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, September 15, 2017 - Dagens Perspektiv

    Siviløkonomer og sivilingeniører leder Norge

    8 out of 10 senior executives in the largest companies in Norway have either higher education as engineers or economists, shows a new survey. "You can miss leadership talents with different…

  • Friday, September 15, 2017 - Sunnmørsposten

    Stadig flere melder seg på den digitale gjenbruksfesten

    BI researcher Espen Andersen believes the phenomenon of private individuals buying and selling items online will increase in the years to come.

  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 -

    Tendensiøse innlegg bidrar ikke til opplyst skattedebatt

    Professor Per Ingvar Olsen claims that Scandza's food product group is "geared towards aggressive tax planning" and that the losing parties are agricultural cooperatives

  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - E24

    Disse bedriftene skaper flest jobber

    Most of the job creation in the private sector occurs in newly established companies, shows new research. - Should affect our innovation policy, says BI professor Torger Reve.

Studies and courses

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Affiliated Research Centres