Due to a major upgrade Unit4 Business World (Agresso) will be unavailable from Wednesday 12 December at 4 PM until Monday 17 December at 10 AM. It will not be possible to register travels/expenses, absence, etc. in the system during this period.
Here you'll find internal news for NHH employees.
Thursday, December 20th at 12.15 -13.30 Christmas lunch will be served for all employees at the student canteen.
The overall results of the ARK working environment survey have been published and 343 employees were invited to participate in the survey. A total of 288 people participated in the survey, which is a response rate of 84 per cent.
The library invites all staff and students for gløgg and gingerbread cookies on Friday 7 December. From 11 o'clock we create a cosy atmosphere with Christmas tree and candles.
Would you like to contribute to arrange the Christmas party for employees' children and grandchildren? We need a committee to organise the Christmas celebrations in January.
"NHH offers very good working conditions. The Finance Department is very diverse, with excellent international researchers publishing in top journals in the field", says Jose who joined the Department of Finance as Assistant Professor this autumn.
Do you have a lot of holiday left this year or are you 62 years or more? All employees get one day off with pay between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
"The Department of Finance is publishing well and the social environment is great", says one of the two new Assistant Professors at the department, affiliated to the Centre for Corporate Finance. Maximilian Rohrer's position is a seven year tenure track.
This autumn, Professor Leif Hem has tested an online business simulation in the bachelor course SOL 2 Marketing. In the simulation, the students ran businesses in a futuristic market where they produced and sold a product.
The rector's team has now decided which units will move to the Merinobygget building, and which will be moving relocated in Helleveien. FIN, RRR and FOR will be located on the first, second and third floors in Merinobygget, respectively.
Due to technical problems, some employees have had trouble when trying to register for NHH’s Christmas Dinner. Here you can double check if you’re registered.
On the agenda were Plan S, NHH Alumni and NHH Mission. Watch the recording of the meeting here.
The local wage negotiations 2018 at NHH are finalised. The protocol from the negotiations is public and is available at the Office of Human Resources in the main building and at the Servicecenter from 8 November.
NHH has announced several vacant positions in both faculty and administrative offices.
Mohammed Mardan from Germany has entered a position as Assistant Professor for four years at the Department of Business and Management Science. He is also affiliated with the Norwegian Center for Taxation (NoCeT).
During March 2019 many employees and students will move to temporary premises in the Merino building. The detailed planning of the move and the preparing of Merino has started.
NHH invites all employees to attend the Christmas dinner on Friday 30 November 2018.
The Centre for Ethics and Economics invites students and staff of NHH to apply for funding for projects or initiatives that can promote research or teaching in the field of ethics within the priority areas of NHH. Deadline: 15 November.
Margrete Dyvik Cardona from Norway has taken up a permanent position as Associate Professor of Spanish linguistics at the Department of Professional and Intercultural and Communication. Corpus linguistics, discourse analysis and migration studies are h...
Please remember to participate at the working environment survey (ARK) that we are conducting these days at NHH. You can answer the survey until 5 November. So far 136 employees - 39,9 percent - of your colleagues have participated.
NHH has appointed a working group to assess the design and establishment of a 'NHH Corporate Partnership Program'. The group consists of Therese Sverdrup (head), Ann-Mari Haram, Torkjel Landås, Kjetil Sudmann Larsen and two students.
Would you like to know more about how to boost your team and your research? Join us at this H2020 seminar and learn about research leadership and EU funding opportunities. Please register on Tuesday 23 October at the latest.
On Tuesday 23 October NHHS Energy is organising their annual fall conference for employees and students. This year's title is: "Smart Cities For a More Dynamic Future" and takes place in Aud A at 16:30-18:30.
CEMS Club Bergen would like to invite you to the panel discussion "How To Live More Sustainably – A Beginner's Guide" on Friday on 19 October at 12.15-13.30. Employees and students are welcome!
NHH’s Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law has announced two vacant positions, one in the faculty and one in the administration.
