A high quality research and education of Oulu Business School (OBS) has been recognized again with the extension of international AACSB accreditation. OBS was the fourth business school in the Nordic countries to earn the initial accreditation in 2013. Now it is one of the longest accredited business schools in the Nordic countries.
Oulu Business School received altogether 847 applications to its five international master’s programmes. The number is higher than before the introduction of tuition fees. This year, the University of Oulu has a stricter scholarship programme and language requirements compared to previous year.
Researchers from the University of Oulu are involved in a large-scale international study, which shows that genetic factors partly explain risk behaviour. The effect of individual genes on risk behaviour is low, but the interaction of genes is significant.
University of Oulu and Oulu University of Applied Sciences reinforce women’s high-growth entrepreneurship, career opportunities and business expertise in the international fPlaza project. The aim is to develop and pilot three entrepreneurship and business management training programs for women in entrepreneurial or leading positions.
Oulu Business School was ranked for the first time by the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.
Juha Tuunainen and Anu Kajamaa won the award of Best Practice-oriented Paper at the Academy of Management's annual conference in Chicago, USA.
Yritykset hakevat digitalisaatiosta ratkaisuja kilpailukyvyn vauhdittamiseksi. Yli kaksikolmasosaa eli noin 69 % suomalaisyrityksistä sanoo panostavansa digiratkaisuihin seuraavan kahden vuoden sisällä. Eniten aiotaan luoda uusia palveluja ja liiketoimintamalleja. Tämä ilmenee Oulun yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulun ja VTT:n selvityksestä, jossa kartoitettiin suomalaisyritysten digitalisaatioon liittyviä näkemyksiä, tavoitteita ja haasteita.
“SOLOGS - Low Carbon Logistics in Local Social and Health Care Services” -project continues healthcare related research collaboration between Geoinformatics and Logistics in University of Oulu.
President Martti Ahtisaari believes it is important to promote the Nordic social model. “Everyone should be able to feel good as part of the society and able to develop their skills and abilities. This kind of society is a good society, and one that develops”, he said while speaking on 23 May at the Maailma Nyt! Special Forum at the University of Oulu, run by the institute, which carries his name. The forum was the main event of the 10th jubilee year of Martti Ahtisaari Institute.
Oulu Business School's first emeritus/emerita university researcher Dr. Saara Pekkarinen begins her emerita periot in the beginning of June, 2018.
The population in the Arctic is declining, and the population grows increasingly old, concludes a new Business Index North report. Along with lower levels of education, this constitutes significant challenges.
Sauli Sohlo from Martti Ahtisaari Institute has been appointed as the Chair of the AACSB International European Affinity Group for 2018.
The Foundation for Economic Education board has on No
Olli Rehn enjoyed his morning coffee in the University of Oulu on August 10th. After that, he shared his views of the current situation of Finnish economy.
Paavo Rautio's column of the recent success of Oulu area was published in Helsingin Sanomat on 29th of June 2017.
Oulu Business School coordinated a 2-year Tekes funded Redefining Digital Opportunities project.
The admission results for our International Master’s Programmes are now ready.
Academic dissertation of Jenni Myllykoski (International Business Management) is presented for public defense at the University of Oulu, Oulu Business School on Friday 12 of May 2017, at 12
Professor Mikko Puhakka from Oulu Business School received a Jaakko Honko medal in April 4th, 2017, for his merits in economics research.
Oulu Business School is a partner in the BIN (Business Index North) project that has produced its first report on the northernmost regions of Norway, Sweden and Finland. BIN report is a periodic report with insight into business activity and opportunities in the Arctic. The report is going to be published 6 April, 2017 on the website http://businessindexnorth.com/Home
The University of Oulu is launching a new electronic information system (OSAT - Student's e-Services) this spring.
Academic dissertation of Matti Koivuranta (Economics) is presented for public defense at the University of Oulu, Oulu Business School on Thursday 16 of February 2017, at 12.00 (noon) in Arina Audit
Niklas Harki, a graduate of Oulu Business School, took part in the Millton Thesis Competition 2016 with his thesis of “Utilizing online video to lead an organizational culture in the digitalized world of the information age”. The annual thesis competition looks for the most insightful and interesting master’s thesis in the field of marketing communications. Harki was chosen among the five finalists.
Finland's Economic Policy Council released its annual report on Tuesday.