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Two research projects at the Karlstad Business School were awarded 2,7 and 5 million by Forte, The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare. It is the subjects Business administration and Working life science that start up new projects starting next year. Forte, The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare announced the other day regarding the decision of the distribution of research funding.
Education is obviously a valuable investment - it gives you possibilities. A good education is the ticket to your future career, but it is the actual knowledge that is the key to your own ability to think and reflect.
The book ”Arbete & Välfärd” (Work & Welfare) will be out in February 2019, but has already been awarded one on of the honorary awards of Kurslitteraturpriset – Sweden's highest award to authors of new course literature.
The online course "Servitization" will start in January 2019, and is now open for application until October 15th, 2018. Servitization, also called service infusion or service-product systems, is a highly important issue for many manufacturing companies around the world.
Starting in January 2019, the online course "Idea Management" will give you a review of idea management practices, and teach you how to manage the generation, refinement, and assessment of ideas for both product and service innovations. Idea Management (6 ECTS credits) is a web-based course at master’s level developed for professionals working with or having an interest in service, customer experiences and business development.

Hello there, Rodney Clarke...

News » 2018-09-20
... researcher and lecturer at University of Wollongong. You are also an associate professor of Information Systems here at Karlstad Business School. Commuting between the two work places takes an unusually long time – about 32 hours of travel from door to door. How come you work here in Karlstad? - I came in contact with Information Systems at the beginning of the 2000’s and have had cooperation with Samot and CTF.
Professor Anders Gustafsson, CTF, Service Research Center at Karlstad University, has been awarded the “Christopher Lovelock Career Contributions to the Services Discipline Award”. Only five times earlier has the award been presented to a researcher outside the US. "I am overwhelmed and very honored to receive this award.
In a collaborative effort to assure the quality of education at their universities, some universities are making their own evaluation of each other. Today the Treklöver Report about Karlstad Business School's- part of Karlstad University - educational programmes in Information Systems was published. The report mentions several good examples at the Information Systems group at Karlstad Business School, all to be shared by the Information Systems community in Sweden .
Information Systems at Karlstad Business School, welcomed a new teacher on the first of August. Gunnar Olsson, with a sterling background within the IT-business and a former Olympic medalist, has stepped into the academic world. Gunnar Olsson is originally from Timrå, a place north of Sundsvall that has a strong athletic tradition, not least in ice hockey with the men’s A-team of Timrå IK in the Swedish hockey league, SHL.
Uganda does not belong to one of the famous coffee countries, but the fact is that coffee is one of the biggest export products of the country. How does growing, roasting, export and sale work? How does it the economical ecosystem look in reality?
Karlstad Business School is working with quality assurance to reach the accreditation according to AACSB. During two days, mentor Ian Clark visited to coach the Business school ahead in the process. It was an opportunity to ask questions, try out lay-outs and make adjustments ahead of the continuous journey. Three years ago, Karlstad Business School was granted application to start the process for accreditation at AACSB.
ITQ – the network for girls studying IT at universities and practitioners in business, celebrated 10 years with cake, guest lectures, and not least mingle and networking. The guest was Siduri Poli, the digital inspirer of 2017, who told of her interest for technology as a tool for change. Present were also current IT students, high school students from Fria Läroverken as well as professionals from CGI, Ibiz solutions, Municipality of Karlstad, Netgain, Sogeti and ÅF.
Between June 18 and 21 Karlstad university will be hosting the 31st International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, IEEE CBMS 2018. And there is a great interest – more than 200 contributions have been submitted. Selecting amongst the papers is hard work for the international committee of the conference.
What expectations do employers have on newly graduated students? What abilities are important to take with you from the studies into the working life?
SSE Riga, a branch of the Stockholm School of Economics, is an international partner to the Business School at Karlstad University. Amos Friedman and Alexandra Mets, students at Karlstad Business School, were sent on a look out trip to Riga during the preparations ahead of the exchange agreement. Alexandra Mets is in the International Business programme and is herself about to go on an exchange semester next spring.

Research inspires examination

News » 2018-04-09
Part of the examination task at the course “Advanced service management” at Karlstad Business School is making a poster on your work, like the ones at research conferences. This is a way for the students to show their knowledge- and a way to use research methods in this master's programme. As previously, all posters were put on display all around the Business school, building 11.
SSE Riga, Stockholm School of Economics is a new international partner for Karlstad Business School. Amos and Alexandra, students from Karlstad Business School, were sent on a visit to explore this exciting new partner. Here is their travel story. On 22nd February, we took a flight to Riga in Latvia for a two-day trip to visit SSE Riga, some businesses and meet students.
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