• RCN Call for proposals

    RCN Call for proposals

    RCN Call for proposals: Approximately NOK 91 million for international partnerships – including with Japan. The INTPART-programme will enable excellent academic groups in Norway to develop long-term relations with strong academic groups in the priority countries of Brazil, Canada, India, Japan, China, Russia, South Africa and USA. http://www.forskningsradet.no/en/Funding/INTPART/1254016519556

  • Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Nippon Foundation and NTNU

    Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Nippon Foundation and NTNU

    The summer of last year the Nippon foundation launched a Ocean Innovation Project, and in July an International Symposium on Capacity building for Sustainable Oceans was held in Tokyo. The Nippon foundation writes that “The Ocean is essential to human life. Today, however, the world’s seas and oceans face a variety of problems, including pollution, kidnapping and(…)

  • Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

    Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

    Job hunting in Japan can be daunting. Stories about over-worked Salarimen and so called black companies are told at every Izakaya, and can discourage even the bravest of us. Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen is currently completing her masters in Global communication with a focus on PR at Akita International University. After completing her master’s degree she(…)

  • Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

    Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

    December 9th and 10th Noralumni Japan invited 18 Japanese and Norwegian students to a Business Case Solving competition. The students were divided into teams, and the teams competed in creating the best business case. Only 22 hours later the students had created a Business Model Canvas and pitched their idea to the jury. A hard(…)

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Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

Finding a way in foreign working cultures: An interview with Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen

Job hunting in Japan can be daunting. Stories about over-worked Salarimen and so called black companies are told at every Izakaya, and can discourage even the bravest of us. Jeanett Ødegård Thomsen is currently completing her masters in Global communication with a focus on PR at Akita International University. After completing her master’s degree she(…)

Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

Report from the Business Case Solving Competition 2016

December 9th and 10th Noralumni Japan invited 18 Japanese and Norwegian students to a Business Case Solving competition. The students were divided into teams, and the teams competed in creating the best business case. Only 22 hours later the students had created a Business Model Canvas and pitched their idea to the jury. A hard(…)

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