Digital PHD defence: Flladina Zilja

PhD Candidate Flladina Zilja, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, will hold a public lecture and defence of the doctoral dissertation on:

“The role of CEOs in international strategies”

for the degree of Ph.D in BI Norwegian Business School’s PhD Programme.

Public lecture on given topic.

Title of trial lecture:

“Corporate Governance and Internationalization Strategies”

Digital recording of the trial lecture will be available to the committee and evaluated prior to the defence.

The Evaluation Committee:

  • Chair: Professor Helene Loe Colman, BI Norwegian Business School
  • First Opponent: Professor Ruth V. Aguilera, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University
  • Second Opponent: Professor Lucia Piscitello, Henley Business School, University of Reading


Professor Gabriel R. Garcia Benito, BI Norwegian Business School
has been the candidate´s main supervisor, and Assistant Professor Alessandra Luzzi, BI Norwegian Business School, has been the candidate's co-supervisor.

Practical information

  • Time:Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location:Online
  • Contact:PhD Administration (phd@bi.no)

Location: Digital via Zoom: https://binorwegianbusinessschool.zoom.us/j/64236734697?pwd=TDVSSklIQVNPcEdJTVc4SS94Tk1LQT09

Password: 442799

Due to the corona outbreak the doctoral examination will be performed digitally, by 2-ways communication channel. The public defence is open to the public and everyone who is interested can join.

Ex auditorio-questions: The chair of defence will invite the audience to ex auditorio-questions at the end.

The Doctoral Dissertation is available in the library at BI Norwegian Business School. You may request a pdf of the thesis by sending an e-mail to phd@bi.no by 26 May.