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News: Archive 2011

Management Appointments at the Aalto University Executive Education

07.09.2011 The Board of the Aalto University Executive Education has confirmed the company’s strategic direction for the next five years’ planning horizon. The company is seeking strong profitable growth and aiming for doubling its size by the end of 2016.

School of Economics continues to score high in the rankings of Financial Times

16.09.2011 The School of Economics is a partner in a Master's Degree programme in economics and business administration that is ranked second-best in the world.

A more open source code can accelerate business

22.09.2011 Previously, software manufacturers would take all precautions to keep their source codes closed in order to safeguard their business. Today, jealously guarding your own product may even function to slow down your business, demonstrate researchers from Aalto University School of Economics in two articles published in the journal IEEE Software. The journal is targeted to software professionals. In the articles published, the researchers consider the effects of distributing open source code to business and inter-company relations.

Aalto University Executive Education Thirst for Knowledge Award to Eija Salo, Director, Global HR

23.09.2011 With the Thirst for knowledge annual award Aalto University Executive Education acknowledges an organization or individual who showcases openness, courage, boundary breaking and learning from experimenting and doing. This year this award is given for the 13th time.

Tenure track appointments in the School of Economics

30.09.2011 Dean Jyrki Wallenius has appointed 20.9.2011 D.Sc. (Tech.) Pauli Murto Associate Professor (without tenure, 5 years) in Economics (Applied Microeconomics) and D.Sc. (Econ.) Elias Rantapuska, Assistant Professor (1. term, 3 years) in Finance at the School of Economics.