and Walter Pohl at the Department of Finance have also been promoted from associate professor to professor this spring.
Bjørg Marit Eknes (52) will be Director Organisation and Governance at NHH. She comes from the position as Director of Strategic Alliances in Sparebanken Vest.
NHH Norwegian School of Economics sets another new application record this spring. 2 221 applicants had the Siviløkonom programme (Bachelor and Master) as their number one choice, which makes this education the most popular in the country.
Last week, 110 CEMS students joined The CEMS Nordic Forum. The student conference, hosted by NHH Norwegian School of Economics, gathered highly motivated local and international students.
In January, 22-year-old Stine Stolpestad took over as the leader of NHHS. She wants to make it an even more inclusive student association.
Did you miss out on the NHH mini conference on financial secrecy 24 March? The conference was digital and you now can watch the video and listen to experts discussing if financial institutions are capable of detecting criminal activity, as required by the regulations.
A massive 97 per cent of students who graduated with a master's degree from NHH in spring 2020 and who have jobs are in relevant employment. Most were offered a job before completing their degree.
Overall, NHH students are satisfied with their studies, but are missing their social life, according to the latest Study Barometer.
In 2017, NHH graduate Izabella Hawrylko (28) took up a coveted position with Microsoft. Last year, she ended in third place in E24’s ranking of the best tech-heads in the country.
The Norwegian Innovation Index 2020 voted Sbanken, Netflix and HBO as the best in digital innovation.
Marius Bratsberg has attended the Norwegian School of Entrepreneurship at NHH and learnt simple measures that can make or break an idea.
NHH student Inger Mirjam Madland (26) secured a job at her dream workplace before she started work on her master’s thesis.
Covid-19 is creating long-lasting changes to business and industry and the view of what constitutes a good leader. A new international survey shows that 'the world' now values leaders who are clearly empathetic and are tolerant of failure.
NHH finishes at 62nd place in the FT collective rank of European business schools. It is a considerable descent from last year. The reason is that NHH was not ranked in one of the underlying partial ranks previously this autumn.
`To win the CEMS Business Project of the Year Award, in fierce competition with teams from top business schools around the world, really shows the high quality of the students’ work´, Jan I. Haaland, NHH Academic Director for CEMS says.
Board at the Norwegian School of Economics has decided to offer Øystein Thøgersen the position as rector for the coming rector period. Accession is 1 August 2021, and the term of office has a duration until 31 July 2025.
The Bergen Night trek for the UN Sustainable Development Goals is postponed due to Covid 19.
With Yara onboard as a CEMS Corporate Partner, alongside Equinor, NHH has now secured two very strong Norwegian multinational companies as partners in the CEMS alliance.
NHH has now achieved two of three accreditations that are included in “Triple Crown”. Contributes to increased quality and that we remain attractive for excellent students and employees, says Rector Øystein Thøgersen
On Monday 7 September, Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner visits NHH. Sanner will meet the NHH rectorate and a join a live question and answer session with the students.
‘We must bring the customers into the conversation about development work to a much greater extent,’ says Professor and Centre Director Tor W. Andreassen. 1 September is the launch of the NHH DIG centre.
Associate Professor Alexander L.P. Willén has studied the effects of a scheme whereby students are given a free gym membership if they visit the gym 50 times per semester.
Although former NHH student Jens Aas has yet to turn 30, he has already worked on sustainability on three different continents.
NHH's new centre DIG aims to become the number one research environment for innovation in Norway. The centre will cooperate with 15 leading businesses and is scheduled to open in September.
The Norwegian School of Economics will receive NOK four million from the Research Council of Norway to conduct research on how COVID-19 affects companies’ knowledge competence and their new digital everyday life.
Alexander W. Cappelen and Aksel Mjøs are among the members of the reference groups for the EU's new research and innovation programme Horizon Europe.
The Norwegian School of Economics is among three Norwegian educational institutions set to be awarded status as European Universities.
The lockdown in Norway has been successful in reducing the pressure on the healthcare system. If Norway would have followed the more lenient Swedish response, the peak number of COVID19 hospitalizations would have been three times higher.
Postdoctoral fellow Ranveig Falch at FAIR says that happiness has dropped in Norway and in the U.S. during the COVID-19 crisis.
Professor Ola H. Grytten explains what makes the coronavirus crisis unique, and compares it to other crisis.
Research conducted at NHH shows that there is a critical point at which a neighbourhood develops towards complete segregation.
Associate Professors at the Department of Business and Management Science, Floris Zoutman and Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman, awarded for article on legalizing medical marijuana.
Through the company Mycroft, PhD candidate Christian Braathen makes it easier to create good work schedules. He is now set to receive NOK 1 million from the Research Council of Norway.
