The NTNU Globalisation Programme, CRI Norman and the SMARTLOG Network invites you to attend a free seminar on current pressing issues related to international business. The latest research and insight on Global Operation Strategy will be presented by international and national academics as well as representatives from leading multinationals the 25th of August in Trondheim.
We are proud to announce that we have booked the world’s most acknowledged researchers in the field: Prof. Kasra Ferdows (Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA), Dr. Jagjit Srai (Head of Cambridge University IfM's Centre for International Manufacturing, UK), Prof. Jan Olhager (Linköping University, Sweden) and Prof. Ola Strandhagen (NTNU/ SINTEF). Never before has these world-class competencies on global operations strategy been brought together in Norway!
Leading Norwegian multinationals are invited to participate in an industrial panel. Kongsberg Automotive (COO Bård Klungseth), Jotun (Global Supply Chain Manager Wenche Heggem), Hydro (Head of Global Smelters Truls Gautesen), and Ulstein (Deputy CEO Tore Ulstein) represent the best of global manufacturing companies managed from Norway. Practical relevance of the presented research and industrial challenges will be discussed in plenary.
Ever-increasing global competition challenges the ability of Norwegian industry to adapt to markets, technology and new forms of organisation. To stay competitive Norwegian manufacturing industry must develop new strategies for their global manufacturing networks. State-of-the-art strategic design, planning and control are key issues for future success. Welcome to a free, inspiring and extraordinary informative seminar and networking event!
Program 25.8.2010 08.30-17.00 at Room H3 in Hovedbygget (Main building) at NTNU Gløshaugen:
Prof. Ola Strandhagen
Adj. Professor of Operations Management, NTNU IPK
Research Director SINTEF Technology Management
Project Director CRI NORMAN
Challenges for Norwegian manufacturing industry competing globally
Prof. Jan Olhager
Professor of Operations Management at Linköping University, Sweden
Global Operations Strategy – a Swedish case
Dr Jagjit Singh Srai
Head of the Cambridge University IfM's Centre for International Manufacturing.
A Supply Network Configuration Perspective on International Supply Chain Development
PhD-candidate NTNU IØT
Research Scientist SINTEF Technology Management
Company-specific Production System as global Lean programs – The case of Volvo
Prof. Kasra Ferdows
Heisley Family Chair of Global Manufacturing, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown, Washington DC
Shaping the Global Manufacturing network
- KONGSBERG AUTOMOTIVE | Bård Klungseth, COO
- JOTUN | Wenche Heggem, VP Technical
- HYDRO |Reidar Huglen, VP Global Smelters
- ULSTEIN | Tore Ulstein, Deputy CEO
Academic panel: Srai, Olhager, Ferdows, Strandhagen
Representatives for leading Norwegian multinationals briefly present their global manufacturing networks and discuss pressing issues with the academic panel. Questions from audience are welcomed.
Publisert 14. juli 2010
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