BI Norwegian School of Management


BI Norwegian School of Management is Norway's second largest educational institution, and one of the largest business schools in Europe. Research is the school's key strength. The school received the prestigious EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development in 1999 and was reaccredited in 2005.
Undergraduate and post-graduate degrees for the offshore industry
In Norway, BI offers a full range of international programmes taught in English: Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Shipping and Finance, a wide range of two-year Master's programmes, a part-time Executive MBA in Energy Management, a part-time Executive MBA in Shipping, Offshore and Finance, a part-time Executive Master's in Energy Management and an Executive MBA.
Executive MBA in Shipping, Offshore and Finance
The Executive MBA in Shipping, Offshore and Finance is suitable for participants who are familiar with the shipping industry as well as those with no experience in the field.
The Executive MBA in Shipping, Offshore and Finance is designed to give participants an understanding of the key challenges and strategies in the shipping and offshore industry, by combining the latest research and theory in a practice-oriented, 'hands-on' approach.
Executive Master in Energy Management
The Executive Master in Energy Management is a co-operation between BI Norwegian School of Management and the well-known business schools ESCP-EAP and IFP in Paris, France.
Professional education in the fields of energy economics, energy management and energy policy has been limited. There is an urgent need for more efficient management of energy issues at both corporate and government levels, and we offer the appropriate programmes to meet this need.
Bachelor of Shipping and Finance
BI Norwegian School of Management's Bachelor of Shipping and Finance gives participants a taste of the exciting and globalised shipping industry. Norway is still one of the leading shipping nations in the world and BI has a long tradition of teaching and carrying out research in the shipping area.
Customised programmes within the maritime sector
BI Corporate designs in-house customised programmes for organisations within the maritime sector and private business sector.
The programmes are adjusted to meet the organisation's requirements for competence to cope with future challenges. BI Corporate can create entirely new programmes for your organisation that will have an impact on business development and the competence of your workforce.
Degree courses in shipping, insurance, commodity trading, banking and finance
BI has one of Norway's leading academic environments within the core areas of financial economics, strategic management, marketing, leadership and organisation, as well as innovation and entrepreneurship. BI offers special study provision within shipping, insurance, commodity trading, banking and finance.
International partnerships for MBA programmes
BI has collaboration agreements with 148 universities and business schools in 40 countries around the world, and many exchange students. It runs an MBA programme in China in collaboration with the Fudan University School of Management, and is the chief owner of the ISM University of Economics and Management in Lithuania.
BI has a strategic collaboration with Nanyang University of Technology in Singapore, the ESCP/EAP European School of Management in Paris, and the University of California in Berkeley.
Accredited and high-ranking in-house MBA programmes
BI obtained the status of 'Specialised University Institution' in 2008, after the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) gave its approval on 27 February this year. BI has been EQUIS-accredited since 1999 (it is one of only 110 business schools in the world to have this accreditation).
BI was one of the 100 most recognised business schools of a total of over 4,000 such colleges in the world (one of 35 in Europe) in the 'Top Business School Worldwide 2008' survey.
BI is also among the 65 best suppliers of tailor-made in-house programmes in the world and was ranked number 28 in Europe in 2008. In 2008 the Financial Times declared the school to be the provider of the 117th best MBA programme in the world.
About BI Norwegian School of Management
BI Norwegian School of Management's main campus in Oslo offers students and faculty excellent facilities and a vibrant learning environment. It is centrally located in an emerging and lively business area in Oslo and is home to more than 7,000 undergraduate and post-graduate students. Students can work and study in a campus environment of innovative Scandinavian architectural design.

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