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.

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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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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

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New School of Science legal counsel Anniina Harju provides legal assistance related to contracts and research projects

Anniina Harju provides legal assistance related to contracts and research projects conducted at departments of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science ja Industrial Engineering and Management
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Two awards to Jere Lehtinen’s doctoral research: External stakeholder engagement in complex projects

Project Professionals, Association for All Project Management Professionals in Finland, has granted an award to Jere Lehtinen's dissertation External stakeholder engagement in complex projects. Lehtinen’s Doctoral Research has also been awarded the International Project Management Association’s (IPMA®) Global Research Award 2021 for graduate research
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Research & Art Published:

Recent policy recommendation: How to accelerate platform economy in the education sector

Platforms can be used to create increasingly individualized learning solutions and more efficiently distributed learning materials while reducing production and publishing costs.
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Cooperation Published:

Constructive interaction a key factor in remote teams seeking solutions to societal problems

When remote teams work to solve challenging and complex problems, the abilities of individuals to verbalise thoughts and to create verbal contact with the thoughts of others get special emphasis. Teams that participate equally built interface surfaces between each other with the help of contemplative statements and open questions.

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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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

To see the monthly highligths of the department, follow the link here

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

Events

Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of industrial engineering and management, M.Sc.(Tech) Joosef Valli

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Cognition, Complexity, and the Financial Crisis: The Federal Open Market Committee's Search for a Monetary Policy Strategy"

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