The student games Bergen Challenge hosts a children’s day at Kvarteret in Bergen city centre on Saturday 13 October from 12 to 16 PM. All NHH employees and their children are invited.
NHH is set to carry out a working environment survey this autumn. All employees are encouraged to take part.
In connection with the Lehmkuhl lecture Thursday 4 October, parts of NHH's parking lot for employees will be reserved for guests.
Småbruket is now ready for the winter season and the cabin is still available during the school autumn holiday.
NHH's Christmas party for employees will be held Friday 30 November.
Alexander Willén has just taken up a seven year position as Assistant Professor (tenure track) at the Department of Economics. He is also affiliated with FAIR.
NHH has entered into an agreement with Rexir AS for rent of the Merino building in 2019 and 2020. The agreement applies to all buildings (approximately 18 600 sqm), in addition to the parking lot south of the building.
The agenda included: The rehabilitation & temporary re-location, language policy, recruitment of faculty from other institutions, work environment study, survey of NHH candidates, student admissions, excellent teaching practitioners scheme, NHH culture.
The schedule for this year’s local salary negotiations has now been agreed between the employer and the unions at NHH. Efforts and results over the last two years will form the basis of individual salary evaluations.
NHH announces five vacancies with application deadlines in September and November.
NHH has just appointed a working group whose mandate is to consider NHH's language guidelines. The group consists of Trine Dahl (head), Jorun Gunnerud, Astri Kamsvåg, Aksel Mjøs, Jarle Møen and a master's student. Irene Waraas is the group's secretary.
Keita Abe from Japan is one of the new postdoctoral fellows at the Department of Economics. He's also affiliated to the research centre Macroeconomics and Natural Resources.
Professor Roger Bivand was awarded a Life Achievement Award for being an example and a great teacher for many years by an open science network linking researchers using spatial data.
PhD positions at the Department of Business and Management Science, a tenure track position in Marketing Analytics and Modeling, Assistant Professor in Shipping Economics and Management and Assistant Professor in Financial Accounting.
15 September 2018 is the deadline to submit your application for personal promotion to full professor on the basis of competence. You can apply for promotion to full professor in the position/discipline in which you are employed.
Would you like to develop your skills and knowledge in teaching? As a faculty member at NHH, you can attend teaching courses or seminars and conferences at other institutions. The Teaching and Learning Lab at NHH may provide financial assistance.
PhD research fellow Negar Ghanbari won 'Best PhD Paper Award' at the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS) conference 2018. The title of her paper is "Liquidity and the Use of Call Provision in the US Corporate Bond Market".
You can apply for funding to enhance pedagogical innovation and develop documentation within active learning, digital learning methods or digital assessment for 2019-2020 from the Norwegian Agency for Digital Learning in Higher Education.
Summaries from three of the management meetings at NHH are now available in Paraplyen: the Department Heads’ Forum, the Administrative Management Forum and the Extended Management Forum.
All NHH employees will be moved to secure printing in August. From then on you will need your access card to print at NHH. The introduction of secure printing is in accordance with the newly implemented GDPR.
Do you have excellent master’s students whose thesis is related to or contribute to innovation and entrepreneurship? If so, you can nominate them for the Lehmkuhl grant. The deadline for nominations is 31 August, and the grant is in the amount of NOK...
NHH is changing travel agency from Berg-Hansen to G Travel with effect from the middle of August. The services will remain the same, and the web portal will be available via Paraplyen as today. When logged on NHH’s network, you do not need a username a...
The annual meeting for CEMS managers is taking place at NHH this week from 20 to 22 June. Who from NHH are contributing to the meeting, and what are the main topics in CEMS' new vision from 2020 to 2025?
NHH’s staff cabin is ready for the summer, and there are still a few slots available in July and August. If you wish to reserve the cabin for the summer holidays, please do so by 12 o'clock on Wednesday 27 June.
The Master's Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching 2018 goes to Associate Professor Finn Kinserdal. "[...] he has highlighted the link between theory and practice in an outstanding way", the jury states.
