Ingmar Björkman has been the Dean of the School of Business since January 1, 2012. In addition to his role as Dean, he teaches the 'Human Resource Management' course in the Executive MBA program and co-teaches the bachelor's level course 'Introduction to Business.
Ingmar Björkman (born 1959, raised in Norway) received his PhD from the Hanken School of Economics (Finland) after having done parts of his studies at Stanford University. Prior to joining Aalto University he was Professor of Managment and Organization at the Hanken School of Economics, where he served as Dean of Research and Internationalization during 2005-2007 and Head of the Department of Management and Organization from 1998 to 2011. Having taught at a number of business schools in Europe and Asia, Björkman has received teaching awards from Hanken School of Economics, Fudan University (Shanghai), and INSEAD (Singapore). Ingmar Björkman´s main research area is International Management, with a particular focus on people management issues in multinational corporations.