In the midst of final exam week, I enjoyed a brief visit to Silicon Valley to learn more about the exciting tech startup Northvolt from its CEO, Peter Carlsson, the proud dad of Chapman University student Amanda. The event was hosted by the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Silicon Valley/San Francisco and by Silicon Vikings in a beautiful office space […]
Recently, I published a blog post Chapman Social Media Aid asking companies if they wanted student teams helping them with their social media efforts. Heeding the call was Swedish startup Oricane, a green technology company offering energy efficient software and big data solutions often reducing cost by 98% and power use by 99%.
This has been a very intensive week with the “Business in Scandinavia Bootcamp” in preparation for the travel part our Chapman University MBA travel course starting early June. During 15 class hours here on the Chapman University campus, Clas Wihlborg and I briefed the group of 18 MBA students on topics such as:
Professors Niklas Myhr and Clas Wihlborg of Chapman University and its George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics travel course “Business in Scandinavia” 23 MBA candidates. Corporate culture and governance in Nordic corporations, leading-edge Scandinavian implementation efforts related to sustainability and clean technology, economic, political and cultural factors affecting marketing strategies for firms entering the Nordic countries and for firms going abroad from there.