Did you miss the last town hall meeting this academic year? Or do you want to listen to the presentations again? Watch the recording of the meeting here. The topics this time were news from the Board meeting and measures for a better student environment.
NHH’s new HR director is Elise Kongsvik. She has worked at NHH for the past five years and has been acting HR director since December 2016. She will formally take up the position on 1 June.
It has now been confirmed that Carnegie will fund a three-year license for a Bloomberg Terminal for NHH's students. "We had a very good meeting with Carnegie that really opened their eyes to NHH and the Department of Finance," says a delighted Nina Skage.
Seidali Kurtmollaiev has been elected to the Board at NHH for the period 1.8.2018 – 31.7.2019 from non-tenured faculty. Substitute members are Simen Ulsaker og Aija Polakova.
We have two vacant positions at the moment at NHH: Associate Professor in Business Ethics and Assistant Professor in Shipping Economics and Management. Also, the Department of Business and Management Science has vacant ph.d. research scholar positions.
The election to the Board of NHH for non-tenured faculty has now ended. According to the election regulations, at least 50 percent of the eligible voters must have voted for the election to be valid. Hence the election is not valid.
In the nominations this semester’s candidate was described as “a fantastic man” and “the world’s best lecturer”, and the lecturer's genuine interest in the students and their development was emphasized by many.
Are you going to give a presentation of NHH, or do you need a few pages about a specific area of NHH, for exemple our study programmes? Don't worry: The presentation allready exists, and the figures are updated regularily.
Here are presentations of the five candidates to the NHH Board from non-tenured faculty. Three of them are at SAMF, one at FOR and one at SOL. A sixth candidate has withdrawn because he has accepted a position outside of NHH.
A consequence of the change of supplier is that the litter bins will be emptied less frequently. Our offices will still be cleaned once a week. The new contract is effective from 1 June.
The deadline to nominate candidates to the NHH Board from non-tenured faculty has now expired, and six candidates are nominated.
The deadline for nominating candidates to the Board of NHH from non-tenured faculty is prolonged till 15 May due to too few nominees.
Here's the recording of the town hall on 25 April. The main topic this time was the rehabilitation. In addition, everyone got a copy of the short version of the new NHH strategy.
We "shall take a leading position in developing the knowledge and expertise needed to address megatrends such as rapid technological development, globalisation and sustainability", states our new strategy. Read the short version here.
The deadline for nominating candidates is Tuesday, 8 May. The election takes place in the beginning of June.
On Tuesday 17 April NHH will conduct an emergency response drill from 12 to 5 pm. The emergency services - the police and fire brigade - will come to campus with the sirens turned on. Be prepared for a very realistic emergency response drill!
NHH has decided to become a signatory to the UN initiative for responsible management education.
The National Science Week (Forskningsdagene) in Bergen is looking for candidates to the science communication competition Forsker Grand Prix. Are you the one we're looking for?
Digitalisation of exams, a brief update from the Board Meeting 13 March and NHH strategy 2018-2021 were the highlighted topics this time.
Would you like to influence one of NHH's best welfare goods? We want you! "I leave the committee after 15 years to give others an opportunity to participate in this important and stimulating work", says Ingebjørg Tyssedal.
NHH is changing its password policy. From 12 March at noon, the minimum password length will be increased from eight to 12 characters.
NHH student festival UKEN starts Thursday this week and lasts until 18 March. As an employee at NHH you are welcome to attend the events, but it also implies restricted access to some areas of NHH.
The meeting highlighted harassment, fundraising, a brief update from the Board meeting and NHH strategy 2018-2021.
Are you one of those who thinks it's hard to find all the documentation you need to check your tax report? There's no need to worry. Everything you need is available at all times in Agresso Web.
"I have spent a zillion hours on this book. I started working on it in February last year, and I've worked on it whenever I could until November", says Jan Ubøe about his textbook recently published by the international editors Springer.
