Department of Strategy and Entrepreneur­ship

The department of Strategy is a leading innovative institution that develops and disseminates expertise in corporate business models, development and growth.

The Department of Strategy collaborates with a number of businesses, and has several ongoing research projects. Three research centres are affliated with the department. The research centres stimulate interdisciplinary collaboration with the business industry.

Head of Department, Professor

Randi Lunnan

Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Tove Orheim
Head of Administration

Administration: +47 46 41 04 56

BI Norwegian Business School
Nydalsveien 37
N-0484 Oslo

Swith board: +47 46 41 00 00

The Department of Strategy holds 2 endowed professorships sponsored by the business community. In autumn 2015, the department signed an agreement to institute a further 2 new endowed professorships with the building industry as a partner.

Endowed professorships drive BI to maintain communication with key players in the Norwegian business industry and has resulted in several relevant business programmes and research projects for the involved enterprises.

  • Tom Wilhelmsen’s foundation professorship - Professor Torger Reve.
  • Telenor’s professorship of International Strategy and Management - Professor Øystein Fjeldstad.
  • Professorship of efficient building processes - Professor Ragnhild Kvålshaugen.

Bachelor's and master's programmes, Executive training and Ph.D.

The department has courses on both bachelor, master and doctoral level, as well as the experience-based executive courses. Our professional staff have extensive experience in teaching for executives in MBA and Master of management courses in Management and at renowned partner institutions abroad, such as Fudan University in Shanghai and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

  • Friday, November 10, 2017 -

    Opsjoner: Innertier for vekst

    A report by Professor Torger Reve shows that two thirds of new jobs are created by newly established companies and that the group of companies with between 10-50 employees, representing only ten…

  • Thursday, November 9, 2017 - Dagsavisen Rogaland

    Slik skapes arbeidsplasser

    Entrepreneurs may dare to think upscaling instead of just starting up. Capital must go out of property and into young businesses. It will create new jobs, says BI Professor Torger Reve.

  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - Dagsavisen Rogaland

    Greit, Stavanger?

    Told Reve told us that we do not need shreds like Torgers Pizza at Bryne, which creates two jobs and supplies pizza per moped. The professor did not say it right, but he is somewhat described by the…

  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -

    Hva er digitalisering?

    Digitization has become a word of mouth, but what is it, why is it important now, and what is it going to do with business strategy, organizational processes and social relationships? In this…

Studies and courses

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Affiliated Research Centres