Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

We conduct world-class research and education focusing on the creation and transformation of technology-based business.

Kuva: Unto Rautio

Research

Our research focuses on creating new scientific knowledge for establishing new businesses and technology-driven transformation of large and small firms, and of entire industries. Tying together theory-driven and problem-oriented research is our basis for educating future managers, entrepreneurs, professionals, and scientists able to meet global challenges in technology-based business.

The main approaches in our research are strategy and venturing, operations and service management, and entrepreneurial leadership.

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Strategy and Venturing

We focus on central issues in strategy, venturing, and their intersection. Our research on strategy includes strategy process research focusing on intra-firm processes, decision-making, cognition, and emotions that influence strategy processes and their outcomes.

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DIEM Operations and Service Management

Operations and Service Management

Our mission is to provide valuable new knowledge on design, management, and development of products, services, processes and supply chains.

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Entrepreneurial Leadership

Entrepreneurial Leadership

We focus on entrepreneurial leadership in technology-based business.

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Research Groups

News

Karlos Artto, Teacher of the Year 2022
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Karlos Artto Teacher of the Year 2022

Professor Karlos Artto has been nominated as the Teacher of the Year by the Industrial Engineering and Management students.
Prodeko seminar Navigating Responsibility and Growth takes place on 6 May, 2022.
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How does an oil company make a green leap? Can the procurement community help Ukraine out of trouble? Welcome to the Prodeko seminar on responsible business on 6 May!

The theme of this year's Prodeko seminar is Navigating Responsibility and Growth, and speakers include Kaisa Hietala, Exxon Mobil's Board of Directors, and Sammeli Sammalkorpi, CEO of Sievo Oy.
Scientist at Aalto University.
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Unite! presents its strategic roadmap towards open science in the digital age

The roadmap includes objectives, recommendations and actions that Aalto and the other universities of the alliance can promote to make Unite! a European driver of open science and innovation by 2023.
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Best doctoral theses and master's theses of 2021 in the School of Science awarded

The awards were based on academic quality, impact, and originality.

Studies in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

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Bachelor's Admissions

Familiarise yourself with the application processes by selecting the field and degree level suitable for you. The bachelor’s degree is a lower university degree preceding the master’s degree studies. The master’s degree is a higher university degree.

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DIEM students

Master’s studies

We combine classical industrial engineering, which emphasizes understanding and developing operational processes and complex systems, with a focus on strategic and entrepreneurial leadership.

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Doctoral studies at the department

The deparment's research focus areas on strategy and venturing, operations and service management, and entrepreneurial leadership offer our doctoral students a wide selection of research opportunities, paradigms and methodology for their dissertation research.

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highlights

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  • JUFO 2-3 publications, dissertations, and awards,
  • achievements in societal impact,
  • new projects and funding decisions,
  • other major events and achievements.

Events

Public defences

Public defence in Industrial Engineering and Management, M.Sc. (Economics) Niina Andrade-Asikainen

Title of the doctoral thesis is: "Supporting well-being in workplace transformations - Critical sociomaterial components and their evaluation in a knowledge-intensive organization"

Where to find us

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