NHH now has a new procedure for (printed) book purchases. From now on you contact the person in charge of purchases at your department or office. We have signed a contract with three specific suppliers, and we buy books from them.
From 15 January 2018 all employees in Norway will use digital sick leave if they become ill and need a sick leave. This means that you will receive your sick leave digitally instead of a paper version.
Floris Zoutman at the Department of Business and Management Science has now taken up a tenured position as associate professor. His research field is public economics.
Are you considering establishing a collaboration with an external partner in teaching or research? Are you involved in a scientific or administrative project with an external partner that you would like to formalise?
Evelina Gavrilova-Zoutman is one of the six associate professors who have recently been appointed in fixed positions at the Department of Business and Management Science at NHH.
NHH cancelled our agreement with Ordnett at the start of 2018, and Clarify is our new supplier of electronic dictionaries. Clarify offers dictionaries from recognized publishers such as Cappelen Damm, Collins, Merriam-Webster, Samlaget and others.
To ensure the safety of employees and students, we are now increasing the focus on safety. If you add sikresiden.no on your mobile phone, you will have easy access to crisis information on fire, first aid, violence, phishing and inappropriate behavior.
“The funding from the SNF Foundation enabled us to purchase the rights to a big data set about the inhabitants and companies in Norway from Statistics Norway”, says Professor Lasse Lien at STOP - Centre for Strategy, Organisation and Performance.
Would you like to watch the recording of the town hall meeting on 21 December with Øystein Øystein, Therese, Linda and Helge and the list of the recipients of the publication bonuses? Here's your chance.
A surprised and very happy Linda Orvedal received the news that she has been awarded the bachelor students award for the autumn semester 2017 , The Bronze Sponge. The jury states: "Linda Orvedal has done a splendid effort with the lectures in SAM4."
Also, all graded home assignments will be submitted and graded via the electronic exam system WISEflow. Student feedback has been very positive.
Do you have a lot of holiday left this year or are you 62 years or more? All employees get one day off with pay between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
The Department of Economics has received a collection of share certificates from Agnethe Harbitz, a secretary for many years for the economic history group. Some of the certificates were unveiled today in the department meeting room.
Paul Gooderham is reelected Head of Department of Strategy and Management, and Sven Haugland is elected deputy head of department. They will start on 1 January 2018.
There has been a lot of talk of harassment, and sexual harassment in particular, since the summer. But what is harassment? What are our procedures for employees and students?
Jøril Mæland, Jarle Møen, Beate Sandvei, Finn Kinserdal and Eirik Gaard Kristiansen will be our new department heads. Five of six departments have now elected representatives for the next years.
"The main result of the survey we conducted after the last town hall meeting, is very encouraging. More than 90 percent of those who have participated at the meetings this autumn, report that their insight about what's important at NHH has increased".
Are you wondering about what topics the various committees at NHH discuss? And what the committees decide or advise? A new page for committee work is now launched at Paraplyen.
Our research magazine NHH Bulletin is now launched online. "Our goal is to strengthen research dissemination and thus contribute to national visibility", says editor Sigrid Folkestad.
Do you want to understand the background for the wage negotiations at NHH better? This article might help you to see how it works.
This year’s local wage negotiations for NHH employees have now been finalised. The protocol from the negotiations is public and is available at the Office of Human Resources in the Main building.
Do you have a proposal for a project collaboration on education with partners in the Eurasia region? SIU is now accepting new applications for funding for three-year projects in the Eurasia Programme 2018-2021. Closing date is 15 December 2017.
Circular business models and individual action were the focus during this year's CEMS Global Sustainability Week which took place at NHH in the end of October.
Here is a recording of the town hall meeting on 2 November. The people who gave presentations this time were Bram Timmermanns, Jonas Andersson, Torkjel Landås and Øystein Thøgersen.
The local wage negotiations at NHH 2017 are completed – with general pay rises. Details will follow later. New salary will be effective from 1.10.2017 (members of “Akademikerne”) and from 1.7.2017 (others), and paid out in December 2017 together with...