A new master’s thesis from NHH shows what Norwegian hotel chains do when digital platforms become intermediaries between the customer and the hotel.
‘We can expect increased instability in the Norwegian economy going forward. Norway is affected by global uncertainty, and we are now seeing the Corona virus causing increased uncertainty in the markets,’ says Gernot Doppelhofer, Professor at NHH.
On 11 March, the grocery industry will be attending a conference in Oslo on the topic ‘death of the high street and the industry shift’. ‘There is no shortage of excitement in the grocery industry,’ says head of FOOD Frode Steen.
Businesses fight to attract candidates from NHH. A record-high 99 per cent of those who left NHH with a master’s degree in spring 2019 have found relevant work, shows NHH’s labour market survey.
“I never set myself the explicit goal to become a professor. I have just been doing what I like. This is a fantastic day for me”, Bram Timmermans says.
Women make up only 28 per cent of executive management positions in banking and finance, according to a report from the Finance Sector Union of Norway. NHH wants to change this.
Mette Viddal Øi (25) works on preventing and uncovering money laundering. ‘Banks manage substantial assets and are responsible for making sure these assets are not used in a criminal capacity.
Former NHH student, Emma Hartland (29), is moving to the other side of the world to work for Telenor Myanmar. She believes that the international opportunities she took advantage of at NHH have been decisive for where she is today.
Students at NHH are among the country’s most satisfied students, according to the national survey Studiebarometeret.
‘It is perhaps the best way to acquire as much knowledge as possible in a master’s degree,’ says Sabrina Maria Erlacher. She and Beatriz Soares Magalhães are taking a double degree at NHH and Nova.
Former NHH student Francesca Accerbi travelled from a little village on the Ligurian coast in Northern Italy and ended up in Orkla’s headquarters.
One thing in particular makes Stine Vintervoll very happy: NHH students with a passion for the environment.
NHH gives staff a charity gift card, which they can spend on the cause they wish to support. ‘We want to create less waste and support good causes,’ says Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
Entrepreneur and master’s degree student Jens Aarre Seip wants to make maths and statistics assistance more accessible. Norway’s biggest private upper secondary school is now going to test the app, called SnapMentor.
The Norwegian School of Economics is 39th in the annual ranking of Europe’s best business schools, and has climbed three of four sub-rankings. ‘Of course, NHH has an ambition to climb the rankings,’ says Øystein Thøgersen.
The Financial Times has ranked the world's 100 best EMBA programmes. NHH's executive master-level specialisations climb a remarkable 12 places, thereby achieving their best-ever result.
‘My best tip is to start thinking in new ways,’ said Fredrik Kondrup, founder and CEO of Indo Naturals. He attended this year’s CEMS Global Responsibility Week.
A global paradigm project is trying to make more women choose business by changing the discipline. The leader of the project Wendy Carlin is coming to NHH on 22 November.
What causes inequality? Do people have the same understanding of economic fairness? FAIR at NHH is presenting groundbreaking research at the Gallup World Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on 5 November.
The master's degree programme at NHH is the best in Norway and ranks as number 70 in the world, according to a new ranking. Master's degree student Lisa Naustdal, who has specialised in finance, has already secured a job at McKinsey.
A linear economic growth logic is no longer sustainable. A call for a sustainable growth that make people thrive, is required.
The Ministry of Finance has appointed Professor Jarle Møen as Norwegian member of The Nordic Tax Research Council.
A record number of students are taking an international master’s degree at NHH. Sunniva Adam took a CEMS master’s degree and landed a job as PR officer for Norway’s contribution to the Frankfurt Book Fair.
‘Imagine walking into a meeting and immediately feeling insecure when you see the people there. This lack of psychological safety impedes progress,’ says NHH PhD student Bård Fyhn, who is competing in Forsker Grand Prix.
This year’s Lehmkuhl lecturer is serial entrepreneur, investor and adviser Henrik Lie-Nielsen.
Charlotte Berg-Svendsen went from working for a large international corporation with over 120,000 employees to a small start-up. Prior to this decision, she registered for an executive MBA.
Professor Emeritus Agnar Sandmo passed away on Friday evening. “He will be sorely missed,” says NHH Rector Øystein Thøgersen.
NHH promotes Endre Bjørndal, Mario Guajardo and Arnt Ove Hopland as full professors at the Department of Business and Management Science.
The national report on bullying and harassment in the academic sector is published today
Politicians and CEO's helped NHH students during their home exam on digital border defence. Answers from, among others, the Minister of Defence Frank Bakke-Jensen helped them achieve an A.
‘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.